The new requirements should make cryptojacking more difficult. In a blog post Monday, Google's manager of Chrome extensions, James Wagner, outlined some policy changes for extensions offered in the Google Chrome Web Store. He wrote: "We've recently taken a number of steps toward improved extension security with the launch of out-of-process...
A new company called DrumG has announced itself, and a key partnership, to the world. The company DrumG today made its first public announcement. In its "debut press release," the Bermuda-based company, which has quietly been developing over the course of the last 15 months, claimed it has over 20...
The Montana county has been weighing the harms – both perceived and real – of cryptocurrency mining since June. On Thursday, September 27, Missoula County's board of commissioners voted against adopting a yearlong ban "on new or expanded cryptocurrency operations" across the county, according to local Montana news outlet...
The group steps in to calm the EOS community after allegations about Huobi Pool surface. There is controversy in the EOS community again. This time, it seems to have started with a spreadsheet. Last week, EOSONE posted a document that, it claimed, proved collusion between Huobi Pool and several other block...
Tech giant AT&T has announced the development of several different blockchain-powered enterprise solutions that utilize IBM Blockchain Platform and Microsoft Azure. In an effort to improve the efficiency of supply chains and help enterprises reduce their costs, alleviate risks, and "simplify business processes," AT&T is rolling out several different blockchain-powered...
The director of the recently opened BlockLAb talks about its purpose and what sets it apart from other blockchain research centers. On September 26, the Center for Large Scale Data Systems at UC San Diego's Supercomputer Center announced it had opened the doors of its new blockchain research center, dubbed...
German automobile manufacturer Porsche AG will increase in its investments in startups — with a focus on blockchain and artificial intelligence (AI) — by around $176 million over the next five years, according to a company press release published September 25. The increase in Porsche’s total investment in venture capital...
September 26, 2018 6:58 PM The audits will focus on non-ICO projects that are utilities to the Ethereum community. On Tuesday, September 25, Matthew Di Ferrante of ZK Labs announced Community Audits, an initiative to audit projects that have not held an initial coin offering and don't plan to. Eligible projects...
September 25, 2018 11:49 PM A new blockchain protocol might make the bidding process more secure and fair for all participants. A researcher at the University of Waterloo, in collaboration with Germany-based aircraft manufacturer Airbus, has developed a blockchain auction protocol intended to guarantee the confidentiality of bids and eliminate the...
September 25, 2018 7:01 PM The newest version of the protocol is now live. On Monday, September 24, Will Warren of 0x announced the launch of v2.0 of the exchange protocol. This release comes after more than a year of development and various rounds of security audits, both internal and external....