The Queen Likes Blockchain – And I’m Convinced It’s No Empty Gesture

Blockchain technology isn’t exactly the first thing you’d associate with the 94-year-old monarch, Queen Elizabeth of the United Kingdom. However, a blockchain journal from the British Blockchain Association has caught the Queen’s eye. Validation and support from such a prominent figure will certainly not harm the fledgling industry. When I think of publications and projects […]

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Bison Trails launches QT protocol to help developers build on Libra

Blockchain technology and staking service provider Bison Trail has announced the launch of its Query and Transactions Clusters, or QT, protocol to help developers build on Facebook’s forthcoming Libra network. Libra QT offers a bridge between Libra’s pre-mainnet and off-chain systems, allowing dedicated off-chain infrastructure to read and write data to the blockchain. According to […]

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The Litening: Will Litecoin Be the First Big Blockchain With Lightning?

A new test version of the Lightning Network is launching in the coming days, marking its latest step toward a long-awaited live debut. But, what’s most notable about the news isn’t that it’s occurring (the idea has, after all, been in the works since 2015), it’s where the technology will be deployed. First envisioned as a way […]

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These 5 altcoins are beating every major cryptocurrency this week

Bitcoin (BTC) has topped $19,000 in a fresh bullish surge, but traders are all about altcoins on Nov. 24. In what many are heralding as the beginning of “altseason,” large-cap cryptocurrencies are seeing their biggest gains in three years. XRP, XLM lead new “altseason” Cointelegraph takes a look at five of the biggest movers, all […]

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CipherTrace Looking To Remove Anonymity From Monero (XMR)

The big question ahead now is what happens to privacy coins like Monero? Blockchain analytics and forensics firm CipherTrace has revealed it filed patents for tracing Monero transactions at the end of last week. The firm claimed that it would be able to trace illicit transactions involving privacy coins. If the claim is true, the […]

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Crypto VC Firm Assesses the ‘State of Blockchain Governance’

Everyone in crypto has been talking about decentralized finance (DeFi) since bankless lending started to boom in June. But, looked at another way, it’s really a governance boom. Into this environment has stepped Greenfield One, an early-stage venture capital firm that just published a comprehensive new resource on the topic of blockchain governance. Take, for […]

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