I love Bitcoin and I know everyone at æternity does, too.
It is the original cryptocurrency that unleashed the idea of borderless, public, permissionless, censorship-resistant value networks. For almost 11 years now Bitcoin has been the most well-known cryptocurrency and blockchain project. A “headless brand” that in 2019 could be considered a household name.
Bitcoin was the reason I entered the blockchain space in 2013 and I will always be one of its biggest fans.
Despite all that, Bitcoin is not perfect. And maybe it doesn’t need to be (it actually can’t be). Many call it the “Honey Badger of Money”, but to me it is more the “Horseshoe Crab of Money”, although the phrase is not that catchy. …
In the past few weeks, the global information highways were riddled with news about Huawei’s fall from grace as the US government clamped down on the company and its products. The decision of US policymakers to put the Chinese giant and 68 of its non-US affiliates on the trade blacklist on May 16 led to Google and ARM to announce that they are cutting their ties with the telecom company.
Google banned Huawei from getting access to updates of the Android operating system and stopped providing support and access to all Google services in Huawei’s upcoming mobile communication devices. The heavier blow, however, came from chip designer ARM. …