Decentralization

Here Is How Blockchain Will Help to Explore Space

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Space is an area that has been historically researched by few governments, being a complex matter that requires thorough, high-class research and, therefore, substantial funding. More recently, with the emerging popularity of audacious startups like SpaceX, space exploration has become a less exclusive area. Now, however, it seems that the cryptocurrencies’ primary features — blockchain, Read More

$13.5 Million Hack Ignites Fresh Debate Over Crypto Project Bancor

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Innovation is never easy. That said, sometimes it can be that much harder. Such was the case for crypto project Bancor this week, which saw its design decisions and strategy picked apart on social media as it sought to contain the damage from a multimillion-dollar hack. On Monday, the project announced its app was down for maintenance, and Read More

Cisco Developing Confidential Communications Via Blockchain In Patent Filing

5 months ago admin2 Comments Off on Cisco Developing Confidential Communications Via Blockchain In Patent Filing
Cisco, a worldwide leader in IT and networking, is developing a method of confidential group communications based on Blockchain technology, according to a patent application released by the US Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) March 29. In the application, the company describes the way Blockchain can ensure more confidential and secure group messaging, file sharing, Read More

Trading Bots to Govern an Investment Strategy of Newly Created Decentralized Autonomous Funds

7 months ago admin2 Comments Off on Trading Bots to Govern an Investment Strategy of Newly Created Decentralized Autonomous Funds
After lurking in investment shadows for a number of years, cryptocurrencies have recently broken out into the mainstream. While Bitcoin hogged most of media attention media and attracted a large portion of newly minted cryptocurrency investors thus far, Blockchain technology has started to garner mainstream interest. Investors in conventional stocks and assets are slowly migrating Read More

Cornell Professor Claims Ethereum is More Distributed and Decentralized Than Bitcoin

7 months ago admin2 Comments Off on Cornell Professor Claims Ethereum is More Distributed and Decentralized Than Bitcoin
According to a study led by Cornell professor Emin Gun Sirer, Cornell research professor Robbert van Renesse, and LinkedIn researcher Adem Efe Gencer, Ethereum’s nodes are better distributed than bitcoin, and thus the network is more decentralized than bitcoin. The paper entitled “Decentralization in Bitcoin and Ethereum” analyzed nodes in the bitcoin and Ethereum networks Read More

As Critical Elections Approach, African Youths Gaining Political Voice Through Blockchain

7 months ago admin2 Comments Off on As Critical Elections Approach, African Youths Gaining Political Voice Through Blockchain
There is a yearning for the younger generation to step up and take the mantle of leadership across the various fields of endeavour in Africa. With an average age of 78.5 years, Africa remains the continent with the oldest set of national leaders. This is a big factor behind the under-development of the second largest Read More

Alternative Blockchain Uses: Elections, Product Reviews and Fraud Prevention

7 months ago admin2 Comments Off on Alternative Blockchain Uses: Elections, Product Reviews and Fraud Prevention
Decentralization and its effect on the economy is a controversial topic that has pervaded discussion throughout online communities as well as mainstream and alternative media outlets thanks, in part, to Bitcoin’s roller-coaster ride throughout 2017. This phenomenon has also threatened the infrastructural payment processing monopolies whose power has traditionally owed to their near-absolute control over Read More

Gameflip Moving Digital Gaming Goods Network Onto Blockchain

8 months ago admin2 Comments Off on Gameflip Moving Digital Gaming Goods Network Onto Blockchain
With 2.2 bln global gamers and $109 bln in annual sales, the gaming industry is a growing giant. Of those annual sales, $94.4 bln is derived substantially from the sale of direct-from-publisher digital goods. And gaming is expected to grow healthily as it heads toward a projected $128.5 bln by 2020. But despite gaming’s meteoric Read More

CryptoKitties Becomes Largest Ethereum-Based Decentralized Application

8 months ago admin2 Comments Off on CryptoKitties Becomes Largest Ethereum-Based Decentralized Application
CryptoKitties, the massively popular Ethereum-based digital kitten breeding app and collectibles marketplace, has surpassed major decentralized cryptocurrency exchange EtherDelta to become the largest decentralized application (dapp) on the Ethereum protocol by gas consumption. According to ETH Gas Station, the CryptoKitties Ethereum smart contract accounted for 13.94 percent of Ethereum’s transaction volume over the last 1,500 Read More

New Bitcoin.com Podcast With Crypto-Economist Jon Matonis

9 months ago admin2 Comments Off on New Bitcoin.com Podcast With Crypto-Economist Jon Matonis
This week’s Bitcoin.com podcast with our host ‘Bitcoin Brian’ features the e-money researcher and crypto-economist, Jon Matonis. The well-known economist is also the vice president of corporate strategy at the blockchain firm Nchain and served as the executive director of the Bitcoin Foundation until December 2014. Also read: Circle Financial Plans to Launch a New Investment App Read More