Blockchain

Huge Wave Of Bitcoin Adoption In South America

How To Choose An ICO To Invest In New ICOs (OTC) South American countries have recently seen a huge wave of Bitcoin adoption and increased access to cryptocurrencies through a new partnership between a major South American banking firm and the Bitex cryptocurrency exchange. According to Coindesk: “A leading bank technology provider in Latin America is […]

Exploring the Impossibility of Full Decentralization

Exploring the Impossibility of Full Decentralization By Vlad Andrei This article first appeared on albaronventures.com In our quest to escape from existing corrupt centralized systems, we may believe that it’s possible to achieve complete decentralization. However, recent academic research shows that this is unfeasible — at least sustainably. For example, Bitcoin’s Proof-of-Work (PoW) mechanism relies on many different […]

Lack of Regulations Driving Crypto Firms to the Verge of Ruin – Report

A new report claims that more South Korean cryptocurrency and blockchain technology companies could fold soon following a closure announcement earlier this week from much-vaunted wallet service BitBerry. As previously reported, BitBerry operator and Dunamu subsidiary RootOne Soft said that “poor cryptocurrency market” conditions and “uncertainty about the future of the blockchain industry” were its […]

5G and blockchain: secure mobile banking?

On the front end, it’s hard to argue with SMS and text as an interface in the developing world, even as messaging apps like WhatsApp are gaining steam in popularity. SMS has decades worth of familiarity to billions of users, grandfathered in with the earliest cell phones, but it is still quick and nimble enough […]

Personal health wallets

Blockchain has moved on significantly from its early association with Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies, and is now envisioned for use in a wide variety of applications, including health care. In the case of sharing personal health data with consent, blockchains allow each individual consumer to manage their own data and how it is shared. Consumers […]

The Five Questions to Consider Before Investing in Blockchain

There are more than 1500 cryptocurrencies in circulation at this time, a staggering amount considering the average person only knows the basics about the big options like Bitcoin BTC, -0.20% or Ethereum ETH, 0.68%. When it comes to investing in smaller projects, it can be daunting and confusing to know what’s a good investment. Blockchain […]

Crypto Token Sales Market Statistics

Top 10 Token Sales by Funds Raised. Total Funds Raised per Month Name Amount Raised Start Date End Date Description 1 EOS $4,197,956,136 Jun 26, 2017 Jun 01, 2018 EOS has raised the highest amount of funds ever in it’s ico, making over 4 billion dollars. EOS is a platform that supports decentralized apps. It […]

How Quantum Computing Threatens Blockchain

The potential uses of blockchain extend far beyond cryptocurrencies. They include securing electronic heath records, creating smart contracts, and electronic voting. Blockchain is even being touted as the potential solution to the Department of Defense’s (DoD) logistics challenges—from DoD’s perspective, the consensus structure of blockchain mitigates the security risks of a single point of failure […]

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 […]

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