Shenzhen Giving Away Millions in Digital Yuan in Lottery to Boost Consumption, Test Tech: Report

The rapidly growing city of Shenzhen will be giving away 10 million yuan (US$1.47 million) of China’s new sovereign digital money via lottery,...

US Homeland Security Funds Anti-Forgery Blockchain Projects in Latest R&D Round

The U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s research and development wing, the Science & Technology (S&T) Directorate, on Friday awarded $817,712 in total to...

Robinhood Traders, Including Bitcoin Holders, Left in the Lurch Following Theft: Report

The popular personal investing platform did not do enough to help targeted customers, victims claim. Source link

Blockchain Goes to College – Blockchain at University CoinDesk

Let’s say you’re a 17-year-old high school senior. You finished near the top of your class, you nailed your SATs and now you’re...

New Ethereum Fee Model Has Some Miners Crying Foul

Ethereum miners are signaling their disapproval of a technical proposal advocated by top Ethereum developers, a new survey shows.Eight of the nine mining...

Lightning Vulnerability Discovered; Ind Node Operators Urged to Upgrade ASAP

A vulnerability in LND versions 0.10.x and below has been disclosed to the Lightning Labs team, according to engineer Conner Fromknecht in the...

US Attorney General Releases Cryptocurrency Enforcement Framework

The Department of Justice has released a ‘first of its kind’ framework for policing the cryptocurrency space. Source link

BlueWallet Adds Privacy Feature ‘PayJoin’ for Bitcoin Transactions

Mobile and desktop Bitcoin and Lightning wallet BlueWallet has added support for BIP 78 with its PayJoin feature. Source link

South Korea’s Central Bank to Test Digital Currency With Banks in 2021

Following China's lead, the Bank of Korea is to run circulation trials of a central bank digital currency with assistance from banks. Source link...

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