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The promises made for blockchain are a pipe dream that is unsubstantiated and misleading, says Farzam Ehsani.
One of the most groundbreaking concepts to emerge from blockchain over its short lifespan has been the initial coin offering, or ICO. In this article, the author will discuss an emerging trend called “Initial Exchange Offerings” or IEOs. Reading about blockchain or cryptocurrency in any newspaper will allude to this unique type of public offering,
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Despite all efforts, so far businesses haven’t been able to come up with significant applications for private, centralized blockchains as opposed to public distributed ledgers, a new study shows. According to the authors, in most cases corporate blockchain networks are used mainly for database verification and transactions auditing.
More than a potential competition between blockchain platforms, tensions between IBM and Intel point to bigger questions around governance.
In the crypto bull market of late 2017, when tokens reached a valuation of tens of billions of dollars, blockchain networks comfortably surpassed the valuation of commercial companies in the cryptocurrency ecosystem. At the time, for venture capital investors, direct investments in digital assets and cryptocurrencies seemed substantially more profitable than early-stage funding rounds in
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Da Hongfei, the founder of Antshares (presently and best known as NEO), believes that blockchains and cryptocurrencies are over-regulated in the extreme. In fact, he was recently quoted in a discussion with 8BTC as saying: In essence, blockchain can barely survive within the existing financial regulation system. A licensed institute may find it unnecessary to
shEOS, a block producer for the EOS (EOS) network, recently unveiled the EOS21 protocol, which will enable seamless cross-chain token movement from Ethereum (ETH) to EOS. Announcing the #EOS21 Protocol: Teleport Your ERC20 Tokens to #EOS. A step toward #blockchain interoperability. https://t.co/DLpo1dbg4l @EOS_io @ethereum #developers #dapp #blockproducer #womeninblockchain — shEOS (sheos21sheos) (@sheos_org) October 11, 2018 According […]
Specialist blockchain PR agency EAK Digital has launched an exclusive YouTube Channel – EAK TV – to showcase exclusive direct insights from thought leaders in the blockchain industry and beyond. The media platform aims to be the go-to channel for blockchain’s thought leaders and visionaries.
The EAK media team has attended some of the world’s biggest crypto/blockchain events this year, including Delta Summit in Malta and Blockchain Shift in Miami. Erhan Korhaliller, CEO and Founder of EAK Digital secured insightful interviews with some of the most influential names in the blockchain space, including Roger Ver of Bitcoin.com, Johnson Chen of NEO, Changpeng Zhao of Binance, Silvio Schembri, Parliamentary Secretary for Malta and a host of other global names.
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Second-generation platforms like Ethereum allow applications to run as programmed whereas third-generation platforms have come out of the blue addressing current issues with second-generation networks, this has grabbed the attention of South Korea.
EOS, Orbs and Link Chain are just a few examples of third-generation blockchain networks which are making waves in the industry. They are also starting to solve the shortcomings of Ethereum such as its commission fees and slow data processing times has started to gain the interest of South Korea.
Stablecoins have garnered serious investor attention over the past few weeks. Unlike bitcoin and similar cryptocurrencies, they are digital assets built to lessen price volatility and are often paired against the U.S. dollar or established commodities like gold. Volatility is one of the main reasons why several institutional investors and individuals have thought twice about stepping into the cryptocurrency arena, and stablecoins seek to make things a little less frightening.
Cryptocurrency firm Blockchain has released a report examining the growth of the stablecoin trend, the differences between the growing number of stablecoins in circulation, and whether they truly work to lower volatility in the market.
It used to be that downtime was unheard of on blockchain networks. As new protocols and new trade-offs emerge, that’s no longer the case.
Ten years from now, the story of Satoshi Nakamoto – the anonymous creator of Bitcoin – may very well become as unknown as the story of Tim Berners Lee, the creator of the world wide web. Satoshi, not only created the world’s first cryptocurrency, but a technology revolution that is changing the world.
But, if you were to ask the average person today about how Bitcoin and blockchain are changing the world, their response would likely be that it is actually destroying it.
Investors are looking forward to Decred’s new approach to blockchain governance – in part, because its devs are opening up $ 20 million in tokens.
A number of surveys have implied blockchain technology is becoming more and more popular within the eyes of global corporate executives. Recent data reveals how issues concerning trust might restrict adoption.
As the blockchain industry continues to expand, more and more companies and top executives are coming around to its merits.
Bitcoinist recently reported that 70% of executives who participated in Deloitte’s 2018 Blockchain Survey categorized themselves as “excellent,” or as “experts,” on the topic of blockchain technology.
The survey consisted of 1,053 senior executives in nations like Canada, China, France, the United Kingdom, and the United States. All respondents were working at companies with $ 500+ million in yearly revenue.
The Chinese government’s China Electronic Information Industry Development (CCID) department has released its fourth round of public blockchain index rankings. This round of rankings was notable as it added two notable projects to the list: Tezos (XTZ) and Nuls (NULS). Tezos is a blockchain platform that boasts a number of next-generation features, including the ability to essentially self-evolve by upgrading […]
The fact that great responsibility accompanies great power has become crystal clear in the blockchain world. While blockchains are most commonly connected with commerce, the potential impact of distributed ledgers is being discovered in fresh sectors daily.
In the most recent episode of the Distributed Dialogues podcast, a collaborative show between the Let’s Talk Bitcoin Network and Distributed Magazine, blockchain’s better side was on display. The show explored three different perspectives on how the technology is being used, not just to raise crypto value, but to help humanity rise up.