Web3 solutions aim to make America’s real estate market more accessible

America’s housing market may soon be facing its next bubble as home prices across the country continue to be fueled by demand, speculation and lavish spending that could result in a collapse. Moreover, many homeowners are opting to stay put due to climbing mortgage rates, creating a housing shortage.  Data from the Federal National Mortgage […]

Issues and solutions, Part 3

Lawmakers in Australia want to regulate decentralized autonomous organizations (DAOs). In this three-part series, Oleksii Konashevych discusses the risks of stifling the emerging phenomenon of DAOs and possible solutions. Crypto anarchy is unlikely to be the future that the majority of people support. Company regulation, in its essence, has a lot of positive aspects or […]

Decentralizing the grid: Operators test blockchain solutions

The world’s energy market is rapidly evolving, moving from hydrocarbon plants to a future centered around clean energy enabled by wind and solar power. As such, today’s energy market is shifting to an increasingly decentralized, real-time model based on distributed energy resources (DERs) including battery energy storage systems, solar arrays, natural gas generators and more.  […]

Issues and solutions, Part 2

Lawmakers in Australia want to regulate decentralized autonomous organizations (DAO). In this three-part series, Oleksii Konashevych discusses the risks of stifling the emerging phenomenon of DAOs and possible solutions. Regulating a decentralized autonomous organization (DAO) as a company, first of all, means registration as a company. But who remembers why we need that registry in […]

Preston Byrne: Why Apolitical Solutions Like Bitcoin Are the Internet’s Future

Preston Byrne, a columnist for CoinDesk’s Opinion section, is a partner in Anderson Kill’s Technology, Media and Distributed Systems Group. He advises software, internet and fintech companies. His biweekly column, “Not Legal Advice,” is a roundup of pertinent legal topics in the crypto space. It is most definitely not legal advice. Irrespective of what “side” […]

Ethereum Layer-Two Solutions Lack Real World Usability, Says Skale CTO

Cointelegraph spoke with Konstantin Kladko, the CTO of the Skale Network, a blockchain platform based on Ethereum (ETH). Kladko holds a PhD in Physics from the Max Planck Institute and a Masters in Computer Science from Stanford. Over the course of a long career that includes the Los Alamos National Laboratory and Sun Microsystems, he […]

Solutions for Overcoming DeFi Security Breaches

Decentralized finance, commonly referred to as DeFi, has grabbed the attention of mainstream financial and technology audiences alike. While the sector has been applauded for bringing about innovative digital finance solutions from lending to payments, progress has been overshadowed by high profile security breaches. Adhering to these security guidelines will ensure that DeFi solutions will […]

Ethereum Transaction Fees Are Still High — and Some Users Want Solutions ASAP

During the bull run of 2017, the top blockchains, Bitcoin and Ethereum, were subject to extremely high transaction fees. At one time, it cost $50 to send BTC from wallet to wallet in a reasonable amount of time. And it once cost a handful of dollars to, say, create a “CryptoKitty” on the Ethereum blockchain. […]

The Decentralized Web Has Plans, if Not Solutions, to the Misinformation Nightmare

Last week President Donald Trump accused Twitter of stifling his speech after it accused him of spreading misinformation.  In an escalating series of actions, Twitter took the unprecedented step of fact-checking the U.S. President and then shielded another presidential tweet for “glorifying violence.” In response, Trump pushed out an executive order taking aim at a […]