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Ethereum 2.0: Closer Than Ever, Still Plenty of Work to Do

“Though now evolved in many ways,” Gavin Wood wrote in Ethereum’s 2015 yellow paper, “the key functionality of a blockchain with a Turing-complete language and an effectively unlimited inter-transaction storage capability remains unchanged.” Five years and thousands of bits later, Ethereum is still chugging along as a decentralized platform for self-executing

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Litecoin’s New v0.18.0 Upgrade Brings It Closer in Line With Latest Bitcoin Update

Litecoin released its new update on June 11, quelling fears that development was not undergoing at the project that’s been around 2014.  Litecoin’s Got New Features As stated on Github, Litecoin’s latest v0.18.0 update brings refinements to block and transaction handling, has optimized the network code and P2P protocol, brings forth new

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Coinbase Says Bitcoin Will Become Closer to Digital Gold in 93 Days

With May’s Bitcoin halving event drawing ever closer, Coinbase recently took to pushing the “Bitcoin as digital gold” narrative. In a tweet-storm to promote an accompanying blog-post published Feb. 7, it covered the key reasons why the halving and subsequent supply rate reduction will further cement that link.Scarcity creates

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Bitcoin DeFi Looms Closer as RSK Launches Ethereum Bridge

The RSK project announced the creation of Token Bridge, an interoperability protocol between the Bitcoin-pegged sidechain and Ethereum, on Feb. 6. It could have important implications for the burgeoning decentralized finance (DeFi) ecosystem.RSK is a smart contract platform attached as a sidechain to the Bitcoin (BTC) blockchain. It uses

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XRP Talk at Fed Hearing & Volcker Rule Relaxation Bring’s Crash Closer?

In a congressional hearing today over mobile payments and banking the unbanked, PayPal were among the companies present to discuss the changing payments landscape. Congressman Tom Emmer discussed XRP and Ripple acknowledging their hard work that is revolutionising the way payments work from the ground up. Mr Emmer showed a deep understanding

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