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JPM Coin: A game changer or just another addition to a sea of stable...

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Back in September, I wrote about the Cross border settlement mechanism, when I compared three systems being used widely around the globe - SWIFT, RippleNet & BWW. The former is the age-old system still...
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IBM – A Pioneer in the Blockchain space

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IBM is perhaps the most well-known & recognized names in the tech world with its multinational presence of consultants, engineers & sales personnel. International Business Machines (or "Big Blue") has impressive laurels to show...
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Irish City of Belfast launches its own digital currency

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The concept of a local currency is not a new one. The first one to introduce such a currency is the Canadian city of Calgary - dubbed as “Calgary Dollar,“ which has been in existence...
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12 Days of Coinbase Marathon brings a Learn to Earn platform among other initiatives

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The premiere U.S based exchange has been a popular choice for Crypto trading & storage for millions with its presence in more than 190 countries of the World. Coinbase is one of the Top...
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Difference between Big Data & The Internet of Things

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Here is the list of most educational content from my Tweets this week. Hope they provide some value to the readers. Follow me @fklivestolearn for more! Begin your journey of self discovery with an...
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The emergence of Blockchain Consortia

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Most of us are pretty well aware of the public blockchains like Ethereum with the built-in functionality of smart contracts apart from the well-known features of transparency, security & privacy. The past one year...
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Crypto Diaries: Blockchain gradually moving towards Mainstream Adoption

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It has been a good two weeks for the Crypto markets with all the digital coins gaining ground but the encouraging thing was the sustainability of those gains unlike some of the previous rebounds...
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7 best wallets for Cryptocurrencies & more…

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“A plant needs roots in order to grow. With man it is the other way around: only when he grows does he have roots and feels at home in the world.” — Eric Hoffer So...
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The Widening Spectrum of Stable Coins

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The last 12 months or so have seen the resurgence of Stable coins as a popular phenomenon in the Cryptoverse. Although the majority of them are pegged to some sort of physical asset, which...
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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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10 years of Bitcoin: it’s Origin, Facts & Figures

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It all started 10 years ago with the notorious Satoshi Nakamoto publishing the infamous white paper (Bitcoin: A Peer-to-Peer Electronic Cash System) in November 2008. This was the theoretical idea which went on to...
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Blockstream utilizing Space satellites to broadcast Bitcoin blockchain to the World population

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Blockstream is a blockchain firm which has been working for the mass adoption of the revolutionary technology since its launch by Samson Mow and Joseph Weinberg in 2017 after securing funding of more than...
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7 Ways Wealthtech is Digitizing Wealth Management

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“Customer experience is chief among the areas where traditional financial institutions have fallen short. 70% of millennials would rather visit their dentists than their bankers.” Harit Talwar, Head of Marcus at Goldman Sachs. Not long...
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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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Escrow Solutions for Digital Assets

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“Transactions that are computationally impractical to reverse would protect sellers from fraud, and routine escrow mechanisms could easily be implemented to protect buyers.” Satoshi Nakamoto describing some of the desirable security requirements for Bitcoin in...
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Singapore’s Ubin & Canada’s Jasper power the Digital Transformation to DLT systems

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Singapore has been a hub of Blockchain & Crypto activity ever since China outrightly banned Cryptocurrencies. Not only has the state welcomed the new technology with open arms but the government itself has been...
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How Artificial Intelligence (AI) Will Change Banking

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Artificial intelligence is a field of computer science that focuses on making machines intelligent by developing computer programs that can replicate human intelligence to a certain degree and potentially beyond. This much talked about technology...
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Data Driven Trends & Statistics – Jan. 2019

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If you are a blogger like me, you would understand the importance of valued added visuals, statistics & videos to an article. While the easiest way is to just "google" them, it would be...
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Moving to an Era of highly scalable Blockchain networks

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If there was one thing that has held back the mass adoption of Blockchain or weakness so to say has been the scalability issue. With Ethereum, one of the most popular Crypto platforms processing a...
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DASH replacing Fiat money in Venezuela

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Venezuela's inflation problem seems to worsen by the day with the recent devaluation of their official Bolivar currency by another 95% & linking it to their national oil backed cryptocurrency Petro hasn't helped stem...