Category: Code

Satoshi’s Pre-Release Bitcoin Code Contains Some Fascinating Findings

Cryptocurrency supporters have been discussing an early version of the original Bitcoin source code that surfaced this week. An old forum post and mailing list letter written by Satoshi suggests there was a private version of the code distributed to a few people before the launch of the network on Jan. 3, 2009. Also Read: […]

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2018’s Top Cryptocurrencies Ranked by Github Activity

Over the past 12 months, digital asset values have dropped considerably, but behind the scenes cryptocurrency development has increased. Research from data collection websites that track the amount of Github activity taking place in cryptocurrency repositories shows blockchain development is continuing to grow. Also Read: The Cashaccount.info Platform Tethers Names to Bitcoin Cash Addresses Cryptocurrency Github […]

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Bitcoin Cash Developers Launch Beta Bchd Client Written in Golang

Bitcoin Cash Developers Launch Beta Bchd Client Written in GolangOn Nov. 18, a few days after the Bitcoin Cash (BCH) fork, Openbazaar developer Chris Pacia announced the launch of Bchd, a full node implementation of the BCH chain written in Golang. Pacia and contributors have detailed that it’s been over two months since the Bchd client was forked from Btcd reference code and so […]

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Smart Contract Developers May Be Held Liable by the SEC

Smart Contract Developers May Be Held Liable by the SECNick Szabo invented them but has reservations about what they’ve become. Vitalik Buterin adopted them but now regrets using their name. Dangerous when coded badly, and powerful when used intelligently, smart contracts have become a critical component of the cryptoconomy. Their code serves as the bond that glues the tokenized ecosystem together. Now, just to […]

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Chrome Extensions Will Soon Protect Against Miners and Hackers

Chrome Extensions to Ensure Protection Against Miners and HackersGoogle has announced a number of upcoming changes concerning the development of new extensions for Chrome. Users of the web browser will soon benefit from improved security and better protection against malware including hidden miners and tools used to steal cryptocurrency. Also read: A Guide to Building Your Own Crypto Mining Rig Google Introduces Changes […]

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Launching a Website on the Bitcoin Cash Network Is Now a Reality

Launching a Website on the Bitcoin Cash Network Is Now a RealityOn September 29, Bitcoin Cash enthusiast Donald Mulders wrote an interesting post on the social media network Yours.org. The post detailed that he was attempting to host a website on the Bitcoin Cash (BCH) chain using the Bitdb 2.0 application. Following the write-up, and with a little help from the BCH developer Unwriter and a […]

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Test Driving the Money Button — Simple Enough for a 9-Year Old

Test Driving the Money Button — Simple Enough for a 9-Year OldOn September 13 the Money Button launched, allowing people the ability to integrate a Bitcoin Cash-powered payment button into any website or application. This week we tested the Money Button’s user interface with a website to see how easy it is to add a digital currency payment button.      Also read: Ledger Nano S Review: Can […]

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Chinese Report Finds 9 in 10 Altcoins to Have Stolen 80% of Their Code

Chinese Report Finds 9 in 10 Altcoins to Have Stolen 80% of Their CodeA report published by Chinese media has alleged that more than 80% of alternative cryptocurrencies are comprised of “plagiarizing code.” The report analyzed 488 different cryptocurrencies, finding that the code underpinning more than 90% of the projects shared a similarity score of at least 80%. Also Read: IMF Pressures Marshall Islands to Drop National Crypto 4 […]

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Tip Bitcoin Cash Effortlessly on the Web With the Money Button

Tip Bitcoin Cash Effortlessly on the Web With the Money ButtonRyan X Charles, the founder of Yours.org, has been talking a lot about a new bitcoin cash-powered tipping plugin for websites called Money Button. According to Charles, the Money Button software is almost complete and the developer plans to launch the tipping button for websites soon. On September 6 the software programmer showed a preview […]

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Wormhole Developers Address Rumors Concerning Protocol Security

Wormhole Developers Address Rumors Concerning Protocol SecurityOn August 1 news.Bitcoin.com reported on the Wormhole project and the BCH burned to create Wormhole Cash (WHC) tokens. Since then there’s been a lot happening in the BCH environment, and Wormhole developers have felt the need to address the public with a statement concerning rumors spreading regarding the security of the protocol. The Wormhole […]

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Nchain Publishes Bitcoin SV Alpha Release

Nchain Publishes Bitcoin SV Alpha ReleaseOver the course of the last two weeks, many Bitcoin Cash (BCH) proponents were waiting for the firm Nchain to publish its Bitcoin SV codebase. Then on Wednesday, August 29, the company published its alpha release in order to show the code to miners and pool operators. Moreover, a mining pool called ‘SV Pool’ was […]

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Study Shows Many ICO Protocols Fail to Match White Paper Promises

Study Shows Many ICO Protocols Fail to Match White Paper PromisesOn July 19, a group of interdisciplinary researchers from the University of Pennsylvania, with guidance from the esteemed Penn Law professor David Hoffman, published an in-depth study of initial coin offerings (ICOs) that promise innovative concepts like autonomous governance and operate by the belief that ‘code is law’. However, most of the ICOs the group […]

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Introducing Gitcash.io the Bitcoin Cash Powered Github Tipping App

Introducing Gitcash.io the Bitcoin Cash Powered Github Tipping AppOn Friday, June 22 a new bitcoin cash tipping application has been announced called Gitcash.io. The new platform allows registered Github users to tip each other with BCH using the web-based hosting service tethered to the Gitcash.io service. Also Read: Bitcoin Cash Football: Multiplayer World Cup App Powered By BCH Gitcash.io Allows Github Users to Tip […]

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