Blockchain Investor Vinny Lingham: ‘Bitcoin Threatens Gov’ts’ Ability to Make Money’

More from: | CoinTelegraph | 0 Bockhain entrepreneur and industry advisor Vinny Lingham told Cointelegraph in an interview Oct. 21 that cryptocurrency prices will surge again, but it will take some time. Speaking with CT during the Money20/20 conference Sunday, Lingham – also the CEO of Blockchain identity startup Civic... Read more

Bitmain's Latest Bitcoin Miner Update Activates Controversial 'AsicBoost'

More from: | Coindesk | 0 Bitcoin mining computer manufacturer Bitmain has released a software update for its Antminer s9 devices, using controversial code to allow them to more efficiently mine bitcoin. Bitmain announced Monday that the just-released firmware will support “overt AsicBoost” functionality, bringing a speed boost to the... Read more

ING Bank Launches Open Source Privacy Improvement Add-On for Blockchains

More from: | CoinTelegraph | 0 Dutch multinational banking and financial services corporation ING confirmed the release of its open source blockchain tool Zero-Knowledge Set Membership (ZKSM) in a press release Monday, Oct. 21. ZKSM, which functions as a privacy “improvement” to distributed ledger technology (DLT), such as blockchain, aims... Read more

Monero Fees Fall to Almost Zero After 'Bulletproofs' Upgrade

More from: | Coindesk | 0 Transaction fees on monero, the 10th largest cryptocurrency network, have fallen sharply after last Thursday’s system-wide software update. The reduction comes in the wake of the platform’s activation of a highly-anticipated new form of cryptography named “bulletproofs,” a new technology that seeks to make the monero network’s... Read more