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Blockchain is a term that is used to describe what is essentially a decentralized database. It is a type of Distributed Ledger Technology (DLT). Other forms of decentralized systems exist, but blockchains remain the most popular, due to its association with Bitcoin and the origins of cryptocurrencies.

Blockchains consist of multiple blocks of data, that are linked together to form a chain. Its most valued properties are immutability and transparency. No new information can be verified that is in contradiction with previously verified data, and data cannot be changed without causing severe changes to the network. Transaction fees are also extremely low, which is an important factor in persuading incumbent financial institutions to adopt the technology for their own purposes. Blockchains can be either permissioned or permissionless, and different projects take different approaches on how their networks are governed.

Blockchain’s strengths have caused it to be quickly considered by many major companies, as well as smaller ones seeking to leverage the advantage for their own growth. However, given the relative newness of the technology, several technical limitations must still be overcome before the technology can reach a global scale. Chief among these is scalability, which determines the number of processes that can be transacted simultaneously or at least without significant delay. 

User-friendliness is another important issue to be tackled. To achieve mass adoption, experts in the field believe that the technology must be manifested in an accessible form, and this is another issue that several projects are tackling, which includes the development of the much vaunted decentralized apps (DAPPs).

In this tag, read blockchain news, price predictions, opinions and analyses created by users.

Internet Computer SNS: The Biggest DAO In Blockchain History

29 Jun 2022 3 minute read 1 comment Moses On-Chain

Introduction To Governance On The Internet Computer: NNS vs SNS The Internet Computer is governed by an open permissionless governance system called the Network Nervous System (NNS). The NNS is commonly referred to as the “brains” in the network and...

GET READY! - Cryptos You Can Aquire For FREE That Soon Reaches Mainnet, Aquire Will You Still Can!* (*By Reaching Mainnet They Become Exchangeable for Other Cryptos Or Dirty Fiat)

29 Jun 2022 13 minute read 0 comments RalleCrypto

Coins Just a Few Steps Away From Reaching Mainnet, Which You Can Get For FREE!     For those who have been reading my previous articles (if any) you know that I'm a huge fan of getting crypto for free and most of my articles are about airdrops, minin...

Recap of Exclusive AMA: MultiVAC Crypto MTV x StealthEX Twitter Spaces

29 Jun 2022 1 minute read 0 comments StealthEX

On June 21, 2022, we had StealthEX & MultiVAC crypto AMA session in Twitter Spaces, and here is a recap. MultiVAC is the next-generation public blockchain platform designed for large-scale and complicated decentralized applications. If you had missed...

GetBlock Partners Nervos Network, Rolls Out CKB Nodes, Attends BlockJam Conference

29 Jun 2022 1 minute read 0 comments GetBlock

Blockchain-as-a-Service heavyweight GetBlock has entered into a long-term partnership with Nervos Network. The collaboration between two teams includes various technical and marketing aspects, joint events and CKB nodes activation. GetBlock joins Ner...

Completely passive income ideas

29 Jun 2022 1 minute read 7 comments jOrkinsO

Completely passive income ideas     if you clicked on this article, it means that you are interested in earning without having to do anything. To be clear, this won’t make you rich but provides passive income that you can use in the future. You can u...

Big News About A New Path

29 Jun 2022 3 minute read 0 comments hifi.bitcoin

Read now to learn more about the trail we're blazing together as part of this newsletter community. Writing this newsletter has become one of the great passions of my life. When I first discovered Bitcoin, I had absolutely no idea where to begin to...

29 Jun: The STRUGGLE is Real!

29 Jun 2022 4 minute read 7 comments TheCryptoCurator

“From the experience of the past we derive instructive lessons for the future.”- John Quincy Adamsbrought to you by STRIKE- Get $10Buy $BTC and Use the Bitcoin Payments Network at Zero CostBetter than Venmo and PayPal combined Happy Humpday Folks! Is...

my crypto journey #95 | Profit $10,309 | Hex Earned 67,508 (Video Only)

29 Jun 2022 1 minute read 0 comments Sienzuf

How I earn passive income with Hex   I Staked 250,000+ Hex for 3 Years.  I will provide videos on my Hex Crypto Journey: Discuss the Hex Stake PulseChain Update Promotional stuff, Q&A or News *** Mobile APP *** If you are using a mobile device ch...

Toncoin announces they are all mined out!

29 Jun 2022 1 minute read 0 comments Patch

This is a rare occasion indeed. Toncoin has announced that 5B Toncoins have been ToS mined on their Blockchain.  All is mined now what? As the last Toncoin was mined on June 28th, now the only way for new Toncoins to enter circulation is by PoS vali...

Are we sleeping on Cardano?

29 Jun 2022 1 minute read 0 comments Jamkir

Most developed network in 2021 Reading an interesting collection of articles shared by fellow publish0x (0xer?) over here.  It was one about Cardano that caught my eye in particular: Cardano becomes most actively developed project in crypto industry...