Rootstock protocol will pave the way for a smarter Bitcoin

The pioneer of the digital currencies, Bitcoin, has undoubtedly been the anchor of the whole Crypto movement. Despite its obvious functional limitations like scalability issue & transaction costs, it is the only Crypto coin...

Swiss blockchain startups launch a Crypto bank, ETP & AI managed stablecoin

The tiny town of Zug in Switzerland gained worldwide fame in the past couple of years as the 'Crypto Valley.' Switzerland has traditionally been a money magnet for most of the wealthy elite &...

Ricardian Contracts can become the next generation of Smart Contracts

Some of the most popular Blockchain concepts seeing practical implementation now have been in theoretical existence since the 1990's e.g Proof of Work, Ricardian contracts & Smart contracts. As I had said in one...

Decentralized Cryptocurrency? …in your dreams

The Fight for Bitcoin Cash Supremacy. Preface: Before we get started. This is not FUD, it’s inspired by my observations of the last few days, weeks and months, and my disgust in the conduct of the...
Bitcoin ETF

Will an ETF Transform Bitcoin like it did in Gold?

March 28th 2003. That was the date the world’s first gold exchange-traded fund (ETF), ETFS Physical Gold (GOLD), made its entrance on the world stage. Around 18 months later, the largest and most renowned...

The Ins and Outs of Stablecoins

According to a report from the crypto-wallet provider blockchain, the amount of stablecoin projects carried out within 2018 have skyrocketed. It seems stablecoins have become the new rave in the cryptocurrency sector, with developers...

Innovation Alert: A coinless Blockchain, Reversible ICO & more

The involvement of big companies in the blockchain space bodes well for the DLT. This has meant more funding & innovative ideas flowing through. China has emerged as the hub of innovation for the...

10 years of Bitcoin: it’s Origin, Facts & Figures

It all started 10 years ago with the notorious Satoshi Nakamoto publishing the infamous white paper (Bitcoin: A Peer-to-Peer Electronic Cash System) in November 2008. This was the theoretical idea which went on to...

The next generation of Stable coins is here…

The pace of newer stable coins entering the digital assets' market has picked up this year even though new scalable solutions continue to emerge for the Blockchain networks and the Cryptocurrencies volatility tracks an...

Cryptocurrencies: The UK looks at preliminary steps towards regulation

Here in the UK, and globally, the emergence of cryptocurrencies and other digital assets have created opportunities and risks. A growing social concern is that there exists a gap in the current financial markets...

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...