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Berkeley Blockchain Xcelerator Director on What DLT Startups Need to Succeed

The Berkeley Blockchain Xcelerator — an incubator for early stage distributed ledger technology startups at the University of California, Berkeley — recently launched its spring cohort, which includes startups seeking to fight COVID-19, launch a cannabis-themed massively multiplayer online game and create a reverse auction platform for loans. Cointelegraph spoke to Jocelyn Weber, the director […]

Cardano’s Byron Reboot Goes Live, Paving Way to Shelley Mainnet

Proof-of-stake (PoS) blockchain Cardano (ADA) went live with its Byron reboot yesterday, March 30, as the project prepares its transition to the Shelley mainnet. Announced by Cardano’s developer, the peer-to-peer technology firm Input Output Hong Kong (IOHK), the reboot involves a series of updates to major components of the Cardano network — the Cardano node, […]

Thousands of Microsoft Servers Infected by Crypto-Mining Botnet Since 2018, Says Report

A malicious botnet has been targeting Microsoft SQL database servers to mine cryptocurrency for two years, according to a new report. Guardicore Labs said Wednesday that in the last several weeks alone, the hackers had managed to infect close to 2,000 to 3,000 servers daily. As reported by Hacker News, the botnet has been dubbed […]

How Financial Models Could Move Bitcoin’s Price After the Halving

Tobias A. Huber is a researcher with the Department of Management, Technology and Economics at ETH Zurich, in Switzerland. Every four years, the Bitcoin protocol halves the block reward that miners receive when they contribute a so-called “block” of transactions to the blockchain. Currently, the reward is 12.5 bitcoins per block. The next halving will occur, […]

Is Bitcoin a cryptocurrency? – Fox Business

FOX Business Flash top headlines are here. Check out what’s clicking on FoxBusiness.com. Bitcoin is a cryptocurrency, or a type of digital currency that can be securely exchanged over internet platforms. Continue Reading Below Bitcoin is used by nearly 25 million people worldwide and is largely believed the be the most popular cryptocurrency. HOW DOES BITCOIN WORK? The digital currency […]