Tencent Credit has been rolled out nationwide in China: a score of 300-850 points based on historical data from WeChat and QQ. A good score gives users access to credit, installment payment shopping, and deposit free rentals of bikes and apartments.
— Connie Chan (@conniechan) January 31, 2018
This is a helluva scoop for newsbtc. Samsung manufacturing ASICs is a huge development for bitcoin. Add that to the mining farm flight from China and launch of Lightning and this has been a monster month for bitcoin fundamentals. https://t.co/gCN63oC0yh
— Ryan Selkis (@twobitidiot) January 30, 2018
A digital currency that would survive a nuclear war: the full Bitcoin transaction history, all the way back to the genesis block, exists in over 11,000 copies located in over 100 countries — and that's just counting the copies running live.https://t.co/dNnwLyMbqf
— Nick Szabo (@NickSzabo4) January 31, 2018
You've probably seen a few mentions of '#Casper' when it comes to #Ethereum. Casper is Ethereum's new consensus system; moving from Proof-of-Work to Proof-of-Stake, and effectively stopping the use of mining. What is Proof-of-Stake? Check out our article. https://t.co/JlCoEvhy8P
— CryptoGraphics (@CryptoGfx) January 30, 2018
Another article that claims the U.S. dollar has intrinsic value because it's an appcoin for tax payments while ignoring bitcoin's use for permissionless digital payments and value storage. Much original thought. Very captivating. https://t.co/5JpVipOLd9
— Kyle Torpey (@kyletorpey) January 29, 2018
So, the next time someone tells you ‘Bitcoin is dead,’ ask them to explain at least one of these technologies to you.
If they cannot, remember that family, friends, and co-workers can be well-meaning and completely full of shit.https://t.co/gIYPZTLSVI
— David Oliver Doswell (@davidodoswell) January 28, 2018
The lightning network now has 5X more nodes and 9X more channels than it had a week ago. 👏
— Armin van Bitcoin ⚡ (@ArminVanBitcoin) January 26, 2018