Tech

NEAR Protocol Offers $800M in Grants in Bid for DeFi Mindshare

Amid a spree of mammoth layer 1 incentive programs, NEAR has raised the bar in sheer size.

Tech  ·  25 October 2021

After ‘Stealing’ $16M, This Teen Hacker Seems Intent on Testing ‘Code Is Law’ in the Courts

Will DeFi’s unofficial ethos hold up in court? A Canadian math prodigy could be betting his future on just that.

Tech  ·  22 October 2021

Martin Shkreli’s Wu-Tang Clan Album Now Belongs to a DAO

PleasrDAO, a crypto investment collective, bought the one-of-one album for $4 million in July.

Tech  ·  20 October 2021

Ethereum’s ‘Difficulty Bomb’ Timing Hints at an Early Summer Merge

Ethereum developers are now considering setting the effects of the difficulty bomb to take place in June 2022. That means the Merge should happen before that date.

Tech  ·  20 October 2021

Wormhole Adds User Interface Support for Terra’s Network

The move allows users to port digital assets between multiple chains via a single unified interface without the need to double wrap Terra tokens.

Tech  ·  20 October 2021

Are Cryptocurrencies Secure? Yes and No – Here’s Why

What explains the simultaneous security and vulnerability of digital assets, and what can advisors do to help their clients who may be at risk?

Tech  ·  14 October 2021

The Financialization of NFTs Raises Regulatory Issues

A “fantasy startup investing” platform called Visionrare lasted just one day in open beta.

Tech  ·  11 October 2021

How Bitcoin Is More ESG-Friendly Than You’ve Heard

Many popular narratives about Bitcoin don't tell the full story.

Tech  ·  23 September 2021

Why NFTs Are So Appealing – And How Anyone Can Start Learning for Free

What’s truly exciting is the potential this technology brings – and where it could take us in the future.

Tech  ·  23 September 2021

The Value of NFTs Is Belonging

Tech  ·  3 September 2021
Patents

Microsoft Is Awarded US Patent for Crypto Token-Creation Service

The patent describes a ledger-independent system for helping users to create and manage tokens across different networks.

Tech  ·  26 August 2021