Devs Remove BIP70 Payment Protocol From Bitcoin Core’s Default Settings

Devs Remove BIP70 Payment Protocol from Bitcoin Core's Default SettingsCryptocurrency advocates have recently discovered that Bitcoin Core (BTC) developers are planning to disable the payment protocol BIP70 supported by default in the Bitcoin Core version 0.19.0 client. According to developer discussions, full BIP70 support might be removed by version 0.20.0. Also read: How Merge Mining and Anchored Blockchain Projects Capitalize on Bitcoin’s Security Model […]

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What Google’s Quantum Breakthrough Means for Blockchain Cryptography

What Google’s Quantum Breakthrough Means for Blockchain CryptographyWe’ve been warned for years that a quantum computing breakthrough is just around the corner. When that day comes, we’re told, it could render existing encryption standards obsolete, threatening the security of every major blockchain. It seems that day has finally arrived, with Google achieving “quantum supremacy.” Impressive as the feat is, however, it doesn’t […]

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‘Amazon of Japan’ Rakuten Launches Crypto Exchange Service

'Amazon of Japan' Rakuten Launches Crypto Exchange Service, Others Following SuitRakuten, the “Amazon of Japan,” announced the launch of its new crypto exchange platform Monday, August 19, offering spot trading of crypto assets via a dedicated smartphone app. The e-commerce giant has been crypto-friendly for a while now, experimenting and investing in crypto payment systems since at least 2014, but with the launch of the […]

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Jide and Remix OS Are Getting Serious with New Hardware

Jide’s Remix OS, the open-source version of Android that’s been reconfigured into a desktop-style operating system (and which I’ve written about at the Dark Android Project before), seems to be on a real roll, as late. While it has generally released rather underwhelming hardware to accompany Remix OS, Jide has also done right by releasing Remix OS for PC’s, much

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