Last week, Facebook announced its own cryptocurrency called Libra. In this article, we are going to take a deeper look at Libra and what it means for the cryptocurrency space, as well as its users. …Read more
Blockchain technology is nearly magical.
It depends on a network of strangers scattered around the world, each with their own backgrounds and motivations, to transact and transmit value without any middlemen involved. Despite its disparate components, it still governs itself to be completely free of error. What’s not to love about such an elegant system? And furthermore, how does it work? …Read more
Malta has set its sails to become the new crypto and blockchain hotspot in Europe. With the Malta Blockchain Summit it has made a large step into this direction. The number of attendees hits the 8,500 mark – 3,500 more than expected – and made the idea of the “Blockchain Island” pretty vibrant. Genesis Mining and its Partner DQR provided not only one of the keynote presentations, but also won the “Mining Initiative of the Year Award 2018”, respectively the “Best Careers Programm Award”.
Monero has successfully upgraded their Proof-of-Work algorithm from CryptoNightV7 (also called V1) to CryptoNightV8 (also called V2). This update is bringing major improvements to the Monero protocol.