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Are Cryptocurrencies For Real? A Look Into How The World Is Viewing Digital Currencies

Most of us are familiar with what cryptocurrencies are. A cryptocurrency is a true digital currency, existent only in a digital format. This is made possible by cryptography and blockchain technology. A blockchain is a decentralized distributed public ledger of transactions – it helps to prevent double spending, and provides transparency. All of this, combined with a process called “mining”…

Deep Insights On How To Acquire Top Digital Assets

Ah the cryptocurrency, digital currency created and used by means of cryptography, blockchain technology, and the trust of the online community. After the creation of Bitcoin, other alt coins soon followed, and today there are at least 840 different cryptocurrencies, if not a lot more. From basic cryptocurrencies to newer asset-backed cryptocurrencies (digitized assets), these are gaining momentum in this…

How Blockchain Technology Is Changing The Face Of The World Today

If you’ve been around the FinTech or cryptocurrency scenes, then you probably know what blockchains are; But if you don’t know, then allow me to quickly explain. A blockchain is a distributed public ledger of transactions. These are actually quite new and enable us to do things that we’ve never been able to do in the digital age before. In…

The People Of Blockchain: Vitalik Buterin

Introduction: If you’ve been around the subjects of blockchain technology, the fintech industry, or cryptocurrencies for very long, then you’ve likely heard of Vitalik Buterin. Possibly second in popularity only to Satoshi Nakamoto (though not as mysterious); Buterin may even be on par with (or above) in popularity with Nakamoto, since his identity is no secret, and his famously successful…

Storing Wealth In A Digital Age

Introduction: We live in a very different world than even just a few years ago. With knowledge increasing every year, and technology making leaps and bounds, the world of finances is heading towards a realm that would be unrecognizable not too long ago. With the advent of blockchain technology and the fintech industry, the ability to own value which is…

What Is Ethereum? And How Does It Work?

What Is Ethereum? Ethereum is a decentralized platform which operates smart contracts which are run on a custom built blockchain, ie. Ethereum’s blockchain – it also allows for the building of decentralized applications. A blockchain is a decentralized (no central governance) shared public ledger (a distributed computing network), which contains continually updated and public records of all transactions on it.…

The People Of Blockchain: Who Is Satoshi Nakamoto?

Who Is Satoshi Nakamoto? Satoshi Nakamoto is famously attributed to having created the cryptocurrency Bitcoin (the Bitcoin protocol that is), and the blockchain technology behind it, which has since exploded into an entire industry. The truth of the matter is that no one seems to really know who Satoshi Nakamoto is, as he has remained reclusively anonymous. The ideas that…

When Innovation Precedes Regulation

In the digital age in which we live, it seems that innovation is constantly racing ahead of regulation. When this happens, companies can often times get in trouble, because their innovation can cause unexpected side effects… and sometimes even benefits, which are not being monitored or regulated by the ‘appropriate’ authority. This is because innovation is a new way of…