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Randomized Proof of Work, Privacy, and its Own Lightning Network: Usechain Makes Bold Promises

[ad_1] The alpha version of the Usechain (USE) mainnet is now live, after more than one year in development.  Usechain purports to be the first mirror identity blockchain project — but what does that even mean? Randomized Proof of Work According to Huining Cao, it’s all about Randomized Proof of Work (RPow). Cao told CNBC Africa’s Ran Neuner, according to a press release: We map each person to the blockchain
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ICOs Raised $118 Million in Q1 2019, Over 58 Times Less Than in Q1 2018

[ad_1] About $118 million has been raised via initial coin offerings (ICOs) in Q1 of 2019, over 58 times less than $6.9 billion, the amount raised during the same period in 2018, the Wall Street Journal (WSJ) reports on March 31.The report cites data provided by ICO analytics website TokenData. The WSJ argues that investors have been scared off by regulators’ actions against non-compliant ICOs, as well as by the
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Kleiman Estate Says Satoshi Reveal ‘Is Relevant’ in Billion Dollar Bitcoin Lawsuit

[ad_1] In the state of Florida, there’s an ongoing lawsuit against Craig Wright, the self-proclaimed Satoshi Nakamoto, for billions of dollars. Wright is being sued by the Kleiman family on behalf of the late Dave Kleiman for allegedly misappropriating billions worth of BTC through a partnership years ago. On March 29, the Kleiman vs. Wright discovery meeting transcript was published revealing more interesting details about this unique case. Also read:
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Ripple-backed Startup Reveals Plans to Launch XRP Payment App

[ad_1] The use cases for Ripple (XRP) seem to be expanding as the cryptocurrency market remains in a bear trend. Ripple-backed startup XRPL Labs is reportedly working on a new payment app. The app is intended for business owners who wish to promote Ripple’s native coin XRP by accepting it as payment for goods and services. A prototype of the Point-of-Sale (PoS) has already gone live. The testing will be
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Interesting-Paying Crypto Accounts Are This Year’s Leading Trend

[ad_1] 2019 has witnessed a Cambrian explosion of crypto interest schemes. Previously, the only way to make a passive income on your cryptocurrency was through hodling and hoping it would rise in dollar terms, or to operate a masternode for a dubious altcoin. Today’s investors have it a whole lot easier thanks to a string of new savings programs that promise annual interest simply for locking up digital assets. Also
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Making ATM Bitcoin Payments via Lightning Network Is Becoming a Reality

[ad_1] Developer and researcher Felix Weis successfully executed, as a proof-of-concept, the world’s first ATM Bitcoin transaction on the Lightning Network. World’s First Lightning-enabled Bitcoin ATM ‘Worked Fine’ On March 31, 2019, Weis publicly demonstrated a transaction via Lightning Network at a bitcoin ATM, during the Lightning Hackday, in Hong Kong, as shown in the video below. Rockstar @FelixWeis buying bitcoin via Lightning at an ATM. #LightningHackdayHK at @bitworkasia pic.twitter.com/VmsK2GSaB2
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New BCH Apps and a Special Giveaway in This Week’s Video Update From Bitcoin.com

[ad_1] In addition to learning about the latest developments in the world of Bitcoin Cash, you can take part in a special giveaway in this week’s video news update from Bitcoin.com. Streamed live and hosted by Roger Ver, the weekly show is shared on Bitcoin.com’s Youtube channel every Sunday. Also Read: How to Print Your Own Bitcoin Cash Paper Wallet Watch Bitcoin.com’s Weekly News Update This week’s show features a
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Bitcoin Pushes Past $4,100 as Top Cryptos See Mixed Movements

[ad_1] Sunday, March 31 — the top 20 cryptocurrencies are reporting mixed, mostly mild, price movements on the day by press time, as Bitcoin (BTC) reaches just over $4,100.Market visualization courtesy of Coin360Bitcoin has seen nearly no price movement on the day, up just a fraction of a percent trading at around $4,105, according to CoinMarketCap. Looking at its weekly chart, the current price is over two percent lower than
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This Photo Gallery App Is a BCH Light Wallet in Disguise

[ad_1] On March 27, a developer released a different kind of Bitcoin Cash (BCH) application called Bchgallery, an Android BCH wallet that is disguised as a generic photo gallery app. The platform aims to provide added security through obscurity by acting as a decoy application. Also read: New Crypto-Friendly Banking and Payment Services Launch in the UK and Russia Developer Launches Decoy Wallet Called Bchgallery Last Wednesday, BCH fans were
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From BTC Price to Growing Adoption: Top Bitcoin Stories From the Past Week

[ad_1] “Life moves pretty fast. If you don’t stop and look around once in a while, you could miss it.” – Or you could just catch up with Bitcoinist’s new Sunday Digest. Where we bring together the important, interesting, or downright weird news from the past week in the world of cryptocurrency. Bitcoin Price Breaks Through $4000 As reported on Wednesday, a new model for BTC price prediction estimates the value