Blockchain News

The most basic definition of blockchain is a shared, digitized ledger that cannot be changed once a transaction has been recorded and verified. All parties to the transaction, as well as a significant number of 3rd parties maintain a copy of the ledger (i.e. the blockchain), which means it would be practically impossible to amend every copy of the ledger globally to fake a transaction.
Bitcoin’s success has triggered the establishment of nearly 1000 new cryptocurrencies, leading to the delusion that the only application of blockchain technology is for the creation of cryptocurrency.
However, the blockchain technology is capable of a lot more than just cryptocurrency creation and may support such things as transactions that require personal identification, peer review, elections and other types of democratic decision-making and audit trails.

Hacked cryptocurrency exchange Cryptopia today informed its users that the High Court of New Zealand has delivered its judgment on the status of their compromis...
High Court Delivers Judgement on User Assets at Hacked Exchange Cryptopia
Marie Huillet
The conglomerate behind OKEx exchange has invested in a startup based in Wuhan, China, providing blockchain information gathering and analytics.
Holding Group Behind OKEx Invests in Wuhan-Based Blockchain Startup
Andrey Shevchenko
CasperLabs, the firm tasked with developing Ethereum’s implementation of proof-of-stake, decided to launch its own blockchain.
ETH 2.0 Development Firm CasperLabs to Work on Its Own Blockchain
Adrian Zmudzinski
Multi-billion dollar companies are more likely to use blockchain for traceability than for payments, according to a new analysis.
Blockchain Traceability Overtakes Payments Among Major Corporations
Andrew Fenton
The Bitcoin SV powered social platform Twetch has introduced command-line style payments.
Bitcoin SV’s Social Platform Twetch Streamlines P2P Payments
Samuel Haig
Venture capital investor Tim Draper believes the COVID-19 outbreak and financial crisis could be the tipping point for Bitcoin adoption.
Tim Draper: Pandemic Could Be The Tipping Point For Bitcoin
Ting Peng
The organizers of an online poker game aim to raise thousands of dollars to support charities fighting the coronavirus.
Charity Crypto Poker Tournament: Big-Stacking Sats for COVID-19
Jon Rice
Bitcoin forks BCH and BSV will both complete their block halvings this week, roughly two days apart.
Bitcoin Cash Halving in T-Minus 16 Hours, BSV to Follow
Benjamin Pirus

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