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The ‘Dark DAO’ Threat: Vote Vulnerability Could Undermine Crypto Elections

The ‘Dark DAO’ Threat: Vote Vulnerability Could Undermine Crypto Elections Malicious cartels just might be lurking on your blockchain. At least, that’s the latest finding from Cornell University researchers Philip Daian, Tyler Kell, Ian Miers and Ari Juels, who reached the conclusion in a paper published last week on a vote …

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Ethereum’s Most Heated Tech Debate Is Proving It’s Far From Over

Ethereum’s Most Heated Tech Debate Is Proving It’s Far From Over Ethereum’s most polarizing debate is back – and, arguably, as complex as ever. Largely undiscussed since April, the question of whether the world’s second-largest blockchain would consider a system-wide software upgrade as a way to return $239 million lost due …

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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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Bitcoin Exchange Paxful Reveals Plan to Reach Venezuela’s Unbanked

Bitcoin Exchange Paxful Reveals Plan to Reach Venezuela’s Unbanked Peer-to-peer bitcoin exchange Paxful is doubling down on developing markets. Revealed exclusively to CoinDesk, the startup plans to open an office in hyperinflation-ridden Venezuela in September and release an Android app, its first for mobile devices, in October. According to Paxful …

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Robots Won’t Just Harvest Our Foods, They May Help Save Them

Robots Won’t Just Harvest Our Foods, They May Help Save Them A shiny, metallic one-armed robot wheels along the rows of red pepper plants, its video camera bobbing up and down to spot the ripened fruit. When it zeros-in on one, the arm, equipped with a gripper distantly resembling a …

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Democracy of Two: City of Zion and the NEO ‘Election’ That Wasn’t

Democracy of Two: City of Zion and the NEO ‘Election’ That Wasn’t What constitutes an election? According those backing ethereum competitor neo, just one candidate and two voters. The public blockchain project, whose tokens are valued at over $2 billion by crypto investors, went so far as to claim in …

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