Author: Rachel Wolfson

OpenBazaar Struggles with Bitcoin Fees, CyberMiles Launches Crypto-Only Marketplace with Zero Transaction Fees

Washington Sanchez, co-founder of the well-known decentralized marketplace OpenBazaar, recently expressed his frustration over the high fees associated with Bitcoin (BTC) transactions. On May 4, Sanchez tweeted, “I personally wasted so much time in the Bitcoin scaling civil war that I could have used designing/building dapps and opening up OpenBazaar to multiple currencies. Instead, we had to wait for fees to cripple any consumer usage before we woke up.” Since …
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Using Blockchain Technology to Improve Content Distribution on Facebook and Other Platforms

The state of social media is broken. The majority of today’s users depend on centralized platforms like Facebook to consume and share content, and as a result, data privacy concerns are reaching the mainstream. Yet Mark Zuckerberg’s recent congressional hearing reflects not just the fact that there was a data breach, but the implications that come with the content which users share and consume on Facebook. For example, during the …
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DreamTeam Uses Blockchain Technology to Solve Esports’ Biggest Problems

Esports – also known as electronic sports – is a form of competition using video games that are played online. Most esports games consist of organized, multiplayer video game competitions between amateur, novice and professional players. Esports is one of the fastest-growing digital markets, with a 33% annual growth rate. Last year, the global esports industry was valued at nearly $500 million. Future projections indicate that revenue for the global …
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A Public Blockchain Aims to Secure Big Data Sharing

The rise of the Ethereum blockchain has resulted in the creation of thousands of DApps – decentralized applications – that connect users and developers directly, without the need for a middleman to host and manage the code and user data. And as more DApps are created each day, a growing number of big data is being generated. A key benefit of DApps is that the data generated is more secure than …
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