CounterpartyCounterparty (xcp)
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Market cap: $5,807,451 #318
Counterparty extends Bitcoin’s functionality by “writing in the margins” of regular Bitcoin transactions, opening the door for innovation and advanced features not possible with ordinary Bitcoin software.
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  • Bancor Review: Introduction to the Protocol and BNT
    What is Bancor? Bancor is a blockchain system and protocol designed to help users swap smart tokens (i.e. tokens built on smart contract blockchains) without needing an exchange. This eliminates the process of matching with a counterparty, spreads, deposits or withdrawals, and registrations. Instead, Bancor’s network makes the conversion process ... read more
  • Theory: ETHUSD longs on derivative exchanges caused a feedback loop leading to this decline
    Example: the ETHUSD swap on Bitmex is completely disconnected from any physical buying or selling. It is a derivative and only tethered to the underlying price by charging premiums for the popular trade. Essentially a zero sum game where you are feeding the counterparty's short position by entering a net ... read more
  • Organized Crime Goes Digital With the Blockchain-Based ‘Mafia Wars’ Game
    Over the last couple of years, blockchain-based gaming has become more popular with collectible games like “Spells of Genesis.” One peer-to-peer game, “Mafia Wars,” is a blockchain-themed tournament based on well-known organized crime families from the 1920s. Also read: Intel Awarded a Patent for an Energy Efficient Bitcoin Mining Process The ... read more
    Bitcoin News12-03-2018
  • An Alternative Client Has Mined Bitcoin Cash Block 558847
    On Saturday, Dec. 1, the Copernicus project announced the launch of its full node implementation pre-release written in the programming language Golang (Go). Following the release, the client was used to generate the first Golang version of a Bitcoin Cash block mined at height 558847. Also read: Intel Awarded a Patent ... read more
    Bitcoin News12-02-2018
  • The Daily: ICOs Hunker Down for Crypto Winter, Meta Stablecoins Are Coming
    For those who live in the northern hemisphere, winter is coming, while in the cryptosphere it’s already here. In Wednesday’s edition of The Daily, we look at the steps ICOs are taking to preserve their capital as they wait for the markets to warm up again, heralding that winter is ... read more
    Bitcoin News11-28-2018
  • Liquidity Networks: Bancor vs traditional exchanges
    Most of you will know Bancor, and that it operates in a similar way to traditional exchanges in that users can buy and sell tokens... but not many people realise the mechanics behind it are actually really different: No Counterparty. In both centralized and decentralized (DEX) cryptocurrency exchanges, buyers and ... read more
  • Amun Crypto ETP Launch Sees Minimal Interest, Fails to Curb Bears
    Since’s the commencement of crypto’s bear market in 2018, investors in this budding asset class have sought to find refuge, banking their cryptocurrency holdings on a number of prospective catalysts, including the advent of institutional players and the formulation of a Bitcoin-backed exchange-traded fund (ETF). So, many thought their prayers ... read more
  • Stablecoin space to face storm of disruption from ROCKZ, a coin backed by one of the strongest currencies in the world
    The stablecoin space is to face a storm of disruption from ROCKZ, the first legally enforceable stablecoin backed by the Swiss Francs, one of the strongest fiat currencies in the world. Those that have been trading cryptocurrencies for some time are well aware that the rampant volatility is a main ... read more
  • BAKKT 12.12 (2nd part)
    Bakkt infrastructure will include a trading platform, a digital vault, a clearing house and a separate guarantee fund. The credit risk of the counterparty will be eliminated, the risk of recurrence of the collapse of Mt.Gox will disappear. No “drawn” trading volumes, only real deals. And the trade will be ... read more
  • Bitcoin Cash Developers Launch Beta Bchd Client Written in Golang
    On Nov. 18, a few days after the Bitcoin Cash (BCH) fork, Openbazaar developer Chris Pacia announced the launch of Bchd, a full node implementation of the BCH chain written in Golang. Pacia and contributors have detailed that it’s been over two months since the Bchd client was forked from ... read more
    Bitcoin News11-19-2018