Monthly Archives: May 2019

Bitcoin Cash Devs Publish the First 3 of 3 Multi-Sig Schnorr Transaction

On May 15, the Bitcoin Cash network successfully upgraded by implementing Schnorr signatures, after which a few developers processed some basic Schnorr signatures. Then, on Saturday, May 18, software developers Chris Pacia, Mark Lundeberg, and Checksum0 performed the first multi-sig Schnorr signature on BCH and sent the funds to Freeross.org. Also Read: After Trillions Printed Under QE, Politicians Now Say Deficits Don’t Matter A Multi-Sig Schnorr Transaction With a P2PKH Output This weekend, Openbazaar and Bchd full node developer Chris Pacia announced the first 3 of 3 […]

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Hodler’s Digest, May 13–19: Top Stories, Price Movements, Quotes and FUD of the Week

Bitstamp processed a very large sell order, while Bakkt’s bitcoin futures should be tested in July. Top Stories This Week Coming every Sunday, the Hodler’s Digest will help you track every single important news story that happened this week. The best (and worst) quotes, adoption and regulation highlights, leading coins, predictions, and much more — a week on Cointelegraph in one link. Bitstamp Starts Investigation After Large BTC Sell Leads to $250 Million Liquidated on BitMEX Major crypto exchange Bitstamp launched an investigation this week after a […]

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How to Travel the World With Bitcoin Cash

Traveling is on everyone’s minds as summer approaches and crypto enthusiasts are no exception. But for anyone thinking of a holiday trip, travel arrangements can be arduous. Crypto payments can make your life easier in that regard, particularly with bitcoin cash, which is a fast and cheap way to pay for anything. The following guide shows you how to travel the world on BCH. Also read: Renewed Market Growth Has Sparked Demand for Crypto-Backed Loans Book Flights, Hotels, Cars and Train Tickets With BCH A lot of […]

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MakerDAO Token Holders Vote on Whether to Lower DAI Stability Fee by 2%

A vote about whether to decrease the so-called stability fee by two percent for Maker’s DAI stablecoin has started. A vote about whether to decrease the so-called stability fee for MakerDAO’s ethereum blockchain-based decentralized stablecoin DAI has started. The vote was announced on the organization’s blog on May 17. If approved, the latest proposal would decrease the stability fee by 2% to 17.5% per year. According to the announcement, the need to decrease the fee was discussed during the MakerDAO governance call that took place on May […]

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Kik CEO Says Firm Spent $5+ Million on Negotiations With US SEC: Report

Kik CEO Ted Livingston reportedly said that the company spent over $5 million on negotiations with the U.S. SEC. Ted Livingston, the CEO of Canadian-based messaging startup Kik, told cryptocurrency news outlet Coindesk that the company spent over $5 million on ongoing negotiations with the United States Securities Exchange Commission (SEC). The news was revealed in a report published on May 16. As Cointelegraph reported at the end of January, the SEC stated that it believes that Kik’s “Token Distribution Event” two years ago violated securities laws […]

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Bitcoin Cash Upgrade and 30K Stores Accepting BCH in the Weekly Update From Bitcoin.com

Bitcoin Cash network successfully undergoes an upgrade and more than 30,000 new stores now accept BCH payments. Watch these and other developments discussed in this week’s video update on Bitcoin.com’s Youtube channel. Also Read: After Trillions Printed Under QE, Politicians Now Say Deficits Don’t Matter BCH Network Upgrade in Bitcoin.com’s Weekly Update This week’s show covers the recent upgrade to the Bitcoin Cash (BCH) network, adding Schnorr signatures and the Segwit recovery exemption. With the changes successfully completed, developers are now able to create payment channels and […]

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Bitcoin Approaches $8,000 Again as Top Cryptos See Strong Gains

Most of the top 20 cryptocurrencies are reporting moderate to notable gains on the day as bitcoin approaches $8,000 again. Sunday, May 19 — most of the top 20 cryptocurrencies are rebounding to report moderate to notable gains on the day by press time. Bitcoin (BTC) has pushed to just below the $8,000 mark again. The market rebound comes after a sharp correction on May 17 that followed almost a week of massive growth. Market visualization courtesy of Coin360 Bitcoin is about eight percent up on the […]

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Decentralized Identity: How Microsoft (and Others) Plan to Empower Users to Own and Control Personal Data

Microsoft continues its blockchain streak, empowering users to own personal data. Microsoft, one of the world’s largest software makers by revenue, is currently on a blockchain streak. This time, Microsoft presented a vast blockchain-related plan: a decentralized identity (DID) network built atop of the bitcoin network, which can potentially empower users all over the internet to take control over their personal data and content. Earlier in May 2019, the United States tech giant announced its brand new Azure Blockchain Service along with Azure Blockchain Development Kit for […]

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Markets Update: Bitcoin Cash Jumps Ahead as Crypto Prices See Fresh Gains

Digital asset markets jumped in value over the last 24 hours as most cryptocurrencies have gained 8-13%. Since our last markets update the entire cryptoconomy has increased by $33 billion and this Sunday bitcoin cash (BCH) lead the top ten pack once again with a 12.9% gain in the last day. Also Read: Putting an End to the Bitcoin Store of Value Fallacy Top Crypto Markets Gain 8-13% Just two days ago short positions and crypto bears managed to scale back the prices of many coins. During […]

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Cyberghost Is a VPN Service You Can Pay For With Bitcoin Cash

Privacy in the online space is quite compromised these days and anyone who would like to protect their own may consider using a VPN service. There are many platforms on the market and some are catering to the crypto community. Cyberghost VPN is one of them and it takes bitcoin cash (BCH). Also read: Vaulty Aggregates All Your Cryptocurrency Addresses Using a Single Link The Crypto-Friendly VPN Provider Has 3,700 Servers in 60 Countries Beside the need to safeguard personal data, which is often exposed in industrialized […]

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