Understanding the exploit that made EOS.IO “unusable” for two hours | Bitcoin SegWit transactions hit a new all-time high
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|CryptoSlate||Sep 17, 2019|| 5|
Binance made a strategic investment in crypto-data website Mars Finance. This is the first time the dominant exchange invested in a Chinese company since Beijing banned cryptocurrency trading in 2017.
A year after becoming top brass at the world’s largest cryptocurrency exchange by trading volume, Binance CFO Wei Zhou says his firm wants to “grow the pie bigger” and opening up an exchange in the U.S. just might be the best way to do it.
On Sept. 13, an attacker flooded the EOSIO network to drain $110,000 in EOS from a gambling dApp. During the process, many user-facing applications were unusable due to congestion. Here’s how the hacker did it, in detail.
Arthur Hayes, the CEO of BitMEX, responded to Changpeng Zhao’s false accusations of a Binance futures market maker attack—satirically. Hayes offered him a “copy/paste” course for 51 percent of his equity, alluding to earlier plagiarism accusations.
Segregated Witness (SegWit) transactions are on the rise and recently hit a new all-time high. SegWit adoption on the rise SegWit is a solution to the Bitcoin scalability problem that was implemented via soft fork on Aug. 2017. It splits a transaction into two segments—appending signature, or “witness” data from the original transaction.
Brooklyn Nets guard Spencer Dinwiddie is reportedly set to turn his three-year, $34 million contract into a blockchain tokenized bond. Investors will be able to put money into the contract and earn interest based on his basketball performance.
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