Browsing the "Decentralization" Tag

Blockchain Startup Blockstack Unveils Plan to Decentralize Itself

| Nikhilesh De

Blockstack announced a plan to decentralize the network's corporate structure on Friday.

‘Nothing Is Decentralized’: Crypto Springs Confronts Tech’s Shortcomings

| Leigh Cuen

The tone distinguishing Crypto Springs from the plethora of blockchain conferences was an acute focus on uncomfortable and open-ended questions.

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Blockchains Don’t Have to Be Perfect, They Just Have to Be Better

| Michael J Casey

A blockchain can contain garbage data but in many cases, it will still be better than the status quo. We might even find often that it's a lot better.

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$13.5 Million Hack Ignites Fresh Debate Over Crypto Project Bancor

| Anna Baydakova

The security breach of a well-funded blockchain project renewed critiques against its technology this week.

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PoWx: The New Effort to Change Bitcoin Mining Explained

| Alyssa Hertig

Technologists unveiled a foundation dedicated to rewriting bitcoin's underlying tech, giving the long-controversial idea new wings.

Two Big Crypto Startups Are Out to Build One Universal Wallet

| Leigh Cuen

The two startups are offering developers $50,000 to build a wallet that would support almost any token, even those that haven’t been created yet.

Decentralized Exchange Startup 0x Raised $775K in SAFT Sale Last Year

| Nikhilesh De

Decentralized protocol 0x has raised $775,000 through a SAFT sale last year.

Ex-Trump Adviser Bannon Says Cryptocurrency Will Bring ‘True Freedom’

| Leigh Cuen

Steve Bannon, the former White House strategist and right-wing firebrand, is now touting the liberating potential of cryptocurrency and blockchain.

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Ripple Papers Pledge New Start for $40 Billion XRP

| Alyssa Hertig

Ripple, the startup behind the world's third-largest cryptocurrency, has released two white papers that it hopes will move the technology forward.

What a Facebook Blockchain Token Might Look Like

| Michael J Casey

If Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg really wants to experiment with decentralized systems, a publicly issued crypto-token would be hell of a way to do it.