July 17th, 201913 Introduced Wednesday, a new proposal called Signet offers a fresh alternative to bitcoin's test network. https://www.coindesk.com/coder-proposes-alternative-to-bitcoins-notoriously-unreliable-testnet
July 15th, 201917 Shinhan Card has been granted a patent for a blockchain payment system that could reportedly do away with physical credit cards. https://www.coindesk.com/koreas-biggest-credit-card-firm-wins-patent-for-blockchain-credit-system
July 12th, 201910 An advocacy group is testing out the idea that the combination of bitcoin and orbital communication can help fight news censorship. https://www.coindesk.com/how-bitcoin-might-help-the-worlds-oppressed-sidestep-censorship-in-space
July 9th, 201919 Enterprises are finally realizing that mainnet ethereum is a way to end decades of brittle, balkanized and bespoke system integration, writes John Wolpert. https://www.coindesk.com/safety-without-silos-why-businesses-will-learn-to-love-public-ethereum
July 7th, 201920After a review of documentation for the Libra protocol and its planned ecosystem, Steven Sprague believes Facebook left out key security components. https://www.coindesk.com/facebooks-libra-lacks-foundational-components-for-crypto-key-security
July 5th, 201946The popular wallet service Electrum is soon to add official support for bitcoin's lightning network, its founder has told CoinDesk. https://www.coindesk.com/electrum-wallet-is-adding-support-for-bitcoins-lightning-network
July 4th, 201917Fujitsu Laboratories has unveiled digital identity tech that scores users' reliability to increase the security of online transactions. https://www.coindesk.com/fujitsu-develops-blockchain-ids-that-score-trustworthiness-in-transactions
July 3rd, 201918Blockstream has created an "experimental" tool making it easier for users to trade "trustlessly" between tokens on its Liquid sidechain. https://www.coindesk.com/blockstream-launches-atomic-swaps-on-liquid-bitcoin-sidechain
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Masterchain, a blockchain project backed by Russia’s central bank, is falling behind on its goals two years after inception.
Sberbank, the leading bank in Russia, is unsatisfied with the system’s speed, security and overall efficiency after testing it.
The bank is looking to shift its work to other...