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Analyst: Large Scale Investors Interested in Bitcoin Despite Current Prices

Although Bitcoin is sitting just above its year-to-date low at $6,300, analysts are confident that large scale investors are still interested despite the persisting bear market. Industry sentiment also appears to be near its yearly low, with most investors and analysts calling for pending drops closer to $4,800. Despite there being little hope for another major rally in the foreseeable ...

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Battle of the Privacycoins: Why Monero Is Hard to Beat (and Hard to Scale)

Based on blockchain technology, most cryptocurrencies have an open and public ledger. While this is required for these systems to work, it comes with a significant downside: Privacy is often quite limited. Government agencies, analytics companies and other interested parties — let’s call them “spies” — have ways to analyze the public blockchains and peer-to-peer networks of cryptocurrencies like Bitcoin, ...

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China’s IT Ministry Says Blockchain Should Be Developed on Industrial Scale

The deputy director of China’s Ministry of Industry and Information Technology (MIIT) has urged the country to “unite” forces to foster blockchain as a “core” technology for the new digital economy, according to a post on MIIT’s official website today, July 16. Speaking at the 2018 National Expert Forum on Manufacturing Powerful Countries, the Ministry’s deputy director Xin Guobin said ...

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New ASU Blockchain Lab Research Shows Dash Can Easily Scale Near PayPal Levels

This post is also available in: Français Deutsch Português Русский New research from the blockchain research laboratory at Arizona State University (ASU) shows that the Dash network can scale on-chain to over half of PayPal’s current transaction levels with ease. The newly-released research paper, titled Block Propagation Applied to Nakamoto Networks, explores the viability of scaling the Dash network to ...

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Upcoming Dash Research Shows Network Can Easily Scale Near PayPal Levels

Upcoming research from Arizona State University (ASU) shows that the Dash network can scale on-chain to over half of PayPal’s current transaction levels with ease. The soon-to-be-released research paper, titled Block Propagation Applied to Nakamoto Networks, explores the viability of scaling the Dash network to mass levels on-chain primarily through increasing the block size. The paper specifically explores propagation techniques ...

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How to Scale Bitcoin? You’re Asking The Wrong Question

Open Positions at CCN: Full Time and Part Time Journalists Wanted. Hi there folks, hope you’re doing well. I know the market is kinda down and we’re all sad and remembering the good old days in December. It has been a pain to watch the charts these past couple of weeks, but lucky enough I’ve been busy reading about the ...

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Dash Core Updates Proposal Escrow Guidelines As DAO Attempts to Scale

The Dash Core team has released an update on its proposal escrow service, outlining a series of new considerations and restrictions as the network seeks to find new ways to minimize treasury waste. Historically, Dash Core has offered to escrow certain treasury proposals, holding on to funds until a contractor had been verified to have done their promised work, before ...

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Crypto Assets Offer New Opportunities for VCs on a Global Scale

As institutional capital in the crypto space increases regularly, the need for blockchain technology and related enterprise support is at an all-time high, and several companies are working hard to provide both as the arena expands. One of those companies is Coefficient Ventures, a crypto fund set on financing blockchain systems worldwide. Thus far, the company has made over 25 ...

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