Author: Eduardo Gómez

Lisk launch date is set to May the 24th

Finally, after much anticipation, and more than a month since the Initial Coin Offering ended, the Lisk Team revealed minutes ago that the official launch date of the Lisk’s platform will be on May the 24th. In the same announcement, Lisk CEO’s Max Kordek disclosed the reason why the launch of the main production network was postponed. Lisk is a platform which aims to offer the possibility of creating Decentralized …
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Interview with Blinktrade’s CEO Rodrigo Souza

One of Bitcoin’s greatest strength is its ability to thrive in restricted or emerging markets. Digital Currencies could reduce high remittances costs, create new markets and free up spaces for transactions to take place. South America is an example of one region that could benefit the most from the possibilities that Cryptocurrencies have to offer. In this article, we take a look at several major exchanges of the region and talk to Blinktrade’s …
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Segregated Witness is now a reality

Peter Wuille, long time member of Bitcoin Core development team since May 2011, managed to complete the expected upgrade to Bitcoin’s Protocol. Segregated Witness code has been published in Github’s pull request, with 38 additions to Bitcoin’s core master branch. Segregated Witness (or SegWit) is a new mechanism designed to remove part of the data carried in the network’s blocks, this data contains digital signatures that now will be placed …
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Bitfinex to Allow Ethereum Margin Trading

The popular Cryptocurrency exchange Bitfinex has issued a new announcement, starting at 3:00pm UTC on Friday, April 22nd they will enable margin trading for the Ether pairs ETHBTC and ETHUSD.  Margin funding will also open at that time, allowing users to place Ether margin, funding offers and bids. The news got out when Bitfinex’s announcement page was updated exactly 24 hours before Ethereum’s margin trading starts. Ethereum’s inclusion on Bitfinex’s trading platform …
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