Tag: ethereum

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…

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What’s The Scoop On Cryptocurrencies? – June 2018

During the month of June, the whole cryptocurrency market took a huge tumble. Trading activity dropped across all cryptocurrency markets. The majority of the top ten most traded cryptocurrencies experienced a significant drop in trading volume, ranging from 17% to 57% compared to May 2018. So far, Bitcoin still takes the lead as the most traded cryptocurrency with Ethereum and…

Why We Use Ethereum

At the core of the cryptocurrency appeal lies a much more valuable gem, blockchain technology. While underestimated at the beginning, blockchain has come a long way from just being a Bitcoin cryptocurrency support platform. It has budded into an innovation whose properties could and have helped solve major challenges that have tormented various industries for a long time. 2017 was…

Why We Use The ERC223 Token Standard

Ethereum’s creator, Vitalik Buterin, was first introduced to the cryptocurrency and Bitcoin space back in 2011. In that same year, Vitalik launched Bitcoin Magazine that would constantly post articles regarding the future of cryptocurrency. Afterward, he worked on some altcoins which were based on the Bitcoin codebase. After facing a few shortcomings with the Bitcoin blockchain while trying to build…

Analysis – Crypto Market – April 2018

The first quarter of 2018 has been brutal on the cryptocurrency market with the majority of prices of popular cryptos dropping to even lower prices. Experts and investors remain optimistic about the market with some even claiming that the market is seeing a plateauing of some sort whereby major ICOs have ended and most investors are just hoarding cryptos at…

Ethereum’s Metropolis Hard Fork Is Finally Here

Ethereum is an open-source, public, blockchain-based, distributed, computing platform featuring smart contract functionality. Since its creation, Ethereum has undergone some hardforking. The DAO hardfork subsequently led to other Ethereum forks two times in the fourth quarter of 2016, to deal with other attacks. By the end of November 2016, Ethereum had increased its DDoS protection, distended the blockchain, and prevented…

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…