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A Closer Look At Stable Coins & Centralized Cryptocurrencies

As the original and first cryptocurrency, Bitcoin, was built on the premise of delivering decentralization, removing the control of institutions (governments) that they hold in the form of day-to-day fiat currencies. However, further growth of the crypto universe is bringing with it a large number of coins – that, some may argue, goes against the spirit of decentralization, these would…

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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…

Cryptocurrency Use In Singapore

Singapore is one of the many players in the world that are vying to become predominant blockchain tech hubs. Already, Singapore has a reputation for being progressive and innovation-friendly. Also, the country boasts of being a global trade and finance epicenter. All these combined with the region’s well-educated workforce, robust regulatory framework, and technologically advanced economy make the area a…

Analysis – Crypto Market – August 2018

The overall trend for cryptocurrencies in August is negative. In the first two weeks, the cryptocurrency market experienced a 20% drop in value. This sharp descent seems to have been triggered mainly by the SEC’s choice to postpone its decision on Bitcoin ETFs (Exchange Traded Funds) from CBOE into this month (September). China’s increased war on crypto may have further…

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.…

Cryptocurrency Slang

Yo, welcome homie to our dank new infographic about cryptocurrency slang, prep to have your mind blown by these totally stellar code words in the crypto hood. Now, please as we’ll brb with our normal tone of voice.  Yes, that’s right,  it’s cryptocurrency slang time. If you haven’t noticed, the digital currency community has developed its own set of words…

The State Of Cryptocurrencies In India

The Indian Cryptocurrency market has been seeing some interesting times of late. Apart from a surge in cryptocurrency-related scams, the Indian government seems to have had enough of cryptocurrencies in the nation. In April of this year, the Reserve Bank of India (RBI), had barred all RBI regulated bodies from having business relationships with any entities dealing with cryptocurrencies. It…