New Russian Regulations Could Scare off Crypto Investors

In a move to tighten state control over cryptocurrencies, Russia’s parliament Duma has developed new legislation to regulate the use of cryptocurrencies by local entities. Disappointed with its shape, local industry representatives hope that the legislation will be further modified. Otherwise, it could effectively hamper individual investors from placing larger amounts of their money in […]

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15 Hard Questions To EOS (Part I)

After a number of delays and teething problems, the EOS mainnet is finally live. Its launch benefitted from the biggest initial coin offering (ICO) of all time, but despite aiming to build the world’s leading platform for decentralised applications (Dapps), it’s been criticised from some quarters for its centralised governance structure, for the early presence of bugs on its system, and […]

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Julien Bouteloup Strikes Again, This Time With FlyingCarpet

FlyingCarpet is a UK-based startup led by Julien Bouteloup, who wowed the world by developing a device called IDbox, which would enable people to create a unique identification and also personally access grid electricity via an analog phone in Papua New Guinea. Now he’s taken it a step further, creating a drone powered by artificial intelligence and charged […]

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Blockchain Is Saving Trust By Making It Irrelevant

Trust is in crisis. Since witnessing a healthy peak of 77% in 1964 (according to data concerning the US government), it has repeatedly sunk to discouraging lows. In 2017, only 47% of the general global population trusted the ‘four institutions’—the government, the media, business, and non-governmental organizations, Edelman’s annual Trust Barometer revealed. There is, in other words, […]

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