Fresh from meeting legendary cryptographer Phil Zimmermann, hacktivist and early bitcoin adopter Amir Taaki reflects on the PGP inventor’s legacy.
Just recently a team of programmers announced the creation of a ‘Bitreon.cash,’ a platform that aims to be similar to the popular membership application, Patreon. This particular platform, however, will be censorship resistant and powered by bitcoin cash (BCH) payments. In order to fund the protocol, two developers have raised 47 BCH so far out of […]
A joint report by Imperial College and eToro exchange says that crypto could replace traditional money within a decade
Several middle and high schools in China have been utilizing advanced artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning systems to evaluate the emotions, thoughts, and performance of students in class. The highly sophisticated surveillance system implemented by the Chinese government was introduced in late 2017, according to the BBC. As seen in the short documentary below, […]
Innovation is not hard to come by in the world of cryptocurrency and blockchain. Smart contracts are of keen interest to developers all over the world. In the case of the Enigma project, there is a feature known as secret contracts. Adding privacy features to smart contracts makes sense on paper, but are they feasible […]
This week marks another set of patents granted Mastercard, which is part of a many years attempt by the payments behemoth to employ technology underpinning most cryptocurrencies. The latest turn involves anonymous distributed ledger transactions via a third party processor. Also read: Bitlicense Should be Smashed, Candidate for New York Governor Urges Mastercard Granted Still […]
Nearly two years after launch, Zcash is entering what could be a crucial period, one that could expand the core features of its technology.
Zcash has successfully activated its Overwinter hard fork, setting the privacy-focused cryptocurrency up for its major Sapling upgrade in the autumn.
Privacy is needed to enhance the “moneyness” of cryptocurrency. As it is, our entire global system of money has also seen its fungibility deteriorate.
U.S. Secret Service are looking at privacy-centered cryptocurrencies.
DApp platform Enigma reveals partnership with Intel prior to testnet debut
Smart contracts project Enigma will use Intel tech to help secure one of the first public blockchains utilizing privacy-preserving “secret contracts.”
Blockstream researcher Andrew Poelstra’s efforts to create a more private bitcoin aren’t about extremes, but about protecting the everyman.
Ethereum uses transparency as part of its security but potential problems with data exposure are now being addressed.
Have you ever found yourself feeling like “social” media is actually the complete opposite? Not only does the content on it often cause depression and anxiety, but there’s a plethora of fake news, data leaks, and advertisers clamoring for attention. The EU’s GDPR is making things more complicated all around, and people are starting to […]