Key takeaways: Advertisers boycott Facebook for allegedly facilitating hate speech following Mark Zuckerberg’s refusal to moderate Donald Trump’s post. Facebook is under increasing pressure to revise its content moderation policies. Centralized social networks are vulnerable to external pressure when it comes to moderation. This can potentially lead to infringement of freedom of speech, with Facebook […]
On June 18th, Russia’s internet and media watchdog Roskomnadzor posted a short notice saying that Telegram messenger is no longer subject to blocking in the Russian Federation. The ban that lasted for two years and has been lifted because the messenger executives agreed to cooperate with the authorities in fighting terrorism and extremism.
Creating your own token has become much simpler over the past decade, but still, you have to know how to write a smart contract to launch an Ethereum (ETH) token or purchase some RAM to do it on EOS.
Now a world-class developer living in Silicon Valley, NEAR co-founder Alexander Skidanov went a long way from a young programming-inclined student from Izhevsk, Russia.
The king of cryptocurrencies, Bitcoin has the largest market capitalization, the highest price, and the most famous name of the 2000+ coins that have followed in its wake.
The upcoming launch of Stacks 2.0, the major protocol release that will allow blockchain developers and miners to participate in the deployment of an innovative new consensus mechanism, dubbed Proof of Transfer (PoX), is arguably the biggest milestone so far for the New York-based Blockstack.
There are two kinds of people who hold cryptocurrency: investors and traders. Investors don’t make deals very often, sometimes only once in a few years, if at all. Traders do it often, many even on a daily basis.
The ubiquitous digitization brings both the better ways of handling information and more opportunities for bad actors to exploit whatever we put online.
This piece has been written by Jesse McGraw, an activist, writer, former hacker and first person in recent U.S. history convicted for corrupting industrial control systems
Institutional investors and their money have been painted as both the doom and the salvation of Bitcoin. Analytics say they are important for the first crypto to reach new heights. Bitcoin maximalists say they threaten the very nature of it, at least as it was envisioned by Satoshi, and its role as the alternative to […]
For the past few weeks, Bitcoin (BTC) has been in a consolidation range between $9,200 and 9,600 and it is believed that the latter has to be broken before any significant price gains can be achieved.
The social crisis that is now afflicting the whole world has exacerbated the issue of racial inequality and voiced concerns about the difference in how ethnic minorities are perceived. While thousands of people have taken to the streets protesting against racial discrimination and calling for racial justice, the technology world has responded to the problem […]