Mark Zuckerberg Considers Blockchain Authorization of Data in Recent Interview

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg said that he is mulling the idea of blockchain-based authorization for user data. Facebook CEO and founder Mark Zuckerberg considered the ramifications of blockchain-based authorization of user data during an interview with Harvard Law professor Jonathan Zittrain on Feb. 20. During a discussion covering such topics as the future of technology […]

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Crypto Dividends: Staking Coins for Gains Potentially a Good Strategy in a Bear Market but Is Not Without Risk

According to Bloomberg, investors turn to staking for gains in the crypto bear market, but there are risks. Volatility coupled with one of the longest bear markets ever experienced by the cryptocurrency industry have compelled many investors to consider staking as a method of “playing it safe,” according to a Bloomberg article. Staking, which is […]

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Blockchain Startup Takes on Mainstream Crowdfunding Sites to Cut Number of Failed Projects

sponsored A startup says crowdfunding sites have a trust problem, with projects failing and contributors refusing to invest again. It believes blockchain can change this. A new blockchain platform is vowing to take on established crowdfunding sites — and argues that their lack of accountability means greater numbers of projects fail to deliver what they […]

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Vitalik Buterin Dismisses Rumors New Constantinople Feature Allows Attack Vector

Ethereum’s Vitalik Buterin has denied that a new Constantinople smart contract creation feature will have negative security implications for the network. Ethereum (ETH) co-founder Vitalik Buterin and other core devs have dismissed allegations that a new smart contract creation feature set to be released in the forthcoming Constantinople hard fork will have negative security implications. […]

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Buterin-Proposed Constantinople Ethereum Feature Allegedly Introduces Attack Vector

A new function meant to be added to Ethereum through the Constantinople hard fork reportedly introduces a new attack vector. Ethereum (ETH) co-founder Vitalik Buterin has proposed a new smart contract creation function dubbed “Create2.” This function reportedly introduces a new attack vector to the platform, according to a post on the Ethereum developers forum […]

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‘Computing is Power’: Blockchain Protocol Invites Developers to Build DApps on Its Network

sponsored A blockchain protocol is making it easier for developers to build peer-to-peer financial applications, enabling them to focus on innovations. A new blockchain protocol is presenting itself as a place where businesses and individuals can build peer-to-peer financial applications with confidence. Bytom describes itself as the “infrastructure of the asset internet.” The company’s vision […]

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Forbes “Fintech 50” List, Reviewed: New Players, Veterans and Startups Which Didn’t Make the Cut

A look into the crypto part of Forbes’ fresh “Fintech 50” list Recently, Forbes published the fresh edition of its “Fintech 50” list, counting the world’s top financial technology firms. Notably, there are just six crypto and blockchain companies featured this year, while the 2018 list contained 11 players from the field. Given that the […]

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Medical R&D Alliance Expands Blockchain Project to Include Data Sharing

A medical research and development alliance has expanded its blockchain project to include healthcare data management. The Pistoia Alliance has expanded its blockchain project to include data sharing, data identity, and data integrity, according to a press release published on Feb 8. The Pistoia Alliance is a not-for-profit organization established in 2007, with representatives from […]

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