As innovative technologies like blockchain and cryptocurrency gain popularity, they draw the attention of global celebrities from various fields. Now, a rapper Jay Z and a movie star Will Smith invested in a startup aimed at helping Ethereum developers.
The Blockchain-based voting system announced in Russia has a vulnerability allowing for decrypting votes before the official end of voting. This feature questions the anonymity of voting, thus making it possible to manipulate people’s votes by forcing them.
A wave of cryptojacking attacks seems to get bigger as the world is trying to get out of lockdown. A new malware called “Lucifer” is capable of both engaging a device in mining and performing DDoS attacks.
The increasingly growing crypto and blockchain industry comes with the high demand for workers ranging from developers to analysts. Because the ultimate goal of education is to meet the needs of society, some universities and higher institutions of learning have considered introducing courses tailored to meet the industry’s needs.
As the world shifts from one generation of technology to another, the applicability of blockchain technology only becomes more clearly revealed. The recent advent of 5G technology shows a perfect match with blockchain.
In an effort to become a strong cryptocurrency and distributed ledger technology hub in Africa, Uganda has issued the first license to create a free zone for Bitcoin, blockchain and other developing technologies. The Uganda Free Zones Authority (UFZA)issued a license to designers and developers to launch a free zone focusing mainly on DLT innovations.
Recently, top blockchain projects MixMarvel and Celer Network announced their partnership in the collaborative creation of popular blockchain-powered casual games. This cooperation is expected to promote the large-scale launching of blockchain casual games.