Tag: cryptography


    Robert Shiller Can’t Decide if Bitcoin Will Collapse or Succeed

    Most people are seemingly convinced Bitcoin is in a bubble. If that is the case, the value of this cryptocurrency will collapse very soon. Nobel laureate Robert Shiller agrees with most of these statements. In his opinion, the world’s leading cryptocurrency will either implode or limp on while...

    JP Buntinx | January 22, 2018 | 1:00 pm
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    Crypto-Communication is Here with the BitVault

    Embedded Downloads of Ireland, and VVDN Technologies, India, are set to become the producers of the world’s first crypto-communicator. Known as BitVault, the unit will work on all existing networks and will incorporate advanced blockchain security features. It appears the device will first be available for the fintech...

    Rick D. | October 6, 2017 | 12:33 am
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    How A Cryptocurrency Is Created

    Cryptocurrency is a buzz word for many. Most people who are already part of the bitcoin or any altcoin community have a fundamental knowledge about these digital currencies (if not in-depth technical knowledge and know-how to create or manage on their own). However, this article is apt for...

    Gautham | January 2, 2016 | 11:00 pm
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    Blockstream Announces First Bitcoin Sidechain – Liquid

    Blockstream has announced Bitcoin’s first production Sidechain Liquid in collaboration with a limited number of partners including prominent Bitcoin exchanges such as Bitfinex, BTCC, Kraken, Unocoin, and Xapo. The Company is holding talks with at least a dozen more major institutional traders and licensed Bitcoin exchanges. The Company’s...

    Guest Author | October 13, 2015 | 12:00 pm
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    OkCupid Founders Raise $10.8m for New Cryptography Venture

    The founders of the online dating site OkCupid has raised $10.8 million for their new cryptography venture. Dubbed as Keybase, the project is an attempt towards introducing public key cryptography, like those used by Bitcoins, to everyone in the world. With doing so, the makers expect to secure...

    Gola Yashu | July 20, 2015 | 4:45 pm
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    Clef: the Bitcoin of User Authentication

    Clef, an authentication client that combines several solutions for problems posed by centralized systems, continues gaining ground. Initially launched in early 2013, its appeal has recently inspired a partnership with AlphaPoint, a lead provider of cryptocurrency exchange software. Brennen Byrne, Clef’s founder, claims that Bitcoin inspired the project....

    Guest Author | June 21, 2015 | 2:11 am
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    Top Hash Theory

    Introduction The crypto space has been referred to variously as an industry and a subculture, but now it has become something more. Using blockchain technology, we have been inadvertently building a universal data structure capable of authenticating any information known to humankind. Factom has now unlocked that potential,...

    Andrew Wagner | May 29, 2015 | 1:30 pm
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    The Crypto Space

    Introduction Topology is an abstract field, but it has many real-world applications. One of the most notable to the average Bitcoin user is network topology, which studies the shape of a network, including peer-to-peer networks like Bitcoin’s. Now we’re beginning to apply topology to the blockchain, itself. As...

    Andrew Wagner | May 28, 2015 | 1:30 pm
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    Blockchain Topology

    Introduction Topology: “an area of mathematics concerned with the properties of space that are preserved under continuous deformations, such as stretching and bending, but not tearing or gluing” (from Wikipedia). It has been puzzling children and mathematicians alike since the discovery of the Seven Bridges Problem and Möbius...

    Andrew Wagner | May 27, 2015 | 1:30 pm
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    Bitcoin and the Ultimate Hash Value

    Introduction As you’re probably already aware, the power of Bitcoin boils down to cryptography. Using a system of public and private keys, you can track every users’ finances without revealing his or her identity. Security and privacy: the best of both worlds. What you might be less familiar...

    Andrew Wagner | May 14, 2015 | 4:43 pm

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