Op-Ed | Cryptocurrencies like Bitcoin Consume Significantly Less Resources than Fiat Money

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Get exclusive analysis and cryptocurrency insights on Hacked.com for just $39 per month. Earlier this week, I wrote on social media that it costs significantly less energy to produce cryptocurrencies like bitcoin and Ethereum. The responses were, “that’s not true, once fiat money is created, no additional energy is required.” Bitcoin and cryptocurrency have an […]

Rapid Growth of Lightning Network Payment Channels Paints a Bright Future for Bitcoin

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The Bitcoin ecosystem is set to undergo some major changes. One of the bigger upcoming developments is the Lightning Network. Over the past few months, thousands of new payment channels have been established, signalling a major step in the right direction toward mass adoption of this new technology. The Lightning Network Payment Channels Scaling Bitcoin […]

Chinese Government Orders Faster Blockchain Development, Urgently Seeking Results

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Get exclusive analysis and cryptocurrency insights on Hacked.com for just $39 per month. The State Council of China ordered local financial authorities and government-funded research centers to focus on the development of blockchain technology and accelerate the commercialization of the blockchain. The official statement of the State Council of China released on May 24 read: […]

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, […]