NZ Exchange Cryptopia Reports Hack With 'Significant Losses'


(January 15th, 2019) - New Zealand digital assets exchange Cryptopia has suspendedservices after detecting a major hack that has reportedly “resulted in significant losses,” according to a tweet posted today, Jan. 15.

Source: CoinTelegraph



Will Ethereum Reach Consensus Before the Constantinople Hard Fork?


(January 15th, 2019) - We are less than two days before the much-anticipated Constantinople hard fork on the Ethereum blockchain. Constantinople has been set to launch on January 16 (block 7,080,000).

Source: Blokt



This is a thread why we should not worry about the Constantinople node upgrade progress


(January 12th, 2019) - This Twitter thread by Ethereum team member Afri Schoedon explains how some of the metrics being used to gague Constantinople's upgrade rates may be misleading.

Source: Afri Schoedon



Circle of Competence


(September 30th, 2018) - Warren Buffett wrote in his 1996 letter to Berkshire Hathaway shareholders: “You don’t have to be an expert on every company, or even many. You only have to be able to evaluate companies within your circle of competence. The size of that circle is not very important; knowing its boundaries, however, is vital.” He also said on a separate occasion: “What counts for most people in investing is not how much they know, but rather how realistically they define what they don’t know.How should you define your circle of competence and to what degree should you try to expand it over time?

Source: Behavioral Value Investor



Blockfolio’s CEO: How to Thrive During a Brutal Bear Market


(January 14th, 2019) - The cryptocurrency markets have left many devastated. Aftercratering and losing over 80 percent of its value since 2017 highs, companies have contracted and individuals have become disillusioned with blockchain. Ed Moncada, the CEO of Blockfolio, has been there before, and shares his experiencing surviving—and even thriving—during the bear market.

Source: CryptoSlate



List of Cryptocurrency Law Firms


(January 14th, 2019) - As cryptocurrencies and their underlying technologies are becoming more and more popular, the need for defining and understanding the legal structures affecting them will also most probably see a rise.

Source: UseTheBitcoin



NASA Looking to Adopt Blockchain Technology for Air Traffic Management


(January 13th, 2019) - In a bid to fix the privacy loopholes inherent in the proposed Automatic Dependent Surveillance-Broadcast (ADS-B) system scheduled to get integrated by 2020, the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA)  is looking to adopt distributed ledger technology (DLT), according to a paper published on January 7, 2019.

Source: BTC Manager



Tron Project Accused of Misleading Developers in $1 Million Dapp Contest


(January 13th, 2019) - Was Tron’s famous $1 million blockchain dapp development competition a con trick? The question is currently doing the rounds on social media these days.

Source: NewsBTC



Security Alert: User Data, Login Tokens Leaked from DX.Exchange


(January 10th, 2019) - DX.Exchange, an Estonia-based trading platform that will reportedly allow users to trade Apple, Facebook and Tesla stocks from anywhere in the world (24/7), may have serious security vulnerabilities - which could compromise large amounts of user data.

Source: Crypto Globe



China’s Internet Censor to Start Regulating Blockchain Firms Next Month


(January 10th, 2019) - China’s internet censorship agency has approved a set of regulations for blockchain service providers in the country that will take effect in mid-February.

Source: CoinDesk



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