Imagine a digital world in which no website can ever be taken down—and no content can ever be censored—by anyone other than the web domain’s owner.
That’s the vision behind Unstoppable Domains
May 23, 2019May 23, 2019
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Gab’s plans to fork over Silicon Valley projects did not end with just Brave.
The “free speech social media network” is evolving, and Gab is taking a whole new approach to its business: find o
May 15, 2019May 15, 2019
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Chainlink CEO Sergey Nazarov announced today that the decentralized oracleprovider is to launch its service on the Ethereum mainnet on May 30. It’s the culmination of six years’ hard work for
May 14, 2019May 15, 2019
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Developers around the world are perfecting technology to thwart Russian President Vladimir Putin—or any ideologues— attempt to blockade the Internet. With their skills and resources, they are
May 9, 2019May 9, 2019
With Russia about to disconnect itself from the Internet, Vladimir Putin’s henchmen are fast closing in on political dissent on messaging apps such as Telegram. This week, 27-year-old Alexande
May 7, 2019May 7, 2019
It’s a question crypto philosophers have pondered since the dawn of Bitcoin: how do we get the masses to actually use the damn thing?
IOST, a new public blockchain network based in Singapore,
April 27, 2019April 27, 2019
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Gab, the free-speech absolutist social media network, continues to look for creative ways to resist being silenced.
Having earned a reputation as a platform that is tolerant of even the most h
April 25, 2019April 25, 2019
It so nearly didn’t happen. Even though Jae Kwon loves a technical challenge, in 2013 he was ready to give up on his mission to build an alternative to Bitcoin’s energy-guzzling proof of work
April 19, 2019April 21, 2019
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Russian lawmakers on Thursday approved a controversial bill to cut off the country’s internet traffic from foreign servers and block popular messaging app, Telegram.
The legislation is designe
April 12, 2019April 12, 2019
Free-speech social media network Gab says it’s now without a home to shill its security tokens to raise cash. And the First-Amendment maximalist Twitter alternative isn’t taking it lying down.
April 11, 2019April 12, 2019
Norway-based Opera, one of the earliest Internet browser companies, today released what it says is the first Web 3.0-ready desktop browser.
Its new browser, which is linked to the user’s crypt
April 9, 2019April 9, 2019
LONDON—David Gerard is half an hour late, the bastard. I’m meeting the reviled blockchain hater at a pub on Baker Street that serves under-microwaved Chicken Tikka Masala to a clientele long p
April 7, 2019April 18, 2019
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In 2001, Larry Sanger co-founded Wikipedia, which has become the largest, most frequently consulted encyclopedia in human history. Every month, some 1.5 billion users flock to its vast, online
April 5, 2019April 9, 2019
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He likes beef. He likes blockchains. He’s the co-owner of BeefChain.
Tyler Lindholm is Wyoming’s blockchain cowboy. A cattle rancher, husband, and father of four, Lindholm is a three-time stat
March 28, 2019March 28, 2019
Rick Dudley doesn’t put himself about much. Perhaps he doesn’t need to. A leading blockchain architect, Dudley is also the founder of NYC-based Vulcanize, an under-the-radar consultancy that’s
March 27, 2019April 18, 2019
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Calvin Ayre is a billionaire gambling tycoon and the CEO of crypto news site CoinGeek, and—more importantly—the financier of the only true Bitcoin, Bitcoin SV. To many (including the credulous
March 19, 2019April 1, 2019
First, there were ICOs. Then, there were STOs. And now, 2019 could become the year of the CTO—the consumer token offering.
Joseph Lubin, founder of ConsenSys, said on Thursday during his keyno
March 15, 2019March 15, 2019
The former CEO of the first large bitcoin exchange, which was hacked for $350 million worth of bitcoin in 2014, was today found guilty of tampering with financial records. Mark Karpeles was gi
A portrait of Russian Internet entrepreneur Pavel Durov—dressed as a saint—was held above the crowd on Sunday, during the biggest demonstrations in Moscow since 2011. Nearly 15,000 people marc
March 13, 2019March 14, 2019
It had all the ingredients of a vintage Crypto Twitter scam: a dubious quid pro quo involving 20 million dollars’ worth of cryptocurrency, a shady crypto startup with a history of making grand
March 13, 2019April 18, 2019
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