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The vision of Twitter CEO's social network: Decentralized network is the original intention, and the advent of blockchain rekindled the "hope" in my heart

On December 11, Jack Dorsey, the CEO of social network Twitter, published a series of tweets, expressing the future development of social networks. To this end, Dorsey announced that Twitter will fund a small five-person independent research team to create an open decentralized standard for social networks, and Twitter wants to be the implementer of […]

Fidelity Digital Assets: UTXO Model Leads to Overvaluation of Bitcoin's Real Trading Volume

Digital asset data is complex and should not be calculated at surface value. Original author: Fidelity Digital Asset Research Director Ria Bhutoria Digital asset data can be misleading in its raw and unfiltered form. When calculated at surface value, some indicators exaggerate certain activities, while others may underestimate usage. For example, the value of transactions […]

Blockchain startup Upvest secures $ 7.8 million in Series A funding, targeting "10 trillion euros" alternative investment asset class

Upvest is a German startup that helps companies tokenize financial assets on the blockchain. The company officially announced today that it has raised € 7 million (about $ 7.8 million) in Series A financing. According to a statement issued on Thursday, the round was led by London-based venture capital firm Notion Capital, with Partech Ventures […]

Theory and Practice of Decentralized Organization (DAO): Conceptualization and Classification of DAO

Author: Ann coins Institute Key takeaways Binance Research Institute defines the Decentralized Autonomous Organization (DAO) as "an organizational form that coordinates member actions and resources through a set of multilaterally agreed, a priori binding and formally transparent rules." Existing DAOs take many different forms, including blockchain, ecosystems, protocols, natural resources, and mutual protection. Decentralized autonomous […]

China wins two-thirds of Bitcoin's computing power share, with 54% of its computing power in Sichuan

Source: Shallot Blockchain According to a report from digital asset management company CoinShares, Chinese bitcoin miners now control two-thirds of global computing power. The main points of the report are as follows: 1. Bitcoin miners in China control 66% of the computing power, and Sichuan alone accounts for 54%; 2. The growth of China's share […]

Science | The total number of Bitcoin private keys is 2 to the power of 256. How big is this number?

Source: 3Blue1Brown Translation: Cobo Wallet When creating a digital asset wallet, a private key is generated. There are 2 256 possibilities for randomly generating a private key. Everyone says that the power of 256 is a very large number. But I am a real person. What is the concept of 256 to the power of […]

Layer 3 middle layer: a new engine for Web 3.0 development?

Author: Howard Source: Consensus Future Foreword: The recent blockchain primary market investment is still very cold, but we still notice some financing progress on the dApp ecosystem. Binance announced last week that it has acquired the decentralized application analysis service platform Dappreview, a company that provides data for dApp users. Analyze services and help build […]

Deputy Director of the Institute of Finance of the Development Research Center of the State Council: Opportunities and Challenges of Digital Currency

Source: China Economic Net Editor's note: The original title was "The Opportunities of Digital Currency and the Challenges of Itself and Outside" The writer is Zhang Liping, deputy director of the Institute of Finance of the Development Research Center of the State Council. I mainly talk about three aspects: First, the opportunity of digital currency, […]

Deep Analysis | How to Obtain Alpha in Crypto Market Investment

Source: Simplified Coin Market In traditional financial markets, the safest investment is to buy government bonds (or deposits with banks). People often think of these as risk-free investments, and their returns are also risk-free returns. The investment behavior is actually to obtain a higher return than the risk-free rate of return. Therefore, in general, the […]

One article about Ethereum's "Ice Age": this could be the last delay

Ethereum block difficulty growth started in November 2016. Since then, developers have been forced to make a hard fork to keep the network up and running until transitioning to a proof-of-stake (PoS) algorithm. In the preliminary preparations for the Istanbul upgrade implemented on December 8, 2019, the Ethereum team once again decided to postpone the […]