The blockchain trilemma

In the first productive decentralized applications of blockchain technology, special challenges arise for user, role and rights management. Solutions to these are costly and complex, but entirely possible. Challenges in… Read more »


Blockchain and decentralized identity

How transparency can improve identity verification for banks? In the Netflix series The Crown, a main character exclaims, “Who wants transparency when you can have magic?” Magic and transparency can… Read more »

How To Use Crypto to Buy Xbox Games Abroad

Surely you as a user of this site have already bought a game abroad, know someone who has done it or at least played with the idea. Maybe you even… Read more »

Are frequent coiners the better bitcoin maximalists?

Most people have a hard time with something new replacing what they are used to. For example, I was initially quite annoyed when WordPress removed my usual survey tool without… Read more »

Meet ‘Orchid’ VPN based on blockchain

Feeling safe on the Internet is an arduous task, thanks to data collection companies and malicious hackers. To stay safe, users have the option of using a virtual private network… Read more »

Central banks flood markets with bailout money

Central banks in the U.S. and the EU are putting together rescue packages to deal with the Corona crisis that is currently infecting stock markets around the world with panic…. Read more »

Norway intensifies tests for CBDC

Norway is stepping up its efforts to make a national digital currency in the form of CBDC a reality. After years of research, the Central Bank of Norway now wants… Read more »

The dark side of cryptocurrencies

Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies have set out to revolutionize the (financial) world. It is used in many huge industries like gambling (read more) and you can now even buy a… Read more »

Hodler loses 850,000 euros through phishing app

Phillipe Christodoulou lost 17.1 Bitcoin with a simple login. The momentous login was into an iPhone app from Apple’s App store that pretended to be the mobile front end of… Read more »