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The first time reading off the hash he made a small mistake. (Users in the Twitch.tv chat room sidebar then reacted with messages like "DEAD" and "DEAD LUL").
Bitcoin ProtocolJu... Read More
First proposed by a cryptographer who uses French version of Tom Riddle (better known as Lord Voldemort), Mimblewimble describes a unique way of solving some of bitcoin’s more pressing problems.
If activated, the change would ripple out to the rest of the ecosystem of wallets and software projects, and users on the network could begin to take advantage of the update.
On the other hand, oth... Read More
Central Bank Digital Currency Brings Wider Access: Bank of Japan
A blockchain-based central bank digital currency issued to the public would allow wider and unrestricted access to payment and settlement systems, the deputy governor of the Bank of Japan said earlier
Levine on Wall Street: Bank Troubles and Oil Worries
JPMorgan had earnings.
It's a miss, $1.19 per share versus $1.31 estimates, with fixed-income revenue down in part because of the sale of the commodities unit, and in part because, you know, tradin
Levine on Wall Street: Capital Raises and Stress Tests
Deutsche Bank is raising some money.
Yesterday it announced that it's raising about 8 billion euros of common equity capital, mostly from an underwritten rights offering but also 1.75 billion euros
Cool Derivatives and Bank Consultants
I used to sell equity derivatives, and the way you sell equity derivatives is by telling scary stories about the future. Are you worried that the crisis in Ruritania will wreak havoc on your