Ethereum 2.0 and Polkadot Offer Alternative Solutions to Scaling Issue
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Ethereum 2.0 and Polkadot Offer Alternative Solutions to Scaling Issue

After Ethereum co-founder Gavin Wood left the Ethereum Foundation in 2016, he wrote a white paper for a new kind of blockchain — one that would use an innovative form of sharding and cross-chain communication to achieve the kind of scalability and interoperability that Ethereum 1.0 would never be able to manage. Wood’s new blockchain,…

Buy Signals On Bitcoin and Ethereum Could Bring Sudden End To Sideways Trend | NewsBTC
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Buy Signals On Bitcoin and Ethereum Could Bring Sudden End To Sideways Trend | NewsBTC

While the rest of the crypto market has been soaring, Bitcoin and Ethereum have been trending sideways. The tightening price action has led to boredom and record low volatility. But a buy signal on each of these two most dominant crypto assets could lead to a sudden change in trend, and hopefully an end to…

Twitter Says More Than 100 Accounts Were Compromised From The Bitcoin Hack Attack
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Twitter Says More Than 100 Accounts Were Compromised From The Bitcoin Hack Attack

Twitter said Friday that hackers compromised around 130 user accounts in order to post malicious messages in a bitcoin scam Wednesday. “Based on what we know, right now, we believe approximately 130 accounts were targeted by the hackers in some way as part of the incident,” Twitter Support posted Friday. “For a small subset of…

Crypto Exchanges Accepted $1.3 Billion From ‘High-Risk Addresses’: Report | CryptoGlobe
Cryptocurrency exchanges

Crypto Exchanges Accepted $1.3 Billion From ‘High-Risk Addresses’: Report | CryptoGlobe

Cryptocurrency exchanges have accepted 147,000 BTC ($1.3 billion) from high-risk addresses through the first half of 2020.  According to a report by research and analysis firm Peckshield, exchanges were responsible for accepting more than one billion in funds from wallet addresses identified as “high-risk” from previous suspicious or illegal activity. The report claims high-risk level…

Use of Bitcoin “Mixers” By Darknet Entities Rocketed by 900% Last Year
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Use of Bitcoin “Mixers” By Darknet Entities Rocketed by 900% Last Year

A recently released report is shedding light on the evolution of Bitcoin’s presence and utility on the dark web. The report reveals that those using Bitcoin to conduct transactions on the internet’s underbelly are shifting their behaviors as crypto tracing software grows more advanced and as exchanges start widely requiring users to complete KYC proceedings…

What’s behind the hype about DeFi in Crypto Area? : ethereum
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What’s behind the hype about DeFi in Crypto Area? : ethereum

“Having received such data, you can find out how much a certain account received a loan and at what interest rate. This architecture is bad for the interoperability of assets also. If for some reason a smart contract is not popular, the investment funds participating in it lose their reputation.” I battle to grasp your…

Study: Exchanges Accepted $1.3 Billion in Bitcoin Stemming from ‘High-Risk Addresses’ | Bitcoin News
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Study: Exchanges Accepted $1.3 Billion in Bitcoin Stemming from ‘High-Risk Addresses’ | Bitcoin News

A recently published report from the research and analysis firm Peckshield indicates that during the last two quarters of 2020, cryptocurrency exchanges accepted 147,000 BTC ($1.3 billion) from high-risk addresses. During the last few years, blockchain research and surveillance firms have been classifying “risk levels” to specific transactions stemming from suspicious addresses and wallets. For…

Ethereum Classic Market Capitalization Reaches $728.14 Million (ETC)
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Ethereum Classic Market Capitalization Reaches $728.14 Million (ETC)

Ethereum Classic (CURRENCY:ETC) traded 2.9% lower against the U.S. dollar during the 1 day period ending at 13:00 PM E.T. on July 14th. One Ethereum Classic coin can currently be purchased for about $6.26 or 0.00067878 BTC on cryptocurrency exchanges including Bit-Z, Cryptopia, Indodax and Coinroom. Ethereum Classic has a total market capitalization of $728.14…

Build a Crypto Exchange in less than 1 hour
Cryptocurrency exchanges

Build a Crypto Exchange in less than 1 hour

Crypto trading volume reached $2.1 trillion in Q1, 2020, making exchanges one of the most profitable businesses in the crypto industry. However, it’s not easy to enable a crypto exchange service. The most common problems are: Not knowing where to start Being a solo developer or a small team (No money, no funding) How liquidity be obtained Who to…