Blockchain

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

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6 Charts showing the Stable Coins rise & China’s dominance of Global demand

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Some of the most recent reports on Cryptocurrency trading volume have concluded that most of the demand is coming from the U.S. & select global exchanges. However, this hasn't lessened the concern of the...
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What is the ‘oracle problem’ & how does Chainlink solve it?

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Cryptoverse is usually buzzing with new words which are usually difficult to decipher for a non-technical person. Even somebody like me, who is a little more familiar with Cryptos/Blockchain sometimes gets confused - but...
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Crypto Diaries: Reviewing Major blockchain developments & Upgrades

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Crypto Markets have gone into corrective mode ever since Bitcoin hit the high of $9K on May 30th. The Short term bias has turned bearish after showing signs of exhaustion with a two-month bull...
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Report: Asian countries top the Initial Exchange Offering (IEO) Space

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If you’re familiar with the crypto space, then you’ve probably heard of Initial Exchange Offerings - they’re hard to miss with the incredible investor interest they’re receiving. The number of IEO projects have skyrocketed...
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4 Charts showing ‘Big Money’ accumulation in Bitcoin

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Bitcoin has touched $9K so far this year - price levels not seen since July 2018. The crossing of the psychological level of $10K is still a level that needs to penetrated convincingly to...
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Decentralized Finance (DeFi) is the future of Borrowing & Lending

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We have seen a major theme emerge almost every year in Cryptoverse which defined the path of the DLT movement going forward. Started off with a craze for smart contracts when Ethereum launched in...
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Making Sense of “Digital Payment Tokens” Under the Payment Services Act”

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The astronomical increase in prices of digital assets in late 2017 and the ensuing mainstream frenzy caught the attention of financial regulators around the world due to concerns of consumer protection and money laundering....
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What are some of the Blockchain Security Risks?

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While there is no denying that blockchain technology has brought transparency, security & reliability via the trustless, decentralized systems, nefarious players have found loopholes to penetrate the different security mechanisms that blockchains provide. To...
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Crypto Diaries: Facebook’s secretive Project Libra coming out of the shadows

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Let's start off with a quick recap of the Cryptocurrency market before I set out to discuss the issues relating to this edition of the Crypto Diaries. After a couple of weeks of consolidation...
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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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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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The Rise Of Digital Asset Custody Solutions

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The shift to a tokenized economy begins with digital assets. The blockchain provides the ledger to record their ownership and cryptographically secure it from tampering. It is sophisticated to use at the moment, and...
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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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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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Ethereum is still a force to reckon with in Cryptoverse

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As the bull market strengthens with each passing day in the Cyptocurrencies, we can be cautiously optimistic that the Crypto winter is behind us. This morning Cryptos have really come alive as Bitcoin trades...
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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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10 Reasons why AI can boost your E-commerce business

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“There are few things more pathetic than those who have lost their curiosity and sense of adventure, and who no longer care to learn.” ― Gordon B. Hinckley Learning is a life long process so make...
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The biggest Controversy & the strongest Rumor in Cryptoverse right now…

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The Cryptoverse has accumulated a fair share of controversies in its short existence - from major hacks, hard forks & fraudulent ICOs to name a few. But none of them has been as prolonged...
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Crypto Diaries: Samsung Coin, Tech giant’s BaaS & the Rise of CoinJoins

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Let's kick things off with a look at the price action in Cryptocurrencies. April has been a tremendous month for Cryptocurrencies. The bullish correction which has taken the shape of a mini-rally has sustained...
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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...