Should We Fix Malleability in Bitcoin and Bitcoin Cash? If so, how? And when?

Op-Ed Written by Jonald Fyookball. If you’re a Bitcoiner or crypto-enthusiast, you’ve probably heard this “malleability” issue being discussed and wondered what it’s all about. Maybe you’ve probably heard a bunch of conflicting ideas and opinions about it too. Let’s break it all down. What’s Malleability? There’s different types of malleability, but to make a […]

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R3 Files DLT Patents for ‘Dynamic’ Record-Keeping System

Consortium startup R3 has filed two patent applications detailing its work on applying distributed ledger tech to “dynamic” agreements between financial institutions. The two applications – submitted last year and published by the the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office on Oct. 19 – detail the use of a system for tracking, maintaining and updating agreements via a shared ledger. Using […]

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Litecoin Price Drops Below $55 in Search of a Stable Floor – The Merkle

All cryptocurrencies are struggling right now. Given the current battle for control in the Bitcoin price department, that is no big surprise. Things are looking a bit bleak for the Litecoin price right now, even though the overall upward trend is still intact.  With a Litecoin price of under $55, a week-long downward trend is […]

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The ‘Wolf of Wall Street’ says ICOs are ‘the biggest scam ever’

Jordan Belfort knows a thing or two about frauds — and he says he spots one in ICOs, or initial coin offerings. The former stockbroker, who was portrayed by Leonardo DiCaprio in “The Wolf of Wall Street” movie, offered the following criticism of this increasingly popular approach to fundraising, according to a Financial Times report […]

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Android getting “DNS over TLS” support to stop ISPs from knowing what websites you visit : technology

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Bitcoin Gold Futures Markets Paint an Interesting Future

A lot of readers will be surprised to learn there are actual Bitcoin Gold futures markets. Although this “fork” has been seeing a lot less interest and support compared to Bitcoin Cash or even the future SegWit2x altcoin, there is some enthusiasm associated with the project. It appears there are two futures markets out there right now, neither of which […]

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Did Satoshi Revive the Yapese Monetary System, with Bitcoin and Blockchain?

According to the erstwhile American adventurer, William Henry Furness III, people of the Pacific Island of Yap had a highly evolved system of money and banking. Something which put to shame the scholastic theories of economic aficionados – Adam Smith, John Locke, etc. Henry’s travelogue mentions that the Yapese already had a “decentralized peer-to-peer” credit […]

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