How Will Ethereum Scale?

Like other public blockchains, ethereum intends to support as many users as it can. The problem is that, today, we don’t really know the limits of the platform. Because of a hard-coded limit on computation per block, the ethereum blockchain currently supports roughly 15 transactions per second compared to, say, the 45,000 processed by Visa. This (more…)

Some UK Mortgage Lenders Refuse to Serve Bitcoin Investors

Finance British bitcoin investors trying to use their earnings to buy real estate are facing difficulties in securing loans from mortgage lenders. Several building societies refuse to work with them even after they converted the cryptocurrency to fiat and provided a paper trail for its origins. Also Read: Pineapple Will Match (more…)

Bitcoin Gold Price Spike

Bitcoin Gold price spiked this weekend on no particular news or additional information, prompting questions about the sustainability of this recent price increase. Reports have surfaced calling the activity this weekend a pump and dump scheme. Trading volume exceeded $1,000 million USD, topping Bitcoin Cash trading volumes for the last 24 (more…)

Coinbase Criticized For Spamming Bitcoin Mempool, CEO Responds

Advertisement Get Trading Recommendations and Read Analysis on Hacked.com for just $39 per month. Throughout the past week, Coinbase, the global cryptocurrency market’s largest brokerage and wallet platform valued at $1.6 billion, has been heavily criticized for the absence of Segregated Witness (SegWit) and transaction batching on its platform. Coinbase Lacking SegWit and Batching (more…)

When IaaS Meets Blockchain

With data circulation increasing exponentially, a new solution for a more effective and safer storage is necessary. Recent news of faulty widely-used Intel, AMD and ARM chips has sparked growing concerns over cybersecurity and data protection. With costs of having a physical server to store data being often unbearable, the cloud is (more…)

Clock Ticks On Bill To Allow Out-Of-State Nurses To Practice In Colorado

By Shaun Boyd DENVER (CBS4) – Lawmakers are racing against a Friday deadline to pass a bill that threatens the jobs of tens of thousands of nurses in Colorado. At issue is an agreement Colorado has with 26 other states that allows nurses to practice across state lines without getting a license in each (more…)

Ski Resort Warns Visitors Of Ticket Scam Going Around

By Matt Kroschel STEAMBOAT SPRINGS, Colo. (CBS4) – Steamboat Springs Resort officials are trying to track down the scammer targeting skiers and snowboarders who are looking to save a few bucks. (credit: CBS) Officials say they are currently dealing with a Craigslist scam that offers purchasers discounted — up to 50% off — single (more…)