Author: Biraajmaan Tamuly

Schnorr signatures, Taproot and Fidelity’s involvement will improve crypto, decentralized networks, claims Ari Paul

Cryptopia, the now-defunct New Zealand-based cryptocurrency exchange, released an update for its customers on 27 May 2019. Along with the update, the exchange also released a copy of the United States Bankruptcy Court of New York approving the firm’s “emergency motion for provisional relief.” Notably, David Ian Ruscoe from Grant […]

Bitcoin [BTC] will be vulnerable to quantum computing if we’re not prepared, says Andrew Poelstra

Security is an important aspect of every crypto-asset and Bitcoin [BTC] is often dragged into debates on whether the blockchain is protected from hacks or vulnerable to certain technological developments. In a recent episode of whatbitcoindid, Andrew Poelstra, the Lead Researcher at Blockstream, was asked about whether Quantum Computing was […]

Bitcoin [BTC] can achieve better scalability, security via Schnorr Signatures, claims Andrew Poelstra

HitBTC, a Hong Kong-based exchange has been the center of accusations among users on Reddit, Twitter, and other forums. HitBTC users started complaining about issues regarding withdrawal and extensive procedures after one particular user @ProofofReserach put out a thread alleging insolvency of HitBTC. To put an end to all the […]

Ethereum network improves daily transaction numbers and Gas consumption; outperforms Bitcoin over 90 days

The recent market surge witnessed a major growth as virtual assets collectively improved the overall market capitalization of crypto assets, which was around $248 billion at press time. Bitcoin [BTC], the most popular asset, breached the $8000 mark almost after a year, and was consolidating above $7500, at press time. […]

Bitcoin [BTC] was never meant to be fast, claims Samson Mow as BCH responds with criticism

On 19 May, 2019, @Whale_Alert tweeted a transaction of 2000 BTCs between Bitfinex and an unknown wallet, which after in-depth research by a Twitter user, confirmed that it was linked with wash-trading, mixing and laundering of funds. The funds circulated over various exchanges like Bitfinex, Binance, Huobi, Coinbase, and others, […]