on the blockchain

Innovation in Bitcoin’s technology stack

This goes deep into specific projects, but not so deep into technology that it’s impossible to understand. “So much is happening at the many layers of Bitcoin’s technology stack, it can be incredibly difficult to keep track of emerging solutions. […]

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PayPal freezes payments to Pornhub models

In a perfect example of “yeah, that’s what crypto is for”, a payments provider has single-handedly decided to stop supporting about 100k performers who were being paid by Pornhub. PayPal has never been the friendliest of organizations to work with […]

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Binance is blitzscaling

“Binance is executing more aggressively than any other business in the blockchain industry. As a proof point, in Q3 alone, Binance launched 12 major products/initiatives in quick succession, outpacing the development of all of the other “Real 10” exchanges (Coinbase, […]

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The trillion dollar lawsuit

“If these accusations are found by a jury to be true, or even approximately true, then it will immediately go straight to the Hall of Fame level of Largest Frauds of All Time. In terms of monetary evaporation, the accusations […]

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Zach Smolinski discusses Libra on WTTW

“Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg faced tough questions Wednesday from members of Congress about his social media platform’s digital currency project. We discuss the billionaire tech entrepreneur’s plans for Libra.” | learn more

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A new exchange that ‘can’t be hacked.’

This is about Nash, which uses state channels (a new-ish development within blockchain). “While decentralized exchanges have existed in the past, a key advantage of using state channels is they allow transfers to happen instantly, meaning users don’t have to […]