Representatives of the ZCash Foundation announced the beginning of the development of an update for the main protocol. The update will withstand the Antminer Z9 mini device for mining cryptocurrency on the Equihash algorithm. As noted by the developers, at the moment the opposition to ASIC-miners is a technological priority.
Gemini co-founder Tyler Winklevoss on Twitter explained to the creator of Microsoft Bill Gates how easily to shorten Bitcoin and suggested finally to move from words to deeds.
The investment department of Vnesheconombank (VEB), as a partner of the Far Eastern Development Fund, intends to launch a cryptocurrency, based on the value of Far Eastern and Siberian diamonds.
In San Francisco, the charitable organization Tipping Point has managed to raise $ 14 million in BTC, ETH and XRP. The purpose of the action is to help homeless people.
A few hours ago, the second in terms of trading volumes of crypto exchange Binance reported on the listing of the unknown Bytecoin coin, which positively affected its value.
During the Edcon conference, Vitalik Buterin spoke in more detail about the Casper hybrid protocol, which will combine the consensus algorithms of Proof-Of-Work and Proof-Of-Stack.