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BCH Script Meeting Aims to Enhance the Programming Language in Bitcoin Cash

</header> <strong>Bitcoin Cash developers actively participate in video meetings in order to discuss the ongoing development of the <a class=”lar-automated-link” href=”https://markets.bitcoin.com/crypto/BCH” target=”_blank” rel=”noopener noreferrer”>BCH</a> ecosystem. <a class=”lar-automated-link” href=”https://markets.bitcoin.com/crypto/BCH” target=”_blank” rel=”noopener noreferrer”>BCH</a> software engineers met for the first time in 2020 last Thursday to examine the May upgrade and specification work. Following the meeting, on January …

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First Bitcoin Cash Developers Meeting of 2020 to Be Held Today

</header> <strong>Developers from Bitcoin ABC, Bitcoin Unlimited, BCHD, Bitcoin Verde and other teams, are meeting today to continue the building of the Bitcoin Cash infrastructure. They will discuss progress towards the May 15th Bitcoin Cash Network upgrade and the standardization progress for the <a class=”lar-automated-link” href=”https://markets.bitcoin.com/crypto/BCH” target=”_blank” rel=”noopener noreferrer”>BCH</a> protocol.</strong> Also Read: Grassroots Bitcoin Cash …

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Fairspin Casino Players Won Over 40,000 ETH

</header> Blockchain casino <a href=”https://fairspin.io/?p51788p3108965pcd78&utm_source=media&utm_medium=article&utm_campaign=bitcoin_com&utm_content=eng&utm_term=fairspin” target=”_blank” rel=”noopener noreferrer”>Fairspin</a> paid out more than 40,000 <a class=”lar-automated-link” href=”https://markets.bitcoin.com/crypto/ETH” target=”_blank” rel=”noopener noreferrer”>ETH</a> to players in its first full year of operation. The casino was founded in late 2018 under the name of Fairplay. A year later, it was rebranded into Fairspin to emphasize the casino’s key distinctive feature …

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‘Doctor Who’ tried to tackle Big Tech, and failed

Doctor Who has had something to say since its first episodes aired in 1963, often reflecting the anxieties of its creators, from the environment through to looming dystopia. The show’s newest executive producer, Chris Chibnall, clearly has concerns about the state of technology today. Unfortunately, he has struggled to properly articulate them, often coming across …

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Researcher’s Scathing Lightning Network Analysis Finds Flaws

</header> <strong>On January 7, digital preservation researcher David Rosenthal published an overview of <a class=”lar-automated-link” href=”https://markets.bitcoin.com/crypto/BTC” target=”_blank” rel=”noopener noreferrer”>BTC</a>’s Lightning Network (LN) which claims LN infrastructure isn’t decentralized and privacy-preservation is a myth. Rosenthal’s analysis found significant flaws with the LN fee system and the editorial insists “in order for Lightning Network to provide privacy, …

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Veriblock Captured Close to 60% of BTC’s OP Return Transactions in 2019

</header> <strong>During the course of 2019, the most used BTC-based OP_Return protocol, Veriblock, outshined Omni Layer outputs. According to statistics, Veriblock captured 57% of <a class=”lar-automated-link” href=”https://markets.bitcoin.com/crypto/BTC” target=”_blank” rel=”noopener noreferrer”>BTC</a>’s OP_Return outputs in 2019. Ever since the protocol’s opcodes started dominating, a number of <a class=”lar-automated-link” href=”https://markets.bitcoin.com/crypto/BTC” target=”_blank” rel=”noopener noreferrer”>BTC</a> influencers called the outputs “abuse” …

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Mike Mayo of Wells Fargo Says ‘We Are Living in the Golden Decade of Banks and Technology’

Wells Fargo analyst Mike Mayo announced during a Dec. 30 CNBC news segment that “this is the golden decade of banks and technology.” Mayo explained that while the 1990’s had record bank consolidation (banking businesses merge with each other), systems were never integrated. He then explains that in the “aughts” decade – the 2000s – banks …

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Meet Snowglobe: An Avalanche-Based Pre-Consensus Protocol for BCH

</header> <strong>On December 20, BCHD and Openbazaar developer Tyler Smith published first draft specifications for a protocol he calls “Snowglobe.” Smith’s Github repository says that Snowglobe is a propagation protocol for nodes using Nakamoto Consensus and it uses an Avalanche-based consensus algorithm for the process.</strong> Also read: BCH Avalanche Transactions Show Finality Speeds 10x Faster …

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Alibaba Patents Would Secure, Accelerate Its Consortium Blockchain

Chinese internet giant Alibaba Group has won two U.S. patents designed to make its blockchain network safer and faster.  One patent aims to reduce the time to verify block data, while the other is designed to help participants set a validity period for a transaction in a blockchain network.  Both of the patents were approved …

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24K Casino Adds Ethereum

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