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Bitcoin Core developer has proposed a new smart contract language for Bitcoin: Sapio

Bitcoin Core developer has proposed a new smart contract language for Bitcoin: Sapio

Posted by  on  16/07/2020
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Bitcoin Core team member Jeremy Rubin is working on a new smart contract language for Bitcoin that will increase user control over their BTC. Jeremy Rubin showed off the new Sapio language on Saturday at the RecklessVR virtual reality presentation meeting, which many audience members joined in VR headsets. He plans to release a programming language as part of his new research organization, Judica. Stateful smart contracts that fix state enable users to save money
Quantstamp Audit Firm Approves Launch of Prysm Client for Ethereum 2.0

Quantstamp Audit Firm Approves Launch of Prysm Client for Ethereum 2.0

Posted by  on  16/07/2020
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Head of Audit Firm Quantstamp Richard Ma announced that he is ready to launch the Prysm client to upgrade Ethereum 2.0. Prysm got the approval of the auditor after the Ethereum developers started discussing the launch date of the zero-stage update last week. Justin Drake suggested that it will be released no earlier than January 3, 2021, and Ethereum co-founder Vitalik Buterin insists that its deployment begin this year. To date, nine clients using different
The developer proposed to “reset” the state of the Ethereum blockchain for scaling

The developer proposed to “reset” the state of the Ethereum blockchain for scaling

Posted by  on  15/07/2020
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The Ethereum developer has proposed introducing stateless clients into the current version of Ethereum to scale the network with minimal security damage. The amount of account balances supported by network nodes, called state, continues to increase as applications and projects interact. An independent developer Alexei Akhunov may have a solution to this problem, the idea of ​​which he borrowed from the Cosmos project. The new proposal, dubbed ReGenesis, was published on EthResearch in June. It
BitGo Service Introduces FATF Compliance Toolkit

BitGo Service Introduces FATF Compliance Toolkit

Posted by  on  15/07/2020
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The custodial service BitGo integrates a tool into cryptocurrency wallets that ensures compliance with the requirements of the Financial Action Task Force on Combating Money Laundering (FATF). BitGo company announced that it was the first cryptocurrency wallet operator with a built-in API that will allow you to transfer additional information about users and their transactions. The new BitGo tool aims to increase transparency and meet the requirements for virtual asset service providers (VASPs). According to
Grayscale Increases BTC and ETH Shares in Digital Large-Cap

Grayscale Increases BTC and ETH Shares in Digital Large-Cap

Posted by  on  14/07/2020
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Grayscale Invesments rebalanced the Digital Large-Cap fund, which includes cryptocurrencies with a large market capitalization. The shares of BTC and ETH are increased due to XRP, BCH and LTC. On Twitter, the investment company reported that the share of bitcoin in the fund increased by 0.5% and now amounts to 81.5%. The share of ether increased by 2.1% and now it occupies 11.7% of the fund. The shares of XRP, BCH and LTC decreased by
SEC and CFTC fined Abra $ 150,000 for unregistered sale of cryptocurrency swaps

SEC and CFTC fined Abra $ 150,000 for unregistered sale of cryptocurrency swaps

Posted by  on  14/07/2020
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US regulators accuse Abra startup of unregistered sale of crypto assets securities swaps. Abra fined $ 150,000. According to a press release from the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), using the Abra crypto-investment application, users entered into contracts that provide access to the dynamics of stock prices and traded exchange-traded funds (ETFs), as well as concluded trading transactions through the blockchain. With the help of the U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC), the SEC
Kraken report: BTC correlation with S&P 500 grows, but with gold - falls

Kraken report: BTC correlation with S&P 500 grows, but with gold – falls

Posted by  on  13/07/2020
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According to the latest report from the Kraken cryptocurrency exchange, a 31% drop in bitcoin trading in June led to BTC’s annual volatility reaching a six-month low. According to Kraken in its report, June was the most unremarkable month on the Bitcoin trading market since February. The lack of activity on the market led to a decrease in trading volume on the exchange to a four-month low of $ 36.6 billion. Earlier this month, CryptoCompare
LatamLink will combine Besu, EOSIO and ConsenSys technologies to develop LACChain system

LatamLink will combine Besu, EOSIO and ConsenSys technologies to develop LACChain system

Posted by  on  13/07/2020
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LatamLink Latin American Alliance will combine Besu, EOSIO and ConsenSys technologies to develop the LACChain system, designed for use at the state and corporate levels. LatamLink was formed by EOS Costa Rica, EOS Argentina and EOS Venezuela block manufacturers for the expanded implementation of the EOS blockchain in Latin America. In addition, the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB), as well as private and public organizations in Latin America and the Caribbean, contributed to the creation of
Losses of $ 1.4 billion over 5 months. Why people are left without cryptocurrency

Losses of $ 1.4 billion over 5 months. Why people are left without cryptocurrency

Posted by  on  10/07/2020
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In 2020, 98% of lost funds were stolen through fraud and fraud. We tell the main tricks of criminals and how to avoid serious financial losses. This year may be the second in history in terms of the number of crimes in the field of cryptocurrencies. According to Cipher Trace, from January to May 2020, over $ 1.36 billion in digital money was lost as a result of theft, hacking and fraud. Most of the
Cosco Shipping Tests Ant Financial Blockchain in Cargo Transportation

Cosco Shipping Tests Ant Financial Blockchain in Cargo Transportation

Posted by  on  10/07/2020
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Cosco Shipping, one of the world’s largest container operators and carriers, is testing the Ant Financial corporate blockchain to increase the efficiency of operations. Earlier this week, Shanghai-based Cosco Shipping, one of the world’s ten largest container operators, confirmed that it intends to test Ant Blockchain to optimize its operations. This corporate blockchain was developed by Alibaba’s subsidiary Ant Financial. Cosco Shipping operates a fleet of 1,330 vessels with a total carrying capacity of just