Bitcoin Developers Propose Stronger, Faster Blockchain Network Via ‘Erlay’

By CCN: Bitcoin core dev Gregory Maxwell left Blockstream last January to focus on “deep protocol work,” and now he and a few other developers have surfaced with something called “Erlay.” So That’s What Greg Maxwell Has Been up To Erlay was announced over the last 24 hours in a post to the Bitcoin Core …

‘Mario of the Blockchain’ CryptoKitties Has Yet to Gain Wide-Scale Usage

By CCN: CryptoKitties, a smart contract-fueled decentralized app (dApp) built on the Ethereum blockchain, was supposed to be the one to jumpstart mainstream adoption of crypto. You know, kind of like the Mario Bros of crypto, but instead of Luigi and Mario, there are digital cats. After all, it was the app to clog the …

Last Time This Bitcoin Indicator Lit, Explosive 25-Month Bull Market Occurred

By CCN: According to technical analyst Josh Rager, the 3-day Guppy Multiple Moving Average (GMMA) on the bitcoin price trend has turned green following bitcoin’s recent rally. The last time this technical indicator signaled a change in trend, it led to a 25-month bull run. $BTC: 3-Day Super Guppy Flipped Green I’ve been waiting for …

Gram dApp Devs Reveal Details of Telegram’s Secretive Blockchain

By CCN: Button Wallet is slated to be one of the first decentralized applications to launch on Telegram’s new blockchain, Telegram Open Network (TON). The secretive project recently opened to beta development, and Button published a blog post detailing how it works currently. https://t.co/6ATLfLAKq5 @telegram #ton #blockchain — BUTTON Wallet (@ButtonWallet) May 26, 2019 Telegram …

Bitcoin SV (BSV) Price Gains $1 Billion From a $55 Copyright Application

By CCN: The holders of Bitcoin SV tokens looked like they were going to have a difficult time after correcting as much as 56-percent to the downside last week. But the price rallied and produced up to 34.76-percent gains in a pump that began on Sunday at 1300 UTC. The asset’s recovery brought its net …

Before Craig Wright, the Escobar Family Owned Bitcoin’s Trademark

By CCN: Before Craig Wright, the Bitcoin trademark was registered to none other than the Escobar family. That’s according to official documents from the United States Patent and Trademark Office, which show Pablo Escobar’s brother, Roberto Escobar, as the former main signatory on Bitcoin’s naming rights. Bitcoin Formerly Registered to Escobar-Owned Business The U.S trademark …

Robinhood Attracts $200 Million as Valuation Swells to $7 Billion: Report

By CCN: Who says millennials don’t like to save and invest their money? By building a commission-free stock brokerage and trading app with a slick interface, Robinhood has built a $7 billion business in just six years. That’s the company’s valuation as it nears a $200 million funding round from its current financial backers, Bloomberg …

Google Disables Baltimore’s Gmail during $100,000 Bitcoin Ransomware Seige

By CCN: The city of Baltimore has suffered a blow in its bid to keep operations running amidst a bitcoin ransom attack that has crippled critical services. Per The Baltimore Sun, city officials had created Gmail accounts in the wake of ransomware attackers demanding $100,000 in Bitcoin. This was after the baltimorecity.gov official email addresses …

Still Reeling From $54 Million Bitcoin Hack, Binance Sues Sequoia Capital

By CCN: Binance CEO Changpeng Zhao — who is still reeling after a $54 million bitcoin hack — is suing Sequoia Capital China, a unit of California-based venture capital firm Sequoia Capital. In his May 20 legal filing with the High Court in Hong Kong, Zhao claims Sequoia Capital China prevented him from raising capital …