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Dear Elon, This Is How to Decentralize Twitter and Give the Internet Back to Everyone
The self-sovereign web would use protocols, not companies, to build the tools we need most.
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Anyone Can Start a Hedge Fund: How On-Chain Credit Changes the Crypto Economy
Undercollateralized loans open crypto into new forms of financing, and could spur a wave of trading activity and capital formation.
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Buenos Aires to Create Digital Identity Platform
The tool is expected to be operational no later than the first quarter of 2023, according to a city official.
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Decentralized Identity Startup Spruce Raises $7.5M
Ethereal Ventures and Electric Capital led the round, with Alameda Research, Coinbase Ventures and Protocol Labs joining in.
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Microsoft’s ION Digital ID Network Is Live on Bitcoin
Imagine never having to use a password or a username ever again. Networks like ION could make this a reality.
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US Homeland Security Challenges Freelancers to Design It a Digital Wallet
DHS officials are putting up $25,000 in cash prizes to designers who win the month-long competition.
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Bitcoin News Roundup for June 11, 2020
With BTC and global equity markets down more than 1% on the day, CoinDesk’s Markets Daily is back with your bitcoin news roundup.
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Microsoft Releases Bitcoin-Based ID Tool as COVID-19 'Passports' Draw Criticism
Microsoft’s Bitcoin-based decentralized identity tool, ION, just went live with a beta version on mainnet.
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Media Startup Civil Shuts Down, Team Absorbed Into Decentralized ID Efforts at ConsenSys
Blockchain media startup Civil is shutting down after three years, with its team pivoting to building decentralized identity tools at parent firm ConsenSys.
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'Passwordless Login' Startup Magic Raises $4M From Naval Ravikant, Placeholder
Ethereum startup Magic just raised $4 million from investors like Naval Ravikant, SV Angel, Placeholder and Volt Capital to make passwords less of a pain.
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