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Ripple’s CTO Invented a Distributed Computer System in the 80s Before Satoshi’s Bitcoin

Category: Altcoins, Blockchain, Development, News, Tech

Ripple’s CTO Invented a Distributed Computer System in the 80s Before Satoshi’s Bitcoin

David Schwartz, Ripple’s chief technology officer, had conjured a similar concept to Nakamoto’s Bitcoin blockchain 30 years ago, known as a “multilevel distributed computer system,” reported The Next Web on August 17, 2018.  On August 25, 1998, Schwartz filed a patent for the distributed computer system which was designed to use the combined processing power from several personal computers to accomplish specific…

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Exchange Traded Notes Allow Investors with Dollars into the Market

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Exchange Traded Notes Allow Investors with Dollars into the Market

In late August 2018, American investors will be able to purchase a Bitcoin exchange-traded-note which seeks to allow some of the more timid investors an opportunity to own the digital currency. The product is called Bitcoin Tracker One, and it is now listed in U.S. dollars under CXBTF which allows brokerages to offer it to American investors. While this is not the…

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U.S. Research Team Attempts to Solve Bitcoin’s Scalability Crisis

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U.S. Research Team Attempts to Solve Bitcoin’s Scalability Crisis

A research team from Northwestern University, in Illinois, U.S.A., believes they have unraveled one of Bitcoin’s long-standing nemesis: The problem of scalability. As reported by MarketWatch on August 15, 2018, the scholars put out details of their innovative solution. Scalability under Scrutiny While the problems of slow transactions are not localized to Bitcoin, the research team has published findings only…

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Coinbase Acquires Distributed Systems to Become the Facebook of Crypto

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Coinbase Acquires Distributed Systems to Become the Facebook of Crypto

In a bid to become the Facebook of the crypto sector, Coinbase, the world’s largest exchange for buying and selling digital currencies, announced the acquisition of Distributed Systems, a three-year-old startup building identity standards for dApps known as the clear protocol on August 16, 2018. The Distributed Systems team, lead by Nikhil Srinivasan, will help Coinbase to form a Facebook-style…

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Bitwise Launches Three New Crypto Index Funds, Renames its HOLD 10 Index

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Bitwise Launches Three New Crypto Index Funds, Renames its HOLD 10 Index

On August 15, 2018, Bitwise, the creator of the world’s first cryptocurrency index fund, has announced the creation of three new cryptoassets index funds to cover the mid-cap cryptos, small-cap coins, and the total market segments of the blockchain-based virtual currency market. The firm has also launched an index advisory board and API access for anyone interested in high-quality crypto…

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Wyre Ties up with MakerDAO to Offer Dai-Based Fiat-Crypto Trading Pairs

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Wyre Ties up with MakerDAO to Offer Dai-Based Fiat-Crypto Trading Pairs

Wyre, the blockchain-based payment transfer company from San Francisco, has entered a new agreement with the developer of Dai to add the barely one-year-old stablecoin into its portfolio on August 14, 2018. Dependence on Speculative Cryptocurrencies Per the deal with MakerDAO, the firm that developed Dai, Wyre will roll out new Dai-based fiat-crypto trading pairs in more than 30 countries…

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What Is Sharding?

Category: Altcoins, Blockchain, Cryptocyclopedia, Ethereum, Tech

What Is Sharding?

Sharding is a concept in database design, and as implied by its name, sharding involves creating smaller parts from a larger one. In the context of databases, sharding results in the creation of smaller partitions in the ledger. These partitions are thus referred to as shards. It is important to note that in sharding, the partitioning is done horizontally as…

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Messaging App Line Announces a $10 million Cryptocurrency Fund

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Messaging App Line Announces a $10 million Cryptocurrency Fund

Chinese messaging app Line recently announced on August 15, 2018, the launch of a $10 million investment fund dedicated to cryptocurrency startups. Line’s South Korean-based subsidiary Unblock Corporation will operate the fund, and it will be known as Unblock Ventures. While Unblock Ventures will have an initial capital pool of $10 million, the messaging app believes the overall amount will…

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Ryan Selkis on Token Curated Registries and Crypto Industry: “Many ICOs Are Terribly Overvalued”

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Ryan Selkis on Token Curated Registries and Crypto Industry: “Many ICOs Are Terribly Overvalued”

Messari Token Curated Registry founder Ryan Selkis has taken a jibe at the ICO industry, declaring that it is fundamentally misused for primarily fundraising purposes and that the speculative environment around ICOs has created a situation where many ICOs are “terribly overvalued.” Speaking with Patrick O’Shaughnessy on episode 98 of the ‘Invest Like the Best’ podcast titled “The Crypto Barbell…

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Pantera Capital Primed to Raise $175 for Cryptocurrency-Focussed Venture Fund

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Pantera Capital Primed to Raise $175 for Cryptocurrency-Focussed Venture Fund

A U.S.-based blockchain technology investment firm, Pantera Capital, has raised $71 million from 90 investors, out of the $175 million it’s looking to get for its third cryptocurrency fund, reported TechCrunch on August 15, 2018. Aiming for the Moon At a time when the bears have the upper hand in the cryptocurrency market, the highly reputed cryptocurrency investment company is…

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