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Vertical and Horizontal Blockchain Scaling, Explained

Let’s take a closer look at the core concepts underlying vertical and horizontal scaling. What are some of the key points to remember about scalability? It is all about centralization vs. decentralization. For blockchain platforms, the scalability of a given chain often boils down to the level of decentralization possessed by the network. Highly decentralized ecosystems (such as Bitcoin) are quite slow, whereas networks that are more centralized (like EOS, with its 21 Block Producers) are much faster. Therefore, having fewer nodes producing blocks generally makes things […]

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Market Outlook: Crypto Prices Hold Steady but Face a Crucial Turning Point

After sitting around $257 billion, the cryptocurrency market lost $35 billion in less than 30 minutes on September 24. Since then, many digital assets have found new support, but bears have started to claw away at these areas. Most cryptocurrencies are testing their weekly support trendline that started gathering steam in May as the market approaches a crucial turning point. Also read: The World Bank’s Blockchain Bond Is Just a Fancy Way of Selling Debt While Holding Foundational Support, Crypto Markets Face a Fork in the Road […]

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Ethereum Name Service Adds Multicoin Support

Distributed naming system Ethereum Name Service announces the launch of multicoin support as 15 crypto wallets already plan to utilize the new feature. Distributed naming system Ethereum Name Service (ENS) has announced the launch of multicoin support as 15 cryptocurrency wallets already plan to utilize the new feature. According to an official Medium post published on Oct. 17, this will allow crypto enthusiasts to use one ENS name for all of their crypto wallets. Ongoing implementation It is noted that ENS’s user interface currently only supports Ether […]

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California Man Sues AT&T Over Loss of $1.8M and Crypto Accounts

California resident files a lawsuit against AT&T alleging that its employees helped to perpetrate a SIM-swap resulting in the theft of over $1.8 million, including crypto. California resident Seth Shapiro has filed a lawsuit against wireless service giant AT&T alleging that its employees helped to perpetrate a SIM-swap which resulted in the theft of over $1.8 million in total, including cryptocurrencies. The complaint filed on Oct. 17 claims that Shapiro is “a two-time Emmy Award-winning media and technology expert, author, and adjunct professor at the University of […]

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‘No-Deal Brexit Huge Positive for UK Cryptocurrency’ – How Brexit Could Affect the Industry

British lawmakers have voted to postpone a crucial Brexit vote and forced Prime Minister Boris Johnson to ask the EU for an extension. News.Bitcoin.com talked to the CEO of a local crypto exchange to find out the effects a no-deal Brexit could have on the crypto industry. Also read: SEC Wants Second Look at Bitwise Bitcoin ETF Proposal Effects of No-Deal Brexit on Cryptocurrencies On Saturday, the British parliament voted to put off a decision on Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s deal, forcing him to ask the EU […]

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Bear Cross on Key Indicator Could Push Bitcoin Price to $7,300

Bitcoin remains pinned below $8K as the 128 and 111-day moving average are on the verge of a bearish cross which could drop the price below $7,700. At the moment, not too much is happening with Bitcoin’s (BTC) price action. The price continues to drop and a series of lower highs occur even as bullish news hits the press week after week. The news of Bakkt Bitcoin futures trading volume increasing by 796% failed to positively impact Bitcoin price and Fidelity Investments’ announcement that it has launched […]

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Fed Research Considers Negative Interest Rates Effective Policy Tool

A research paper published by the Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco shows how negative interest rates could become an important policy tool for fighting future economic downturns. The paper examines the market response to the introduction of negative interest rates by five major central banks. Also read: Where US Regulators Stand on Cryptocurrency Fed Studies Negative Rates as Important Policy Tool The Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco published a research paper last week exploring the effects of central banks introducing negative interest rates. The paper, […]

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Former IBM, Google Russia Exec Joins Blockchain Firm Credits as CBO

Former IBM and Google Russia executive Jennifer Trelewicz joins blockchain platform Credits as its new chief business officer. Former Google Russia chief technology officer Jennifer Trelewicz has joined blockchain platform Credits (CS) as its new chief business officer (CBO). According to an official announcement published on Oct. 11, Trelewicz’s first experience working with blockchain was during her time as the CEO of Russian technology startup S7 TechLab.  In the past, she also worked as the director of IBM’s systems and technology laboratory and the director of risks […]

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How to Trade Crypto in Person Safely

With mainstream exchanges becoming progressively cumbersome due to privacy invasive policy and regulation, some crypto traders are switching to more private, face-to-face trading. While this route isn’t for everyone, and comes with unique risks, it does offer a very real solution to many of the problems plaguing mainstream exchanges currently. The goal of this breakdown is to provide a few best practices for safety and success when trading crypto in person. Also Read: Bitcoin Cash Roundup: Adoption Stories and New Developments Why Face to Face? For anyone […]

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Crypto Investing #173 – How Learning From Unprofitable Traders For Free Hurt Me – By Tai Zen

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