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Blockchain Day Emirates • December 15, 2018

Blockchain Day Emirates – is an event that brings together the world’s leading visionaries, innovators, and thinkers to explore new…

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New Brave SpeedReader Improves on Existing Reader Mode Technology

Category: Altcoins, Business, Development, News

New Brave SpeedReader Improves on Existing Reader Mode Technology

Brave Technologies, the company behind the tokenized, privacy-focused Brave browser has announced the launch of SpeedReader, a new browser tool intended to make web pages easier to read by removing all non-essential scripts and content from pages before they load. In a post on its official website on November 15, the company revealed that SpeedReader, which is an upgrade on…

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Japan: GMO Internet Reports Record-High Performance for its Crypto-Related Businesses

Category: Bitcoin, Blockchain, Ethereum, Mining, News, Platform, Tech

Japan: GMO Internet Reports Record-High Performance for its Crypto-Related Businesses

Japan’s IT behemoth GMO published its Q3 2018 financial report on November 12, 2018, which reveals the company’s “historical performance” in its cryptocurrency business line. According to the report, the firm’s crypto segment earned revenue more than JPY 2.6 billion ($22.8 million) “despite the harsh external environment.” Crunching the Numbers The report shows promising figures for the Japanese internet company….

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Web3 Summit Pt.3: Blockchain Gurus and Philosopher Kings

Category: Blockchain, Development, Ethereum, News, Platform

Web3 Summit Pt.3: Blockchain Gurus and Philosopher Kings

The final day of the Web3 Summit concluded with a reminder about the politicization of technology. As more of our world becomes digitized and the human experience rendered numeric, it’s becoming increasingly important to become aware of how governance will be reshaped. Many speakers explained how this has always been true, while others described the practical means in which these…

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Web3 Summit Pt.2: Buidlers and Toolboxes

Category: Blockchain, Development, Ethereum, News, Platform, Tech

Web3 Summit Pt.2: Buidlers and Toolboxes

The first day of discussions at the Web3 Summit outlined many of the features of the emerging, platform, and incoming iterations of the Internet. It offered a slew of analogies to help attendees grok the implications of decentralization and blockchain technology. It was above the protocol and provided the spiritual optimism for the entire landscape. Day two, was similarly inspiring,…

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Web3 Summit Pt.1: Metaphorical Mental Models and The New Internet

Category: Blockchain, Ethereum, News, Platform, Tech

Web3 Summit Pt.1: Metaphorical Mental Models and The New Internet

Navigating the emerging Web3 ecosystem can seem like translating a massive marketing plan. Small startups will decentralize this, others will offer micropayments for that, and they’re all going to “right” the wrongs of the Internet. While some of this is true, the term doesn’t seem to capture the actual stack of technologies that will make up this next step. A…

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2020 Presidential Candidate and Coin Center Director Testify Two Sides of the (Bit)coin

Category: Altcoins, Bitcoin, Blockchain, Business, Finance, News, Regulation

2020 Presidential Candidate and Coin Center Director Testify Two Sides of the (Bit)coin

On October 11, 2018, two prominent figures spoke in front of the Senate Banking Committee to talk about cryptocurrency and how the future of both society and the digital currency will be intertwined. Two Sides of the Same Digital Coin – Crypto Rears its Head Spearheading the offense was potential 2020 democratic candidate Elizabeth Warren, who, as Forbes called it,…

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Crypto and Blockchain Could Be the Internet’s Fifth Protocol

Category: Bitcoin, Blockchain, Cryptocyclopedia, Development

Crypto and Blockchain Could Be the Internet’s Fifth Protocol

While the internet only started out as a military research project in the 1960s, it has since become the single largest computer network in the world, disseminating information, news, and entertainment at an unprecedented scale. Although skeptics called the internet a fad a mere 20 years ago, several governments, banks, and businesses would be crippled without it today. Dissecting the…

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Content Delivery Network Provider CloudFlare Debuts IPFS Gateway

Category: Adoption, Blockchain, Business, Development, News, Platform

Content Delivery Network Provider CloudFlare Debuts IPFS Gateway

Content delivery network service provider Cloudflare announced September 17, 2018, their new Interplanetary File System (IPFS) gateway in a blog post. The gateway is the first product part of their Distributed Web Gateway project, which is their initiative to support the emerging distributed web. Traditional vs. IPFS IPFS was a project first designed by Juan Benet but is now an…

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Ethereum Name Service (ENS) Announces Support for .xyz Domain

Category: Altcoins, Development, Ethereum, News

Ethereum Name Service (ENS) Announces Support for .xyz Domain

Respite came knocking for ENS users amidst the current crypto market downtrend, as the Ethereum Name Service announced on September 5, 2018, that users will now be able to claim their own .xyz domain name on the ENS platform. According to a Medium post, the feature was successfully tested on Ropsten network, before getting a go-ahead for the ENS main…

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Vitalik Buterin’s Seven Deadly Crypto Sins: Account Security

Category: Altcoins, Bitcoin, Blockchain, Crime, Cryptocyclopedia, Ethereum

Vitalik Buterin’s Seven Deadly Crypto Sins: Account Security

In the following series, BTCManager will be walking through, in detail, seven questions posed by the co-creator of Ethereum Vitalik Buterin. These seven questions are some of the most relevant features of this booming ecosystem. From security, as in this week’s installment, to governance and everything in between. The series was inspired by a discussion between Buterin and a WeChat…

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