The social layer is ironically key to Bitcoin’s security – TechCrunch

The social layer is ironically key to Bitcoin’s security – TechCrunch

A funny thing happened in the second half of 2018. At some moment, all the people active in crypto looked around and realized there weren’t very many of us. The friends we’d convinced during the last holiday season were no longer speaking to us. They had stopped checking their Coinbase accounts. The tide had gone out from the beach. Tokens and blockchains were supposed to change the world; how come nobody was using them? In most cases, still, nobody is

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Cryptocurrency exchange Gemini launches mobile trading app

Users of U.S.-based cryptocurrency exchange Gemini can now trade on the go with a new mobile app, launched for iOS and Android on Tuesday.  The app lets you buy and sell cryptocurrencies, including bitcoin, ether, litecoin, bitcoin cash and Zcash.  Besides buying, selling, sending, receiving and storing cryptocoins, the app comes with a couple of advanced features. These include setting recurring buy orders and buying a basket of cryptocurrencies (called Cryptoverse) with a single order.  And even if you’re not

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China is capable of destroying Bitcoin, new research suggests

China is capable of destroying Bitcoin, new research suggests

In 2008, Bitcoin was envisioned by its pseudonymous founder Satoshi Nakamoto as a trustless, decentralized peer-to-peer electronic cash system.  Ten years and numerous crazy price jumps later, Bitcoin appears to have withstood the test of time. But is it really decentralized and thus resilient to attacks? A new paper, signed by researchers from from Princeton University and Florida International University, suggests that Bitcoin is largely at the whim of one powerful entity: China.  The paper (found via The Next Web),

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