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Origin launches protocol for building cheaper decentralized Ubers & Airbnbs – TechCrunch

Origin launches protocol for building cheaper decentralized Ubers & Airbnbs – TechCrunch The sharing economy ends up sharing a ton of labor’s earnings with middlemen like Uber and Airbnb . $38 million-funded Origin wants the next great two-sided marketplace to be decentralized on the blockchain so drivers and riders or …

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Unstoppable Scams? Ethereum’s Gambling Problem Is Only Getting Worse

Unstoppable Scams? Ethereum’s Gambling Problem Is Only Getting Worse Ethereum has a gambling problem. Since July, products resembling Ponzi schemes, a fraudulent form of investment promising high returns for little cost, have topped the charts among decentralized applications (dapps) running on the world’s second-largest blockchain, outpacing even the popular CryptoKitties. But if …

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These Digital Monsters Live on Ethereum, But They’ll Fight on Zilliqa

These Digital Monsters Live on Ethereum, But They’ll Fight on Zilliqa Before my one and only “mon” reached level 4, I was out of ether. Such was the end result of my first experience with Etheremon, a game inspired by Pokemon and built on the world’s second-largest blockchain, ethereum. I had …

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Decentralizing Popular Dapps Isn’t Just a Scaling Problem

Decentralizing Popular Dapps Isn’t Just a Scaling Problem It’s no secret that building large-scale, fully decentralized applications is a challenge, but it turns out the hurdles have to do with more than just scaling. Decentralized application or “dapp” developers frequently hit roadblocks, since ethereum – the go-to platform so far …

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This new startup wants to be the ‘Netscape for crypto,’ and some investors think it has a shot – TechCrunch

This new startup wants to be the ‘Netscape for crypto,’ and some investors think it has a shot – TechCrunch Three-month-old Elph wants to make it easier for you to find and use blockchain-based apps. How? Through a portal that’s promising to enable users to click through to see how …

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Blockstack Announces ‘Universal’ Dapp Store for the Decentralized Web

Blockstack Announces ‘Universal’ Dapp Store for the Decentralized Web Decentralized web developer Blockstack is one step closer to its vision of web 3.0 with the introduction of app.co, a directory for decentralized applications or dapps. Co-founder Ryan Shea said the company was launching the resource, which is aimed at bridging …

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