Murder, Censorship and Syria: Crypto and the Future of Uprisings

Rachel-Rose O’Leary is a reporter at CoinDesk, covering how cryptocurrencies are being used in areas of economic, social and political unrest. This article is part of her ongoing dispatches from Rojava, Syria.  In August 2011, a hackerspace in Damascus, Syria, was stormed by armed guards. Known as Aikilab, the guards stripped the place; televisions, computers and […]

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Status Launches a ‘Tap-to-Pay’ Crypto Hardware Wallet

Status, the ethereum messaging app and mobile browser startup, has relaunched their cryptocurrency hardware wallet under a new name: the Keycard. Developed entirely open-source, the wallet will first be distributed to interested blockchain developers for free and later sold directly from Status’ website at $29 apiece. The hardware, as highlighted by Status project lead Guy-Louis […]

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