Tag: Decentralization

  • Samsung NEXT Technical Director Values Decentralization Above Blockchain

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    Decentralization is a more important phenomenon than blockchain, a senior executive at South Korean tech giant Samsung said in an interview with computing magazine JAX Jan. 10. Speaking about the future of blockchain, Ricardo J. Méndez, Technical Director at the firm’s innovative technology arm Samsung NEXT, forecast a consolidation of the space in the coming year, but underscored the importance of reshaping centralized […]

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  • Blockstream Launches 5th Satellite Streaming Bitcoin Blockchain From Space

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    Blockchain development firm Blockstream has expanded its satellite service and is now broadcasting the Bitcoin (BTC) blockchain to all of Earth’s major land masses, Forbes reported Dec. 17. The wider coverage — which comes via the addition of a fifth leased satellite — brings potential internet-free Bitcoin transactions and information sharing to crypto users in the Asia Pacific region. The satellite […]

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  • Blockchain Startup Blockstack Unveils Plan to Decentralize Itself

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    Web 3.0 developer Blockstack has rolled out out a roadmap to decentralize its structure on Friday, announcing its plan to develop a number of entities that will collectively form a wider distributed community. Co-founders Ryan Shea and Muneeb Ali wrote in a blog post that the company wants to ensure that its corporate governance is decentralized, similarly to how […]

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  • Crypto Is More Centralized Than North Korea, Says ‘Dr. Doom’ Economist Roubini

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    American Economist Nouriel Roubini has stated that cryptocurrency is more centralized than North Korea in a tweet October 7. New York University professor Roubini, better known as “Dr. Doom” for his alleged prediction of the 2008 Financial crisis, has repeatedly criticized claims that decentralized in cryptocurrency exists. In his tweet today, the Harvard-educated economist again repeated his argument, this time calling […]

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  • Resistant protocols: How decentralization evolves

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    By David Devils Resistant protocols: How decentralization evolves Why do we build decentralized technologies? How do we predict what will be successful, what will get shutdown, and what will end up as a science experiment that no one uses in practice? As I’ve written before, blockchain isn’t the first decentralization craze and we can learn a lot […]

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