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‘Avoid Biased Calculations’ Says Crypto Researcher After Cherry-Picked Chart Debate

<header class=”article__header”> </header> <strong>On Friday, crypto analytics site Messari and data analyst Zack Voell shared a controversial chart called “Bitcoin Cash versus Lightning,” which claims to display a comparison of activity for both networks. Voell contended that the Lightning Network was growing at a faster rate than the scaling solution <a class=”lar-automated-link” href=”https://markets.bitcoin.com/crypto/BCH” target=”_blank” rel=”noopener …

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Bitcoin Cash-Powered File Storage Concept Sparks Interest and Debate

<header class=”article__header”> </header> <strong>Bitcoin Cash (<a class=”lar-automated-link” href=”https://markets.bitcoin.com/crypto/BCH” target=”_blank” rel=”noopener noreferrer”>BCH</a>) proponents were introduced to a new project called the Cashweb protocol on Friday. The blockchain file sharing scheme allows people to store and load arbitrary data to the <a class=”lar-automated-link” href=”https://markets.bitcoin.com/crypto/BCH” target=”_blank” rel=”noopener noreferrer”>BCH</a> chain. While the new protocol still has “a long way …

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New Storm Concept Could Strengthen Bitcoin Cash Instant Transactions

</header> <strong>Software developer Awemany has published a potential alternative approach to instant transactions on the Bitcoin Cash (<a class=”lar-automated-link” href=”https://markets.bitcoin.com/crypto/BCH” target=”_blank” rel=”noopener noreferrer”>BCH</a>) network called “delta blocks” or Storm. The idea utilizes weak proof-of-work (PoW) for instant confirmations on Bitcoin Cash. The new Storm concept has piqued the interest of many <a class=”lar-automated-link” href=”https://markets.bitcoin.com/crypto/BCH” target=”_blank” …

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More Than 70 Projects and Applications Built Around Bitcoin Cash

<header class=”article__header”> </header> <strong>Over the last two years, the Bitcoin Cash (<a class=”lar-automated-link” href=”https://markets.bitcoin.com/crypto/BCH” target=”_blank” rel=”noopener noreferrer”>BCH</a>) network’s protocol and third-party infrastructure have grown in robust fashion. There are now more than 70 projects and applications built on and around the <a class=”lar-automated-link” href=”https://markets.bitcoin.com/crypto/BCH” target=”_blank” rel=”noopener noreferrer”>BCH</a> chain. The following is an in-depth guide on …

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AT&T and FTC settle lawsuit over data throttling

Sponsored Links REUTERS/Brendan McDermid AT&T has reached a truce in an FTC lawsuit accusing it of deceptive data throttling practices. A newly published federal court ruling has revealed that the two parties reached a settlement on August 2nd, and requested a 90-day stay while the FTC reviewed and voted on the settlement. The terms of …

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Facebook expands its Data Abuse Bounty program to Instagram

Sponsored Links Chesnot via Getty Images Facebook will start rewarding security researchers who report data abuse happening on Instagram, the company has announced. This is an expansion of Facebook’s Data Abuse Bounty program, which it introduced in April 2018. As part of these efforts, Facebook will now start accepting reports about third-party apps that improperly …

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Hitting the Books: How big tech might monopolize AI

Sponsored Links Jolygon via Getty Images Welcome to Hitting the Books. With less than one in five Americans reading just for fun these days, we’ve done the hard work for you by scouring the internet for the most interesting, thought provoking books on science and technology we can find and delivering an easily digestible nugget …

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Blogger says she got an injunction for a post published five days earlier

Chris Potter The blogger behind a widely followed data-breach reporting service said an online counseling service has obtained an injunction barring her from publishing an article that went live five days earlier. The blogger says her article is also the subject of a criminal complaint. The August 1 post on DataBreaches.net reported that a misconfigured …

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Tencent adds age-based playtime limits to ‘League of Legends’ in China

Sponsored Links League of Legends In the face of pressure from the Chinese government, Tencent and Riot Games have added age-based time limits to League of Legends in China, Polygon reports. Minors now get booted from the game after two hours of play, and the companies use China’s national ID numbers — which are used …

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Countries back plan to create ‘free flow’ of data across borders

Sponsored Links Kazuhiro Nogi/Pool Photo via AP It might become easier to shuttle data across borders in the future. A total of 24 countries have signed a statement supporting the Osaka Track, a plan from Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe that would create rules for a “free flow” of data while respecting privacy, copyright and …

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