Tag: Blockchain

Big Players are Moving into Blockchain – Here Are 13 Examples

Blockchain Technology has been the talk of the town lately. Denoting a decentralized, tamper-resistant digital ledger, it is at the core of the cryptocurrency ecosystem. The characteristics of this tech, though, allow for alternative applications in various domains, including the...

/ April 16, 2018
Bitcoin Misconceptions

The Top Five Things Bitcoin Opponents Just Don’t Get

Bitcoin & Co.’s prices are still on a roller coaster ride. Bitcoin, the flagship of all cryptocurrencies, recently fell below $6,000. Now it’s over $7,000 again. Recent causes of turbulence were a possible crypto ban in India and the ordered...

/ March 18, 2018
RaiBlocks (XRB) Review

RaiBlocks (XRB): One of 2018’s More Exciting Cryptocurrency Projects

RaiBlocks is one of the newest and most exciting cryptocurrency projects to hit the scene over the past several weeks. There are so-called “Ethereum killers” and so-called “Coinbase killers.” But what about a blockchain killer? That’s what some investors are...

/ January 19, 2018
Review of VEChain

VeChain: A Blockchain Solution for Counterfeits and Fakes?

If you live in a developed part of the world, you may not be aware that counterfeit alcohol is a serious and potentially deadly problem that is prevalent across the globe. Usually what happens is a criminal organization will make...

/ January 18, 2018
Blockchain Technology Marijuana

Blockchain Technology Set to Stimulate the Marijuana Industry

A number of sectors are poised to benefit from the emergence of blockchain technology and a few such as supply chain management, real estate, and finance are already looking to seamlessly integrate with the blockchain. One of the more overlooked...

/ November 13, 2017
Can Cryptocurrency loans Transform Credit?

Can Cryptocurrency Loans Transform Credit?

The potential applications of blockchain continue to grow, almost by the day. The technology is making its presence felt across an ever increasing range of fields and perhaps most profoundly in the financial sector. Indeed, if blockchain technology had so...

/ November 9, 2017
Blockchain Name Change Price Rally

Company’s Share Price Soars as it adds “Blockchain” to its Name

What’s really in a name? It was often touted as one of the clearest signs of irrational exuberance during the tech bubble of 2000. Stories of companies that were able to rally in price merely by adding “.com” to their...

/ October 31, 2017
SPECTRE Protocol

The SPECTRE Proposal and a Blockchain-Free Cryptocurrency

Whenever you hear the word cryptocurrency, one of the first things that comes to mind is a “blockchain”. The decentralised and immutable ledger where all of the transactions are recorded and stored. However, there is one development initiative that aims...

/ October 26, 2017
Hyperledger Project Explained

An Overview of the Hyperledger Project

We’re entering the era of blockchain technology. Over the coming years this distributed ledger technology is going to revolutionise the internet and the wider world. Having initially come to prominence as the operating platform for Bitcoin, it is now emerging...

/ October 20, 2017
What are Blockchain Oracles?

What are Blockchain Oracles?

If you have been following the technology behind smart contracts and the blockchain recently, you may have come across a term “Blockchain Oracle”. These are indeed relatively new concepts that are most applicable to smart contract technology. Blockchain technology is...

/ October 19, 2017