Cornell Professor Reopens Scaling Debate With Bitcoin Critique

One of the known security vulnerabilities in cryptocurrency is the human being and his or her capacity for foolish acts. If a transaction hasn’t cleared at least once on any blockchain, including Bitcoin, it’s not secure. No Means No in Blockchain Confirmations On faster blockchains like Tron or EOS, you can wait even longer. The point isn’t always to be sure the transaction is legitimate. Sometimes it’s to be sure you received it on the right chain. Earlier this year, CCN reported on a string of bitcoin ATM robberies in…

Stablecoin Market is Showing Signs of Solid Growth

The cryptocurrency market has possibly been one of the most innovative things to have emerged over the past decade or so, and during the course of that period, it has taken the world by storm. However, as everyone knows, ecosystems evolve, and that is what has been happening with regards to the cryptocurrency ecosystem as well. Eventually, the establishment of exchanges allowed millions of people to buy and sell cryptocurrencies with a few clicks. It was the brainchild of crypto exchanges to introduce a new digital asset class, which was…

Monero (XMR) susceptible To Developer Centralization, Dumps 7.6%

Monero (XMR) is down 7.6 percent week-to-date The privacy-centric network prone to developer centralization In their quest for complete decentralization, Monero, as a blockchain network, has suffered massive drops in hash rate. That follow several upgrades with the sole objective sidelining ASIC miners. Even so, with this, the system is more reliant on its developers, and that is a weakness. Currently, XMR is down the market cap ranking to 14th. Monero Price Analysis Fundamentals Futurists reckon that in days ahead, the world will be more secure, decentralized and private. Of…

Dogecoin Price Surges 37% Following Binance Listing Announcement

The price of the popular dogecoin cryptocurrency is surging after the announcement that it will soon be listed on the Binance exchange. Binance said in a support notice that trading will open for dogecoin (DOGE) at midday (UTC) Friday. The exchange will at launch offer trading pairs for DOGE against Binance coin (BNB) and bitcoin (BTC), as well as the stablecoins tether (USDT), Paxos standard (PAX) and USD Coin (USDC). Users can already deposit DOGE in preparation for trading, the exchange said. The news has given a big boost to the price of…