Tag: blockchain

The Web 3.0: The Web Transition Is Coming

Transitioning from web 2.0 to the 3.0 version is going to likely go unnoticed by most people. The applications are going to look almost exactly like what you are currently using, but the change will

What are Sidechains and Childchains?

Blockchain Basics Series (5 part series?—?PART 5) The common problems with conventional Blockchain network are scalability and Blockchain bloat. There is a need for new architecture to solve these issues. Sidechains enable developers to deploy

Regulations that probably need to be passed before Retails Start Accepting Crypto

Crypto currencies and regulations have a love-hate relationship. If there is anything that’s keeping crypto currencies from becoming a legit, widespread form of payments around the world, it is the lack of regulations. The enthusiasts

Kin Will Be the Most Used Cryptocurrency in the World by the End of the Year

How do we know, and are you sure you’re not nuts? Kin is a very misunderstood cryptocurrency. In light of this, I have chosen to highlight it once again and expand on my previous claim that

23/08/2018: Biggest Stories in the Cryptosphere

by BlockEx 1. Researcher Claims Banks Consume 3 Times More Energy Than Bitcoin University of Pittsburgh’s Clean Energy Technology Researcher Katrina Kelly-Pitou stated that banks consume three times more energy than Bitcoin. However, people don’t

The Go-Getters Guide to Weak Ties

Weak ties are more likely to be bridges to new networks Granovetter’s original article distinguishes between regular network paths and “bridges.” All networks contain paths that connect between nodes. A path becomes a bridge when it

The impending doom of (many) protocols

Storm clouds gathering Please follow me @flatoutcrypto. You can find all of my articles on flatoutcrypto.com As I referred to in my post on crypto narratives yesterday, I think protocols as a whole are overvalued

No, Blockchain Isn’t Net Neutrality’s Silver Bullet: Part One

We Begin With Hyperlinks Introduction Net neutrality, at its most basic, is the idea that there should be no prioritizing of information or data on the internet. Netflix shouldn’t load quicker than Hulu because they’ve

Where the Next £Billion Consumer Brand Will Emerge From

How much money do you spend each year on the same things? That might be your favourite soft drink, toothpaste or the styling essentials you can’t live without. What reward do you get for your Loyalty? Crowd

Blockchain Marketing Agency Verma Media Exceeds 70 Projects, Gives Strategy Breakdown for ICOs

Everyone is competing for the same space. The internet has become an endless stream of audio and visual stimuli. With so many brands fighting for user attention, the competition has become much tougher than it

Wondering Where Cryptocurrency is Going? NYC Token Fest Might Be The Event to Explore

I certainly consider myself a member of the constantly growing New York City blockchain community, and in a city as large as this one, I’m constantly having to filter through blockchain events that are happening

ICO in 2018: The Challenges of Complying with Securities Laws

The free ride of the regulation-free ICO market is quickly screeching to a halt. Regulators are coming to grips with blockchain tokens, and they are beginning to stamp their authority on the Wild West crypto

Assemble Your Crew!

Flash teams today rely on a centralized system to ensure trust between their members and the fair distribution of rewards. One can imagine centralized flash teams that fail to attribute value to its contributors. They

Assemble Your Crew!

Flash teams today rely on a centralized system to ensure trust between their members and the fair distribution of rewards. One can imagine centralized flash teams that fail to attribute value to its contributors. They

A Layer-0 Scalability Solution for Any Blockchain

Scalability is considered by many the biggest challenge of the current generation of blockchain solutions. The scalability challenge is not only a limitation to the mainstream adoption of blockchain technologies but its also the main

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Robbing the Bank with A Cellphone

Cryptocurrency investor robbed via his cellphone account sues AT&T for $224 million over loss What’s the Story? Title is self-explanatory. Why It’s Important? Many people have had their cryptocurrency stolen over the past few years because

Getting Deep Into EVM: How Ethereum Works Backstage

EVM: 10,000 ft Perspective Before diving into understanding how EVM works and seeing it working via code examples, let’s see where EVM fits in the Ethereum and what are its components. Don’t get scared by

Beginner’s Guide to Blockchain — Explaining it to a 5 Years Old

Everyone is talking about Bitcoin these days, from your barber to your friends working at stock market. Don’t worry this article is not about several other articles talking about making money from Bitcoin. However, I

ANU #16 — Ritchie Release and Product Development Overview

AppCoins News Update, or ANU for short, is a regular bi-weekly update by the AppCoins team. As usual, we are going to cover dev updates, market reports, team members and upcoming events. This week’s focus

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Blood in the Streets

Goldman Sachs And J.P. Morgan Join $32M Series B in Enterprise Blockchain Startup Axoni What’s the Story? Axoni, a blockchain startup focused on financial infrastructure, has raised $32MM. Why It’s Important? Axoni is the first platform