Filecoin Looks to Mid-2019 for Blockchain Storage Network Launch
Blockchain storage startup Filecoin announced it would launch its mainnet sometime near the middle of next year.
Hacker Noon is publishing article annotations onto its new blockchain to save costs and storage space.
"Until now users had the choice between two poisons: be their own bank at the cost of complexity, human errors or hacks or trust a third party blindly."
The storage system splits files and stores them on multiple nodes to provide more security than centralized alternatives.
Apps across the space are putting too much reliance (and data) on blockchains, argued Blockstack CEO Muneeb Ali at Consensus 2019.
Online banking group Swissquote is launching a custody service that will see crypto keys stored in an ex-military bunker.