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CUTcoin: anonymous cryptocurrency based on PoS consensus

CUTcoin — Concealed Untraceable Transaction coin — is the world’s first cryptocurrency that combines total anonymity and Proof-of-Stake consensus algorithm. CUTcoin enables untraceable and anonymous transactions: using a distributed public ledger, the sender and receiver are kept anonymous. The development team was repelled from the base code of Monero (CryptoNight algorithm),

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WSJ Claim of $9 Mln Laundered Via Shapeshift Based on Flawed Investigation, Analysts Say

Blockchain intelligence firm CipherBlade has accused the Wall Street Journal (WSJ) of using flawed investigative methods and thus overestimating the extent of alleged money laundering via crypto exchange ShapeShift. CipherBlade’s analysis of the WSJ report was published in a blog post on March 20.As reported, the WSJ published a

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Intel Launches Commercial Blockchain Package Based on Hyperledger Fabric

Intel has launched a commercial blockchain package based on the Hyperledger ecosystem, according to marketing materials published on Feb. 12.Intel, which is a member of the Hyperledger collaboration — hosted by the Linux Foundation along with IBM and other major financial institutions — has announced that its new product is

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BIS Report Questions Longevity, Efficacy of Proof-of-Work Based Cryptocurrencies

A recent report from the Bank of International Settlements (BIS) has cast a spotlight on the efficacy and longevity of the proof-of-work (PoW) consensus and the future of Bitcoin.The paper takes an in-depth look at how the Bitcoin protocol verifies payments using blockchain technology and various consensus algorithms.PoW algorithms are

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Eurasian Resources Group is Piloting Blockchain Based Solution on the IBM Blockchain Platform

Eurasian Resources Group, announced that it will be piloting a blockchain-based solution built on the IBM Blockchain Platform. As a founding member of the Global Battery Alliance, a World Economic Forum initiative, the group is helping to ensure a responsible supply chain for lithium-ion batteries that could power the fourth Industrial

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NASA Publishes Proposal for Air Traffic Management Blockchain Based on HyperLedger

The United States National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) has proposed an air traffic management blockchain, according to a paper published on the agency’s official website on Jan. 10.The proposed system would employ an open-source permissioned blockchain to enable secure, private and anonymous communication with air traffic services. The document

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BitTorrent will launch a Tron based cryptocurrency to enable faster downloads via uTorrent

Peer-to-peer file sharing platform BitTorrent will launch its own cryptocurrency with the aim of creating an economy around networking, bandwidth and storage. Crypto tokens, dubbed BitTorrent (BTT), will be added to the company’s widely-used Windows client uTorrent, and an update will give users the option to earn and trade these tokens for

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