Blockchain

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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.


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11 Feb 2019 2 minute read 0 comments Mchapeyama

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11 Feb 2019 1 minute read 0 comments CryptoBitcoinChris

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11 Feb 2019 3 minute read 5 comments Mchapeyama

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(IJCH) Back By Popular Demand - Double Crypto Jeopardy! ("Alex, Smart Contract Platforms for 2000, Please!")

11 Feb 2019 1 minute read 0 comments JaiChai

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10 Feb 2019 3 minute read 3 comments CryptoKeeper

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9 Feb 2019 1 minute read 3 comments CryptoBitcoinChris

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(IJCH) Let's Play Crypto Jeopardy! ("Alex, I'll take Smart Contract Platforms for 1000!"...)

9 Feb 2019 2 minute read 0 comments JaiChai

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9 Feb 2019 2 minute read 4 comments Abhijoy Sarkar

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9 Feb 2019 1 minute read 0 comments Mchapeyama

It is undoubtedly that many people are earning income online, enough to fend for their families. They do this by monetising their time. Whereas, there are many internet-based opportunities that require people to invest, there are equally many more th...

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9 Feb 2019 2 minute read 2 comments Mchapeyama

The internet has opened many possibilities to earn income. People can earn from blogging, advertising, trading and investments. There has, however, another way to earn, which has become popular, which is peer-to-peer marketplace. A peer-to-peer (P2P)...