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Blockchain: Mastercard Wades Into Murky Waters With Its New Digital ID

Blockchain: Mastercard Wades Into Murky Waters With Its New Digital ID

A trustworthy digital identity would be immensely valuable for people around the world, but implementation can prove to be trickier.Getty ImagesIn December, Mastercard announced that it was working to develop an international digital identity scheme which could be used as a flexible verifier for financial transactions, government interactions, or online services. The idea of a…

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Blockchain: 4 things that concern Vitalik Buterin about moving Ethereum to Proof-of-Stake

Blockchain: 4 things that concern Vitalik Buterin about moving Ethereum to Proof-of-Stake

Ethereum ETH co-founder Vitalik Buterin recently took to Reddit to discuss some of the biggest roadblocks ahead the network’s transition to Proof-of-Stake (PoS). According to Buterin, there are currently four major hurdles ahead of implementing Proof-of-Stake. Here they are: 1. Having lower than expected participation rates in validating 2. Stake pooling becoming too popular 3.…

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Blockchain: All 76 of Andrew Yang’s Policies Ranked from ‘Regular’ to ‘Science Fiction’

Blockchain: All 76 of Andrew Yang’s Policies Ranked from ‘Regular’ to ‘Science Fiction’

If you're already familiar with Democratic presidential candidate Andrew Yang, that might be a sign you're spending a little too much time online. Yang's candidacy, which is centered around a a $1,000-a-month Universal Basic Income proposal, has blossomed largely in internet spaces like Reddit and even 4chan, leading to a weird amount of alt-right-adjacent memes.…

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