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Classification of Digital Coins

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Originally it was just the Bitcoin (BTC) with the invention of the Cryptocurrencies and the dawn of associated Blockchain technology but the past few years have seen a mushroom growth of the brand new...
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Software Reuse and the Disruption of the API Economy

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AIKON wants software developers around the world to connect their products together on blockchain What do you get when you cross a German tech startup savant with a Mexican fintech expert and a U.S. political...
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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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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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Mainnets… the new Revolution in Cryptos

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2017 was the year of excitement, speculation and lots of expectations with the publishing of numerous “white papers” associated with the launch of tons of ICOs. This year we are moving into the next...
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Pros & Cons of Digital Platforms

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Ethereum has acted as Ground zero for the ICO projects to be offered to the general public and the vast majority of over 90% token emissions still occurs on the basis of the Ethereum...
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Australia leads the way with Blockchain Innovation

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Asia has led the way with the progress made in the adoption of the Blockchain technology with two of the three biggest Crypto markets (South Korea & Japan) located there. However with the initial...
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IEOs gather momentum with 3 token sell-outs on Binance Launchpad

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ICOs created the first fundraising boom for Crypto/Blockchain projects during 2017-18 before the relentless bearish market & regulatory hurdles in the second half of last year stagnated the market. Innovation has been the hallmark...
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How is Bitcoin’s ‘Liquid sidechain’ different from the Lightning network?

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The Blockchain startup Blockstream recently announced another innovative solution to address the all-important issue of scalability for the Bitcoin blockchain network. But before we get to that, a quick recap of the company itself...
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USD backed Cryptos – An overview

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The widespread acceptance & adoption of Cryptocurrencies has led the Central banks around the world into mulling over the advantages of issuing the digital counterparts of their fiat currencies. The main contention that the...
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Flippening & Flappening in Cryptoverse… What are they about?

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Just before you think I am blabbering in my sleep, these are two actual terms coined in the Cryptoverse to present two possible scenarios, but on two different sets of digital coins. Back in February, I...
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Zcash forks & upcoming ‘Sapling’ upgrade

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As some of you would be aware, Zcash (ZEC) is one of the most well-known privacy centric digital coins employing the zk-SNARKS protocol - which uses the zero knowledge cryptographic technology to keep the transactions private on...
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How to Structure a Successful Initial Coin Offering?

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Initial coin offerings (ICOs) are now all the rage in the startup funding sector. Since the beginning of the year, over $1.8 billion dollars were raised through this innovative new form of funding that...
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The 5-Point Crypto Decentralization Checklist

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In our last piece, we outlined some of the likeliest ways in which cryptocurrencies tend to exhibit centralization. Whether a particular cryptocurrency can be considered “sufficiently decentralized,” however, is not something that’s set in stone...
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Bitcoin is still the Crypto Kingpin

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Recent bounce of the Cryptocurrencies specially Bitcoin off the lows has been significant for a couple of reasons - First, it seems to be signalling a possible bottom that has evaded the primary digital...
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Financial Markets embracing Blockchain & Cryptos

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The persistent downtrend in the prices of digital coins this year has overshadowed the forward strides Blockchain & Cryptos have taken in this technological shift - let's face it FUD gets much more coverage...
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Bitcoin ETN, Ethereum Classic listing & more…

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It will take more than falling prices of the Cryptocurrencies to fade my enthusiasm about the digital coins & the associated blockchain technology. I don't really blame people who just look at the ongoing...
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6 Ways to Spot an ICO Scam

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Earlier this year in February, cryptocurrency news site Bitcoin.com announced the findings of its study of ICOs that were held during 2017. The most glaring result of all was that of the 902 projects...
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World’s biggest Crypto Exchange Binance is launching a competitor for Ethereum

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Binance stays in the headlines being the biggest Crypto exchange in the World by volume, but in the last few days it got more space on the newswires with some major announcements from the...
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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...