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Ethereum (ETH) core devs have reached a tentative consensus to implement a new proof-of-work (PoW) algorithm that would increase the efficiency of GPU-based mining on the network. The development was discussed in a meeting on Jan. 4th. During the meeting, developer Hudson Jameson noted he had heard “very little dissent” to implementingRead More →

Binance will be holding initial coin offerings (ICOs) on the firm’s token sale platform Launchpad nearly every month in 2019. TRON’s BitTorrent and Fetch.ai are two of the ICOs slated to be offered in 2019. Launchpad is Binance’s attempt to legitimize the cryptocurrency-based ICO method, which has had a checkered historyRead More →

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Several major U.S. newspapers reported they were victims of production-disrupting cyber attacks on or around the holidays. On December 29, the LA Times noted that an unknown actor used what experts believe to be Ryuk ransomware to infect systems needed to publish the newspaper, including computers that store the newsRead More →

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The Singapore cryptocurrency exchange Switcheo has announced over the holiday period that it now supports the Alchemist launched SDUSD stablecoin. The Dollar-pegged coin was created to hold the value of $1.00 and is locked to NEO. Switcheo Exchange made the announcement that the NEO/SDUSD pairing will be available on theRead More →