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

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Can Blockchain Save the Music Industry?

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The music industry is constantly changing. From records to cassettes to CDs to streaming, how people consume music is ever-evolving. One constant though is the struggle artists face to be compensated fairly for their...
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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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Bitcoin is acting as the New hedge against the Global Liquidity Risk

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What a relentless recovery has the Crypto kingpin Bitcoin staged in the past 10 weeks or so as it finally broke the all-important $10K psychological level, last seen in Mar. 2018. Not only that,...
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The Blockchain Technology Act comes into force in Illinois

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State of Illinois, in the USA, legalize smart contract and blockchain technologies An industry study announces 2020 as the breakthrough year of the blockchain technology and of the smart contracts. The phenomenon, sometimes misunderstood, seems...
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A New Era of Lending: Blockchain Based Loans

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Current Issue Without a history of credit, it is nearly impossible to receive a loan from traditional financial institutions. Banks typically heavily weigh someone’s credit score in assessing whether to issue a loan and in...
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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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Cross-border Payment systems: SWIFT, RippleNet or BWW?

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If you have ever tried to send money offshore to family or friends through a bank or other international payment services like Western Union, you know it's expensive, cumbersome & extremely inconvenient. At least...
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A Guide to Major Cryptocurrency Indexes

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Most of us keep a track of the Cryptocurrencies by their price points. Popular sources like Coinmarketcap provide a detailed overview of not only the digital coins but the Crypto exchanges as well. The...
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Innovation Alert: A coinless Blockchain, Reversible ICO & more

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The involvement of big companies in the blockchain space bodes well for the DLT. This has meant more funding & innovative ideas flowing through. China has emerged as the hub of innovation for the...
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Practical Use Makes Cryptocurrency Valuable – Top 5 Usable Altcoins

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Utility is one of the descriptions that we can often hear in relation to cryptocurrencies. When Bitcoin appeared, it solved some of the burning issues that fiat currencies had and offered a valuable and...
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Infographics Digest — Vol. 4

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Time does fly by... another week gone and I have loads of information packed into these useful infograpahics headed your way. Enjoy the visuals! Artificial Intelligence (AI): Blockchain: Cryptocurrencies: Cyber Security: Digital Transformation: Tech Disruption: Edge Computing: Emerging Technology: Banking: FinTech: Inventions: Internet: Internet of Things: Machine Learning: Economy: Finance: Quantum...
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Impermanent Loss In DeFi — The Risks Involved In Providing Liquidity

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The impermanent loss also called divergent loss, is the difference between when you are holding tokens in an AMM (Automated Market Maker) Liquidity Pool and just simply holding them (i.e. HODLing) on the blockchain. When tokens are provided for...
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Will the Cryptocurrency Industry be Dead or Alive? 

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“Till the end of 2020, what do you think are the futures of the token market?” In early September, we had a debate within X-Order about the future of the token market. Interestingly, our views...
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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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Sparks Interview – W. Brian Arthur: A Historical Transformation Is Taking Place, And We...

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In this session of Sparks Interview, we are honoured to have the father of Complexity economics, W. Brian Arthur, with us to share some of his views on Bitcoin and Blockchain as well as...
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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...
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All Things Cryptos.Forex.Stocks — 06/02/2018

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That time of the week again when I review the Financial markets. Cryptocurrencies still treading waters after hitting new lows, US stocks proving their resilience in the face of every sell off & Greenback...
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Will Ethereum, Tron & Ripple pave the way for a Crypto spring?

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One thing that you as traders, investors or just someone interested in Cryptos may or may not like is how intertwined the prices of the Alt. coins is with the crypto kingpin Bitcoin. All...
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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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All Things Cryptos.Forex.Stocks — 06/22/2018

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Friday afternoon rolls in and a zillion things cross my mind that I need to talk about on my weekly blog. In summary the Global Equities are feeling the jitters from the escalating tariff...