Developer reveals ‘biggest unsolvable Lightning attack vector’

Bitcoin Lightning-independent developer Just Jager has identified the use of a micropayment network that can lead to infiltration into a channel with minimal effort and minimal cost. However, he said...

Is a Bitcoin ‘death spiral’ imminent following yesterday’s massive difficulty adjustment?

Before the last halving, many predicted Bitcoin's so-called "spiral of death". This theory is based on the idea that cutting the block bonus in half causes miners to emigrate...

European central bank execs explain why CBDCs don’t need blockchain

According to central banks' digital currencies, or CBDCs, blockchain technology is not required, according to executives from major European central banks. Thomas Moser, alternate board member of the Swiss central...

Breaking virtual ground: Blockchain-secured land entices real estate investors

In the "real" world, real estate has historically been a viable investment. Usually individuals and companies buy land and real estate either for development or for sale at a...

Illicit crypto transactions are getting more attention from the government

The COVID-19 pandemic is forcing governments around the world to focus on introducing blockchain technology into their financial services, along with the regulatory updates needed to keep a thriving...

Abkhazia to lift ban on crypto mining

The de facto state of Abkhazia has thrown in the towel in its fight against cryptocurrency, as the president recently announced measures to lift the current ban in the...

Unstoppable Domain’s co-founder had this to say about Facebook and the future of free...

Unstoppable Domains co-founder Bradley Cam believes that neither anti-crypto bills nor tech giants pose a real threat to the future of the internet. In his view, both governments and...

Report: Most firms in Korea’s ‘blockchain city’ don’t know what blockchain is

A recent report from the Busan Research Institute revealed a strange trend: It seems that 62% of companies in Busan, South Korea do not know anything about technology. Since last...

Nvidia doesn’t want to give up its 2017 ‘crypto craze’ docs

Legal representatives of technology company Nvidia said that investors were not allowed access to their internal records of "cryptomania" in 2017 and 2018. During a trial in Delaware Clerical Court...

Bitcoin ATMs surge by 87% in past year to surpass 10,000 globally

The total number of Bitcoin ATMs worldwide has exceeded 10,000. Bitcoin ATMs (BTMs) jumped 87% last year from the 5,336 recorded in September 2019, according to Norwegian finance company AksjeBloggen....