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How SABRE Tech Can Stop Hackers From Splitting Bitcoin Into Two

| Alyssa Hertig

Hackers could attack bitcoin with a flood of data, but researchers say they have a solution in the form of a relay network called SABRE.

Latest XRP Ledger Release Boosts Censorship Resistance and More

| Daniel Palmer

Blockchain payments firm Ripple has announced the latest release of XRP Ledger, including code that toughens its resistance to alteration.

Binance’s Decentralized Exchange Is About to Launch for Public Testing

| Yogita Khatri

In less than two weeks, Binance will release its decentralized exchange, Binance DEX, on a public testnet.

Zcash Team Reveals It Fixed a Catastrophic Coin Counterfeiting Bug

| Alyssa Hertig

The company behind the privacy-minded cryptocurrency zcash said Tuesday that it moved last year to fix a catastrophic bug that could have been used…

ETC Cooperative Adds Developer Bob Summerwill as Executive Director

| Christine Kim

The former lead architect for ethereum venture studio Consensys, is joining the Ethereum Classic Cooperative as executive director.

Binance’s BitTorrent Token Sale Sells Out in Minutes Amid Technical Issues

| Sam Ouimet

Some 59.8 billion BitTorrent Tokens (BTT) sold in less than 15 minutes on Binance – but it was not without technical difficulties.

Crypto Startup Wants You to Trade on Exchanges Without Trusting Them

| Nikhilesh De

The Arwen protocol, launched on testnet Monday, aims to let centralized exchange users self-custody their private keys and conduct transactions…

Privacy Cryptocurrency Beam Experiences Blockchain Stoppage

| Yogita Khatri

Privacy-oriented cryptocurrency Beam said Monday morning that its blockchain had stopped. A fix has now been committed, it says [updated].

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How BlockEx Went from $24 Million ICO to Layoffs in Less Than a Year

| Brady Dale

BlockEx, a London-based platform for launching and exchanging tokens, was beset by a series of setbacks that led to downsizing.

‘Critical’ Vulnerability in Beam Wallet Could Have Put Funds At Risk, Devs Say After Fix

| Christine Kim

The "critical vulnerability" found by developers of the mimblewimble privacy coin Beam is said to have put user funds at possible risk of being…