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A cryptocurrency is a medium of exchange using cryptography to secure the transactions and to control the creation of additional units of the currency. Cryptocurrencies are a subset of alternative currencies, called altcoins, or specifically of digital currencies.

Adam Back Trashes LN to Big Up Liquid

There are tradeoffs, Blockstream’s Adam Back (pictured left) diplomatically said in regards to the Lightning Network (LN) with those “tradeoffs” being mostly negative in...

Bitcoin Awaits Vegeta

Bitcoin has been moving from the couch to the chair, staring at the window now and then to see if Vegeta is around. There...

22,000 Validators Now Rolling on the Ethereum 2.0 Client Testnet

Ethereum 2.0 single client testnets have been running for weeks with restarts and the like, but now they seem to have reached a more...

Ethereum 2.0 Testnet Awaits The Final Version Release

The ethereum 2.0 multi-client testnet is just one version release away from launching according to Danny Ryan, the ETH 2.0 coordinator. In a public...

Russia’s New Prime Minister Has an Opinion of Cryptocurrencies

The Russian Federation has a new prime minister, Mikhail Mishustin, with a track record of statements regarding cryptocurrencies and an affection for digitalization. A...

Bithumb Takes Korean Tax Authority to Court Over ‘Groundless’ Crypto Tax

Bithumb, a major crypto exchange in South Korea, has taken the country’s tax authority to court over a “groundless” tax imposed on the exchange....

Direct Democracy Party to Solve Issues With Crypto Rights in Russia

A new political force is being born in Russia out of the country’s tech business circles. The idea has been conceived by representatives of...

Unnecessary Evil: How Government Regulations Kill Crypto Startups and Encourage Crime

Thanks to the EU’s most recent money laundering directive, a small business called Post-a-coin, which sold cute postcards pre-loaded with tiny amounts of bitcoin,...

Bitcoin Took Us By Surprise Says Head of Central Bankers

Agustin Carstens (pictured above), head of the Bank for International Settlements (BIS) which is owned by central banks and acts as the bank of...

Chinese Miners Leaving Iran, Eye Uzbekistan

The recent US-Iran tensions have increased the concerns of Chinese miners who operate in the country. Local crypto media reports “some Chinese miners are...

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