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Bitcoin Core’s New 0.20.0 Update Promises Protection Against Large Nations and Corporates

[sociallocker id="55298"] Bitcoin Core, the software governing the earliest protocol of Bitcoin, received a facelift on June 3 after a 0.20.0 update was implemented. Among other features is the network’s ability to protect against attacks from large players, such as nations or big computing corporations.  Bitcoin now More Protected Termed “Asmap,” the

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Brazilian Central Bank Promises Instant Payment Platform to Compete With Crypto

The Central Bank of Brazil (BCB) has announced a plan to launch a new near-instant payment system during November.The platform, called the Brazilian Instant Payment Scheme (PIX), will facilitate peer-to-peer and business-to-business transactions in 10 seconds or less via mobile phone, internet banking, or select ATMs. According to a press

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US Treasury Secretary Promises ‘Significant New Requirements’ on Cryptocurrency

Though the Democratic presidential race in the United States may have lost its most forward-thinking candidate when it comes to cryptocurrency, that doesn’t mean it’s not still a hot button issue across party lines. The number of patents and companies associated with cryptocurrencies and blockchains continues to rise in

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Upbit Promises Swift Reimbursement, Theories Over Missing Funds Swell

On Nov. 27, major South Korean cryptocurrency exchange Upbit announced that 342,000 Ether (ETH), accounting for roughly $50 million, were stolen from its hot wallet earlier that day. Details remain vague, and some users are suggesting an inside job, although experts are skeptical of the theory after analyzing the

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Blackstone CEO Brands Blockchain as Interesting, Promises to Never Purchase Bitcoin

Stephen Schwarzman, CEO of investment firm Blackstone, has offered his thoughts on the euphoria regarding blockchain and bitcoin. Schwarzman labeled bitcoin an ‘odd’ investment but admitted that the notion of a blockchain is quite interesting and sound, as reported by Forbes, September 22, 2019. Another Banking Veteran Against Bitcoin It comes as no

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