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Modern Security Practices for Web Developers

When you’re building a web application, your servers become responsible for managing other people’s data. Thus it falls on you, the app developer, to implement security measures to prevent data breaches. This is especially true if your application gets popular. … Continue reading

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What’s Preventing Crypto for Everyday Payments

Crypto as a medium of exchange It’s been nearly 10 years since Satoshi Nakamoto launched Bitcoin and 13 years since Ryan Fugger designed the original Ripple network. Crypto-currencies are still nowhere near being a mainstream way to pay for things. … Continue reading

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Economic Analysis of Intercoin

Recently, Qbix launched a new spinoff project called Intercoin. As time goes on, you’ll probably hear more and more about this new decentralized currency platform and the technology that powers it. So it would be helpful to have an article … Continue reading

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Power to the People

Access to the global internet With the repeal of Net Neutrality, the national conversation has once again turned to whether Internet Service Providers will begin to throttle traffic or provide preferential treatment for certain sites over others. They have already … Continue reading

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The Future of Money

Hi, this is Greg, one of the founders of Qbix. I wanted to write a post to you in first person. Our company has been busy building apps to empower people and unite communities. The original goal was to build a social … Continue reading

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What is Money?

The last blog post spoke about two major trends in technology in the last few decades: Centralization of Platforms – leading to a sort of feudalism on the internet The rise of Open Source Software – leading to a democratization … Continue reading

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The Future of Decentralization

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Centralization and Open Source

Act 1: Paradise Lost The internet, from its very inception, was conceived as a decentralized network with no single point of failure. Early apps, such as Email, IRC and FTP, were built around open, decentralized protocols where anyone could build … Continue reading

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Properly Valuing Contributions

A major part of our mission as a company is to empower people. So naturally, at Qbix, we give a lot of thought to the best ways of doing that. This post describes a compensation model that we have designed, … Continue reading

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Four Million Downloads!

Happy New Year, everybody. Coinciding with the start of 2016, we hit another milestone: our four millionth download! Both Calendar and Groups enjoy nearly a 5 star rating in the app stores. To celebrate, we put together an interactive visualization … Continue reading

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