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Jul 14th, 2018
Vitalik Buterin believes Ethereum’s upcoming plasma implementation could make ERC20 central bank digital currencies viable. We’ll discuss which governments have considered these sovereign tokens and whether Plasma could, in fact, make Ethereum a good fit.
Jul 12th, 2018
One, two, three, four – I declare a blockchain smartphone war.
Jul 11th, 2018
HTC is preparing to release the Exodus, a blockchain-based smartphone. The company hopes the phone will popularize blockchain technology and revolutionize data privacy. But if the Exodus is to succeed, it will need to overcome a lot of barriers.
Jul 10th, 2018
The attack highlights both the perks and drawbacks of centralized authority in cryptocurrency exchange and blockchain technology.
Jul 7th, 2018
Amid Americans’ growing mistrust in government, some see the potential for blockchain-based peer-to-peer and crowd-funded charity to replace government welfare. Have we learned nothing from the well-publicized onslaught of data privacy breaches and the growing economic divide?
[UPDATED] Bill Calling For Study Of Cryptocurrency Use In Sex Trafficking Could Do More Harm Than Good
Jun 27th, 2018
On June 12, US legislators introduced the FIND bill, which proposes a study on how virtual currencies are being used to buy, sell, and facilitate sex and drug trafficking. If it passes, let’s hope the study is carried out with more nuance than previous legislation aimed at sex trafficking.
Jun 15th, 2018
Although it has been reported by several outlets that Walmart was just awarded a patent on a blockchain-based method and system for managing demand on an electric grid, there is no such news to report. Here’s what we actually know.
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