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Should Businesses Implement Blockchain?

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Blockchain was invented to serve as a public transaction ledger for the cryptocurrency Bitcoin. Now, blockchain technology is used for so much more. There are, in fact, those who believe blockchain technology could in...
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What are some of the Blockchain Security Risks?

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While there is no denying that blockchain technology has brought transparency, security & reliability via the trustless, decentralized systems, nefarious players have found loopholes to penetrate the different security mechanisms that blockchains provide. To...
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Colorado is emerging as a leader in pro-crypto regulations

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Colorado has established itself as a breeding ground and safe haven for blockchain based companies. The newly appointed crypto-friendly governor, Jared Polis, signed the Digital Token Act on March 6, 2019, providing clarity on...
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The Importance of Cold Storing Cryptocurrencies & Generating Offline Transactions

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Knowing how to properly secure cryptocurrencies is imperative to you not becoming a statistic. Generating private keys offline and storing them as encrypted text files on a USB drive is the absolute safest place...
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Zero-fee, Decentralized Exchange Launches on Stellar

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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...
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Building Sustainable Circular Economy With Blockchain

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Since the industrial revolution began, the world has focused on the production and consumption of products. Little or no attention is paid to where the materials are sourced from, the conditions in which the...
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Security Token Offerings (STO)s: Re-centralizing The Blockchain Dream In Singapore?

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In our previous article, we explored the merits and pitfalls of a marriage between blockchain tokenization technology and traditional securities in the form of equity interests. We concluded the article by suggesting that regulatory...
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Lightning torch initiative – spreading the word about scalable bitcoin micro payments

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Crypto developers spent most of the previous year trying to find scalable solutions for current blockchain networks which can be applied to real world use cases. The most well-known & talked about is the...
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Classification of Digital Coins

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Originally it was just the Bitcoin (BTC) with the invention of the Cryptocurrencies and the dawn of associated Blockchain technology but the past few years have seen a mushroom growth of the brand new...
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Digital Currencies, Blockchain and the Future of Money

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“Blockchain”, “cryptocurrencies”, “tokenisation”, and now “central bank digital currencies” have made it into the technology hype cycle vocabulary, but what’s the difference between all these terms and what do they mean for the future...
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What is “Bitcoin halving” & its potential of powering an extended bull run into...

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Bitcoin halving sounds like a complex phenomenon at first reading, but it simply a process of reducing the mining rewards to half, done to maintain the supply of Bitcoin (21 million). More details on...
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Decentralization Is The Future of Social Media

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People are tired of unelected social media corporation leaders restricting their freedoms The world is constantly changing, two decades ago you can’t imagine calling a friend halfway around the world in a second or less....
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Top 8 Women in Cryptocurrency

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DDI Blockchain Weekly (September 17th – 23rd)

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After a rather forgettable first half of the month, crypto markets bounced back strongly last week. Total market cap closed above $225 billion, having started on Monday at just over $200 billion. Ethereum, Stellar,...
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EOS — New superstar of the Crypto Elite Club

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Ethereum has been instrumental in the growth of the Cryptoverse by not only having a coin which is the second most valuable after Bitcoin but also providing a decentralized platform on which other Alt....
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The Revolution Will Be Optimized: Welcome to the World of Web 3

James Perillo of Figment.io talks about the impending Web 3 revolution, including its implications for users, companies and regulators. Web 1.0 was the first phase of the internet, and Web 2.0 was the user-generated...
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Azbit aims to connect traditional finance and cryptocurrency

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Azbit is the next crypto project providing an exchange platform offering margin and algorithmic trading. As numerous similar projects have not turned into a success, Azbit needs to bring something special to the table...
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Banks love Blockchain but hate Cryptocurrencies

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The love-hate relationship between the banks the digital coins has been ongoing ever since the inception of Blockchain & the associated Cryptocurrencies. Let's look at some stats first... according to the Research firm Greenwich Associates following...
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Another major city goes Crypto – Vienna token coming soon

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With the mainstream Cryptos far from adoption in the financial ecosystem, other forms of digital assets like the cross-border payment coins, reward tokens & securitized digital assets continue to make their mark. The digital...
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Analyzing high interest rates on borrows in DeFi protocol

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Looking into blockchain data to know how a DeFi protocol can have more than 100% of interest for borrow assets We have recently seen that the interest rate to borrow a loan in BAT in...