ICO Analysis: Arweave

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With the increasing popularity of cryptocurrencies comes a growing demand for exchanges where the various cryptocurrencies can be traded. And although cryptocurrency exchanges have seen huge growth during the past couple of years, it’s still not showing any signs of slowing down. We now have a large selection of both traditional centralized and newer decentralized […]

Monero Mining Malware Hits Apple Macs

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Get exclusive analysis and cryptocurrency insights on Hacked.com for just $39 per month. A new Mac-based cryptojacking attack was reported this past week on Apple’s forums, forcing users to unwittingly run software that mines privacy coin monero. According to a Malwarebytes Labs blog post, the software was discovered when a user noticed that a process […]

Bitcoin Wallet Xapo Implements Scaling Solution SegWit

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Get exclusive analysis and cryptocurrency insights on Hacked.com for just $39 per month. Ted Rogers, the president at Xapo, a widely utilized cryptocurrency wallet and vault, has revealed that the platform has activated Segregated Witness (SegWit), the scaling solution developed by the Bitcoin Core development team. SegWit Adoption and Importance of Xapo Earlier this month, […]

UK Company Acquires ‘Bitcoin’ Trademark, Allegedly Threatens Etsy Store over BTC-themed Items

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Get exclusive analysis and cryptocurrency insights on Hacked.com for just $39 per month. A UK company has acquired the trademark for “Bitcoin” and has allegedly threatened to bring a lawsuit against a small business that sells bitcoin-themed shirts. The business owner shared their plight on the Bitcoin subreddit, explaining that today, May 25, they received […]

Podcast Platform Castbox Launches Blockchain Project to Reward Creators

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Award-winning global podcast platform Castbox has announced the release of ContentBox, a blockchain-based infrastructure for decentralized digital content. The project is backed by Bo Shen — the founder of Fenbushi Capital and an early adopter of Ethereum — who will serve as both a cornerstone investor and strategic advisor to the team. Shen said, “The […]

Op Ed: The Benefits of Incentivizing Node Operators in Public Blockchains

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The cryptocurrency industry has seen tremendous growth this year, with a 3,363 percent increase in market capitalization and a 216 percent increase in cryptocurrency and asset exchanges. While this is certainly promising, it foreshadows a unique scalability problem. At present, most crypto companies are almost entirely dependent on the charity of “nodes” to establish and […]

ConsenSys’ Andrew Keys: Blockchain Standards, Societal Change, & Flip-Flops

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Interview with Andrew Keys of ConsenSys Andrew Keys is the Head of Business Development for ConsenSys, a global ecosystem of developers and innovators building decentralized applications and infrastructure leveraging the Ethereum protocol. He is also the co-founder of ConsenSys Capital, the organization’s constellation of financial services which include ConsenSys Ventures, Token Foundry, and ConsenSys Capital […]

Comparing Centralized vs Decentralized Blockchain Business Models

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Centralized business models have been the foundation of the world economy for centuries. However, we are already beginning to see the early stages of a movement towards decentralization. While most organizations still tend to rely upon centralized business models, decentralized blockchain business models are becoming increasingly popular. Decentralized blockchain business models sound good in theory. […]