SWIFT System, Obeying US Sanctions, Will Cut Support to Iran

SWIFT, the system used to route payments between international banks, has announced that they will cut support to Iranian banks. This derived from the...
Congressman: Make US a Fertile Place for Cryptocurrency Transactions

Congressman: Make US a Fertile Place for Cryptocurrency Transactions

United States congressman Darren Soto, a Democrat from the state of Florida, declared he thinks cryptocurrency, by its intrinsic traits, should be regulated in...
Kremlin Prepares For Possible Sanctions Against Russian Banks

Kremlin Prepares For Possible Sanctions Against Russian Banks

According to sources, the Kremlin is preparing to face some tough sanctions next year. These could be analogous to the ones some Russian banks...
Electronic Frontier Fndn, McSweeney's Collab is Literate, Literary Surveillance Genius

Electronic Frontier Fndn, McSweeney’s Collab is Literate, Literary Surveillance Genius

Thirty writers from across the spectrum were brought together by the Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF) and an unlikely conspirator, Timothy McSweeney's Literary Concern (McSweeney's)....
Binance Blocks Hacked Funds, Ford Blockchain, Pay W2 Employees With Crypto

Binance Blocks Hacked Funds, Ford Blockchain, Pay W2 Employees With Crypto

Welcome to In Case You Missed It (ICYMI), a blazing fast block of hacked funds by your favorite Binance employee, Linzerd. Binance blocks funds related to...
Xthinner Block Propagation Protocol: 99.6% Compression, 13 Bits Per Transaction

Xthinner Block Propagation Protocol: 99.6% Compression, 13 Bits Per Transaction

Veteran developer Jonathan Toomim recently released an update on his highly anticipated Xthinner/Blocktorrent project(s). It's a new block propagation protocol, taking advantage of the...
ShapeShift Lays Off 37 Employees as Crypto Bear Market Teaches Hard Lessons

ShapeShift Lays Off 37 Employees as Crypto Bear Market Teaches Hard...

"With a heavy heart, today we laid off 37 people," ShapeShift CEO Erik Voorhees posted. "We've published a blog on this, also discussing some...
Against Digital Violence: PoW, Avalanche, and the Freedom to Create

Against Digital Violence: PoW, Avalanche, and the Freedom to Create

Originally published as "Flaws in Proof of Work Consensus," by Chris Troutner. There are a lot of weird theories floating around #cryptotwitter about Proof of...
Hash War: Mysterious Anonymous Dev _unwriter Speaks!

Hash War: Mysterious Anonymous Dev _unwriter Speaks!

Mysterious, anonymous BCH developer _unwriter, of 21 Century Motor Company, creator of bitdb.network and bitsocket.org,  has taken to a public statement, aimed at the developer...
EOS, Tron Have Effectively Become Blockchains for Online Gambling dApps

EOS, Tron Have Effectively Become Blockchains for Online Gambling dApps

TL;DR: According to research by Diar, the vast majority of EOS and Tron uses are for gambling-related decentralized applications (dApps). And while gambling dApps...