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United Nations Agency Unicef Launches Cryptocurrency Fund

<header class=”article__header”> </header> <strong>Unicef announced Wednesday that it has launched a cryptocurrency fund and become the first United Nations organization to hold onto its crypto donations. Without converting them into fiat, the fund will hold two cryptocurrencies and disburse them to support projects benefiting children worldwide. </strong> Also read: RBI Ban Stops Indian Police From …

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Bitcoin Smart Contract Platform RSK Acquires Latin America’s Fourth Largest Social Network

<header class=”article__header”> </header> <strong>IOV Labs, the parent company of Bitcoin smart contract platform RSK, has announced the acquisition of Taringa. As a result, the Hispanic social media network’s 30 million users and 1,000+ active communities will be exposed to dapps, tokenization and P2P trading. Crypto companies acquiring traditional businesses, before introducing tokenized features, is now …

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RSK Creators Acquire Spanish Social Network

IVO Lab, the parent company behind RSK‘s bitcoin smart contract network, today announced its acquisition of Spanish-language social networking platform Taringa. With the deal, IVO Labs announced it will also integrate RIF, RSK’s native token, into Taringa. In a release, IVO Labs said Taringa will both integrate and test RSK decentralized applications and infrastructure. One of …

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How Merge Mining and Anchored Blockchain Projects Capitalize on Bitcoin’s Security Model

<header class=”article__header”> </header> <strong>Since 2011, just after Satoshi Nakamoto left the Bitcoin project for good, networks have emerged that leverage the <a class=”lar-automated-link” href=”https://markets.bitcoin.com/crypto/BTC” target=”_blank” rel=”noopener noreferrer”>BTC</a> chain in some way. A variety of projects over the last nine years have found value in anchoring some sort of feature set to <a class=”lar-automated-link” href=”https://markets.bitcoin.com/crypto/BTC” target=”_blank” …

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Without a True Two-Way Peg No ‘Real’ Sidechain Exists, Says Drivechain Creator

<strong>On April 17, the founder of the Drivechain project, Paul Sztorc, published a new blog post concerning the validity of today’s so-called ‘production sidechains.’ Sztorc has declared on multiple occasions that true sidechain technology hasn’t been invented yet and even Blockstream’s Liquid protocol, dubbed “the first production sidechain,” in a critical sense is not a …

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More Than 30% of BTC Traffic Stems from the Veriblock Project

<header class=”article__header”> </header> <strong>Over the last few weeks, a blockchain project called Veriblock whose protocol piggybacks off the Bitcoin Core (BTC) network has sparked debate. More than a quarter of BTC’s transaction numbers stem from the Veriblock system and the project has been criticized for using the blockchain in this manner.</strong> Also Read: Orca Pool Mining Operation …

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RSK Sidechain Is Now Secured by 45% of BTC’s Hashrate

<strong>On Feb. 14, the cryptocurrency infrastructure organization led by RSK Labs announced the one-year anniversary of the RSK network and highlighted several notable achievements. Over the last 12 months, the project’s merge mining has managed to gather 45 percent of the Bitcoin Core (BTC) network hashrate, making the RSK smart contract system more secure than …

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