There are some critical properties of a good hash algorithm. First, the same message always produces the sam... Read More
From this, a unique verification (public) key is cryptographically generated (compressed version):
Despite intuitive appearances to users, bit... Read More
First, the technical background. In a Bitcoin user’s wallet, each of that user’s own Bitcoin addresses is represented by three distinct numbers: a private key, a public key and the address itself.... Read More
This is because all Bitcoin transactions consist of inputs and outputs. Inputs refer to addresses bitcoins are sent “from” and outputs refer to addresses bitcoins are sent “to”. Naturally, the... Read More
Although Bitcoin is more than 7 years old, making payments on the network is still a rather cumbersome task. With a user interface that requires users to send money to long strings of letters and numb... Read More
Coinbase Disputes Claims in New York Attorney General's Exchange Report
A recent report published by the New York Office of the Attorney General (OAG), which claimed several cryptocurrency exchanges it investigated are vulnerable to market manipulation, has drawn backlash
Bitfury Reveals New Generation of Bitcoin ASIC Chips
Bitfury Group has developed a new, more efficient bitcoin mining chip, the firm announced Wednesday.
The Bitfury Clarke application-specific integrated circuit (ASIC) chip "offers the strongest per
US Lawmakers 'Strongly Urge' IRS to Update Crypto Tax Guidance
A group of U.S. lawmakers has called on the nation's Internal Revenue Service (IRS) to release comprehensive guidance for taxpayers earning gains on cryptocurrency investments or transactions.
Brazil Moves to Probe Banks After Crypto Exchanges Denied Services
Brazil's antitrust watchdog is investigating whether the major banks in the country worked together to close off access to cryptocurrency services.
The Administrative Council for Economic Defense (