Blockchain

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

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Is the Banking Industry Holding the Crypto Economy Back?

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For centuries, banks have been at the forefront of the UK economy. However, with the meteoric rise of the crypto economy, is the banking industry stopping it from going mainstream? According to the Big Innovation...
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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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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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Don’t Believe the Hype: Do Your Own Research

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Don’t Believe the Hype: Do Your Own Research  Ever since the crypto markets have taken a downward turn in early 2018, there have been a plethora of articles and youtube videos with the headlines “bitcoin set...
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Is the Coronavirus pandemic reshaping blockchain and how can the tech help tackle the...

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The current coronavirus pandemic has significantly affected aspects of the blockchain and cryptocurrency industry. Industry events such as crypto conferences have been cancelled and postponed due to the outbreak, resulting in less movement and...
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A Global Channel for Digital Securities

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Tokenized securities were a disaster in 2018. Investors didn’t want them, regulators didn’t like them, and issuers used them to offer scammy small-caps. All of those things need to change before we can use...
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Cryptocurrencies: The UK looks at preliminary steps towards regulation

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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...
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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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Is this the time to change the systems that underpin society?

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Be the change that you wish to see in the world ~ Mahatma Gandhi Firstly, I want to thank the The5CsofBusiness, who inspired me to write this article on creating a better world by providing thought-provoking...
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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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Decentralized Cryptocurrency? …in your dreams

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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...
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Advertising, Travel & the Blockchain

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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...
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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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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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Why Fintech Industry Needs To Leverage Blockchain – 6 Uses Cases of Blockchain

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Blockchain is considered to be a revolutionary technology known for a decentralized database. Ever since it was introduced as the backing power behind the bitcoin cryptocurrency, it continued to be popular, and over a...
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Various types of Distributed Ledger Technology

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Introduction  Bitcoin and cryptocurrency have become common buzzwords as their adoption, use and fascination grow globally. This new asset class is gaining interest with time as more people accustom themselves with digital currency. In comparison,...
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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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Blockchain and AI: The Next Revolution in Data Integrity

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The topic of Blockchain and AI is one that is on the minds of many in finance and other industries. There is a lot of hype and speculation about how Blockchain and AI will...
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Blockchain for Developers; The Importance of API Providers

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Over the last few years, the blockchain has suddenly become the hottest new technology in the space. Every single organization out there is looking to integrate the blockchain in its daily operations. However, this...
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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...