Bitcoin whale moves $1.1 billion in bitcoins for an $80 fee

Bitcoin whale moves $1.1 billion in bitcoins for an $80 fee

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Whales are at play. Image: iStock / Getty Images By Stan Schroeder2020-01-15 09:10:59 UTC Bitcoin hasn't (yet) fulfilled its original promise of being widely-used electronic cash, but it still offers some features that would be hard to achieve within the traditional banking system. Namely, moving $1.1 billion from one address to another, in a single…
Thank God PewDiePie Is Finally Gone

Thank God PewDiePie Is Finally Gone

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PewDiePie joked for years that he was out of good ideas. Yeah, we could tell after all the racist and antisemitic scandals. Felix jumped the shark ages ago in Internet time. PewDiePie has joked for years that he’d run out of ideas for new videos. Good to see the King of YouTube has finally taken…
Aion Network introduces first blockchain virtual machine for Java developers

Federation is the Worst of all Worlds

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This fieldnote documents my notes with regards to a characterization of systems I’ve been calling “optimal privacy” but which intersects and overlaps with many other concepts in the literature e.g “privacy and computational complexity” or “approximate privacy”. Starting with an observation, it is clear that privacy-preserving protocols are less efficient than non-privacy preserving protocols -…
Bitcoin and Altcoins Pumping Together; Is This 2017 All Over Again?

Bitcoin and Altcoins Pumping Together; Is This 2017 All Over Again?

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Tuesday’s across the board pump got many retail crypto investors excited. The strong rally coupled with volatility reminded several analysts of the 2017 crypto bull market. While the pump can make you feel excited, it’s important to note that bitcoin and other large cap coins may succumb to profit-taking soon. The jaw of the crypto…
Felix Capital closes $300M fund to double down on DTC, break into fintech and make late-stage deals

Felix Capital closes $300M fund to double down on DTC, break into fintech and...

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To kick off 2020, one of Europe’s newer — and more successful — investment firms has closed a fresh, oversubscribed fund, one sign that VC in the region will continue to run strong in the year ahead after startups across Europe raised between $35 billion and $36 billion in 2019. Felix Capital, the London VC…