JP Buntinx

  • quantum computer
    Blockchain

    Can a New Blockchain Counter the Quantum Computing Threat

    There has been a strong focus on the effects of quantum computing on blockchain technology. More specifically, there is a strong belief these developments in computing can effectively “break” the cryptography underpinning distributed ledgers. The QRL Foundation has come up with a potential solution in this regard, which...

    JP Buntinx | June 27, 2018 | 1:00 pm
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    Bitcoin

    Bitcoin’s Lightning Network Capacity Problems Addressed with New Client

    Bitcoin’s Lightning Network is considered to be a major development. Scaling the world’s leading cryptocurrency to new levels is not easy. Although significant progress has been made already, there are still some concerns to contend with. Big payments remain a problem, and it seems just a handful of...

    JP Buntinx | June 26, 2018 | 2:00 pm
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    Industry

    Abundant Renewable Energy Makes Iceland a Crypto Mining Powerhouse

    Few countries around the world lend themselves to cryptocurrency mining. Iceland has always been a key region in this regard. Although it was never designed to become a hub for cryptocurrency mining, this new business model has introduced a few changes in the country over the years. It...

    JP Buntinx | June 21, 2018 | 1:00 pm
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    Blockchain

    HIVE Blockchain Aims to Become the Backbone of a Decentralized World

    Cryptocurrency mining is an integral part of the ecosystem. Without mining, most currencies would not be able to have network transactions confirmed in a secure manner. HIVE Blockchain is one of the companies keeping fingers in many different pies. There’s a lot more to cryptocurrency than just Bitcoin....

    JP Buntinx | June 21, 2018 | 11:00 am
  • Tron TRX
    Altcoins

    Upcoming Tron (TRX) Token Swap Supported by Over 30 Exchanges

    There are very exciting times for the TRON community. With the token migration almost on the horizon, some important information needs to be highlighted. This switch from an ERC20-based token to the official mainnet TRX is expected to complete without any major issues. Even so, TRON holders need...

    JP Buntinx | June 20, 2018 | 12:00 pm
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    Industry

    Europol Taps Exchanges to Crack Down on Crypto Crimes

    There has been an obvious correlation between cryptocurrency and online crime. Nipping this trend in the bud has proven to be extremely challenging as of late. To counter this ongoing threat, Europol is sitting down with European cryptocurrency exchanges. The goal is to crack down on further illicit...

    JP Buntinx | June 20, 2018 | 11:00 am
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    Bitcoin

    Why Central Banks Are Really Fearful of Bitcoin

    Central banks have no love lost for Bitcoin and cryptocurrencies. Even though some positive things are happening, the overall sentiment remains predictably rather negative. The validity of cryptocurrencies and their decentralized technologies are still in question, especially by banks. It isn’t the first time central banks feel the...

    JP Buntinx | June 19, 2018 | 11:30 am

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