How Hard Is It to Brute Force a Bitcoin Private Key?

[ad_1] Trying to crack a private key with a brute force attack is a bit like trying to count to infinity: the sooner you begin, the faster you’ll never get there. Despite being as next to impossible as impossible gets, using a brute force attack to crack a bitcoin private key remains an intriguing idea for many. Also read: Mistakes Crypto Owners and Traders Should Avoid The Dream That Never

Largest American Food Coop to Pilot Mastercard’s Blockchain Tech

[ad_1] Topco Associates, the largest American retail food group purchasing organization, will pilot Mastercard’s blockchain tech in its operations. According to a press release on Oct. 27, Topco will test a traceability platform developed by logistics firm Envisible. The Wholechain platform is based on Mastercard’s blockchain-based Provenance Solution. Topco will use the platform to trace the provenance of produce, meat and seafood. Blockchain provides transparency for food supply chainsBlockchain technology has found widespread

The Big Lie Perpetuated by Central Banks

[ad_1] The central banking system controls monetary policy within a given jurisdiction, including the creation of money itself. The system is a lie and a denial of reality. The lie is political in motivation and content, and the denial of reality is rooted in culture and philosophy. Also read: Bitcoin Is a Weapon for Free Speech in the Face of Government and Corporate Censorship Ethical Relativism and Central Banking The

Crypto Capital Exec Indicted on Three Criminal Counts in NY Court

[ad_1] The United States Attorney for the Southern District of New York has indicted Crypto Capital executive Oz Yosef on three criminal counts.An Oct. 23 court filing obtained by Cointelegraph confirmed that Oz Yosef has been indicted by U.S. authorities on conspiracy to commit bank fraud, bank fraud and conspiracy to operate an unlicensed money transmitting business.Crypto Capital allegedly mislead BitfinexThe filing would appear to confirm allegations from cryptocurrency exchange

4 Days Remain for 16K Bitcoin Price 4Chan Prophecy: Now Possible?

[ad_1] Bitcoin price (BTC) has been a popular topic this week. After the monstrous run from $7,400 to over $10,500 on Oct. 25, it certainly looks as if last week's article indicating the early stages of a bullish reversal came to fruition.  Weekly crypto market performance. Source: Coin360.comAs usual, there has been wild speculation on Crypto Twitter that the Bitcoin price pump was a direct result of Chinese President Xi Jinping

How Blockchain and Crypto Are Poised to Shift the Balance of Power

[ad_1] Blockchain’s potential to disrupt the financial landscape is evident. Even at this early point in the technology’s development, established institutions — including banks and governments — have been quick to note this potential for disruption, and equally quick to attempt to limit its impact. However, despite the obvious utility, and many current and fascinating applications of blockchain — from improving supply chain traceability to collecting adorable digital cats — the

Crypto News From the Spanish-Speaking World: Oct. 21–27 in Review

[ad_1] The Spanish-speaking world has seen major cryptocurrency and blockchain developments with a former Bolivian intelligence director claiming that Venezuela is full of secret crypto mining farms, extortionists who request Bitcoin (BTC) finding their way into Spain, and the Fintech Alliance of Latin America preparing a white paper on digital identity.Here is the past week of crypto and blockchain news in review, as originally reported by Cointelegraph en Español.Former intelligence

Crypto News From Japan: Oct. 21–27

[ad_1] In this week’s selected cryptocurrency- and blockchain-related news from Cointelegraph Japan, cryptocurrency exchange Huobi Japan receives a $4.6 million investment, Bitcoin.com acquires blockchain startup O3 Labs, and Ripple CEO Garlinghouse criticizes the Softbank Group.Here is the past week of cryptocurrency and blockchain news in review, as originally reported by Cointelegraph Japan.Crypto exchange Huobi Japan secures $4.6 million investment by FPG AIMHuobi Japan announced on Oct. 25 that it has

Bitcoin (BTC) Price Breaks Past $9,600 in Late Weekend Rally

[ad_1] Bitcoin is not giving up and has continued its rally late on Sunday. BTC slid toward $9,126, slowing down a bit after Friday’s explosive climb, which saw prices break the $10,000 barrier for the first time since the crash on September 23. Bitcoin Price Renews Climb to $10,000 Now, BTC is on an ascending path above $9,600, with the potential to regain the $10,000 level on significant trading volumes.

Bitcoin Madness, Zuckerberg in Congress, China’s Blockchain Plans: Hodler’s Digest, Oct 21–27

[ad_1] Coming every Sunday, Hodler’s Digest will help you track every single important news story that happened this week. The best (and worst) quotes, adoption and regulation highlights, leading coins, predictions and much more — a week on Cointelegraph in one link.Top Stories This WeekBitcoin price back over $10,000 following 36% gains on the dayThe world’s largest cryptocurrency has had us all in for a white-knuckle ride this week. Wednesday