Manga Book Promises to Teach Readers about Basics of Blockchain

Source: Asteria The link between blockchain, crypto and manga continues to deepen in Japan – where a software company has published a new book explaining all the intricacies of blockchain, cryptocurrencies and distributed ledger technology using the power of manga. Entitled “Blockchain through Manga” (rough translation), the book is the brainchild of software and computer […]

Theft Of 100 BTC Isn’t A Crime Because Bitcoin Isn’t Property

On June 30, a Russian criminal court denied a motion to provide restitution to a victim of what would in many jurisdictions be a felony, arguing that Bitcoin (BTC), as a virtual currency, does not enjoy the same property protection as other assets. The case goes back to 2018, when the two men impersonating Federal […]

Dfinity Showcases a Decentralized TikTok Made in Under 1000 Lines of Code

Share this article  “CanCan,” a decentralized alternative to TikTok, is aimed at demonstrating the capabilities of Dfinity’s software platform. Dfinity came onto the scene in 2018 after a flurry of investments led by Anderson Horowitz and Polychain Capital. At the time, everyone thought it’s another blockchain aimed at replacing Ethereum. But then something different happened. […]

This is How Facebook’s Novi Can Share Libra User Info With Others

Source: Adobe/ink drop Social media giant Facebook‘s subsidiary Novi Financial has retained the right to share the information of Libra users with the third parties, with users’ consent, and in certain cases – “without further notice.” As reported, in May, Facebook rebranded its Calibra subsidiary, responsible for the Libra project, saying that the first product […]

Lawyers Will Accept Bitcoin for Legal Fees in Washington DC

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Bitcoin Whale Population Growth Might Be A Mirage

Source: Adobe/PHOTOEURO Despite a recent increase seen in the number of bitcoin (BTC) “whales,” much of this may be a result of already large holders taking their coins off exchanges, a new report from blockchain analytics firm Glassnode suggested. “Much of the recent increase in the number of whales can be explained not by new […]

Samsung to Launch App that Reports ‘Lost or Stolen’ Crypto + More News

Source: Adobe/franz12 Crypto Briefs is your daily, bite-sized digest of cryptocurrency and blockchain-related news – investigating the stories flying under the radar of today’s crypto news. Crypto adoption news Samsung and South Korean software firm Uppsala are set to launch a crypto losses tracking system for the Samsung Blockchain Wallet – a feature on a […]

Cartesi Launches ‘Descartes’ SDK Portal

Disclaimer: The text below is a press release that was not written by The Future of Linux DApps – Cartesi Launches ‘Descartes’ SDK Documentation Portal July 1st, 2020 ~ Cartesi, the most recent Binance Launchpad IEO announced the launch of their Descartes SDK Documentation portal. The SDK Portal represents a leap forward for the […]

US Investor Backs up Telegram’s Claim of Completing $1.2B Refund

Telegram, the creator of the failed Gram (GRM) token and the Telegram Open Network, or TON, was well into investor reimbursement weeks before a court in the United States ruled that the firm had to return $1.2 billion. A U.S.-based TON investor tells Cointelegraph that he got his 72% refund from Telegram in late May […]

Vitalik Buterin Pushes for Rollups as Ethereum’s Scaling Solution

Vitalik Buterin. Source: a screenshot, YouTube/ETHWORLD. Vitalik Buterin, Co-founder of Ethereum (ETH), reiterated that rollups are the way to go when it comes to the network’s scaling issue. They’ll likely be the main solution for at least two years, he suggested. As is all too well known, terms ‘Ethereum’ and ‘scalling’ are far from strangers, […]