Category: Crypto

South Korean Stock Exchange Developing Blockchain OTC Trading Platform

KRX, South Korea’s only securities marketplace, has unveiled plans to launch a blockchain-powered exchange to service the multi-billion OTC share market in the country. According to statements made by an unnamed official familiar with the project, KRX’s innovative exchange is currently in the early stages. The official, who was quoted in an article by The Korea Times, said that there is no scheduled launch date at this time. However, he …
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Habiss Plongee Offers Scuba Diving in Exchange For Bitcoin

It has become rather difficult to find any business model that does not accept Bitcoin in some way, shape or form. In fact, Bitcoin can be used for just about anything if people bother to keep looking long enough. For those among us who have plans to go scuba diving in Guadeloupe someday, Bitcoin payments can be made to Habiss Plongee from this point forward. Also read: Bitcoin Ransomware Education …
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Run A Free Bitcoin Classic Node Courtesy of Google Compute Engine

The number of Bitcoin Nodes available right now could use a healthy bump even though it can be rather expensive for home users to offer this type of service. Additionally, there is the threat of facing a DDoS attack when supporting the Bitcoin Classic or any other Bitcoin version. A temporary promotion by Google lets enthusiasts set up a handful of Bitcoin Classic nodes on Google Compute Engine for free without …
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Growing Mempool Size Creates Huge Bitcoin Transaction Backlog

One of the things affecting Bitcoin users from all over the world is the amount of time it takes until transactions receive network confirmations. Considering how Bitcoin blocks are generated roughly ten minutes apart, confirmations with proper transaction fees should be processed rather quickly, whereas others might be facing an inevitable delay. However, when the transaction mempool is slowly approaching the 30 MB mark, things are certainly amiss. Also read: …
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