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Ethereum Mining Pool Receives Mysterious $300K Blockchain Payout

| Christine Kim

Cryptocurrency mining pool Sparkpool received a payout today of over $300,000 for mining one block on the ethereum blockchain.

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Blockstream Releases Test Code for Proposed Bitcoin Tech Upgrade Schnorr

| Alyssa Hertig

Schnorr signatures are no longer just another idea for improving bitcoin thanks to a new code library from Blockstream.

You Can Now Send Bitcoin Tips Over Lightning on Twitter

| Alyssa Hertig

When "liking" your favorite tweet isn't enough, you can now send small bitcoin tips via the lightning network.

Bitmain Announces New, More Efficient 7nm Bitcoin Mining Chip

| Daniel Palmer

Bitmain Technologies has announced a new 7nm bitcoin mining processor that it says offers a big boost in energy efficiency.

Ethereum Scaling Tech Monoplasma Wants to Let Dapps Broadcast Crypto

| Christine Kim

A new ethereum scaling solution called Monoplasma was announced today by blockchain data platform Streamr.

Ethereum Core Developer Quits Over ‘Conflict of Interest’ Attacks

| Christine Kim

A long-time contributor to the ethereum codebase is taking a step back from social media after tweeting contentious remarks. 

ConsenSys-Backed Rhombus Reveals New Products for Ethereum Developers

| Christine Kim

Connecting blockchain with real-world data, Consensys-backed ethereum startup Rhombus announces exclusive new tools for developers at hackathon…

Rethink, Renew: ShapeShift CEO Erik Voorhees to Rebrand Crypto Exchange

| Christine Kim

In a panel discussion on leadership at ethereum hackathon ETHDenver, Erik Voorhees – founder of cryptocurrency exchange platform ShapeShift…

Bitcoin Is… Bitcoin Just Is What?

| Pete Rizzo

What is bitcoin? 40 experts show that 10 years later, it's still a question with a variety of answers.

Decentralized Finance Emerges as Banner Topic at Ethereum Denver Conference

| Christine Kim

ETHDenver kicked off with an address by Aave CEO Stani Kulechov about a hot new wave of decentralized finance applications.