Interview

Exclusive: Makoto Takemiya of Soramitsu on the State of Affairs in Japan’s Bitcoin and Blockchain Industry

Summer 2017 was hot in every sense of the word. Aside from the drama that resolved with bitcoin hardforking into two, there were several major conferences and other events like Hyperledger Hackfest in Odessa DataArt center. There, renowned speakers shared their experience of work in blockchain projects, and held several coding practice sessions.

Berkeley Blockchain Event Hosts Say Security of Blockchain Solutions Is Paid Too Little Attention

On October 2 and 3, 2017, Berkeley (CA) will host Crypto Economics Security Conference 2017, an event hosted by Blockchain at Berkeley in the University of California. The conference will focus on the issues of security in various blockchain systems.

Russia’s Bitcoin Advocate Says There Is No Sense to Adopt Cryptocurrency Legislation that Would Hinder Businesses

This spring an interdepartmental working group on cryptocurrencies in Russia has started working on a bill that would legalize cryptocurrencies in the country. There are numerous rumors and talks concerning this paper, however, nobody actually has any reliable and systematic information in this regard.

Vlad Zamfir on Proof-of-Stake and Ethereum’s Challenges

Vlad Zamfir, a researcher and developer at the Ethereum Foundation, recently visited Odessa, Ukraine to take part in Blockchain Incredible Party (BIP 001), a major conference hosted by Distributed Lab.

Digital Rush: From Graphics Cards Mining to Cryptocurrency-Mining Heating Systems

The word ‘mining’ has become mesmerizing for many cryptocurrency enthusiasts and those who had never heard a thing about bitcoin, Ethereum, and other altcoins. Media report that graphics cards are short on supply, while companies selling professional mining equipment can’t handle the flood of orders.

Pavel Kravchenko, Distributed Lab Co-Founder Says 99% of Startups Don’t Make a Working Product after ICO

Pavel Kravchenko, co-founder of blockchain company Distributed Lab, is known for his hard-hitting statements on processes within the cryptoindustry. Recently he wrote a Facebook post sharing his views about what’s happening to cryptocurrencies and ICO market in layman’s terms.

Alexander Shulgin: Cryptocurrencies Are Pioneers That Will Perish For the Future Generations

Cryptoindustry is on the march, which is hardly a secret for anyone now. Still, many officials as well as community members can’t imagine what will it be like in a couple of years, not to mention in a decade or two. For that reason ForkLog contacted renowned composer, well-known visionary and venture investor Alexander Shulgin […]

As DECENT Network Nears Launch Project’s CEO Talks About Major Milestones and Challenges

According to the DECENT Network team, the long-awaiting launch of the project is just around the corner, and prior to this preview of the web-based DECENT GO application and its main features has been released.

ZrCoin CEO Hopes Blockchain Could Attract Investment to Russian Industries

ZrCoin, the first tokenized factory in Russia, has raised nearly $1.4 million from 800 investors on the first day of its ICO, with $300,000 being the highest investment. As of now, the sum of raised amounts has surpassed $1.6 million.

Airalab Ethereum Developer: the Future Robotic Economy Has to Be Decentralized

Sergei Lonshakov, the developer of Airalab, has presented Aira, which is an acronym for Autonomous Intelligent Robot Agent. The project implements economic interaction standards of human to robot and robot to robot with a unified obligation contract.

Ukraine’s State Agency for E-Governance: Blockchain Will End Corruption

April 13, Ukraine’s state agency for e-governance and BitFury have signed a historic memorandum of cooperation. A few days later, the country’s Ministry of Justice announced it was ready to deploy blockchain technology within SETAM, the system for escheat sales, and the ministry’s basic ledgers.

LiveCoin CEO: Pump & Dump Is What Defines Sustainability of New Coins

LiveCoin.net is more than two years old: it has officially opened on March 1st, 2015. The exchange features simple sign-up procedure, lack of verification-related complexities at early phases of work, and a referral program.