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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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Curing Ad Blindness with Blockchain: Marketing 3.0

Category: Altcoins, Blockchain, Business, News, Platform

Curing Ad Blindness with Blockchain: Marketing 3.0

Advertisers are looking to blockchain technology to subvert the marketing phenomena called “ad blindness.” Ad blindness is a sort of natural defense against the constant bombardment of ads people are subjected to on a daily basis. Essentially, potential consumers disregard most of the advertisements with which they are deluged. This adaptation, along with ad blocking software, is enough to cost…

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Twitter and Reddit Users Set to Cash in on Posts through Brave Browser

Category: Altcoins, Business, Finance, News

Twitter and Reddit Users Set to Cash in on Posts through Brave Browser

Brave browser is set to launch an ambitious new function that allows Twitter and Reddit users to tip other posters on those platforms through the browser instantly. A CNET story on August 8, 2018, reveals that the ad-blocking browser is trying to completely upend the established order of internet publishing revenue generation by extending the instant micropayments feature currently offered…

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Handshake: A Sensible Root Authority Service

Category: Blockchain, News

Handshake: A Sensible Root Authority Service

Handshake (HNS) is giving away $100 million in crypto to help with the global launch of the replacement system of root authority servers for the internet architecture. Are Current Root Certificate Authorities Secure? Nope. Traditionally, if a group or company wants to launch a website, one of the major domain name service providers have to be used. Sites like Godaddy,…

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Blockchain-Based Brave Browser Reaches 3 Million Downloads as BAT Token Proves Utility

Category: Adoption, Altcoins, Blockchain, News, Tech

Blockchain-Based Brave Browser Reaches 3 Million Downloads as BAT Token Proves Utility

On July 12, 2018, blockchain-based internet browser Brave announced over 3.1 million monthly active users on its platform as of July 2018. The product is primed to reach the five million mark “before the end of 2018,” and represents one of the largest-used blockchain products. Users Warm up to Brave As stated on its official blog, Brave’s Android application reached…

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Can Squirrel Become the Next Decentralized Peer-to-Peer Internet Protocol?

Category: Blockchain, Business, News, Tech

Can Squirrel Become the Next Decentralized Peer-to-Peer Internet Protocol?

In 2002, Rice University’s Sitaram Iyer and Peter Druschel, along with Microsoft Research’s Antony Rowstron presented a paper called Squirrel; a decentralized, peer-to-peer web cache alternative. A P2P Internet With Squirrel, instead of the existing web cache system used today, web browsers on desktop machines could share their local caches to form a more efficient and scalable web cache. The…

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The Cryptocurrency Industry is the Internet Industry of the late 90s

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

The Cryptocurrency Industry is the Internet Industry of the late 90s

Many parallels are drawn between the current scenario of the cryptocurrency industry with that of the internet companies in the late 90s and early 2000s. Companies have raised more than $10 billion since 2015 through Initial Coin Offerings (ICOs). Notable personalities, including Warren Buffett, Jamie Dimon, Bill Gates and Ray Dalio, have labeled the rise of cryptocurrencies as a bubble. The…

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Tron Founder Justin Sun Acquires BitTorrent, Says Report

Category: Altcoins, News, Tech

Tron Founder Justin Sun Acquires BitTorrent, Says Report

BitTorrent, the operationally-decentralized, peer-to-peer file sharing platform, has been sold to Tron founder Justin Sun for an unspecified amount. BitTronrent? As per a report on Variety, the deal was confirmed in June 2018 after weeks of speculation. Sun is a Chinese entrepreneur earlier known for launching the widely-popular photo sharing application Peiwo in his homeland, before establishing blockchain-based internet protocol…

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Twitter CEO Hopes Bitcoin to be the Internet’s Native Currency

Category: Bitcoin, Commentary, Finance, News

Twitter CEO Hopes Bitcoin to be the Internet’s Native Currency

Jack Dorsey is pushing bitcoin as the best possible internet “native currency.” The Twitter co-founder and current Square CEO is emerging as an outspoken proponent at the forefront of mainstreaming bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies as payment methodologies. Instead, Dorsey sees a single dominant online currency, an all-encapsulating digital coin. “The internet is going to have a native currency so let’s…

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Billionaire Acquires 10,000 Bitcoins, Says Blockchain Is the Future

Category: Bitcoin, Blockchain, Commentary, Finance, News, Tech

Billionaire Acquires 10,000 Bitcoins, Says Blockchain Is the Future

In an interview on May 3, 2018, Wensheng Cai, a successful domain flipper and entrepreneur, told fellow entrepreneur Wang Feng, the founder of Mars Finance among a handful of other associations, that he has finally acquired 10,000 bitcoins. Achieving a Personal Target Cai is currently worth 1.5 billion dollars according to Forbes. He is also an active angel investor in Chinese…

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