Ever since the publication of Satoshi Nakamoto’s white paper back in November 2008, “Bitcoin: A Peer-to-Peer Electronic Cash System,” the term “blockchain” has been synonymous with digital currencies in the sense of the underlying technology that allows for the transfer of value, peer-to-peer. What’s interesting is that the term “blockchain” is not used once in that white … [Read more...] about You can’t talk about blockchain and not bring up CBDCs and stablecoins
CryptoSlate recently had the opportunity to chat with James Qu, the CTO of PlatON, a blockchain-based infrastructure for privacy-preserving computation and distributed economies.In the interview, we discuss:The problems that the PlatON network is solvingPlatON’s blockchain infrastructure and technologyTypes of businesses PlatON is building forAdvanced technical features of the … [Read more...] about PlatON CTO James Qu tells CryptoSlate what problems the privacy-preserving blockchain is solving
Waves.tech, an ecosystem of next-generation technologies built on blockchain toolkit Waves, has concluded the highest sale of a non-fungible token (NFT) outside of Ethereum, it said in a release shared with CryptoSlate.https://t.co/e2SzIZnfY5 #NFT $waves— Sasha Ivanov (@sasha35625) April 15, 2021NFT frenzy continuesA Waves Duck called “Perfection” sold for 1,000,000 Neutrino … [Read more...] about An NFT just sold for $1 million on the Waves blockchain
For several years, one of the biggest hurdles to blockchain adoption has concerned the fact that it’s a rather technical space. Experienced developers find it daunting to build decentralized apps using this technology. Meanwhile, consumers unaccustomed to tokens and crypto wallets often struggle with user interfaces that are far clunkier than what mainstream platforms … [Read more...] about Blockchain is hard for developers and everyday users. Is it getting any easier?
At the BlockDown 2021 conference, EllioTrades, a crypto YouTuber and co-creator of the Superfarm NFT project, joined a debate about the value of nonfungible tokens, or NFTs, with Edmund Schuster, associate professor of law at the London School of Economics.By definition, NFTs are unique pieces of digital content brought and moved online using blockchain tech, the underlying … [Read more...] about Experts debate whether NFTs really need blockchain