A new research paper focused on Schnorr multi-signatures and penned by several notable bitcoin developers has just been released. Published on Thursday, the paper was penned by developers Gregory Maxwell, Andrew Poelstra, Yannick Seurin and Pieter Wuille. It details how Schnorr multi-signatures can be applied to the bitcoin, and though there's...
Unlike the stock market, which is seeing its eight-year bull run thanks, in part, to institutional investors, crypto-markets are dominated by individual investors. This is evident by almost every metric. Crypto-exchanges, which are havens for individual investors, are overwhelmed. Popular crypto-exchange, Binance recently revealed that they added 250,000 new users...
Co-founder and Fundstat strategist Tom Lee predicted that Bitcoin (BTC) will hit $25,000 by the end of this year in an interview with CNBC today, Jan. 18. Lee had previously forecasted that BTC would only reach this mark by 2022. The Wall Street strategist told CNBC today that now by...
San Francisco–based startup Origin is creating a set of protocols that allow developers and businesses to build decentralized marketplaces on the blockchain, with a focus on the sharing economy. The Origin Protocol is a set of open-source blockchain protocols for buyers and sellers of services like car-sharing or home-sharing to...
Login Casino launches a series of conferences related to crypto industry We hear the word “bitcoin” every day. There are people who already have an idea about cryptocurrency, someone may have even conducted transactions with it, and there are those who would like to learn more about the crypto industry,...
With Bitcoin shedding 50 percent of its value in little under a month, those firms who vocally rode the wave on the up are now feeling the terrify drop in terms of loss of their own market value. Companies such as Overstock, which has some of its fortunes locked up...
How to Invest in Bitcoin in India Bitcoin has seen a great rise in value in the last months, and now everyone seems to want to get a piece of the action. But should you start investing in Bitcoin? Some say that this volatile currency is not appropriate for large...
The common question you hear from any doubter of digital currencies and their future in our world is “what is the use case?” Often, people look at Bitcoin and see its shortcomings as a medium of transfer, and use that as their justification for being short digital currencies. Spending...
The Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE)’s first Bitcoin futures contract closed Wednesday, Jan. 16, at $10,900 after a relatively turbulent week in the crypto market had briefly brought Bitcoin’s (BTC) price below $10,000. By Jan. 9, there were 1,907 short position contracts for Bitcoin futures on CBOE. When the futures...
South Korea became an important vector for the cryptocurrency system, especially for Bitcoin developing. This is why, because of the error produced last week by CoinMarketCap exchange platform, Bitcoin industry decreased so much. South Korea already made an announcement about their slow down cryptocurrency activities and made the system be...