Coda Raises $15 Million For Its Radically Compressed Blockchain Coda, a blockchain that is focused on compressing its data, has announced that it has raised more than $15 million since its original announcement. The new funding comes from several high-profile investors, including Coinbase and Paradigm. And Coda hasn’t just raised new capital—it is also hinting
Bitcoin SV Announces 128 MB Blocks Have Successfully Been Mined Bitcoin SV, which split from Bitcoin Cash last year, has announced that it has successfully mined two 128 megabyte blocks, which are the largest blocks ever mined on a public blockchain. However, this is not universally regarded as an accomplishment: while some see this as
PayPal Invests In Blockchain Identity Management Company PayPal has made its first-ever blockchain investment. On Tuesday, Cambridge Blockchain announced that PayPal has joined its Series A funding round along with several other companies. According to Cambridge, this isn’t just an investment: the company says that this could lead to “potential collaborations” with PayPal. PayPal itself
Elon Musk Plays Along With Dogecoin Joke, Declares Himself CEO April Fools’ Day lasted longer than usual this year, as Dogecoin managed to spin a one-off joke into a real endorsement from Elon Musk. It all started on Monday when Dogecoin ran a joke election that asked its users to choose which high-profile figure they
EOS Is Working Toward Universal Wallet Support With UAL The EOS ecosystem received an important addition this week thanks to Block.one and EOSIO Labs. On Wednesday, the Universal Authenticator Library, or UAL, was released, providing users with a unified way to access blockchain-based dApps. This means that you will be able to use participating EOS
April Fools’ Day 2019: The Best Cryptocurrency Jokes Every year, cryptocurrency creators put their best efforts into crafting convincing April Fools’ Day jokes. Some are easy to spot, and some aren’t—here are some of the best of 2019. Ethereum Endorses TRON Vitalik Buterin of Ethereum decided to sarcastically extol the virtues of TRON, a rival blockchain.
VeChain Registers Under New Chinese Blockchain Regulations VeChain has become one of several companies to register under China’s new blockchain regulations. According to Yicai, a Chinese news body, the Cyberspace Administration of China has now distributed registration numbers to its first batch of applicants, which includes VeChain and nearly 200 other companies. VeChain Comments on
Research Firm Says Stellar Under-Publicized a $2.2 Billion Bug In 2017 Stellar has come under fire for its treatment of an inflation bug that occurred almost two years ago. This week, Messari Research issued a report indicating that in 2017, Stellar “quietly patched” a major vulnerability that allowed an attacker to freely create millions of
Bitcoin Cash Wars Reignite As Devs Resign From Unlimited The Bitcoin Cash wars are flaring up once again. Currently, the Bitcoin Cash network is primarily composed of nodes from two cooperative groups—Bitcoin ABC and Bitcoin Unlimited. However, Bitcoin Unlimited has suddenly lost two of its members due to issues with a third group: Bitcoin SV.
Brave’s Gift Card Rewards: TAP Network Reveals New Details The TAP Network has revealed new details about Brave’s upcoming reward redemption process, which will allow users of the Brave web browser to buy various gift cards. Brave has already started to compensate users who view ads, and this week, TAP clarified some important information about