Browsing the "Swarm" Tag

A 7-Year Legal Fight Led This Dev to Build Unstoppable Ethereum Storage

| Rachel Rose O'Leary

Developer Daniel Nagy's legal battle over a file-sharing node led him to develop ethereum's storage layer, Swarm.

Coinbase, Ripple Blast Company Creating Tokens in Their Name

| Nikhilesh De

Coinbase and Ripple are pushing back against the equity tokens the Swarm fund announced Wednesday.

test tubes

Ethereum Storage Network Swarm Enters Next Test Phase

| Rachel Rose O'Leary

Ethereum's decentralized storage branch, Swarm, announced its third proof-of-concept to test the privacy and scalability of the project.

Bees, Swarm, honey

Swarm Closes $5.5 Million ICO for Alternative Investment Fund

| Brady Dale

Another experiment in blockchain powered governance went underway nearly as soon as its token sale ended.

Ethereum’s ‘Holy Trinity’ Takes Shape As Swarm Testnet Arrives

| Alyssa Hertig

One-third of ethereum's 'Holy Trinity' of protocols may soon pass a key milestone.

governance, government

Swarm Targets Blockchain Governance in Platform Pivot

| Pete Rizzo

Swarm is pivoting toward decentralized governance, a decision that finds the project shifting away from its prior focus on distributed crowdfunding.

Law, legal

When is a Token a Security? Research Analyzes Blockchain Under US Law

| Pete Rizzo

A new working paper penned in part by Harvard and MIT professors analyzes how cryptographic tokens fit under US securities law.

law court

Crypto 2.0 Roundup: Kickstarting Colored Coins and a Public Policy Push

| Pete Rizzo

In this roundup, CoinDesk examines the community's efforts to reshape crypto 2.0's public policy and to inspire new colored coins development.

Chip, computer

Crypto 2.0 in 2015: Turning Bitcoin Theory Into Big Business

| Pete Rizzo

While last year saw lots of hype over crypto 2.0 projects in the making, 2015 could be the year they start to deliver.

whisper, rumor

Crypto 2.0 Roundup: SEC Rumours, Swarm’s Payday and Ethereum’s Expansion

| Pete Rizzo

Crypto 2.0 projects are gaining increased resources through funding and hiring, while rumors of regulatory action persist.