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Vitalik Buterin: Ethereum Governance is Currently Underrated
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Vitalik Buterin: Ethereum Governance is Currently Underrated

In the most recent episode of Into the Ether, Vitalik Buterin appears to discuss all things Ethereum. One of the subjects that came up was the Ethereum governance model. Eric Conner asked Buterin about on-chain governance models, and his thoughts on ho…

Dow Flinches as China Yanks Key Trade War Concessions
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Dow Flinches as China Yanks Key Trade War Concessions

China walked back major concessions that it had made amid ongoing trade war negotiations and could also cancel pending orders for Boeing orders. Unsurprisingly, the Dow did not take the news well, cratering more than 100 points after Bloomberg dropped …

Why Huawei’s 5G Dominance Threatens Liberal Democracy
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Why Huawei’s 5G Dominance Threatens Liberal Democracy

When U.S. President Donald Trump signed off on a ban on equipment from Chinese 5G infrastructure giant Huawei for government employees and contractors last year, the move raised few eyebrows. The fact that the ban came under the Defense Authorization A…

Be the Ruler of the Iron Tron
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Be the Ruler of the Iron Tron

There is no doubt that one of the most expected events of this year is the comeback of the beloved Game of Thrones series. With the fast approach of the final and most anticipated season which will be aired on April 14, 2019, fans are hastily trying to…

Watching Porn? Show Us Your Passport, Says Perverse UK Porn Law
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Watching Porn? Show Us Your Passport, Says Perverse UK Porn Law

The UK’s “porn block” or porn ban is an epic violation of privacy and data harvesting. It’s also doomed to fail and will lead to high-profile sexual extortion. Let’s back up. If you haven’t heard of the UK’s porn block, you’re not alone. 76% of people who live there don’t even know it’s coming. The new porn law will require all citizens to show their ID before watching pornographic content. The rule, which will be enforced in April, is part of the Digital Economy Act which aims to reduce children’s exposure to graphic content. I know there’s a lot going

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Dow Clears 26,000 While SEC Bombshell Pressures Tesla Stock
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Dow Clears 26,000 While SEC Bombshell Pressures Tesla Stock

The US stock market enters Tuesday’s trading session to moderate gains, with the Dow on the cusp of re-crossing a major milestone it had lost in the wake of the Boeing debacle and the S&P 500 and Nasdaq flashing gains as well. Tesla, however, does …

The Ripple Killer? IBM in Talks with Two Major US Banks to Create Cryptocurrencies
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The Ripple Killer? IBM in Talks with Two Major US Banks to Create Cryptocurrencies

Ripple is under serious threat as IBM joins forces with major banks to issue cryptocurrencies. In a Bloomberg report, IBM revealed it was in talks with two “major US banks” to issue a cryptocurrency for internal and remittance payments. The IBM initiative, which is powered by Stellar’s blockchain, is a huge threat to Ripple. Ripple has always positioned itself and its associated cryptocurrency XRP as the future standard for banking remittance payments. If banks create their own blockchain solutions for instant payments, is Ripple obsolete? It’s official: IBM is open for business in payments with World Wire in 72 countries

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What is MMT and Why Is It Causing A Stir in America?
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What is MMT and Why Is It Causing A Stir in America?

At a time when some market observers are increasingly of the opinion that America may be heading toward a recession, a fringe financial theory is starting to make its way around Washington DC. Pushed by bipartisan support from prominent politicians lik…