Blockchain

The Dark Future Where Payments Are Politicized and Bitcoin Wins

Satoshi Nakamoto intended Bitcoin to be used for online payments. But it never caught on as a mainstream payments option.The main hurdle to...

Zcash Undergoes First Halving as Major Upgrade Drops ‘Founders Fund’

Four years after forking from Bitcoin, privacy-centric blockchain network Zcash has completed its first halving.At 12:37 UTC, Zcash passed block height 1,046,400 to...

Mac Update Leaves Users No Room to Escape Data Collection

Apple’s most recent update, Big Sur, makes a feature that logs device activity for offline (and online) applications practically impossible for privacy solutions...

My Data, My Money: Data Dividends and the Digital Economy

Few could have imagined the true costs of “data for a service,” driven in large part by a monopolistic economy for users’ information,...

Uniswap May Re-up Rewards as SushiSwap Angles to Catch Itinerant Yield Farmers

Uniswap community members are scrambling to update yield farming rewards for the automated market maker’s (AMM) native token UNI as the initial liquidity...

MakerDAO Loans Can Be Gamed to Hold Out Funds From Liquidation

Borrowers can close debt positions on lending platform MakerDAO under the 150% collateral minimum with this one simple trick.A loophole in MakerDAO’s collateralized...

Fidelity’s Crypto Arm Responds to 6 Common Bitcoin Criticisms

Fidelity Digital Assets, a subsidiary of Fidelity Investments, has responded to some of bitcoin’s most frequent criticisms, suggesting clarity is needed amid heightened...

New MIT Paper Rejects Blockchain-Based Voting Systems

As media outlets waited to announce a winner until the Saturday following the election day, calls for how blockchains would have made this...

From PayPal to Libra: Big Tech Has Forced Central Banks to Wake Up to CBDCs, Says Benoit Coeure

Libra was the final wake-up call for central banks that prompted serious consideration of digital currency issuances, according to Benoit Coeure, head of...

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