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NIST: Bitcoin Cash is the Original Bitcoin Chain

The National Institute of Standards and Technology has released a paper which claims that Bitcoin Cash is the original Bitcoin chain. The provocative statement was published in a larger document about blockchain technology entitled “NISTIR 8202 – Blockchain Technology Overview”. It was penned by NIST’s Dylan Yaga and Peter Mell …

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60 Second Video News Summary – Jan 29, 2018

Hi, I’m Nate Martin from 99Bitcoins.com and here’s what happened this week in Bitcoin in 60 seconds. Tether, the issuer of the dollar-pegged cryptocurrency USDT, said its relationship with audit firm Friedman LLP has ended. The statement confirms online suspicions and is likely to raise new questions about the company’s …

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Latest Zcash Ceremony Used Chernobyl Waste

Developers working on the privacy-oriented cryptocurrency zcash have employed nuclear waste from Chernobyl in the network’s latest secrecy-assuring ceremony. The devs, Ryan Pierce and Andrew Miller, held their latest “Powers of Tau” ceremony last weekend, and notably used the nuclear waste to generate random numbers. Miller said: “Powers of Tau is …

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