Tag: blockchain

A Look Into Blockchain Adoption Rates From 2016 – 2018

As cryptocurrencies got more popular with their skyrocketing rises in 2017, so did the underlying technology that provides the bases for them – the blockchain. First implemented for the public to use when Bitcoin was released in 2009, the blockchain has become one of the most-talked about trends, hitting its peak in terms of search volume on November 26th, 2017.…

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Japan And Fintech

A rather modern country, Japan has long been recognized as a pioneer when it comes to the implementation of various innovations. Japan is even leading in the count of vehicle production as it’s ranked #2 in Asia, manufacturing no less than 9 million of them, only trailing behind China. Just like how their cars continue to bring the latest technologies…

PoW, PoS, DPoS, Consensus Mechanism And Super Representatives

In this infographic, we talk about ‘PoW, PoS, DPoS, Consensus Mechanisms, And Super Representatives’. First, the infographic will cover what a consensus mechanism is and what it does. For example, you’ll learn things such as that all consensus mechanisms aim to secure the network by making it expensive to attack the network and more profitable to help protect it, and…

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Is Blockchain Over-Hyped?

“Blockchain” is one of the most popular modern topics that people are searching these days – especially during the period of December 2017 – January 2018, when Bitcoin’s price hit a record of $20,000. This is no wonder, since blockchain is the technology that underlies the core principles of Bitcoin: fast transaction times, decentralized, transparent, and secure. However, like everything else popular, the…

Is Blockchain Over-Hyped?

“Blockchain” is one of the most popular modern topics that people are searching these days – especially during the period of December 2017 – January 2018, when Bitcoin’s price hit a record of $20,000. This is no wonder, since blockchain is the technology that underlies the core principles of Bitcoin: fast transaction times, decentralized, transparent, and secure. However, like everything…

The Best Blockchain Islands For Your Startup

With the ongoing blockchain revolution increasing across the world, there seems to be a shift in interest from cryptocurrencies to a new-found interest in the blockchain. Blockchain is now being embraced globally by countries that see its potential to disrupt existing traditional systems. Multiple industries are researching how blockchain could benefit them. Consequently, blockchain technology and blockchain platforms have wholly…

Analysis – Gold and Blockchain Use in China

China, commonly referred to as the People’s Republic of China, is a sovereign nation located in East Asia. It stretches across an area of 9.597 million square kilometers, taking up one-fourteenth of the world’s landmass. It appears second on the list of largest countries in Asia and is the third largest country in the world falling behind Russia and Canada.…

Analysis – Gold And Blockchain Use In Japan

The Fintech industry is growing in Japan. The country’s relationship with Fintech started to blossom in 2016. In 2014, fintech investments amounted to about 0.4%. This figure doubled in 2015 but the total amount was a mere $142 million. Part of the reason for this slow growth is the fact that Japan is a bank-centric country. It is estimated that…

Analysis – Gold And Blockchain Use In Singapore

Singapore is an economic behemoth. It has dominated other Southeast Asia countries for over a century, largely due to its dedication to good service. It’s well known for flourishing in trade and tourism, and it has excellent infrastructure. It can be described as both a city and a state that’s made up of several islands, one mainland, and another 62…

Gold In Industry [INFOGRAPHIC]

We’re pleased to bring you our latest infographic entitled: Gold In Industry. Here, you’ll learn the basics of just how diverse and useful this shiny yellow metal is, and not just for jewelry and bullion. In fact, gold is also used in the electronics industry, in medical and health, and even in space! We’ll start you off with a few…