Moonbeam, Diode Collaborate on Launch of DePIN Platform to Replace Traditional VPN, Web2 Products

Diode chooses Moonbeam to deploy suite of blockchain solutions that align with Polkadot founder Gavin Woods’ original vision for Web3 [SINGAPORE] – Moonbeam Network, a smart contract platform for building cross-chain connected applications, today announced the launch of Diode’s secure and decentralized communications platform. Diode’s solution is part of a movement known as DePIN, or “decentralized physical infrastructure network,” where blockchain protocols operate real-world infrastructure in a decentralized manner. Providing a censorship-resistant alternative to traditional products like VPN, Slack or Microsoft OneDrive, Diode’s massively scalable platform helps to bring about

How one WoW nerf changed cryptocurrency forever

Since its release in 2004, World of Warcraft has earned a legion of followers around the world. The title has had a tremendous impact on culture, but one of its least expected ripples caused a revolution in cryptocurrency. Perhaps the most intriguing example is with Vitalik Buterin, now known as one of the founding fathers of Ethereum (ETH). Before his biggest creation, however, Buterin was a Russian-Canadian who played Warlock from 2007 until 2010. He quit the class—and WoW altogether—after Blizzard nerfed one of his class’ spells. The nerf upset