Op-Ed

Opinion: Stop Trying To Build a Better Bitcoin

A team of professors from top US universities have come together to create a new globally scalable decentralized payments system. But with Bitcoin already proving to work as intended...

Emilio Janus | 9 months ago
MIT
Blockchain

MIT: Blockchains Will Become ‘Boring’ in 2019

‘Boring’ isn’t usually a word associated with blockchains. However, according to a recent article by MIT Technology Review, that’s exactly what they will become this year...

Christina Comben | 10 months ago
Web
News

HODL: Crypto is like 1990s Internet with ‘Few Use Cases’...

When it comes to explaining this never-ending bear market, positive affirmations seem to be the rationale du jour. Here’s another “HODL on FFS” theory that forecasts the...

Eustace Cryptus | 12 months ago
Reddit Cofounder: Cryptocurrency Needs Its 'Netscape Browser' Breakthrough
News

Reddit Cofounder: Cryptocurrency Needs Its ‘Netscape...

The co-founder of Reddit, Alexis Ohanian, and the Director of MIT Media Lab’s Digital Currency Initiative, Neha Nerula, compare cryptocurrencies to different stages of the...

Georgi Georgiev | 1 year ago
News

Web Creator Tim Berners-Lee Ready to Drive Decentralization Forward

Berners-Lee gave us the web nearly 30 years ago, but it didn’t quite work out the way he expected. As blockchain proponents work to provide decentralization and remove the technology...

Melanie Kramer | 1 year ago
Gary Gensler: From CFTC Chair to Blockchain and Cryptocurrency Educator
News

Gary Gensler: From CFTC Chair to Blockchain and Cryptocurrency...

Gary Gensler was chairman of the U.S Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) between 2009 and 2014, right after the global financial crisis. Today, Gensler is part of MIT’s...

Melanie Kramer | 1 year ago
IOTA Threatens Researchers and Denies Critical Flaw - but Fixes it Anyway
News

IOTA Threatens Researchers and Denies Critical Flaw – but Fixes...

Over the weekend, various high-level security researchers and academic cryptographers gave cryptocurrency project IOTA a failing grade – exposing a critical weakness and...

Adam James | 2 years ago
MIT
News

MIT Uses Blockchain to Give Students the Power of Autonomy

The Massachusetts Institute of Technology has embraced blockchain technology to usher in a new era of digitized academic diplomas. Blockchain may be most well known for being...

Nikita Blows | 2 years ago
Bitcoin Uncensored Anreas Antonopoulos
Bitcoin

Bitcoin Uncensored: Zcash Is a Scam and Andreas Is a Homo

Chris DeRose and Junseth are back at it again with Episode 52 of the Bitcoin Uncensored podcast, talking about the latest Bitcoin and blockchain news in the most offensive way...

Bitcoin Uncensored | 3 years ago
Bitcoin Industry Report
Bitcoin

Industry Report: The Digital Drug World Just Got a Lot More Private

Drug dealers find solace in Monero, Shopawl accepts bitcoin, and the era of traditional banking may finally come to an end. Check out the stories below to catch up on your latest tech...

Nick Marinoff | 3 years ago
Fight Club Bitcoin
Blockchain

MIT Fintech Report Suggests the End of Banking Is Near

A new report, issued by the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), explores the potential of digital banking, including the possibility of a world without banks. Also read...

Trevor Hill | 3 years ago
Anonymity Riffle
Bitcoin

MIT’s Riffle Aims to Compete with Tor for Spot as Anonymity...

Researchers at MIT have devised a blueprint for a new kind of anonymous network, called Riffle, that they believe will be just as secure as Tor, if not more so. Also read: Do You Make...

Trevor Hill | 3 years ago

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