Quantum Computing Vs. Blockchain: Impact on 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. Should a paradigmatic shift in computing occur, contemporary blockchain-based systems may become vulnerable to threats […]

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CPChain Mainnet Launched to Bring Fast IoT Solutions

CPChain (Cyber Physical Chain) just launched its mainnet, successfully producing blocks as of 6/27/2019 03:18 AM UTC+8. CPChain ushers in a new and fast solution for real-time data keeping compatible with the Internet of Things, offering an immutable record and fast connectivity to a distributed network.   CPChain’s mainnet aims at the goal of uniting blockchain, […]

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Facebook’s Libra Crypto Code Draws Critiques and Clones

The early-access code for Facebook’s Libra cryptocurrency hit GitHub two weeks ago — and in that time, critics and would-be trollers have taken aim at the project. Spun-up by the social media giant and presently managed by the non-profit Libra Association, the project on GitHub has been saved or “starred” by close to 10,000 users, […]

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A Partner at Binance Labs Expresses Optimism Over 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, with such tremendous reach and distribution, into all different countries around the world – […]

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Bitcoin v. Bitcoin Cash Rivalry Is Heating Up, But Crypto Space May Be Moving On

In August, 2017 the Bitcoin scaling debate reached its zenith when opponents of Segregated Witness (SegWit) forked the main chain to create Bitcoin Cash. Supporters of the two cryptocurrencies have since sought to discredit each other in what has been by-far the most vocal turf war in the crypto space. Nevertheless, although there is still […]

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IMF Says Central Bank-Backed Crypto ‘Could Become Reality’

In its latest report entitled “Five Facts on Fintech,” the International Monetary Fund (IMF) said that based on its research, countries generally foresee the emergence of crypto assets backed by central banks. The study, which surveyed central banks, finance ministries, and other government agencies in 189 countries, explicitly stated that central bank-backed crypto assets are […]

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