Women remain a scarce presence in the crypto sector as industry leaders take deliberate actions to be more inclusive. A recent ladies-only blockchain event held earlier this month hopes to correct these issues. And more.
Gaming is one of the most popular global leisure activities. It is estimated that there are almost 3 billion gamers on our planet who play PC, console, or mobile games. According to annual statistics provided by Statista.com, the estimated gaming revenue netted during 2020 is more than $170 billion.
Last week the NOW token celebrated 3 years on the market. In light of this, the ChangeNOW team decided that it’s time for a modest yet far-reaching shift – we are rebranding the NOW token into the ChangeNOW token.
Exactly a year after declaring that crypto tokens were “not an asset class” and labelling them “bad investment”, a major American investment bank Goldman Sachs has made a massive u-turn, and appears to have fallen in love with Ethereum within the same period.
The recent trend of increased functionality for Bitcoin transactions in the form of features like multi-sig (a transaction only occurs if enough signatures verify the transaction) and time lock (a transaction only occurs after a set date or block height), has come at the cost of privacy. The more a sophisticated party wishes to engage with some of the exciting new technologies that the Bitcoin network now offers, the more that party must sacrifice in terms of privacy. Additionally, the extra information that is included in a complex transaction uses up valuable space, cluttering up the blockchain with information instead of more transactions. Taproot aims to solve these issues. It will restore near-complete privacy to every transaction regardless of the features or conditions employed in a Bitcoin transfer, and may increase the efficiency and scalability of the Bitcoin blockchain by approximately 20%.