Brave browser will pay you to view ads that respect your privacy
By Stephen Shankland | Jan 15, 2019
The startup hopes its privacy-respecting system will clean up the toxic parts of today's ad tech so you can actually enjoy free websites again.
Blockchain Can Wrest The Internet From Corporations' Grasp
By Chris Dixon | Jan 4, 2019
As the internet has evolved over its 35-year lifespan, control over its most important services has gradually shifted from open source protocols maintained by non-profit communities to proprietary services operated by large tech companies.
How To Combine Physiological Biometrics And Blockchain For Heightened Security
By Martin Zizi | Jan 16, 2019
"It takes two flints to a make a fire." This quote describes how I envision physiologic biometrics enabling blockchain success.
Security Alert: Ethereum Constantinople Postponement
By Hudson Jameson | Jan 15, 2019
The Ethereum Core Developers and the Ethereum Security Community were made aware of the potential Constantinople-related issues identified by ChainSecurity on January 15, 2019.
Blockchain Is Already Changing The Business Of Food Supply Chains
By Michael del Castillo | Jan 8, 2019
The abstract world of blockchain gets a whole lot more accessible as soon as you start talking about food.
Insurance Interrupted: How Blockchain Innovation is Transforming the Insurance Industry
By Andrea Tinianow | Jan 9, 2019
Blockchain innovation is taking hold in the insurance industry. And, it just might be the rocket fuel for transformative change in the insurance sector.
Attack on an Ethereum Currency Highlights a Crypto Weakness
By Klint Finley | Jan 8, 2019
The Promise of digital cryptocurrencies like bitcoin is that you don't need to trust the people to whom you send or receive money, because the software makes it technically impossible for anyone to cheat the system.
Mapping out Ethereum's Developer Ecosystem
By Steven Zheng | Jan 4, 2019
Ethereum is by far the leading smart contract platform for developers. While the number of developers in the ecosystem is a topic of debate - estimates range from 250,000 to 350,000 - download data from popular development tools show that Ethereum continues to see increasing interest from developers.
How Bitcoin Grew Up and Became Big Money
By Elizabeth Lopatto | Jan 3, 2019
Depending on how you count its birth, bitcoin turned 10 years old today. The first lines of code were committed to the bitcoin blockchain on January 3rd, 2009, a few months after the publication of the original whitepaper.
Los Angeles Accuses Weather Channel App of Covertly Mining User Data
By Jennifer Valentino-DeVries and Natasha Singer | Jan 3, 2019
The Weather Channel app used tracking data not just for local forecasts but also for commercial purposes, the Los Angeles city attorney said in a lawsuit filed Thursday.