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Peep the future of distributed ledgers with the leaders of Hyperledger, Parity Technologies and Tradeshift – TechCrunch

Peep the future of distributed ledgers with the leaders of Hyperledger, Parity Technologies and Tradeshift – TechCrunch As cryptocurrencies emerge from the speculative bloodletting of the past months, believers in the promise of distributed ledger technologies for business and consumer applications are casting about for what comes next. On our …

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The collapse of ETH is inevitable – TechCrunch

The collapse of ETH is inevitable – TechCrunch Jeremy Rubin is currently a technical advisor to Stellar, a Bitcoin Core Contributor, investor and advisor to early-stage crypto startups, starting a company for Bitcoin scalability and privacy solutions, and a freelance consultant for cryptocurrency tech fundamentals and due diligence. Previously, Jeremy …

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World Bank launches first bond instrument built on a blockchain with the Australian Bank – TechCrunch

World Bank launches first bond instrument built on a blockchain with the Australian Bank – TechCrunch The World Bank has launched the first bond on a blockchain with the Commowealth Bank of Australia. The A$110 million ($87 million) bond-i (blockchain operated new debt instrument) — so named, I’m assuming, because …

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Sagewise pitches a service to verify claims and arbitrate disputes over blockchain transactions – TechCrunch

Sagewise pitches a service to verify claims and arbitrate disputes over blockchain transactions – TechCrunch Sometimes smart contracts can be pretty dumb. All of the benefits of a cryptographically secured, publicly verified, anonymized transaction system can be erased by errant code, malicious actors, or poorly defined parameters of an executable …

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Blockchain media project Civil turns to Asia with fund to kickstart 100 new media ventures – TechCrunch

Blockchain media project Civil turns to Asia with fund to kickstart 100 new media ventures – TechCrunch Civil, the blockchain-based journalism organization, is casting its eye to Asia after it set up a $1 million fund that’s aimed at seeding 100 new media projects across the continent over the next …

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The quantum meltdown of encryption – TechCrunch

The quantum meltdown of encryption – TechCrunch Shlomi Dolev is the Chair Professor and founder of the Computer Science department of Ben-Guiron University of the Negev. He is the author of Self-Stabilization. Shlomi also is a cybersecurity entrepreneur and the co-founder and chief scientist of Secret Double Octopus. The world …

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Malta paves the way for a decentralized stock exchange – TechCrunch

Malta paves the way for a decentralized stock exchange – TechCrunch Malta AKA “Blockchain Island” has been making waves lately in the world of cryptocurrency and governance. Their latest move involves the crypto exchange Binance and the ICO builders at Neufund. The plan is simple: Neufund will help MSX, the …

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Kik launches beta product after $100 million ICO – TechCrunch

Kik launches beta product after $100 million ICO – TechCrunch Kik made waves last year after a successful $100 million ICO. Now the company has released its first beta product related to its Kin token. Called Kinit, it’s a simple wallet that enables users to earn, store, and spend its …

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Crypto and venture’s biggest names are backing a new distributed ledger project called Oasis Labs – TechCrunch

Crypto and venture’s biggest names are backing a new distributed ledger project called Oasis Labs – TechCrunch A team of top security researchers from the University of California, Berkeley and MIT have come together to launch a new cryptographic project that combines secure software and hardware to enable privacy-preserving smart …

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The future of Ethereum looks bright – TechCrunch

The future of Ethereum looks bright – TechCrunch In what amounted to one of the most far-reaching and interesting conversations at TC Sessions in Zug, Ethereum masterminds Vitalik Buterin, Justin Drake, and Karl Floersch spoke openly – and often candidly – about a bright future for Ethereum scaling and, more …

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