A return to proof of work mining, a blockchain built to be fork resistant, and the chance to develop in multiple programming languages. Lessons from history — and an eye to the future.
Blockchain Australia has terminated Qoin’s membership of the association amid allegations that the crypto project is a pyramid scheme.
The popular trading card company Topps has just launched the “2021 Garbage Pail Kids Food Fight” series today, and the trading card packs are being sold at Target and Walmart stores. Not only will the Garbage Pail Kids (GPK) series provide people with collectible cardboard trading cards, Topps has also inserted blockchain-based rare code cards, […]
Air France is set to trial a blockchain-based system for verifying COVID-19 test results for its passengers.
A Chinese tea retailer is looking to make its inception into the bitcoin mining business. Publicly-listed Urban Tea announced the expansion of its operations by appointing two executives to pursue its crypto plans. Urban Tea Praises Cryptocurrencies’ Widespread Popularity Per the announcement, Urban Tea Inc. hired Fengdan Zhou as the company’s new chief operating officer […]
Open-source platform Tezos has just announced Edo, its fifth and most ambitious upgrade to its blockchain to date. This upgrade will add the Sapling protocol, tickets, and a new Adoption Period to support future upgrades that improve network functionality. Sapling, Tickets, and a New Adoption Period will Bolster Future Upgrades Tezos has been ramping up […]
Coronavirus-driven lockdowns and social distancing limits affect people’s way of entertaining themselves, such as going to karaoke. In South Korea, that activity is too popular, and despite the COVID-19 outbreak, the crypto industry is trying to capitalize on it. Somesing: A Blockchain-Based Karaoke App Per Fn News, Somesing, a blockchain-based karaoke app, already hit the […]
A crypto “smart city” could become a reality in Nevada’s desert, as a blockchain firm applied to make it possible. The investment company asked the state of Nevada to form a local government in Storey County. Crypto City Aims to Host 33 Million Square Feet of Commercial Space According to a report published by the […]
Online censorship has taken front and center since the sweeping ban of former U.S. President Donald Trump from every social outlet he’s been a part of. Other high-profile censorship acts, like Amazon removing alt-right social network Parler from its servers and My Pillow CEO Michael Lindell being banned from Twitter have presented a new paradigm […]
There are fears that voting on the blockchain might not be practical. Instead, the real value of this technology may be linked to counting ballots afterwards.