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Spotify-like Subscription Model Proposed For Collateral Payments

A new blockchain protocol funded by Web 3.0 Foundation promises to reduce collateral requirements in DeFi and cross-chain applications.Interlay received a grant from the foundation to build a bridge between Polkadot and Bitcoin (BTC). The latest paper to come out from this project, “Promise: Leveraging Future Gains for Collateral Reduction”,

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Roger Ver Withdraws Support for Proposed Bitcoin Cash Miner Tax

Bitcoin Cash (BCH) proponent and former Bitcoin (BTC) evangelist, Roger Ver has withdrawn support for a proposed Bitcoin Cash miner tax following backlash from several BCH miners and investors. Bitcoin Cash Miner Tax Won’t Work Without Consensus In a blog post published by Bitcoin.com on Tuesday (January 28, 2019), Ver declared that

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Why Bitcoin Adoption May Spike if Australia’s Proposed “Cash Ban” Activates

People could be jailed for two years and fined $25,200 just for using more than $10,000 in cash in one transaction under a new bill being considered by the Australian Parliament; if passed, the bill is likely to drive citizens away from traditional financial institutions and towards decentralized cryptocurrencies like

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Ethereum’s Proposed Hard Fork ‘Muir Glacier’ Would Delay Impending Ice Age

Ethereum developers have proposed a hard fork, named Muir Glacier, that should address the impending Ice Age, which could cause a significant slowdown on the Ethereum mainnet.In an Ethereum improvement proposal at the end of November, Ethereum developer James Hancock wrote that the proposed Ethereum Muir Glacier hard fork

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Proposed Bill Introduced Before Congress Seeks Classifying Stablecoins as Securities

Sylvia Garcia, a Democrat lawmaker from Texas, has recently introduced to Congress a draft bill that seeks to create more regulatory clarity on stablecoins.The draft bill was introduced to the House of Financial Services. Under the purview of the Securities Act of 1933, the House will be empowered to regulate

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Cryptocurrency Future Still Uncertain in India over the Proposed Anti-Crypto Bill

There has been a lot of pandemonium in India’s crypto community following the legislators’ attempt to pass an anti-crypto bill that strongly prevents anyone from having any part in cryptocurrency. This includes holding, selling, buying, transferring, and exchanging any type of digital asset.Like most countries, the Indian government is scared

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The Company Behind Zcash Announces Proposed Solution to Trusted Setup

Electric Coin Company (ECC), which launched and supports the development of privacy-coin Zcash recently published a paper called: Halo: Recursive Proof Composition without a Trusted Setup.On Sept. 10, ECC announced in a blog post that engineer and cryptographer Sean Bowe had discovered a way of “creating practical, scalable and

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