Tag Archives: Cryptos

Vitalik Buterin Gives Sobering Take on ‘Tokens 1.0,’ but Says Next Wave of Cryptos Will Be Better

Ethereum’s Vitalik Buterin doesn’t have a lot of faith in most ERC20s these days. In fact, he expects most of them to crash and burn sooner rather than later. But the future of cryptocurrency is expected to be much brighter as investors and developers learn from ‘Tokens 1.0’. // — Discuss and ask questions in […]

Mastercard CEO Attacks Bitcoin, Finds Solace in Government-Backed Cryptos

Ajay Banga, CEO of Mastercard, has leveled a scathing attack on any and all cryptocurrencies that are not government mandated, calling them “junk”. Digital currencies are almost direct competition for a company like Mastercard, and when asked his opinion on the futuristic technology, Banga was not complimentary of how things stand at the moment. Big […]

Untangling Bitcoin: Why Russell Yanofsky Is Taking Apart Crypto’s Oldest Code

Developers often use words like “monolithic,” “blob” and “tangled” to describe the code underpinning bitcoin. These words paint a picture of how difficult the code can be to comprehend and, in turn, work with, and it’s not exactly a comforting thought for a network supporting $61 billion in investor dollars. That’s not to say bitcoin […]

How to Handle Crypto’s 4 Major Problems and Finally Achieve Mass Adoption: Opinion

As Blockchain-based cryptocurrencies like Bitcoin and Ether continue to progress in terms of development and popularity, the mass adoption dream begins to look more achievable. However, there is still much to do and even Bitcoin, the most popular, valuable and secure cryptocurrency is far from being consumer-ready. Even though Bitcoin couldn’t handle mainstream adoption if […]

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