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A Decomposition Of The Bitcoin Block Header

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The Bitcoin block header contains important information inside the block. These are divided into 6 fields which provide details of the block summary. Aside from the block header, there are the transactions and the coinbase field which are separate...
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Project Wormhole – Smart contract functionality for Bitcoin Cash

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Back in May, I wrote a piece about all the new changes coming to Bitcoin Cash (BCH) via a fork giving it the ability to offer better scalability & smart contract functionality like Ethereum....
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The current state of Stable coins in Six charts

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Going through a recent report from the blockchain research group Blockdata, gives you insight into how big the whole Stable coin movement has gotten in the past 18 months or so. After a successful...
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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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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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Visualizing the difference between Data Science and Business Intelligence & more…

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As 2018 winds down to an eventful end as the financial markets turned lower, while Cryptocurrencies bad run continued. At the same time technology driven initiatives continued to gather pace at the micro &...
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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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Cryptocurrency 2018: is it worth investing in?

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As we approach the half-way mark in the year, how will cryptocurrency shape up in Q3 and Q4? Here’s our insight into the future: With the combined market cap of $17.7bn at the start of 2017...
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Mass Crypto Adoption – why we’re not there…yet

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A few weeks ago, the Coinbase CEO Brian Armstrong predicted that a whopping 1 billion people will be using cryptocurrencies in the next five years. If his prediction materializes, it would mean that we...
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Blockchain Consensus Algorithm: PoW, PoS and Beyond

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One of the most critical aspects to understand blockchain - its speed, applications, and potentials is consensus algorithms. It determines everything from network security, confirmation speed, to environmental friendliness. As crucial as it is, few...
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Passive Income from Holding Security Tokens

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The ability to earn a passive income with your cryptocurrency holdings has been around a while now. I have dabbled in most of them, but in almost all cases the rewards can be insignificant and...
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Is Bitcoin An Effective Substitute For Gold ?

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During the first week of March this year, a momentous event took place – the price of bitcoin surpassed gold price on a per-unit basis for the very first time. Although this was largely an...
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AI, blockchain and smart contracts: why we all need to embrace innovation

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As we march towards an unknown future, there appears to be a swift change coming. A technological transformation of the way businesses and citizens go about their daily activities. AI, blockchain, robotics, and automation are a...
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Crypto Portfolio gets innovative diversification

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Let me start off with not so good news... the current downtrend in the Cryptos continues unabated, although Bitcoin does seem to be holding off the support around $5800 pretty well so far as...
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Swiss blockchain startups launch a Crypto bank, ETP & AI managed stablecoin

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The tiny town of Zug in Switzerland gained worldwide fame in the past couple of years as the 'Crypto Valley.' Switzerland has traditionally been a money magnet for most of the wealthy elite &...
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The Future of Blockchain

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It has been almost over a decade since Nakamoto invented the first ever blockchain. At that time, he did not explicitly mention blockchain, but the concept was about peer to peer electronic transactions of...
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Evolution of Fintech — A timeline

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Finance & technology have been intertwined ever since the start of the modern society. The earliest days of finance hundreds of years ago was in the context of keeping records for things like government...
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The New Blockchain frontier of Cross-Chain transactions

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With every passing day we see the maturing of the Blockchain technology & new innovations taking place which offer solutions to the problems that have been considered hindrances towards the adoption of the DLT...
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New Cycle? Four Future Possibilities of Bitcoin, Part 2 

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In Part 2, we continue to observe public information to draw four possible future scenarios (three scenarios will be explained in Part 2), of which we will analyze its impact on the price of...
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Digital Currency – What does it take to launch a CBDC?

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China’s digital yuan has been in the WORKS SINCE 2014. The launch date, however, still remains unknown The Riksbank, Sweden’s central bank, has announced the launch of a YEAR-LONG PILOT PROJECT of its proposed e-krona. A digital dollar has...