Browsing the "Development" Tag

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As Crypto Markets Go Cold, Who Will Pay for Open-Source Code?

| Daniel Cawrey

Formerly a CoinDesk Contributing Editor, Daniel Cawrey is author of the upcoming “Mastering Blockchain” book to be published by O’Reilly Media.…

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Silent No More: Ethereum Users Spurn Recovery Code

| Rachel Rose O'Leary

Community members have taken to Github to express their discontent over a controversial proposal for lost fund recovery.

Bitcoin Devs Release Long-Awaited Schnorr Paper for Scalability Gains

| Nikhilesh De

Bitcoin devs have released the first paper on the Schnorr multi-signature protocol, which, if implemented, would increase bitcoin block sizes.

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Bitcoin’s Real Bottleneck

| Ariel Deschapell

Bitcoin's markets may be booming but it's the network's rare development talent that may be most valuable.

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The World Economic Forum Might Not Be Ready to Lead a Blockchain Revolution

| Michael del Castillo

As the World Economic Forum seeks a leadership role in blockchain, a senior executive argues its members still have much to learn.

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‘End Poverty, Restore Trust’: World Bank Dives into Blockchain with Lab Launch

| Aaron Stanley

The World Bank is launching a blockchain lab to develop projects that can improve governance and social outcomes in the developing world.

Consensus 2017: People and Machine Problems – Solved with Blockchain?

| Amy Castor

In sessions focused on global issues and IoT at Consensus 2017 yesterday, the possibilities and hurdles for blockchain tech took centre stage.

Sustainable Development Through Bitcoin

| A Hannan Ismail

How bitcoin could drive the UN's Sustainable Development Goals, which are aimed to improve the prospects of everyone on the planet.

Why Cities Will Soon Choose Digital Currency Over Fiat Money

| Pavel Bains

Pavel Bains argues that its only a matter of time before a city makes the leap to its own, digital, currency.