After signing an “exclusive” streaming deal with the blockchain-based streaming service DLive, controversial YouTuber PewDiePie has helped the site reach five million monthly active users and over 70,000 streamers.
Earlier in May, researches predicted Stellar’s network would go offline. Just last week, it happened, and now the cryptosphere is raising an eyebrow at the decentralized network’s inability to actually be decentralized.
Up-and-coming Ethereum Foundation researcher Danny Ryan talks with Decrypt about how testnets are taking the network to Ethereum 2.0.
A ProPublica investigation revealed that two ransomware companies claiming to use high-tech means to recover victims’ data instead paid bitcoin ransoms to the hackers. Customers don’t know they’re paying extra.
After Keybase announced integration of Stellar on its platform, Gab has threatened to fork the open-source chat software and swap its XLM wallet for a Bitcoin Lightning Wallet. The famously anti-censorship social network previously forked the Brave browser. It’s all part of Gab’s evolution into what CEO Andrew Torba calls a “free speech software company.”
Blockchain-based browser Opera will soon add support for Tron, meaning users will be able to access Tron’s dApps, with support for additional blockchains to roll out over the next 12 months.
Commenting on the Azure Blockchain Service, which helps developers and companies deploy and manage blockchain networks, Vitalik Buterin stated Microsoft was all in on its commitment to open blockchain development.
Though Ion isn’t scheduled to shift from the Bitcoin testnet to the mainnet until later this year, Ion can help manage an enterprise’s decentralized identifiers, which ultimately control the ability for users to prove they own the keys to a certain set of data.
MolochDAO, a funding experiment fronted by SpankChain CEO Ameen Soleimani, has brought its funding total to $1 million after receiving its largest donation yet from Vitalik Buterin and Joe Lubin.
After launching as a kind of bitcoin-meets-social-media platform in 2013, the FLO blockchain now plays host to projects for the California Institute of Technology and the Decentralized Library of Alexandria.