Top news of the week: 07.07.2020.

Money, Attack, Wallet, Cryptography, Federal Reserve System, Bank of England

Bitcoin Futures

On Jul 3, 2020
@barrysilbert shared
RT @CoinDesk: MONEY REIMAGINED: Bitcoin and Ethereum aren't in a zero-sum game for supremacy, says @mikejcasey. Increasingly, they are complementary: bitcoin playing the role of reserve asset; Ethereum, the decentralized rails. Read Michael's latest column here: https://t.co/4yJbnhLBwq
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Money Reimagined: Bitcoin and Ethereum Are a DeFi Double Act

Money Reimagined: Bitcoin and Ethereum Are a DeFi Double Act

With bitcoin increasingly riding on Ethereum's rails, we're about to see greater complementarity between the top two blockchains, says Michael Casey.

On Jul 3, 2020
@MarcHochstein shared
RT @CoinDesk: ICYMI: "The only thing you can rely on is transactions that have been mined." https://t.co/kKRHZtWFg2 via @DanielGKuhn
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Researchers Expose Flaw in Bitcoin Wallets That Could Be Exploited for Double-Spending

Researchers Expose Flaw in Bitcoin Wallets That Could Be Exploited for Double-Spending

A standard way to transact Bitcoin could be vulnerable to double-spending and DoS attacks, ZenGo has found.

On Jul 2, 2020
@kyletorpey shared
RT @the_crypto_feed: coindesk: after years of resistance, bitpay adopts segwit for cheaper bitcoin transactions https://t.co/u65yNn8nyZ
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After Years of Resistance, BitPay Adopts SegWit for Cheaper Bitcoin Transactions

After Years of Resistance, BitPay Adopts SegWit for Cheaper Bitcoin Transactions

Payments processor BitPay has added support for SegWit, three years after a competing block size proposal fractured the Bitcoin community.

On Jun 30, 2020
@Dashpay shared
Is Bitcoin Still The Most Secure Cryptocurrency: Finding The Most Reliable Solution "Unlike Bitcoin, Dash is secured against 51% attacks and unintentional chain reorgs thanks to the implementation of ChainLocks and InstantSend." Published by @CoinCodex https://t.co/TnbRRL6xbG
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Is Bitcoin Still The Most Secure Cryptocurrency: Finding The Most Reliable Solution

Is Bitcoin Still The Most Secure Cryptocurrency: Finding The Most Reliable Solution

Nowadays, users choose services and systems with the highest level of data security. When choosing a blockchain-backed system, people rely on the high level of its security, but ...

On Jul 6, 2020
@Cointelegraph shared
[email protected]_dem and @andy_bromberg discuss how geopolitics may affect and be affected by Bitcoin at #Unitize2020 https://t.co/8MZDgz4ib7
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How Bitcoin Is Becoming Both Resistance Money and a National Security Concern

How Bitcoin Is Becoming Both Resistance Money and a National Security Concern

Meltem Demirors and Andy Bromberg spoke at a Unitize panel on the future evolution of Bitcoin and how geopolitics is beginning to enter the ecosystem

On Jul 3, 2020
@Cointelegraph shared
Major wallets have updated to fix the ‘BigSpender’ vulnerability, but one BCH supporter claims the threat of double-spend attacks remains https://t.co/EIkNHGJFYp
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BCH Backer Claims Bitcoin Wallet Double-Spend Issue Hasn’t Been Fixed

BCH Backer Claims Bitcoin Wallet Double-Spend Issue Hasn’t Been Fixed

BRD, Ledger Live, and Edge are among the wallets vulnerable to a new double-spend exploit, but some believe the vulnerability is inherent to Bitcoin itself

On Jul 4, 2020
@CoinDesk shared
RT @Finxflo: Bitcoin and Ethereum Are a DeFi Double Act Very interesting analysis from @CoinDesk by @mikejcasey Tensions between the Bitcoin and Ethereum tribes have been stirred by a trend that outsiders might see as a sign of harmony.... Full Article : https://t.co/CIBOb1cnfr https://t.co/AXCqx12LoR
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Bitcoin and Ethereum Are a DeFi Double Act

Bitcoin and Ethereum Are a DeFi Double Act

The data simultaneously highlight that bitcoin is the crypto universe’s reserve asset and that Ethereum’s burgeoning DeFi ecosystem is crypto’s go-to platform for generating …

On Jul 5, 2020
@Cointelegraph shared
Why are the crypto markets so sleepy? What’s next for Bitcoin? Which country has effectively ruled that BTC theft isn’t a crime? Find out in this week’s Hodler’s Digest! https://t.co/I1BxTiyh2Z
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Bitcoin Stagnates, Criminals Targeted, $288K Prediction: Hodler’s Digest, June 29–July 5

Bitcoin Stagnates, Criminals Targeted, $288K Prediction: Hodler’s Digest, June 29–July 5

Bitcoin is struggling to punch through stubborn resistance at $9,300, and a Russian court has effectively ruled BTC theft is not a crime