Articles of soft fork

Fidelity: Bitcoin is becoming an entry-level product for institutional investors, and Ethereum support may be added next year

Recently, on The Scoop Live podcast, host Frank Chaparro interviewed Tom Jessop, president of Fidelity Digital Assets, to discuss custody services in the current market, institutional investors' involvement in the bitcoin field, and Ethereum. Support, and the application of blockchain technology in traditional asset tokenization. Jessop said that Fidelity currently chooses more market makers than […]

Starting | Deng Jianpeng: Risks and Regulatory Paths of Stablecoin Libra

(Author: Deng Jianpeng, Central University of Finance and Law School professor, doctoral tutor; Deng Jiyan, Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region Higher People's Court of Justice, the Central University for Nationalities PhD) This article was published in "Journal of Chongqing University (Social Science Edition)" No. 2 of 2020 , authored by the author and published by Babbitt […]

Ethereum 2.0 is hopeless in the short term, and unexpected complexity may delay "full launch" for several years

Ethereum is making progress, but the timetable for the full ETH 2.0 release is not approaching. According to a recent official blog post, we can expect "it will take many years before the full rollout of" Ethereum 2.0. " With the latest hard fork update in Istanbul, many in the Ethereum community are passionate about […]

Vitalik Buterin: Persuading the Ethereum Foundation to sell $ 100 million ETH, and it is basically at the "highest point"

Ethereum co-founder Vitalik Buterin said that the Ethereum Foundation had previously sold 70,000 ETH, and that it was basically sold at "the highest point". Buterin said in a speech to podcast and managing director of Thiel Capital, Eric Weinstein: "I did let the Ethereum Foundation sell 70,000 ETH, basically all sold at the highest point, […]

Analysis: Why did Twitter founder Jack Dorsey develop protocols instead of platforms?

Author: Wang Guangzhong Editor's Note: The original title was "Negotiate Agreements, No Platforms" On December 11, 2019, Twitter founder Jack Dorsey tweeted that he would invest in setting up an independent open standards R & D team to develop a set of protocols for social applications. The ultimate goal is to make Twitter a client […]

Analysis: Six Sources of Excess Return of Crypto Assets

Source: intotheblock Translation: First Class (First.VIP)   Editor's note: Previously, Michael J. Mauboussin, an analyst and well-known author of Blue Mountain Asset Management, introduced traditional capital in the paper "Who is on the other side?" There are four basic sources of different Alpha values ​​(that is, excess returns on assets) in the market. On this […]

Bitcoin also needs DeFi application, startups launch Bitcoin version of MakerDAO

The Bitcoin community may soon have its own DeFi platform. Based on the Bitcoin sidechain Rootstock (RSK), startup Money On Chain has launched a DeFi platform. The company is currently planning to transform into a non-profit trust, similar to MakerDAO's Maker Foundation, which is responsible for managing a lending system that locks cryptocurrency collateral. This […]

PwC Kris Kersey: Autonomous network formed by the integration of AI, Internet of Things, and blockchain is a promising future

At the EmTech China Global Emerging Technology Summit on December 13, Kris Kersey shared his views. Kris Kersey is the head of the blockchain at PwC's Emerging Technology Division, focusing on how crypto-assets and blockchain-driven ecosystems will affect business models and shared business processes across industries. He said: The integration of AI, Internet of Things, […]

Lightning Network ushers in "the most significant technological progress" in 2019, and multi-path payment is about to go online, solving the problem of large payments

"The most significant technological advancement of Lightning Network in 2019-multi-path payment-has passed interoperability tests and is about to go online. The large-scale payment problem of Lightning Network is expected to be resolved. Bitcoin development company Blockstream announced today that it is approaching one of the biggest issues currently faced by the Lightning Network, a Bitcoin […]

Galaxy Digital and XBTO participate, Bakkt Bitcoin options contract completes first block trade

Intercontinental Exchange (ICE) has just announced the completion of the first major transaction of the newly launched Bakkt Bitcoin Monthly Options Contract. According to the announcement, this Bakkt Bitcoin option was settled as a Bitcoin monthly futures contract two days before expiration. Galaxy Digital Trading and XBTO made their first transaction. A block transaction is […]