Mike Dalton

Bakkt Delayed Due To Custodial Roadblocks, Bloomberg Reports

By Mike Dalton / April 19, 2019 / 0 Comments

Bakkt, a highly-anticipated Bitcoin futures trading platform, has faced numerous delays over the past several months. Now, details about those delays have come to light. Bloomberg, citing inside sources, has reported that Bakkt is struggling to gain regulatory approval for its custody service and its clearinghouse. Why Custody Matters Bakkt plans to offer Bitcoin futures,…

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Bitcoin SV Faces Delistings From Binance, Kraken, Shapeshift

By Mike Dalton / April 19, 2019 / 0 Comments

Bitcoin SV, the altcoin that emerged from Bitcoin Cash’s November hard fork, is currently facing widespread removals on multiple exchanges. Over the past few days, Binance, Kraken, and Shapeshift have decided to delist BSV. Other exchanges may follow suit, meaning that the crypto world could be in for a long-lasting controversy. Why BSV Was Delisted…

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EOS Resource Exchange “REX” Will Go Live Soon

By Mike Dalton / April 17, 2019 / 0 Comments

EOS is about to get a new resource allocation feature called REX. After several months of development and testing, EOS block producers are now voting on whether the system is ready to go live. If all goes well, REX will be deployed on the EOS mainnet in the near future, and everyone will be able…

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Vitalik Buterin Says Ethereum 2.0 Is “Right On Schedule”

By Mike Dalton / April 15, 2019 / 0 Comments

As development on Ethereum 2.0 moves forward, many users have been wondering about the current state of the project. One recent concern has been the announcement of Dothereum, a competing blockchain from ex-Ethereum developer Afri Schoedon. This has raised questions about whether vital team members are leaving Ethereum. Fortunately, Vitalik Buterin, the creator of Ethereum,…

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Brendan Eich Says Brave Won’t Ban Gab’s Browser Extension

By Mike Dalton / April 15, 2019 / 0 Comments

Brave CEO Brendan Eich has weighed in on a controversy concerning Gab, a far-right social media platform. While Gab considers itself a free speech platform, its critics have denounced it as a hotbed of hate speech. This week, Firefox and Chrome banned Gab’s new extension, “Dissenter,” from their respective add-on stores. Both delistings took place…

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Facebook’s Stablecoin Inches Closer With New Investment Details

By Mike Dalton / April 15, 2019 / 0 Comments

Facebook’s stablecoin project, which is now something of an open secret, seems to be drawing nearer. Last week, major news sources revealed that Facebook has been seeking massive investments from venture capital firms. This is a major milestone for the project, and it suggests that a finished product is coming together. Facebook Seeks $1 Billion…

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Augur Publishes Details of Its Upcoming 2.0 Release

By Mike Dalton / April 12, 2019 / 0 Comments

Augur, a prominent Ethereum-based prediction market platform, has announced that it is about to undergo a major update. According to the project, Augur 2.0’s code is now ready to be audited, and new features are being integrated with the platform. Augur has also explained which features users can expect to see in the near future.…

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TRON Partners With Swarm To Offer Security Token Support

By Mike Dalton / April 11, 2019 / 0 Comments

TRON has announced that it has partnered with Swarm, a major security token platform. This partnership will allow projects to issue security tokens, which can be programmed for regulatory compliance, on the TRON blockchain. Swarm is a leader in this area, which makes this a significant announcement. What the Partnership Means Security tokens simply represent…

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Justin Sun: TRON May Team Up With Ethereum Later This Year

By Mike Dalton / April 9, 2019 / 0 Comments

Justin Sun, the founder of TRON, has indicated that his blockchain project may soon collaborate with its long-standing rival, Ethereum. During an interview with Rachel Wolfson, host of The Crypto Chick, Sun explained how the two projects may be able to move past their differences over the course of the year. TRON vs Ethereum During…

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Bitcoin SV Announces 128 MB Blocks Have Successfully Been Mined

By Mike Dalton / April 8, 2019 / 0 Comments

Bitcoin SV, which split from Bitcoin Cash last year, has announced that it has successfully mined two 128 megabyte blocks, which are the largest blocks ever mined on a public blockchain. However, this is not universally regarded as an accomplishment: while some see this as a vindication of Bitcoin SV’s potential, others will see it…

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