Zcoin’s Merkle Tree Proof Release Seeks to Bring Back Fairer Mining

Zcoin, a privacy-focused asset, is launching a working version of MTP v1.2 (Merkle Tree Proof) — an ASIC-resistant proof-of-work (PoW) algorithm — on its testnet. Chinese mining conglomerate Bitmain had recently announced the release of an ASIC designed for mining the similar, privacy-based cryptocurrency Zcash, which ultimately led to some concerns in the cryptocurrency space, […]

Bitcoin News Summary – May 28, 2018

The post Bitcoin News Summary – May 28, 2018 appeared first on 99 Bitcoins. Español Русский Here’s what happened this week in Bitcoin in 99 seconds.     Despite continuing mainstream adoption and technical improvement, Bitcoin spent the latter half of the week in the mid-$7,000 range, having failed to hold the $8,000 level. Argentina’s […]

Blockchain Insider: Exclusive Interview with Olympian Apolo Ohno of HybridBlock

Blockchain Insider is a column dedicated to interviewing leaders in the blockchain world. These include founders, traditional industry veterans turned ICO participants and everything in-between. The weekly interviews will cover a wide range of questions and try to explore the motivation behind blockchain-based ideas and the problems blockchain technology is being used to solve. Apolo […]

ICO Scams, Antsy Enterprises and Massive Hacks: This Week in Crypto

Make sure you check out last weeks post here, now let’s go over what happened in crypto this week. I’d also like to wish everyone a (belated) Happy Bitcoin Pizza Day! Price Watch: Bitcoin is down  13% this week after dropping roughly 1% last week. The price declined steadily this week as the whole cryptocurrency market sheds […]

Bitcoin Magazine’s Week in Review: Expanding Exchanges and Investors

Cryptocurrencies and exchanges were the focus this week. Coinbase is getting into the decentralized exchange business with its acquisition of Paradex, potentially opening up thousands of ERC-20 tokens to traders, depending on what the SEC ends up doing with regulations. The parent company of the New York Stock Exchange, Intercontinental Exchange, continues work to implement […]