Project TITANIUM: The EU’s Plan to Decloak Cryptocurrency

Project TITANIUM: The EU’s Plan to Decloak Cryptocurrency Monitor blockchains, deanonymize wallet addresses, surveil dark net markets, and stop terrorists and money launderers: that’s the main thrust of the European Union’s Project TITANIUM. TITANIUM, which stands for Tools for the Investigation of Transactions in Underground Markets, is a three-year, €5 billion ($5.5 billion) project that […]

Ether Price Analysis: Price Movement Shows Strong Market Value

What the heck is happening in the crypto world?  Is Ethereum finally dead?  Is ETH taking its last breaths? Not likey. In fact, the recent pullback on the ETH-USD market is probably one of the best and healthiest things investors and traders could have asked for. Given ether’s 300% price rise in just over a […]

BIP91: The SegWit Activation "Kludge" That Should Keep Bitcoin Whole

Bitcoin’s long-lasting scaling debate appeared to be heading toward a climax lately, with two proposals gaining significant traction. At one end of the fence there is Bitcoin Improvement Proposal 148 (BIP148), a user activated soft fork (UASF) originally proposed by the pseudonymous developer “shaolinfry.” On the other, there’s SegWit2x, an agreement forged between a significant […]

The Moonbeam Scaling Network: A “Semi-Decentralized” Scaling Solution

Bitcoin exchange and hosted wallet provider Luno (formerly BitX) is developing a Bitcoin scaling solution called Moonbeam. Unlike the lightning network, Moonbeam does not require SegWit’s transaction malleability fix and would be able to operate on the Bitcoin network as it is today. Moonbeam  aims to provide a way for multi-user Bitcoin platforms — such […]