Crypto startup Dfinity takes on Ethereum with launch of Internet Computer


It took a while to get here, but Dfinity is finally launching. 
In July 2018, I went to the Swiss city of Zug to speak to Dominic Williams , CEO of crypto platform Dfinity. Its blockchain project has impossibly bold branding — they call it "Internet Computer" — and a massive trove of cash. (The company raised $102 million from Andreessen Horowitz and others in 2018.) The goal is to create the best platform for cryptocurrency-based apps.
Back then, Dfinity pegged the first quarter of 2019 as a possible launch date for its mainnet (in crypto lingo, mainnet is when you launch the actual product with a live blockchain to build on). But after some delay, Dfinity has finally done it — on May 7, the Internet Computer is going live.  Read more... More about Ethereum , Tech , and Cryptocurrency Blockchain

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