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Skycoin’s Free Internet Service Rewards and Empowers Netizens for Sharing

Ninety percent of companies conducting initial coin offerings are expected to fail in the future. The often-cited statistic is no doubt intimidating to an investor in blockchain and cryptocurrency startups. Knowing why crypto projects will fail can help you invest your money more wisely in the crypto economy. At this early stage, the majority of… […]

What Is Community-Built Broadband?

With an increasing amount of centralization in the telecommunications and ISP world, coupled with the FCC’s recent ruling against net neutrality, more communities are pushing back. The fact of the matter is that, while it may seem like there is no alternative to ISPs and their growing monopolies, broadband can be more decentralized, even without […]

Could Russia and Its Allies Create an Alternative Internet?

Russia is one of those countries which intrigues a lot of people for various reasons. We are all too aware of this country’s mixed opinions regarding financial innovation. Perhaps the most worrisome aspect is that Russia apparently plans to create its own internet. Rumors regarding such a project have been circulating for quite some time now, but it […]

Paul Krugman Is Excited to See Bitcoin Have Issues

Yesterday on January 11 the American economist and professor of economics, Paul Krugman, seemed pretty excited about The North American Bitcoin Conference not being able to accept bitcoin for tickets. Krugman tweeted our recent article to his 4 million followers gloating that bitcoin is “too clunky and expensive.” Also read: South Korea Urges 23 Countries, […]

GMO Internet to Pay 4,000 Employees Using Bitcoin

A Japanese company has taken the bold step of opting to pay their employees using Bitcoin. GMO Internet is a firm dealing in web-related matters. These include finance, advertising, and internet infrastructure. In an effort to get more familiar with cryptocurrency, they’re trialling its use as a payment method in a professional setting. Employees at […]