Blockchain

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

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Will Blockchain Trigger a Shakedown of the Global Financial System?

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The financial crash of 2008 demonstrated (to some) that large financial institutions need to be closely watched and strictly regulated. The meltdown, some believe, also demonstrated the need for an alternative to complex, abuse-prone...
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DDI Blockchain Weekly (October 8th – 14th)

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Most projects saw red during the last week as crypto markets shed around $20 million, and total market capitalization returned to $200 million. The drop was particularly pronounced on Thursday, when $6 billion was...
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Crypto Diaries: IMF & World Bank cozying up to Blockchain & Cryptocurrencies

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It has been an important week for the Cryptocurrencies as they have continued to build on the gains that kicked off at the start of the month. There have been some important news from...
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Crypto Diaries: Innovations & Improvements continue to drive the Cryptoverse forward

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The recent parabolic rise in Bitcoin followed by handsome gains in other Cryptos has reinforced the underlying volatility theme in the digital assets. While BTC is trading perilously close to the psychological level of...
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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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Bulls, Bears or Bollocks — Cryptocurrency in 2019

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2019 will be an interesting year for cryptocurrency for sure. No one knows where we are headed and opinions are divided: Will it be a continuation of the bear-market of 2018? Will we experience...
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Did Crypto Whales kickstart the recent rally?

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We have recently seen some huge gains in the Crypto assets after a long period of lull. I have already discussed this in my other piece on some of the factors that might have...
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DDI Blockchain Weekly (October 15th – 21st)

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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...
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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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Creating Sustainable Carbon Economy With Blockchain

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In the week of Feb 14, 2021, an unusual ‘Arctic blast’ pummeled Texas, US. The temperature plunged to historically low levels leaving scores of people deprived of electricity and drinking water. As per experts,...
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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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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 next generation of Stable coins is here…

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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...
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10 Popular Crypto Slang Terms You Must Know

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The crypto world is enjoyable for many reasons other than simply the opportunity to get rich quick. Among them is the chance to engage in online communities, both for cryptocurrency in general and ones...
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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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Know all about the blockchain-powered Brave browser & Google Fi

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Back in August, I wrote about the arrival of blockchain-powered phones in the DLT ecosystem. The pioneer phone FINNEY by SIRIN Labs was launched last month while the other one, HTC Exodus 1 got released...
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What’s Striking About The Lightning Network?

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“You can think of the Bitcoin blockchain like a road, and a lot of cars want to get on the road. Right now, there’s a lot of traffic.” Elizabeth Stark, CEO and co-founder of...
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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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Be Afraid, be Very Afraid… Why Fiat is Right to Fear Digital Currency

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The aim of this article is to provide an extra perspective on a section in our recent (and upcoming) EU H2020 grant bids that outlines the history and function of fiat money in relation...
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Infographics Digest — Vol. 1

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I tweet & retweet a lot of useful info graphics (FinTech, AI, Big Data, Computing, Markets etc.) everyday on my Twitter handle but you can never get to everyone who is looking for such...