MaidSafe technology for a safe Internet of value truly distributed

The recent major Cyber attacks perpetrated by still unidentified cyber criminals is just another event confirming the current vulnerabilities of the Internet infrastructure. There are many clever people of the view the this infrastructure is far from safe, secure and reliable, exposing us normal users to increasing risks. I am of the same opinion and […]

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Attacks to Bitcoin from an insecure routing Internet protocol world – countermeasures needed

Today I would like to highlight a post from the website Hacker, Distributed (run by Computer Scientist Emin Gün Sirer) I recently have the luck to catch on by a friend of mine. It concerns a research paper and effort to disclose the vulnerabilities in the Bitcoin network to Internet routing attacks. The conclusions in […]

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Introducing Status: the Mobile Ethereum Client

Epicenter collection of YouTube videos featuring some important Blockchain, Bitcoin, Ethereum and cryptocurrencies protagonists is impressive. The channel normally features 1 hour-long video chats with those figures, but interestingly the view count isn’t numerous. A surprise or another confirmation that video through the Internet is still a business of lesser quality content. But Epicenter features […]

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The Hyperledger galaxy of projects

Hyperledger is one of the most important and interesting developments within the Blockchain space of innovative initiatives. It was spun off from leading software engineers from The Linux Foundation in order to develop and create Blockchain ecosystems that would be deployed for business applications. As of today there are already a few of these: Hyperledger […]

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Conflict in Bitcoin and the path forward: a conversation with Thomas Voegtlin

Bitcoin is going through a difficult maturing phase of its development. This difficulty stems from the conflicts that have been arising about scalability issues, the proposed solutions and the contentious path forward for a technology with immense potential yet to be fully recognised and accepted. This is the foundational Blockchain technology. But Bitcoin, even if […]

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