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Bitcoin.org Owner Asks the Community to Change Bitcoin’s Central PoW Algorithm

News This week the owner of the web portal Bitcoin.org and Bitcointalk, a pseudonym called Cobra wrote an open letter to the bitcoin community asking them to think about changing the Bitcoin core network’s Proof-of-Work algorithm. Also read: Ross Ulbricht Denied Post-Conviction Relief ExtensionBitcoin.org Owner ‘Cobra’ Says Bitcoin Mining

Bank of America Acknowledges the Threat Posed by Cryptocurrency

Economy & Regulation For all the inroads that bitcoin has made on the current financial system, it has yet to threaten their ascendancy. The CEOs of Paypal, Visa, and other legacy payment systems may have been monitoring the rise of cryptocurrencies, but they have not been losing sleep over them. Now, in a frank report to the SEC, Bank of America

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Is Proof-of-Work a Major Problem for Bitcoin’s Future?

Bitcoin is a very energy-inefficient project as of right now. The proof-of-work aspect has been discussed many times over. It seems community members are now advocating to change this algorithm altogether. With mining centralization becoming a real problem, such a change is not necessarily a bad thing. The Proof-of-Work SituationGenerating new Bitcoins requires dedicated hardware. This hardware is

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UK: Bank of England Researching Digital Currency, No Plans To Launch

Despite rumours to the contrary, the UK government have announced that they will not be following the likes of Venezuela in launching their own digital currency for now. Whilst the Bank of England are indeed studying the implications of centrally-issued electronic currency, a government minister has stated that there are no plans in the immediate future to launch their own.Government Respond to Op

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Bank Of America: Our ‘Inability To Adapt’ Could See A Failure To Compete With Crypto

Bank of America (BoA) has admitted to US regulators it may be “unable” to compete with the growing use of cryptocurrency.In its annual report to the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) this week, filed Feb. 22, the major US bank for the first time highlights cryptocurrency as an area that may cause it “substantial expenditure” as it tries to remain competitive.“Our inability to adap

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Friend or Foe: Inside Poland’s Strange War on Cryptocurrencies

On the list of anti-cryptocurrency countries, Poland has never really stuck out. In fact, there has been enough evidence to suggest that the Eastern European country was moving towards embracing Bitcoin and Blockchain technology.However, a recently uncovered smear campaign by the NBP (National Polish Bank, or Central Bank) has thrown that all out of alignment. The NBP has admitted to paying a numb

Russian Lawmaker Proposes Legalization of Cryptocurrencies to Attract Investments

Regulation The head of the Russian State Duma Committee for Economic Policy has proposed legalizing cryptocurrencies in order to attract foreign investments including from countries with anti-Russian sanctions.Also read: Indians Look to Buy Bitcoin Overseas as Regulations TightenProposal to Legalize CryptocurrenciesThe chairman of the State Duma

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Cardano Foundation Publishes Research on Threat of Quantum Computing

Blockchain technology and cryptocurrencies can be threatened in some ways. Quantum computing is perhaps of the biggest concerns as of right now. The Cardano Foundation and think-tank Z/YN recently released their findings on this potential threat to public key cryptography. Cardano Wants to Become Quantum Computing-ResistantQuantum computing is the next logical evolution in the world of technology.

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NASA, ESA Considering Innovative Applications of Blockchain Technology

NASA and other space agencies, such as the European Space Agency (ESA), are considering potential applications of blockchain technology to space missions and internal operations.According to a NASA presentation titled “Bitcoin, Blockchains and Efficient Distributed Spacecraft Mission Control,” blockchain technology could have useful applications in distributed spacecraft missions involving mul

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NASA, ESA Considering Innovative Applications of Blockchain Technology

NASA and other space agencies, such as the European Space Agency (ESA), are considering potential applications of blockchain technology to space missions and internal operations.According to a NASA presentation titled “Bitcoin, Blockchains and Efficient Distributed Spacecraft Mission Control,” blockchain technology could have useful applications in distributed spacecraft missions involving mul

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