Early Execs Leave Block.one, The Peter Thiel-Backed Crypto Startup Behind EOS

Four early employees and two contractors have resigned from the Hong Kong cryptocurrency company Block.one to start up StrongBlock, a new blockchain project that is currently under wraps. David Moss, Thomas Cox, Brian Abramson and Corey J. Lederer were the second, third, fourth and fifth employees to be hired by the corporate parent that created […]

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When Blockchains Go Down: Why Crypto Outages Are on the Rise

Berniesanders (not to be confused with former presidential candidate and Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders) is an institution on blockchain-based blogging platform Steemit. Steemit allows content creators to earn crypto – at least, crypto that’s native to the Steem blockchain, of which there are three – for popular posts. While recent successes include waffle recipes, romantic […]

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Blockchain Needs to Target Manufacturing

At World AI Conference 2018, Jack Ma, the co-founder and chairman of $414 billion e-commerce conglomerate Alibaba, stated that artificial intelligence (AI), blockchain, and Internet of Things (IoT) can all become meaningless if they fail to target the manufacturing industry. “AI, Blockchain and IoT will be meaningless tech unless they can promote the transformation of […]

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Investors Still Committed to Cryptocurrency Despite Bear Cycle

Barry Silbert, the founder and CEO of Digital Currency Group (DCG), the largest venture capital firm focused on the cryptocurrency market, has said that investors are still committed to the cryptocurrency market and are showing interest despite the cryptocurrency bear cycle. Over the past few years, DCG has evolved into the largest and most influential […]

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EOS’ Blockchain Arbitrator Orders Freeze of 27 Accounts

EOS, the blockchain network that has been live for just over a week, is raising eyebrows for its unconventional approach to governance – again. In an “Emergency Measure of Protection Order” dated June 22, the EOS Core Arbitration Forum (ECAF) – a body set up to resolve disputes in the community – directed the block producers […]

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EOS May Be Live But the Debate with Crypto Critics Continues

After a messy weeks-long process, CoinDesk broke the news yesterday that the EOS blockchain is officially live. To some, it’s already an event for the cryptocurrency history books. Still, if you haven’t been following the event closely, it might beg the question, ‘What is EOS anyway?’ When we talk about EOS, think about a cloud […]

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The Yes Votes Are In: EOS Blockchain to Launch Imminently

The launch of the EOS blockchain has been a giant experiment in remote self-organization. Tonight, it took a big leap forward. As anticipated, candidates for the role of validators or “block producers” (EOS’s equivalent of bitcoin miners) located all over the world voted “Go” to take the mainnet live. EOS is a distributed proof-of-stake blockchain […]

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