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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.


2 Jan 2020 5 minute read 0 comments (S)llew la Wulf

  Word art or concrete poetry is something I got really into a few years ago but haven't done any for ages (for anyone unawares it is making an image/visual art out of words, in my case my poems)... Want to try & get back into it this year... This i...

AMA Recap - LBRY x Game of Bitcoins

2 Jan 2020 10 minute read 3 comments Game of Bitcoins

  Thanks a lot for actively participating in the LBRY AMA held on 2nd January 2020 at the Game of Bitcoins Channel. We really appreciate all your support. This post is a recap of the entire session held with LBRY We have with us Jeremy Kauffman (CEO...

Emirex with flying tokonomy for the crpyto investments

2 Jan 2020 1 minute read 0 comments Shehara

  In the modern world, crypto is becoming a trending topic among people who has the desire to get on with digital assets. With this growing interest among people, a lot of digital assets have been implemented. However, Emirex is so special being the...


2 Jan 2020 6 minute read 2 comments Ajay Sharma

Introduction In the 21st century we had witnessed tremendous growth in technology. After the evolution of internet and its globally exception there is lots of development in technology. Blockchain technology is one of the greatest developments in ove...


2 Jan 2020 1 minute read 0 comments Digital Asset Culture - YouTube Channel - France

Hello everyone, recently youtube has limited lots of well-known channels about Crypto-currencies. What does it mean ? Why this limitation about freedom of speech ? Why did they finally recognize a mistake ? That is very strange. What is your opinion...

Get Paid for Unused Internet

2 Jan 2020 2 minute read 1 comment randominternetuserperson

In this article Im going to show you how to earn crypto by selling back your unused bandwidth. If you are like most people using a high speed data connection, most of this data is not being used at certain times of the day, such as when you are at wo...

Tachyon Protocol,World first Decentralized Protocol For Online Privacy and Security

2 Jan 2020 4 minute read 1 comment Sodaf

Introducing Tachyon Protocol Technology Internet has proved to be a veritable instrument for all mankind. It has eaten deep in our society and has become an integral part of all human being. Sometimes, i personally call internet a life giver. Interne...

Cryptocurrencies attached to physical gold, after Australia it is now Turkey's turn

2 Jan 2020 1 minute read 0 comments Roberto D.

The new blockchain platform was announced last September and within a few months, as announced yesterday, it became reality; Takasbank has in fact announced the launch of BiGA Digital Gold on its official website with a press release released yesterd...

Popular terms and phrases used in the cryptocurrency space

2 Jan 2020 24 minute read 0 comments Treeπ

Due diligence is important when looking into any asset class. However, doing one’s homework may be even more important when it comes to digital currency, as this asset class has been around for far less time than more traditional assets (like stocks ...

Don't Kill Mother Earth !!!

2 Jan 2020 1 minute read 4 comments Solar Phasing

Hey Music Lovers, :0) I will make it very simple, today: Happy new year 2020 to all!Health & Love. Much Happiness!Some Cryptos!? We all have the same house: Planet Earth Earth Message - From Relics EP (September 21, 2017)https://solarphasing.bandcam...