Developers of Ethereum Privacy Tool Tornado Cash Smash Their Keys

Developers of ether mixer Tornado Cash have destroyed their admin keys, turning the privacy tool into permissionless code.

Vitalik Buterin Clarifies Remarks on Expected Launch Date of Eth 2.0

Ethereum’s Vitalik Buterin: “I defer to the client devs on timelines and if they are now saying ‘Q3’ more broadly then I believe them.”

Trust No Dapp: Chainlink Launches Oracle for Provable Randomness

Chainlink may be solving part of the problem that first drove Ethereum co-founder Vitalik Buterin’s interest in decentralized applications.

Filecoin Is Mailing Out Hard Drives of Climate Data to Kick-Start Its File-Storage Network

Get a giant hard drive from the Filecoin team stuffed with data on climate, the world's literature or the human genome and get ready...

Bitcoin Node Count Falls to 3-Year Low Despite Price Surge

The number of Bitcoin nodes fell to its lowest level in almost three years, according to data calculated by one prominent Bitcoin developer.

BitMEX Is Making Bitcoin Network More Expensive for Everyone, Researcher Finds

Average fees paid by bitcoin users spike at a certain time every day due to the actions of one firm, derivatives exchange BitMEX, a...

Enterprise Blockchains: Walled Off Yet Vulnerable

Private enterprise blockchains are prone to insider attacks and don’t benefit from constant testing by an open community, experts at Kaspersky and EY say.

Bitcoin Halving 2020: How the World’s Largest Mining Pool Is Helping Miners ‘De-Risk’

F2Pool, the largest bitcoin mining pool in the world, controls 20% of the network's hashrate. F2Pool's Thomas Heller explains the economics of mining.

Blockfolio Quietly Patches Years-Old Security Hole That Exposed Source Code

The security vulnerability, which appeared in older versions of its application, could have allowed a bad actor to steal closed source code and possibly...

CryptoWars Leaves Loom Sidechain in Pivot to ‘Play-to-Earn,’ Aka Betting

CryptoWars founder Matias Nisenson is changing things up: "No decent game can run nowadays fully on-chain, even though that was our gaming utopia."

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