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Tech Journalists Leave New York Radio for Blockchain Podcast

Two broadcasters in New York have parted company with public radio to create their own podcast promoting blockchain. “Zig Zag” is now the main focus of WNYC broadcasters Manoush Zomorodi and Jen Poyant; a podcast now entering its second season which focuses on blockchain and what it can do for journalism. WNYC is the trademark, […]

What is Whale Alert?

Tracking large movements of value in the cryptocurrency world becomes a lot easier through the Whale Alert feature. This Twitter account scans Bitcoin, Ethereum, Tether, and ERC20 transactions for large incoming and outgoing transfers pertaining to exchange platforms. It is a valuable addition to the cryptocurrency world, especially for those who enjoy exploring this type […]

TV Drama Features Crypto, Still the Elephant in the Room?

Another TV staple added some extra exposure to cryptocurrency. Britain’s longest running TV drama Coronation Street, added a scenario fitting a recent script. The soap, Coronation Street, is one of the world’s oldest show running on British TV since 1960 and has a run of 9,500 episodes since its creation. The show is watched nightly […]

Block School: Satoshi’s Vision

BLOCK SCHOOL Here at NewsBTC we believe that education and knowledge is fundamental to the wider adoption of cryptocurrencies and growth of the blockchain industry. We will be expanding our education section by delving deeper into some of the machinations and technology behind the blocks. Our weekly articles aim to provide a greater understanding of… […]

What Are Dapp Scaling Frameworks, and How Will They Affect Blockchain Technology in the Near Future?

Decentralized apps, or dApps, operating on the blockchain face a singular problem: scalability. Take a look at Bitcoin 10 transactions per second (TPS) limit, compared to Visa’s 24,000 TPS. While a handful of high-quality projects and companies have partly surmounted this challenge with sidechaining and sharding, nonscalability has inhibited the progress of many otherwise promising […]

What is Kowala?

Kowala is a project designed to let companies and consumers mint their own stablecoin using blockchain technology. Its dual-token blockchain prioritizes speed and security, which will make it of great value to the right parties. The Kowala Vision Introducing even more stablecoins is a rather controversial topic. The cryptocurrency industry has seen an influx of […]

What is NewsBlocks?

Newsblocks is trying to end the “fake news” plague and use blockchain technology in a  meaningful manner. Whether the project will succeed, is a different matter altogether. Building a decentralized platform for trusted news applications will be quite challenging. The NewsBlocks Concept It has become apparent accessing reliable andaccurate news is a lot more as […]

4 Simple Guidelines to Remain Safe From Cryptojacking Attacks

Cryptojacking is a very serious threat which cannot be taken lightly. It seems a lot of devices continue to get infected with cryptocurrency mining malware these days. The following tips can help users protect their devices from such attacks and prevent the malware from causing any real damage. #4 Use a Proper Browser Even though consumers […]

What is TRON (TRX)?

What is TRON you may ask? Well, in short it aims to become the decentralized and free global digital content entertainment system replacing the current internet. This is a monumental task, but recent developments behind the scenes have highlighted the potential of this blockchain-oriented project. What Is TRON (TRX) and Why It’s Needed? So What […]

What is Interstellar?

Stellar’s implementation of blockchain has attracted a lot of attention from financial institutions and service providers. Interstellar is a new venture based on this technology. It is the offspring of the acquisition of Chain by Lightyear. The Interstellar Concept Unlike what some people may think at first, this new project has nothing to do with the movie […]

What are Submarine Swaps?

Even though the Lightning Network is set to revolutionize both Bitcoin and Litecoin alike, there is a growing need for solutions to make the technology compatible with these ecosystems. Submarine swaps are being tested to address any and all concerns in this regard. Submarine Swaps Explained Unlike what most people assume, Bitcoin wallets and Lightning […]

Block School: A Brief Pre-Bitcoin History

Here at NewsBTC we believe that education and knowledge is fundamental to the wider adoption of cryptocurrencies and growth of the blockchain industry. We will be expanding our education section by delving deeper into some of the machinations and technology behind the blocks. Our weekly articles aim to provide a greater understanding of how things… […]

Wendy McElroy: Crypto Is a Revolution of Hope – Which Is Why It Succeeds

The Satoshi Revolution: A Revolution of Rising Expectations Section 4: State Versus Society Chapter 10, Part 3 Crypto Is a Revolution of Hope, Which Is Why It Succeeds The abolition of the market means not only that the consumers—that is all members of society—are robbed of virtually all choice of consumption and all influence over […]

What is the NEO Name System?

The NEO Name Service is designed to bring NEO’s blockchain to the masses. This project provides accessibility and ease-of-use. It offers benefits for both regular users and developers to explore.  The NEO Name Service Concept Similar to Ethereum, NEO now has a Name Service to make the project more discoverable. It is an open source distributed […]