Blockchain

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

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Blockchain and Data Storage: A Perfect Match?

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Data. It’s fast becoming one of the world’s most highly-prized resources. Indeed, its recent proliferation is virtually our raison d'être here at Data Driven Investor. Of course, us DDI folk are not the only ones who believe...
Ethical Blockchain

Who Really Uses Ethical Blockchain?

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“Ethics or moral philosophy involves systematizing, defending, and recommending concepts of right and wrong behavior. Ethics seeks to resolve questions of human morality by defining concepts such as good and evil, right and wrong,...
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Blockchain Will Transform the Way Banking Apps Work

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Every industry nowadays is propelled by the massive adoption of new technologies and digitization. It gives us the perfect picture of how the convergence of these new-age tools and technologies can make work seamless...
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Humanitarian Aid – Helping Refugees With Blockchain

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More than 6.6 million Syrians seek refuge in neighboring countries. Another 6 million more remain displaced internally. Close to 2.7 million Afghans have fled from the war-torn nation. An equal number of them were displaced...
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Ethereum Updates: Upcoming forks, Daily transactions & Interoperability

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There has been so much noise around the recent rise in Cryptos led primarily by Bitcoin that Alt. coins went into the backdrop. 2019 is an important year for the leader of the Alt....
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The Bitcoin Cash Civil War now embroils Crypto Exchanges

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If there is one thing I love about the Cryptoverse is that it is always buzzing with something new, interesting or controversial and today's edition of my Crypto diaries is no different. Back in...
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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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Bitcoin’s surge & Facebook’s Libra launch has put the Financial Regulators on High Alert

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Financial Regulators have not been really forthcoming ever since the announcement by the social media giant to launch its own digital currency dubbed Libra. While most of the people in the Cryptoverse have pointed...
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Unearthed Crypto Gem Poised for Resurgence

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Another Shot at Getting in “Early” You don’t always get a second chance at early discovery. Whether it’s a stock, a cryptocurrency, or a collection of non-fungible tokens (NFTs), many of us learn of certain...
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What is the Dandelion privacy protocol?

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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...
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A Guide to Masternodes

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If you think that the only way to earn money from cryptocurrency is to simply buy some coins, "HODL", and hope the price sufficiently appreciates, then think again. Already, projects have come up with a...
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5 Questions to Ask Yourself Before Investing in a Cryptocurrency Project

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There are now at least 1,560 cryptocurrencies (as of writing) in circulation, according to CoinMarketCap. And while most of us know the basics when it comes to big projects like Bitcoin and Ethereum, attempting to...
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The Curious Case of Satoshi Nakamoto

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The Inventor of Bitcoin has been a bigger mystery than the ruling digital coin itself. People have speculated about the identity of Nakamoto (Pseudonym used on Bitcoin's white paper) ever since it was published...
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Can You Still Make Money With Blockchain?

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We’ve all heard of Bitcoin, the first developed digital currency that allowed decentralization, and the great impact it created in the technological world. You have also probably heard how expensive and volatile it has...
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Dubai to Permit Digital Payments Through Pundi X POS Technology

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Pundi X, a cryptocurrency point-of-sale (POS) technology provider, has partnered with both Ebooc Fintech & Loyalty Labs LLC and emcredit to allow citizens of Dubai to pay for schooling, groceries, utility bills, rent etc. in emcash...
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DDI Blockchain Weekly (October 22nd-28th)

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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,...
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The Blockchain Industry is in a Tight Spot, How to Break Out of the...

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In Part 1, we discuss the reasons for the perplexity, industries that disappeared in history, and difficulties in investing in an emerging industry.  BTC has risen steadily from $3k USD at the beginning of the...
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Infographic: Interested in a Crypto Career?

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Cryptocurrencies and blockchain startups are popping up everywhere, and more people are using crypto than ever before. In 2017, up to 5.8 million people used a crypto-wallet. Getting an inside track on blockchain could...
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DDI Blockchain Weekly (June 11th-17th)

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It was yet another subdued week for the cryptocurrency complex, with markets continuing their downward trajectory early in the week, following the $40 million hack of Korean exchange Coinrail on June 10th. By Thursday,...
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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...