Today the Electric Coin Company released a blog detailing Heartwood, the next major Zcash network upgrade. Heartwood will improve interoperability through Flyclient support and give miners the option to immediately shield mining rewards in coinbase transactions. Flyclient, known as ZIP 211, will en...
"The success or failure of any government in the final analysis must be measured by the well-being of its citizens. Nothing can be more important to a state than its public health; the state’s paramount concern should be the health of its people." -Franklin Delano Roosevelt COVID 19, a major pande...
U.S. Congress has reached agreement on a historic $2 trillion stimulus package to help combat the economic woes brought about by the coronavirus. The legislation still requires formal approval, but the deal which amounts to the largest stimulus package of all time should be enough to calm investors ...
A federal court judge has sided with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) and ordered Telegram to refrain from issuing the GRAM tokens it sold in a $1.7 billion SAFT offering. According to the judge, the SEC has demonstrated a "substantial likelihood of success in proving" that Telegram's cu...
CoreWeave, a U.S.-based Ethereum miner, has redirected its GPU mining resources toward a Stanford University research project studying COVID-19, according to a recent article by CoinDesk. The project, called Folding@home, uses donated computing power (similar to how miners dedicate resources to a pu...
Uniswap, one of the largest decentralized exchanges, has released further details surrounding its anticipated v2 launch. It is currently on schedule to launch in Q2 and it is available on Ropsten, Rinkeby, Kovan, and Görli testnets. New features include ERC20/ERC20 trading pairs, price oracles, sust...
Under two draft bills shared last week, meant to shore up the U.S. economy due the coronavirus, the Federal Reserve could use a “digital dollar” and digital wallets to send stimulus payments to Americans. Both bills include identical language around the digital dollar suggestion. “The term ‘digi...
Members of the Steem community have planned to launch a new network, called Hive, this Friday to act as an alternative to the embattled Steem blockchain. As a fork of its Steem predecessor, Hive will airdrop its native HIVE tokens (as well as Hive Dollars) to all existing Steem accounts; all except ...
Today the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC) conditionally approved Square’s deposit insurance application related to its Industrial Loan Company (ILC) bank charter. The bank, Square Financial Services, will operate independently, as a direct subsidiary of Square, and will offer commercial...
Yesterday, we spotted an anomaly in the supply curve of Tezos. On Jan. 29, almost 9 million new XTZ (about 1.3% of the reported supply at the time) entered into the circulating supply. Since the annual issuance rate of Tezos sits around 5.5% (with small variations in either direction), this signific...

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