Blockchain

What is Polkadot? Blockchain interoperability explained

While many a blockchain project has been created so far to cover various areas of our daily existence, these projects are often times not as intertwined as we’d like them to be. This lack of connectivity between blockchain projects can be a ...

What is Tendermint? How does Tendermint consensus work?

The world of blockchain can be a confusing place even when looking at the “simplest” of protocols like Bitcoin. Things get quite a bit more complicated when we move onto newer protocols like Ethereum, or even newer ones that take what generations 1 ...

Crypto Slang 2020 – What does HODL, FOMO, FOLE, BTFD or FUD mean?

Because I see a lot of new crypto enthusiasts joining the crypto world, I made a simple glossary with crypto jargon. Do you miss anything? Don't hesitate to add it as a comment (I will edit the post). Address - A bitcoin address is ...

What is Cryptocurrency: Ultimate Guide about the Cryptocurrency Universe

Bitcoin, Dogecoin, Dash, Litecoin, magic internet money (what we call it). These are all common names for what actually is technically known as cryptocurrency. But what is cryptocurrency and how it works? Is it 21st-century unicorn, or the money ...

Is Bitcoin’s Consensus Algorithm Outdated? What Are the Alternatives?

As a field of computing and as an industry, blockchain technology has moved far beyond that of Bitcoin, not just in magnitude but in sophistication. While Bitcoin did (and to an extent still does) a fantastic job of introducing blockchain and ...

The Application of AI Is Improving the Security of Digital Payments

Even after the use of credit or debit cards have become commonplace, we still haven’t mitigated the threat of credit card theft. A lost card or stolen pin can result in our savings being cleared from our accounts if we’re not quick enough to catch ...

Bitcoin Continues Dominance, Ultimately Bringing Scalability Issues Into Focus

Bitcoin is currently enjoying another good run on the market, boasting an increase in market cap and total volume. While the cryptocurrency market as a whole is on the rise, Bitcoin continues to siphon business away from Altcoins. Such success, ...

Can Bitcoin Overcome the Issue of Scalability?

The ability to offer a currency that is regulated by its users instead of being at the mercy of large institutions has changed the way people think about economic exchanges. Since Bitcoin was released in 2009, it has grown to include millions of ...

An AI-Augmented Platform Could Solve Common Issues Affecting Blockchain Tech

Consensus is a major element in ensuring the integrity of a blockchain. Participants need to always be in agreement as to which blocks are added to the chain, and any disputes need to be dealt with quickly otherwise forks can severely destabilise ...

Mexico’s New Fintech Law – Can It Help the Country Succeed Where Others Have Faltered Thus Far?

On March 23, 2017, a new law was drafted in Mexico pertaining to financial technology. Inside the bill lawmakers propose for the first time a regulatory framework for the administration, operation, and implementation of companies who wish to offer ...