Blockchain

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

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Cryptocurrencies reviving Agorism

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Agorism in term commonly associated with the philosophy of counter-economics. The concept of Agorism was introduced by the Black market activist Samuel Edward Konkin III also known as SEK3. Through his libertarian ideals he defined...
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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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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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Crypto Diaries: Blockchain upgrades & Trading innovations

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The past week saw the Cryptos reaching new highs as the recovery from the lows of Dec. 2018 continued. Leading the pack was the kingpin Bitcoin itself which has soared by a whopping 150%...
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Big trends shaping FinTech

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For those of you who are not familiar with FinTech, it is the amalgamation of Financial services with technology. It is difficult to predict how the broader FinTech space is going to change in the...
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Will There Be an Internet of Electricity?

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Blockchain, whose popularity has grown in lockstep with developments in the cryptocurrency market (Bitcoin, Ethereum, et. al.), is poised to expand into new territories. The energy industry, which is decentralizing gradually, may well advance...
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Smart Dubai – World’s First Blockchain-powered Government initiative

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The transformation of this small fishing village in the middle of the Arabian desert about 30 years ago to a major business hub and go to tourist destination for millions of people has been...
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Bridging the Cryptocurrency Divide: A Challenge for Communications Professionals

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Some first-person research here: when I mention cryptocurrency to those outside its universe, the immediate reaction often is: “stay away,” or “not for me.” As it should be, when you consider the tremendous ups 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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Crypto & Real Estate, a Marriage Made in Heaven?

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2018 was the year when ICOs died a death. With almost all projects being seriously affected by market conditions, a lack of funding, as well as a host of other issues, the general trend...
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What are Security Tokens? – An Overview of STO

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If you are somewhat familiar with the world of blockchain, you might have noticed in the last few months a great number of conversations turning towards tokenization and STOs. No wonder! Last year's ICO model...
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World’s First ICCO – Palladium

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We have a new game changer in the Crypto space in the form of World's first ICCO - Initial Convertible Coin offering - being offered by a Malta based blockchain startup Palladium which intends...
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Canada’s love affair with blockchain tech bears fruitful results

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There is absolutely no doubt that U.S is the biggest crypto market of the World, but the continued confusion of the regulatory authorities on how to deal with Cryptocurrencies & blockchain based businesses, has...
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Decentralized Exchanges as the Future of Cryptocurrency Trading (PART II)

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In my previous article, I highlighted how decentralized exchanges (DEXs) represent a marked improvement over centralized exchanges across a range of important issues such as security and privacy. But by no means are DEXs the...
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Undeniably the Start of the STO Boom!

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Security tokens offerings: To replace ICO? Security token offerings! If you’re familiar with the blockchain-crypto space then there’s a high chance you’ve come across this term. I'd be surprised if you haven't. Since the downfall...
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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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Three Simple Questions (And One Difficult One) To Ask Before Investing In A Blockchain

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There has never been a better time to be learning about blockchain. Between the rate of growth amongst currencies like Bitcoin or Litecoin and the wide-reaching applications outside the financial sector, distributed ledger technologies...
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Race to win Token Offerings, China raises $1.11 billion – New InWara Report

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China-based Blockchain and crypto startups raised a whopping $1.11 billion during H1 2019, accounting for as much as 33.2% of the total funds raised during this period - according to the latest Blockchain and...
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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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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....