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An old privacy trick could solve Bitcoin’s privacy problem

An old privacy trick could solve Bitcoin’s privacy problem A Bitcoin developer just resurrected a dormant privacy protocol that could be the silver bullet for Bitcoin’s anonymity issue. And it can be put into action without changing Bitcoin’s source code. Chris Belcher, a UK-based developer with hundreds of commits across various Bitcoin projects like Electrum

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The man who builds Blockchain Islands

The man who builds Blockchain Islands In 2016, a software engineer-turned-management consultant came up with a concept for a futuristic economic system, as part of a blockchain course he was doing at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.  By the following year, the tiny country of Malta had adopted Steve Tendon’s dream as its revolutionary blockchain

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Russian post-office head arrested for illegally mining crypto

Russian post-office head arrested for illegally mining crypto Russian police have arrested the former head of a regional post office who used his branch’s computers to mine cryptocurrencies. “According to the investigation, since September 2019, the suspect installed and illegally connected computer equipment for the extraction of cryptocurrency to the power network in the branch

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Bitcoin recovers from downward price spiral

Bitcoin recovers from downward price spiral Bitcoin’s price has spent the week recovering from a downward spiral that began last Wednesday. Though down and out at the start of the week—a hangover from a rough weekend—Bitcoin managed to pull it all back and come out on top as the week comes to a close.  Bitcoin