Blockchain

Blockchain-related articles on Data Driven Investor (DDI).

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Are Corporations Preparing for a Blockchain and Cryptocurrency Takeover?”

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There have been several scenarios throughout Bitcoin’s development that suggests a major corporate takeover might be on the verge of happening. The entry of some of the most well-established families in the corporate world, as...
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DDI Blockchain Weekly (August 13th-19th)

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Crypto markets briefly dived below $200 million to hit the lowest total capitalization since November 2017, before bouncing back to end the week virtually unchanged. And while Bitcoin followed a similar trend, Bitcoin dominance...
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Bitcoin ETN, Ethereum Classic listing & more…

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It will take more than falling prices of the Cryptocurrencies to fade my enthusiasm about the digital coins & the associated blockchain technology. I don't really blame people who just look at the ongoing...
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An Introductory Guide for Lawyers on Blockchain Technology, Cryptocurrencies, and Smart Contracts

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Are you a lawyer who is wondering how blockchain and cryptocurrencies may lead to career disruption? Blockchain law is developing with the technology, and it has the potential spill over into many different aspects of...
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Australia leads the way with Blockchain Innovation

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Asia has led the way with the progress made in the adoption of the Blockchain technology with two of the three biggest Crypto markets (South Korea & Japan) located there. However with the initial...
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Infographics Digest — Vol. 6

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Artificial Intelligence (AI): Big Data: Blockchain: Companies: Content Marketing: Countries Labels: Cyber Security: Digital Marketing: Learning: ICOs: Internet: Internet of Things (IoT): Languages: Markets: Robotics: Self Driving Cars: SEO: Social Media: Space Tech: Startups: Motivation: Research: Web Development: Economy: Stay in touch:  Twitter | StockTwits | LinkedIn | Telegram| Tradealike Related Reads: Info graphic Digest — Vol. 1, Info graphic Digest — Vol. 2,Infographics Digest — Vol. 3 , Infographics Digest — Vol. 4, Infographics Digest — Vol. 5
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Project Wormhole – Smart contract functionality for Bitcoin Cash

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Back in May, I wrote a piece about all the new changes coming to Bitcoin Cash (BCH) via a fork giving it the ability to offer better scalability & smart contract functionality like Ethereum....
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DDI Blockchain Weekly (August 6th – 12th)

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It was a week of both highs and lows. On Saturday, the crypto market as a whole plunged to fresh lows for 2018, as total market capitalization slumped to under $212 billion on Saturday,...
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Augur, Assassination and Morality on the Blockchain

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The chilling 2014 film Nightcrawler charts the rise of Jake Gyllenhaal’s Lou Bloom, a mildly psychotic, Travis Bickle-like character who goes from being made unemployed, having been caught stealing on the job, to becoming...
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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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Blockchain based Voting – A Promising Usecase

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With the recently concluded General Elections back home similar hue & cry emerged by the losing parties of rigging. Although foreign observers gave a clean chit to the Election Commission on conducting a transparent...
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Blockchain Regulation: a Q&A with RiskSave Compliance

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A Q&A with Simon Cullen, founder of RiskSave Compliance and tech entrepreneur The need for greater investment in technology has become more important than ever in financial services. But when it comes to digital platforms and blockchain...
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Bitmain – the Cryptomining behemoth aims for total dominance

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China has become the breeding ground for tech startups in the past few years. With a large pool of skilled entrepreneurs coupled with massive capital at its disposal, it has provided the perfect conditions...
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Cryptocurrency Futures, Derivatives, ETF & ETO… What next?

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I am bit of a "Crypto Optimist" when it comes to looking at the developments around the digital coins/assets. This past week Square - the digital payment service company which added the functionality of...
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Disruption in Telecoms – Blockchain powered Phones

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Blockchain has impacted almost every sector of the economy directly or indirectly as it slowly becomes an integral part of the Global financial Ecosystem. Significant strides have been made by it in sectors like...
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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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Infographics Digest — Vol. 5

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Artificial Intelligence (AI): Big Data: Blockchain: Bots: Companies: Cryptocurrencies: Cyber security: Data Driven Innovation: Data Science: Digital Transformation: Drones: Economy: Hacking: HealthTech: ICOs: Internet of Things (IoT): Machine Learnning: RegTech: Finace: Stay in touch:  Twitter | StockTwits | LinkedIn | Telegram| Tradealike Related Reads:  Info graphic Digest — Vol. 1, Info graphic Digest — Vol. 2, Infographics Digest — Vol. 3 , Infographics Digest — Vol. 4
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Blockchain, Cryptocurrencies & the shifting Paradigm

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We always overestimate the benefits of technology in the short-term & underestimate it in the long-term. Technology after all is an iterative process which keeps on evolving on daily, weekly & yearly basis. And...
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Icon: The Embodiment Of Democracy And The Free Market

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Democracy: A Short Analysis The conception of democracy began millennia ago, with its origins in Ancient Greece and Ancient India, particularly, Athens. Citizens voted directly on legislation and executive bills, however, the democracy of Athens...
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Monero goes “Bulletproof”

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It's been a tough year for Cryptocurrencies but I have a feeling that the tide is beginning to turn slowly. The price action in most of the Cryptos seems to be making a come...