Elliott Management, a $34 billion hedge fund, described cryptocurrencies as 'one of the most …

"There is no basis excepting a brand new theology for accepting the "21 million bitcoin limit," or any limit at all, for that matter. There is a theory in semiconductors called "Moore's Law," which basically says that the number of transistors in an integrated circuit doubles roughly every two years . Perhaps we …
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Nuclear scientists logged on to one of Russia's most secure computers — to mine bitcoin

Several scientists working at a nuclear weapons facility in Russia were arrested this week on the suspicion that they used one of the country's most powerful supercomputers to mine bitcoins, the BBC reported. The alleged infraction took place at the Federal Nuclear Center in Sarov, a top-secret area …
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The Solution to the World’s Most Toughest Bitcoin Puzzle Is as Clever as Its Creator (news.bitcoin.com)

Last week, an enigmatic and fiendishly tricky puzzle that had baffled bitcoiners for years was finally solved. In the process, it earned the individual who cracked it a 5 BTC jackpot and brought new acclaim to the team behind the project. After being launched in 2015, at the height of the bitcoin bear market, the puzzle attracted a flurry of interest. As the months passed and no one stepped forward to claim the prize, interest in the puzzle waned, until last week’s sudden news that

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Most Korean Crypto Exchanges Unable to Use Government-Mandated System (news.bitcoin.com)

The majority of cryptocurrency exchanges in South Korea are unable to use the new government-mandated system which was recently implemented. Six major banks have installed the real-name system, but only three have decided to offer the service to crypto exchanges. In addition, only the country’s top four exchanges receive this service from banks.
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The future is clear: Bitcoin can and will do anything that altcoins can do, but better, using sidechains/layer2. And Bitcoin does it on the blockchain layer that is the most proven, secure, trusted, and decentralized.

Compared to altcoins, Bitcoin’s sidechain/layer2 functionality has more community, competition, tech, people, capital, flexibility.

And it is here today.

  • There is Lighting of course with near instant transactions and near zero fees at any scale.

  • There are fully anonymous transactions via ZeroLink and TumbleBit

  • Smart contracts and instant payment via RSK

  • Near instant and confidential trading between exchanges via Liquid

And much more underway now…and this is still just the dawn…not even sidechain gen1…just the sunrise.

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The future is clear: Bitcoin can and will do anything that altcoins can do, but better, using sidechains/layer2. And Bitcoin does it on the blockchain layer that is the most proven, secure, trusted, and decentralized. (reddit.com)

Compared to altcoins, Bitcoin’s sidechain/layer2 functionality has more community, competition, tech, people, capital, flexibility. And it is here today. There is Lighting of course with near instant transactions and near zero fees at any scale. There are fully anonymous transactions via ZeroLink and TumbleBit Smart…

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