Last week, there was a debate around Bitcoin versus permissioned blockchains at SXSW where Programming Blockchain author Jimmy Song shared his criticisms of permissioned blockchains and Ethereum.
In his remarks, Song shared his view that there isn’t much of a point to permissioned blockchains because they aren’t decentralized. Additionally, Song pointed out that Ethereum is, in his view, a permissioned blockchain.
Audio of my panel at SXSW (Blockchain Deathmatch) is up!https://t.co/NjjDvZsGsW
— Jimmy Song (송재준) (@jimmysong) March 18, 2019
Permissioned Blockchains Aren’t Decentralized
When first asked to comment on the differences between permissioned and permissionless blockchains, Song blunty shared his...
Since the start of this year, there have been some big figures in the US Securities and Exchange Commission which have shown increased optimism towards the booming industry. The SEC Commissioner, Hester Pierce has given her advocacy, Commissioner Robert Jackson has expressed his confidence in the eventual approval of a Bitcoin ETF, lawmakers and regulators alike are focused on driving regulatory clarify for crypto assets and so the implementation of blockchain into the mainstream.
Now, the SEC senior blockchain advisor, Valerie Szczepanik has given her advocacy for cryptocurrency.
The SXSW Blockchain Summit was held last week in Austin, Texas where...
Australia has revealed a national blockchain strategy and roadmap, with a boost of $100,000 in further funding from the federal government. This news came in a joint press release from two Australian ministries on 18th March.
Karen Andrews is the Minister for Industry Science and Technology and the Minister for Trade, Tourism and Investment, Simon Birmingham has recently both stated that the new policy roadmap aims to make Australia’s nascent blockchain industry into a global leader.
The roadmap will surround the development of blockchain “regulation, skills and capacity building, innovation, investment, and international competitiveness and collaboration.”
According to the press...
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The Galaxy S10 lineup has officially been shown off by Samsung and includes the Galaxy S10, S10+ and the S10e.
The top of the line Galaxy S10 smartphone has been eagerly anticipated for months now to be one of the biggest steps towards mainstream adoption for the blockchain and cryptocurrency industry. The smartphone will offer a significant upgrade over their previous models and will display fingerprint sensors, rear mounted triple camera setups and a reverse wireless charging support. The Galaxy S10e will mark the first time that Samsung has added a so-called ‘affordable’ model to its flagship Samsung Galaxy S...