According to The New York Times, a Macau company and a Thailand-based firm are looking to raise more than $300 million through an initial coin offering (ICO). The ICO is for the construction of a floating casino hotel and, if successful, would constitute the largest fundraiser of this type up to this point.
A new twist on the sidechains concept has been proposed by an anonymous author. The proposal involves the staking of coins on Bitcoin’s main chain.
Over on Twitter, Bitcoin Core contributor John Newbery has pointed out that most of the developers behind Bitcoin’s reference implementation have no plans of working on the SegWit2x chain if the proposal successfully hard forks the network in November.
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