Coronavirus Fuels P2P Connectivity: Crypto-Driven Meshnet Gives Rural Towns Internet

While the coronavirus wreaks havoc on the economy across the U.S., a number of the 1,737 residents from Clatskanie, Oregon can’t obtain an internet service provider (ISP). The situation has motivated the town to adopt a decentralized meshnet ISP called Althea and the network’s users are paid in cryptocurrency for relaying. Also read: Film Reels and Steel: Github Plans to Archive...

Here’s Why Bitcoin’s Bullish Monthly Close Isn’t Enough to Thwart a Massive Selloff

Following Bitcoin’s bout of consolidation within the mid-$6,000 region, the benchmark cryptocurrency has seen a slight decline that has led it down towards the support that has been established around $6,000.This decline today has come about against a backdrop of bearishness in the equities market, with virtually all of the benchmark indices seeing some notable losses.Analysts believe that this could create...

Bitcoin Surges to $6,600: What Do Analysts Think Is Next?

After plunging towards $6,200 after the monthly candle close, Bitcoin has rallied hard, gaining 5% in the past two hours alone ahead of the daily close arriving in approximately 90 minutes. As of the time of writing this article, the cryptocurrency sits at $6,575, just a smidgen shy from $6,600.What are analysts thinking about this move?Bitcoin Could Continue HigherAccording to crypto...

The Many Facts Pointing to Wei Dai Being Satoshi

Satoshi Nakamoto has been an enigma for well over a decade and there’s been a number of suspects and self-styled Bitcoin inventors. One particular suspect is the computer engineer Wei Dai, the creator of the b-money system and the Crypto++ cryptographic library. Since the Bitcoin network was launched in 2009, a number of people have had suspicions that Wei Dai could...

Film Reels and Steel: Github Plans to Archive Bitcoin Code for 1,000 Years

The Microsoft subsidiary, Github recently revealed the “Archive Program,” an initiative that aims to preserve open source technologies for 1,000 years. The newly launched effort plans to store snapshots of open source technology 250 meters underground on the Norwegian island of Svalbard. The source code management and collaboration platform also plans to store the Bitcoin Core software. Archivists will etch the...