Ethereum Co-Founder Vitalik Buterin Proposes Creating On-Chain Ether Mixer

Ethereum co-founder Vitalik Buterin proposed creating an on-chain smart contract-based ether mixer. Ethereum (ETH) co-founder Vitalik Buterin has proposed creating an on-chain smart contract-based ether mixer in a note on collaborative development platform HackMD on May 24. In his note, Buterin argues that the Ethereum ecosystem needs more privacy, and points out that the default […]

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Cash, Coins and Casinos: Japan Struggles to Regulate Online Gambling

The Japanese government’s attempts to halt crypto gambling can only last so long, industry experts say. Despite Japan’s reputation for being one of the most welcoming nations for fintech, online crypto gambling has struggled to take off in light of the country’s strict regulation. In late March, the blockchain-based, decentralized application (DApp) platform Tron announced […]

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Emi̇n Gün Si̇rer on Rethinking Blockchain, Promoting Good Crypto Use and Leaving Stagnation Behind

Professor Emi̇n Gün Si̇rer talks with CT about blockchain evolution and stagnation. This interview has been edited and condensed. The co-director of the Initiative for Cryptocurrencies and Smart Contracts (known as IC3), Emin Gün Sirer, is an associate professor at Cornell University, whose research focuses on peer-to-peer systems, operating systems, distributed systems and computer networking. […]

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South Korea’s Telecom Giant KT Launches DLT-Powered 5G Brand to Prevent Hacks

South Korea’s largest telecom firm KT implemented blockchain tech to prevent hacks of connected IoT devices. KT Corporation, South Korea’s largest telecom firm, has launched its blockchain-powered fifth-generation (5G) network brand, local news agency The Korea Times reports on April 16. Called “GiGA Chain,” the brand intends to boost the security of Internet-of-Things (IoT) devices […]

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Tron Supports Gambling DApps Restrictions in Japanese Market to Comply With Regulations

Blockchain-based DApp platform Tron is supporting restrictions for gambling DApp development in the Japanese market. Blockchain-based decentralized application (DApp) platform Tron pushed to remove gambling DApps in the Japanese market to comply with local regulations, according to a press release published on March 31. Per the statement, the company intends to adhere to local laws […]

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