Bug in Crypto-Platform Beam Causes Brief Halt in Blockchain

Beam, a newly launched privacy oriented cryptocurrency, experienced a bug that caused a sudden, but brief stoppage in its blockchain, the company announced in a Tweet on January 21, 2019. Technical Difficulties Cause a Halt in Beam’s Blockchain (Source: Steemit) One of two recently released implementations of the Mimblewimble privacy protocol, the Beam Mimblewimble blockchain,…

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Ethereum’s Gas Prices Rise Again as One Exchange Causes Transaction Bloat

Transaction costs are an integral part of the cryptocurrency ecosystem. They are also one of the biggest concerns for most of the top currencies as of right now. Ethereum’s gas prices are seemingly on the rise again, which will make transactions a lot more expensive. This change is primarily caused by a new exchange focused…

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UNICEF Turns to Crypto Mining to Raise Funds for its Humanitarian Causes

Do you want to support UNICEF’s goal of making the world a better place for less fortunate kids? Turns out now you can, just by visiting a website and volunteering your computer’s processing power. UNICEF Australia has turned to crypto mining to fund its humanitarian causes, and it’s counting on support from the public. While there have been…

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