Crypto News

Departing Facebook Execs Give Thumbs Down to Zuckerberg’s Latest Plans

Chris Cox. Photo from Facebook. Facebook chief product officer Chris Cox is calling it quits with the company following creative differences with chief executive Mark Zuckerberg. Joining him is Chris Daniels, who was formerly in charge of the company’s WhatsApp platform. Both were members of Zuckerberg’s inner circle. Their leaving signifies potential turmoil for the […]

Crypto News

Andrew Yang’s Crazy UBI Plan: Give Lazy Freeloaders $12,000 Every Year for Doing Nothing

Last month, Democratic rising star Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez came under fire for a line in the Green New Deal that promised security for those “unwilling to work.” Her team quickly lied about it, claiming GOP doctoring, before eventually chalking it up to an “early draft” that was accidentally released. But Universal Basic Income (UBI) is gaining […]

Crypto News

Trump Counterpunches Sweeping Democratic House Probe: ‘They Didn’t Give One Letter of the Requests’

U.S. President Donald Trump completely reversed course on whether the White House will cooperate with the House Democrats’ investigation in corruption and obstruction of justice – a probe that’s widely viewed as a pretense for impeaching the president. Addressing document requests made by the House Judiciary Committee, the president remarked: “They didn’t give one letter. […]

Blockchain

Wyoming Becomes First State To Give Bitcoin Owners Full Property Rights

Cryptocurrency advocates are celebrating Friday after the US state of Wyoming passed a bill giving direct property rights to cryptocurrency holders. Wyoming Senate Passes Crypto Property Bill Bill SF0125 passed its second and third Senate readings February 13 and 14 respectively, and will now go before governor Mark Gordon for endorsement, becoming law as early […]

Ethereum

Ethereum Developers Give ‘Tentative’ Greenlight to ASIC-Blocking Code

Members of ethereum’s open-source development community tentatively agreed Friday to implement a new algorithm that would block specialized mining hardware, or ASICs, pending further testing on the proposed code. If accepted by the network of users that run the ethereum software, the code change, dubbed “ProgPoW,” would block ASICs, such as those made by major […]

Blockchain

Simplicity Language to Give Bitcoin Ethereum-Like Smart Contract Capabilities

Simplicity, a combinator-based, typed, and functional language for blockchain applications can reportedly enable Bitcoin’s Script language to handle more complex yet reliable smart contracts. Bitcoin Script Language is Limited, For Now According to a new research from Blockstream on Simplicity – a blockchain applications language – distributed ledgers pose a range of unique challenges, which make traditional […]