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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.

CryptoIdleMiner Season 2 and token update

12 Jun 2019 1 minute read 5 comments egamersio

For all those who have been climbing the leaderboard, you will have been rewarded nicely as Season 2 has officially started and Hora Tokens have been credited according to your standings. The stakes have increased, competition has been tougher and ma...


12 Jun 2019 4 minute read 0 comments Cjkalu

    The issue of digitization is no news in the world today. Digitization is made possible through the development of sophisticated technologies and gadgets, which has helped in a great number of ways, the activities of the global population.   An...

Use Blockfolio To Track Crypto Trends

12 Jun 2019 1 minute read 1 comment Scott Cunningham

Have you heard of Blockfolio? It's a really cool resource management application for cryptocurrency. It helps you track and stay on top of market trends and price changes. You can add in all the coins you have and make updates according to the transa...

Volentix: Trade across any Blockchain simply, safely and without middlemen. Plus different components in the Volentix ecosystem for the people and cryptocurrencies

12 Jun 2019 5 minute read 0 comments Mr. Decentralized

  Good morning everyone! Today I would like to discuss with you guys about Volentix blockchain and its Digital Asset Ecosystem also known as the Volentix (DAE) or digital assets ecosystem. Volentix has been founded by passionate and techie individua...


12 Jun 2019 1 minute read 0 comments QuintoTrader

  Choon is a music streaming service and a digital payment ecosystem designed to solve the music industry. Choon is based on the ethereum platform. Therefore, musicians can upload their song on Choon platform after which when those songs are being s...

50000 BXK Tokens|1 Token=$0.15|Limited Contest|Get $15 Kibis & $7 Cindx Tokens

12 Jun 2019 1 minute read 4 comments arshad1214

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Founder and CEO of the Ocean Creation Chain: This year, a large number of public-chain companies with the underlying technology as the background will enter the application market.

12 Jun 2019 1 minute read 0 comments fyjs

On June 10, according to news, Zhang Jian, founder and CEO of Ocean Creation Chain Co., recently said in an interview, "From this year's participation in various forums, we can feel that the industry is turning to applications." For example, many tec...

Adding monitoring and dashboards to my servers

12 Jun 2019 6 minute read 2 comments Solominer

The last three or four days have been spent working full time in the terminal. Working with my LBRY Server that hosts all of my photography on the blockchain you see on my blogs. My lbrynetapplication was pretty outdated and I was experienci...

Bitcoin Will Survive

12 Jun 2019 1 minute read 0 comments TheCryptoCurator

Crypto Watch TOP News (Sponsor iTrustCapital) * Visa unveils Blockchain-based ‘B2B Connect’ for cross-border corporate payments. * DOrg LLC purports to be first legally valid DAO under US law. * Legal & General partners with Amazon to use Blockchain...

Everything you need to know about VeChain

12 Jun 2019 1 minute read 3 comments Zoran Spirkovski

Hey Everyone, Thank you for clicking on the link and showing interest in learning more about VeChain!  I have to disappoint you and let you know that the article is not yet finished. This is just an initial placeholder put in place by the author to s...