UTXO Analysis Points to a BTC Price Bottom in Q1 2019

Markets and Prices “When will the bear market end?” is the refrain of bored and frustrated traders across crypto Twitter. “Soon” is the answer suggested by Delphi Digital’s latest report. “Bitcoin Holder Analysis Through Cycles” seeks to determine when selling

Markets Update: Crypto Traders Enter the New Year With Uncertainty

Market Updates On the first day of 2019, cryptocurrency prices have been steadily moving sideways in a consolidated pattern after taking some slight losses on New Year’s Eve. At the moment, the entire digital asset economy is worth about $126

US Law Enforcement Wants Blockchain Surveillance Tools for Privacy Coins

Technology The U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) has published its 2019 fiscal year pre-solicitation document. Throughout the 27-page letter, the organization explains that it wants to dedicate resources toward creating blockchain forensic applications that can analyze privacy-centric digital asset

An Alternative Client Has Mined Bitcoin Cash Block 558847

Technology & Security On Saturday, Dec. 1, the Copernicus project announced the launch of its full node implementation pre-release written in the programming language Golang (Go). Following the release, the client was used to generate the first Golang version of

Intel Awarded a Patent for an Energy Efficient Bitcoin Mining Process

News On Nov. 27, the world’s second-largest semiconductor chip maker, Intel, was granted a patent for a processing system that mines Bitcoin but utilizes more “energy-efficient hardware accelerators.” According to the patent called the “Optimized SHA256 Datapath,” the newly invented

New Bitcoin Cash Opcode Shows an Onchain Game of Chess is Possible

Technology & Security Since the recent Bitcoin Cash (BCH) upgrade, the protocol now has some newly added features like the re-enabled opcode OP_Checkdatasig. After the implementation, a few developers have been experimenting with the opcode and have developed concepts such as