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FOBLB is the new FOMO: 4 links missing in blockchain

Internet TechNewsJune 29, 2019FOBLB is the new FOMO: 4 links missing in blockchain

As technology develops faster, the fear of being left behind is getting greater. If the blockchain industry wants to foster commercial adoption, it needs to make some user-centered changes.
Zuckbucks or Bust: How SEC Rulemaking Hurts Startup Cryptos and Favors Big Tech

Internet TechTokensJune 7, 2019Zuckbucks or Bust: How SEC Rulemaking Hurts Startup Cryptos and Favors Big Tech

SEC guidance has created a more attractive environment for regulated tech firms like Facebook to offer proprietary cryptoassets integrated into their existing products that can be legally traded on existing crypto-exchanges as non-securities. Meanwhile, the SEC has targeted startup cryptos for increased scrutiny.
Trillions of Smart Legal Contracts May Be Expected Says Senior Judge

Business ApplicationsInternet TechNewsMay 12, 2019Trillions of Smart Legal Contracts May Be Expected Says Senior Judge

"We should be looking to identify and, if necessary, remove any fundamental legal impediment to the use of smart contracts."
A.I. Will Kill Social Media As We Know It

Internet TechMicropaymentsNewsApril 30, 2019A.I. Will Kill Social Media As We Know It

Automated Messages are coming to social media, and if social media is to survive, it surely will not be in its present form.
Facebook Can’t Be Fixed

Internet TechNewsApril 26, 2019Facebook Can’t Be Fixed

In its drive to ever increase revenue, Facebook is forced to monetise its users. The problem is systemic and can't be fixed. Facebook might break apart.
Ethereum Founder says Tron and EOS are centralised trash

Internet TechNewsApril 24, 2019Ethereum Founder says Tron and EOS are centralised trash

According to Vitalik Buterin, most of the Ethereum clones are basically centralized “trash”.
Are You Afraid of Google?

EconomyInternet TechNewsApril 15, 2019Are You Afraid of Google?

BlackBerry Cofounder Jim Balsillie Says You Should Be. The entrepreneur who made billions putting BlackBerrys into pockets is now sounding the alarm about Big Tech’s creep toward surveillance capitalism.
The Foundation for Interwallet Operability May Soon Make Complicated Crypto Addresses Obsolete!

Internet TechNewsApril 12, 2019The Foundation for Interwallet Operability May Soon Make Complicated Crypto Addresses Obsolete!

Hope is on the horizon for one of the many bad user experiences in the crypto world: crypto addresses will make place for easier usernames and domains.