Thank You Tether, You’ve Made Us All Much More Cautious

Oh, Tether. It amazes me how projects or should I say, scams rather, as big as Tether manage to stay afloat so long, regardless of the mounting questionable rumors circulating about them. It also...

DDI Blockchain Weekly (October 22nd-28th)

In what was a very tight, rangebound seven days of trading, crypto markets remained virtually unchanged across the week. Market capitalization was almost continuously around the $210 billion-mark. And Bitcoin also remained fairly static,...

Advertising, Travel & the Blockchain

Adverts… the bane of our lives when trying to watch our favorite show or movie on TV. Intrusive, distracting and rapidly declining in value for advertising companies due to our aversion to them. The...

The New Blockchain frontier of Cross-Chain transactions

With every passing day we see the maturing of the Blockchain technology & new innovations taking place which offer solutions to the problems that have been considered hindrances towards the adoption of the DLT...

A Complete Security Token Ecosystem

Investing in utility tokens has been a large part of our cryptocurrency journey so far. However, the reality is, many of these investments have been fraught with poor returns, false promises and scammers for...

Will Bakkt Futures launch & low HV bring a Bitcoin revival?

Ask anyone who got carried away by the euphoria of Bitcoin buying frenzy at the end of 2017 and got in right when it was peaking & they would say it's been a terrible...

DDI Blockchain Weekly (October 15th – 21st)

It was a welcome return to growth for crypto last week, as markets added around $10 billion across the seven days and ending the week at $211 billion. The most pronounced movement occurred on...

A Possible Conspiracy Theory for Bitcoin’s Prolonged Stability, Despite Much Positive News

This story is just a theory and I have no idea if this is true or not, it is simply an opinion. Enjoy! Bitcoin has remained at the same price of around $6,600 for the...

How is Bitcoin’s ‘Liquid sidechain’ different from the Lightning network?

The Blockchain startup Blockstream recently announced another innovative solution to address the all-important issue of scalability for the Bitcoin blockchain network. But before we get to that, a quick recap of the company itself...

Fidelity to Launch Cryptocurrency Trading Platform

The world’s fourth-biggest asset manager, Fidelity Investments, who controls around $7.2 trillion in assets, has 27 million customers and provides investment services to around 13,000 institutional advisory firms and brokers, is launching a digital...

Nouriel Roubini and Peter Van Valkenburgh Debate the Current State of Blockchain & Cryptocurrencies...

On October 11, 2018, Nouriel Roubini, a highly respected professor at NYU and economist renowned for predicting the 2008 recession, and Peter Van Valkenburgh, the director for research at Coin Center, a leading cryptocurrency...

Volatility 101: An Introduction to Market Volatility

Volatility is one of the key metrics to understand whether you are looking to begin trading in the financial markets or you are an experienced trader. The following infographic details the basic understanding of...

Passive Income from Holding Security Tokens

The ability to earn a passive income with your cryptocurrency holdings has been around a while now. I have dabbled in most of them, but in almost all cases the rewards can be insignificant and...

DDI Blockchain Weekly (October 8th – 14th)

Most projects saw red during the last week as crypto markets shed around $20 million, and total market capitalization returned to $200 million. The drop was particularly pronounced on Thursday, when $6 billion was...

What is the Dandelion privacy protocol?

Privacy has been one of the biggest hallmarks of the Cryptocurrency transactions on their blockchains. Ironically though, it has also been one of the most controversial features when it comes to monitoring of such...

The emergence of Blockchain Consortia

Most of us are pretty well aware of the public blockchains like Ethereum with the built-in functionality of smart contracts apart from the well-known features of transparency, security & privacy. The past one year...

Winklevoss Gemini Exchange Implements Crypto Insurance

Gemini has officially incorporated digital asset insurance into its trading platform on top of the already FDIC fiat currency insurance. The insurance company Aon has provided this crypto coverage, although, the amount a user...

Power Moves in an Alternative Economy

I’m pretty sure I’m not the only one thinking it’s absurd for cryptocurrency ventures to replicate existing financial instruments or systems in tokenomics. For those who notice subtlety, a quiet rebellion is developing in the...

Moving to an Era of highly scalable Blockchain networks

If there was one thing that has held back the mass adoption of Blockchain or weakness so to say has been the scalability issue. With Ethereum, one of the most popular Crypto platforms processing a...

Zero-fee, Decentralized Exchange Launches on Stellar

StellarX is the name given to the feeless, all-encompassing decentralized exchange. All-encompassing in that soon there will be stocks, bonds real estate etc. available to trade. Saying this is one thing and accomplishing it...