Tag: cryptocurrency

Bitcoin vs. Gold – Performance Comparison Analysis

The battle between Bitcoin and gold and can be seen as the battle between David and Goliath, at least in terms of time. Bitcoin is the most recent currency to hit the world markets while gold is one of the most tried and tested assets in the world; and gold is not only a precious metal, but has also been…

Growth And Use Of Digitized / Tokenized Assets

The last few decades have seen the world surge towards a fully digitized environment. Experts in all the industries ranging from financing, technology, and even healthcare are looking for ways to make their respective industries fully digital. The recent emergence of cryptocurrencies backed by blockchain technology has seen a new paradigm shift in the finance and investment sectors. The creation…

What’s the Future of Bitcoin Cash and Bitcoin Gold?

Currently, there is a lot of talk in the cryptocurrency scene going on about hardforks and softforks. A hardfork happens when a single cryptocurrency splits in two. It occurs when a cryptocurrency’s existing code is changed, resulting in both an old and new version. The hardfork introduces new rule to the network that is not compatible with the older software.…

Are Cryptocurrencies Good Investment Vehicles?

Introduction: Cryptocurrency: In recent times, we’ve seen the rise of cryptocurrency, starting in earnest with Bitcoin back in 2008-2009. Bitcoin was the first peer-to-peer (P2P) digital cash system with the blockchain (a distributed public ledger) concept conceived and implemented to help solve the issue of double spending such a digital currency. Cryptocurrencies are of course made possible with cryptography and…

Gold’s Journey To The Digital Age

Introduction: Gold, a naturally occurring and dense element, extremely malleable, very conductive, non-corrosive, and ever captivating to mankind. It’s been used in religious artifacts, has been a symbol of wealth for millennia, and has adorned the crowns and jewels of royalty around the world. It’s been the subject of treasure hunters in memoriam. Gold can be found all over the…

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”…

The People Of Blockchain: Roger Ver

Introduction: Roger Ver is an entrepreneur, investor, angel investor, and former politician. He’s heavily interested in blockchain technology, and in particularly with Bitcoin (which caught his attention in 2010). Ver was born in the United States, however, after relinquishing his US citizenship, now resides in Tokyo, Japan. His enthusiasm is not without criticism however. On his Twitter account, he describes…

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…

DNC Award Gala Dinner 2017

Coming soon on April 2nd 2017, Sunday, DinarDirham in conjunction with ETPS, SABA Capital, and Blockchain Inc. will be hosting a DNC Award and Gala Dinner for 2017 – this will be our 2.0 Gala Dinner. The prestigious event will be held in the Grand Ballroom at the Magellan Sutera Resort/Harbour, in Kota Kinabalu, Sabah, on the island of Borneo.…

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…