Quantum Computing Vs. Blockchain: Impact on Cryptography

Quantum computers will not kill blockchain, but they might trigger fundamental changes in underlying cryptography. The major selling point of blockchain and its applications is that cryptographically secured distributed ledgers are virtually “unbreakable” under normal circumstances, given the current state of computational technology. Its validity, however, is heavily dependent on the “state of technology” assumption. […]

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Hodler’s Digest, June 24–30: Top Stories, Price Movements, Quotes and FUD of the Week

A Coinbase crash interrupts Bitcoin’s parabolic run and a Singaporean exchange is the latest to fall victim to a hacking attack. Coming every Sunday, the Hodler’s Digest will help you track every single important news story that happened this week. The best (and worst) quotes, adoption and regulation highlights, leading coins, predictions, and much more […]

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Bitcoin Near $11,000 as Marked Corrects Downward

Major cryptocurrencies are in the red as markets are correcting downward. Sunday, June 30 — most of the top 20 cryptocurrencies are reporting are seeing losses at press time, as markets are sloping downward.  Market visualization courtesy of Coin360 Bitcoin (BTC)  is currently down 7.33% on the day, trading around $11,103 at press time, according […]

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A Partner at Binance Labs Expresses Optimism Over Facebook’s Entry Into Crypto With Libra

A partner at Binance Labs expresses optimism about Facebook’s entry into crypto with Libra. Speaking to Cointelegraph at Blockchain Week Rome, Teck Chei, partner at Binance Labs, said that he sees Facebook’s Libra Project at a step forward for crypto and increasing public awareness.  In Chei’s own words:  “I think having a company like Facebook, […]

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