Facebook Libra partly created by female engineer, Morgan Beller

Facebook Libra partly created by female engineer, Morgan Beller

Facebook Vice President David Marcus is the face of the company’s Libra digital currency, but the original driving force was a 26-year-old female engineer named Morgan Beller.Source: FacebookOn February 12, 2018, Silicon Valley investor and cryptocurrency...
G7 Agrees on Crypto Action Plan Spurred by Facebook’s Libra

G7 Agrees on Crypto Action Plan Spurred by Facebook’s Libra

G7 finance chiefs met this week and Facebook’s Libra cryptocurrency was high on their agenda. They agreed on several crypto initiatives and fast regulatory responses to projects such as Libra, calling for them to meet the highest standards of financial regulation....
7 Unorthodox Ways to Mine Bitcoin

7 Unorthodox Ways to Mine Bitcoin

Bitcoin isn’t crazy – in fact it might just be the soundest monetary system this generation has ever known. Some of the techniques miners have devised to extract it, however, are extremely unorthodox, ranging from the ingenious to the downright crazy. Here are seven...
Ethereum’s Wrapped Bitcoin Set to Eclipse Lightning Network Capacity

Ethereum’s Wrapped Bitcoin Set to Eclipse Lightning Network Capacity

Since the project launched a little over six months ago, Wrapped Bitcoin (WBTC) has roughly $5.9 million or 558 BTC locked into the system. At the rate WBTC’s token contract is climbing, the project is close to surpassing the Lightning Network’s capacity in the near...
Bitcoin Mining Helps Oil Companies Reduce Carbon Footprint

Bitcoin Mining Helps Oil Companies Reduce Carbon Footprint

Natural gas acquired as a byproduct of oil extraction has become synonymous with wasted energy. In certain areas, drilling companies are unable to find a profitable market for the excess fuel. It’s often vented into the atmosphere. Startups are now offering on-site...
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