blockchain

Blockchain: A Very Short History Of Ethereum Everyone Should Read

Even those who are not familiar with blockchain are likely to have heard about Bitcoin, the cryptocurrency and payment system that uses the technology. Another platform called Ethereum, that also uses blockchain, is predicted by some experts to overtake Bitcoin this year. What is Ethereum? Ethereum is an open-source public service that uses blockchain technology to […]

Bitcoin vs. Ethereum: What’s the Difference?

Bitcoin vs. Ethereum: An Overview  Ether (ETH), the cryptocurrency of the Ethereum network, is arguably the second most popular digital token after bitcoin (BTC). Indeed, as the second-largest cryptocurrency by market cap, comparisons between Ether and BTC are only natural. Ether and bitcoin are similar in many ways: each is a digital currency traded via […]

Genesis Block 2020 brings blockchain and bitcoin to India

Volatility in India and Blockchain India is the second-most populous nation in the world with a huge interest in blockchain and crypto. For almost 2 years there has been a ‘ban’ on cryptocurrency trading since the Reserve Bank of India issued a notice to Indian banks to stop dealing with any cryptocurrency businesses. However, peer […]

What Makes Blockchain or Cryptocurrency “Mainstream”?

‘Mainstream’ is a term used throughout blockchain, cryptocurrency, and indeed for many technologies, but everyone has a hard time pinning down what it means. So at what point could blockchain technology and cryptocurrencies be classified as “mainstream,” or more the “norm,” rather than new or emerging? Blockchain technology seems to be permeating every industry and […]

OpenLibra is an open alternative to Facebook’s Libra

While Facebook’s upcoming cryptocurrency Libra struggles to keep partners on board and regulators happy, an alternative called OpenLibra is here to address some of Libra’s potential shortcomings.  Announced at Ethereum Foundation’s Devcon 5 conference in Osaka, Japan, OpenLibra is described as an “open platform for financial inclusion,” with a telling tagline: “Not run by Facebook.” […]

Why China Is Banning Crypto but Is Bullish on Blockchain

Babel Finance is one of China’s largest financial service providers.  The firm works with crypto mining companies to fund the volatile industry and products including crypto-backed loans, deposit services, margin trading and derivatives. Since July 2018, Babel has issued $400 million in crypto-backed loans with a balance of more than $300 million outstanding. Before pivoting […]

The Promise of Blockchain

The Promise of Blockchain Each of these blockchain networks has its own native currency but cannot interoperate with other blockchains since their underlying codes and protocols are different. To fully harness the promise and potential of blockchain technology, interlinking bridges between each network must be established. The interoperability of the networks enables blockchains to communicate […]

Can Bitcoin and Blockchain Help Avoid a New Financial Crisis?

Could blockchain, bitcoin, and crypto wisdom help prevent the next financial crisis? Maybe, but only if it’s implemented. If you’ve been paying attention to any bitcoin news sources within the last 5 years or so, you’ll have undoubtedly heard about blockchain technology. More than just your average crypto buzzword, blockchain technologies may just hold the […]

India vs. the people: The battle over cryptocurrency ownership continues

India has a curious relationship with blockchain. On the one hand, the Indian government is a huge proponent of blockchain technology, and nearly half the states in India have already initiated government-sponsored blockchain projects. At the same time, the government has been very ambivalent toward cryptocurrency, drafting a slew of measures in the last couple […]

New Guidelines for Token Issuance

Swiss Blockchain Federation Publishes New Guidelines for Token Issuance The Swiss Blockchain Federation has published a concise and easily understandable manual with guidelines for issuers of digital equity and related tokens which they say is succinct and easy-to-understand SMEs to fully leverage the issuance and trading of equity on the blockchain in Switzerland. “The issuance […]

Scroll to top
Translate »