Tag: blockchain

My SIM swap attack: How I almost lost $71K, and how to prevent it

On June 25th, I became a victim of SIM swapping, targeted along with dozens of other leaders in the blockchain community. This type of account takeover (ATO) fraud, also referred to as Port-Out scam, SIM

How You Can Have a Simple-to-Share and Easy-to-Pay Hiring Experience with the Blockchain?

Traditional recruitment processes take anywhere from days, to weeks, to even months to complete, and finding these “top-shelf” candidates is a lengthy process where the company has to spread the word about the recently opened

The Inglourious Cosmos Validators

Cosmos Validators run nodes and receive minimal rewards. Discover why this phenomenon occurs as the story unfolds. Proof-of-Stake node operators receive minimal rewards to run nodes in the network but they’re very motivated. Why is that?

What to Learn From How the Korean Government Regulates Blockchain

However, the US government’s response to the sudden demand for regulations for tech companies has been underwhelming, as they didn’t fully understand how tech companies worked. Last year’s Senate hearing showed how much they knew

What’s the Best Smartphone for keeping your Conversations Private?

In the world of today, personal data like our names, phone numbers, Internet history, geodata, and much more is very valuable to the corporations who harvest and sell it. I shouldn’t remind you about Cambridge

What is a DAO?

The Spring of the DAOs Since the fall of The DAO in 2016, decentralized autonomous organizations have strayed from the spotlight. However, developments and experiments in this area never stopped. In 2019, support for DAOs has been

Best Blockchain Based Decentralized Social Media Sites

21st century -the internet age, is all about digitalization and fast movement of stuff from one point to another. Social media platforms are one of the internet sensations of the modern era of the internet.

Consensus Models: PoW, PoS and New Pioneer, PoF

The way the blockchain works is often confused. Because people are hesitant about how this system can replace banks. Because the banks receive a very high commission due to their transactions. These commission rates can

Blockchain Marketing The Definitive Insights Guide [2019]

Being a marketer in the blockchain world is hard. High competition, dozens of different channels to be active in, High PR costs, and the ban of Google, Twitter, and Facebook make the whole marketing strategy

Explaining the Blockchain with Lincoln Logs

When learning about Blockchain, I’ve found it to be easier to understand the basic premise if the person explaining it is not an “expert” on the subject but rather a teacher who can explain complicated

Big crypto projects are using Dutch Auctions for their token sale?—?here’s why

This Tulip Mania innovation might just save the ICO Intro Over the last few years, ICOs?—?Initial Coin Offerings?—?have been arguably the most controversial topic in crypto. During the height of the last bull run in late

A Decentralised Blockchain-Based VPN Network Could Be The Future of Private Communication

Broadly speaking, there are three parties fighting the guerilla war on privacy and internet anonymity. Government agencies, cybercriminals and we average internet users who mostly give Facebook all of our information and then complain, on

The Main Features of Facebook’s Libra and How it Can Impact the Crypto Industry

The most discussed topic in crypto industry this week was Facebook’s official announcement about the release of its own cryptocurrency and ecosystem, called Libra. Rumors had long been circulating that the IT giant was preparing

Libra Coin?—?Currency of Corporations not People!

Facebook as founding member of Libra Association released the Libra Coin white paper. The not-for-profit association consists of large organizations, from payments industry to technology industry, and marketplaces, from Telecom to Academics, NGOs and Venture

ICOs and STOs and the crazy, complicated world of crypto finance

By Victor Santos, CEO and co-founder, Airfox Photo by William Iven on Unsplash Since the term “blockchain bubble” reared its head again last year, the world has been reminded that tech speculation is fully capable of

Are Conferences the New Earnings Calls?

“[Block]chain of Events”?—?May Edition As an entirely new asset class, it is difficult to frame the unusual qualities and characteristics of digital assets into existing and accepted investing frameworks. One such example is the dissemination of

How Crypto Thieves Affect the Financial Security Crypto Should Avail

Crypto assets have slowly assumed the reputation of being the next poster boy for the financial industry. However, throughout its long and tedious ascent to global reckoning, cryptocurrency still continues to beg the question of

Crypto Banking: An Intro To Blockchain Projects Aiming To “Bank the Unbanked”

Igor D.BlockedUnblockFollowFollowing Jun 20 Blockchain for Financial Inclusion Issue There are 2.2 billion people in the world without a bank account, or “unbanked.”[1] Traditional banking produces barriers that make it difficult for everyone to have

Tokenized Equity with Josh Stein from Harbor

Episode 34 of the Hacker Noon Podcast: An interview with Josh Stein of Harbor, a platform for tokenizing investments. Listen to the interview on iTunes, or Google Podcast, or watch on YouTube. In this episode Trent

Working Remotely For Crypto?—?Is it possible?

Marist and NPR have conducted a poll to determine how many jobs are held by a freelance. To their surprise, one out of five jobs in the US is taken by a freelance worker. According