Application Open for Next Billion Fellowship Cohort 4

Decades from now, there will be many stories to tell about the early days of Ethereum. We will remenisce about how a peculiar and powerful technology began to change the landscape of trust on the internet. Some will remember being skeptical, while others may claim to have known all along that it would change the … Read more

Kraken Pro presents: Futures Market Masters 2023

Show off your trading skills and win big. $100k big. It’s time — our 30-day futures trading contest has launched. Show off your futures trading skills and win a share of the $100,000 USD prize pool. Enrolment for the competition is now closed. When is the competition? The competition will run until November 28th, 2023. … Read more

Bitfinex Alpha | Bitcoin Supply Unmoved as Demand Pressures Rise

27 Nov Bitfinex Alpha | Bitcoin Supply Unmoved as Demand Pressures Rise Posted at 13:21h in Bitfinex Alpha by Maria Lobusova This week in Bitfinex Alpha, we analyse a number of different metrics that demonstrate to us that we continue to see huge conviction among Bitcoin holders to maintain their positions, even as the price … Read more

sha256 – calc Block Header hash

I use the following code to calculate the header hash. function serializeBlockHeader(blockHeader) { const version = Buffer.alloc(4); version.writeUInt32LE(blockHeader.version); console.log(‘version length’, version.length, version) const previousBlockHash = Buffer.from(blockHeader.previousblockhash, ‘hex’).reverse(); console.log(‘previousBlockHash length’, previousBlockHash.length, previousBlockHash) const merkleRoot = Buffer.from(blockHeader.merkleroot, ‘hex’).reverse(); console.log(‘merkleRoot length’, merkleRoot.length, merkleRoot) const time = Buffer.alloc(4); time.writeUInt32LE(blockHeader.time); console.log(‘time length’, time.length, time) const bits = Buffer.from(blockHeader.bits, ‘hex’).reverse(); console.log(‘bits … Read more

🔴 Crypto Enters E-Commerce | This Week in Crypto – Aug 28, 2023

Pantera Capital predicts a price for Bitcoin, Binance’s traditional finance partners head for the exits, and are North Korean hackers cashing out millions in stolen crypto? These stories and more, this week in crypto. Bitcoin’s Most Oversold Level Since Covid Crash After falling by over 10%, technical indicators show Bitcoin as being extremely oversold as … Read more

Who Accepts Litecoin? Places Where You Pay with Litecoin [2023]

Looking to spend your Litecoin? We’ve compiled a guide on where and how to use your Litecoin. Litecoin: A fast, low-fee coin As one of the earlier cryptocurrencies, Litecoin (LTC) was created as a “lite” version of Bitcoin (BTC). It was built with an emphasis on transaction speed and cost. Faster transactions and lower fees … Read more

Ups, Downs And The $1 Horizon

XRP has taken investors on an exciting roller coaster ride this year, taking them on a trip through the highs and lows of the market. There have been a lot of ups and downs, from a small rise in March to a huge surge in July and another one in the middle of October. Even … Read more

Circle And SBI Holdings Partnership To Boost USDC In Japan

Global financial firm Circle has announced a strategic partnership with the Japanese financial services SBI Holdings, Inc., to promote the adoption of Circle’s USDC stablecoin and web3 services in Japan. Circle Joins SBI Holdings In A Memorandum Of Understanding According to the announcement, both parties have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) toward promoting UDSC‘s … Read more

Cosmos founder Jae Kwon stirs controversy with AtomOne fork proposal amid inflation cap dispute

Cosmos founder Jae Kwon faces backlash for considering a blockchain fork following the community approval of pegging ATOM’s maximum inflation rate to 10%. Over the weekend, the Cosmos community approved a contentious proposal that sparked division within the ecosystem. Supporters argued that capping ATOM’s inflation at 10% would prevent overpaying for security. Conversely, Kwon and … Read more

More Tokenized Treasurys Arrive on Polygon as Digital Bond Market Expands

Ondo Finance, which already offers tokenized U.S. Treasurys on the Ethereum blockchain, expanded the product to the Polygon network. The company has issued its OUSG token, a tokenized version of BlackRock’s short-term U.S. government bond exchange-traded fund (ETF), natively on Polygon as part of a “strategic alliance,” according to a press release Thursday. The firm … Read more