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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.

Hackers being more sophisticated and the danger imminent in Africa to deal with Crypto.

20 Feb 2020 1 minute read 0 comments alberdioni8406

As noticed in the world of crypto, the hackers and fraudsters are becoming more intelligent, sophisticated and applying Scam that took the world of Cryptocurrency to be more vigilant and careful with those intents. The criminals are facing the dilemm...

What was the actual facts behind the Rise of Crypto Market back in 2017? (Explained with Evidence)

20 Feb 2020 1 minute read 1 comment CryptoPk

The whole crypto market is taking a dip after bitcoin of crossing 10,000 USD a coin 2 to 3 times within 2 weeks. But the total 24 hours of trading volume of the whole crypto market as of writing this post is around 156 Billion USD with total market c...

Layer1 Launches Bitcoin Mining Containers in West Texas

20 Feb 2020 2 minute read 4 comments MinerUpdate

This Miner Insights piece was originally published in crypto mining publication MinerUpdate. Subscribe here for the latest updates. Peter Thiel backed Bitcoin mining startup Layer1 launch several mining containers in West Texas. Each mining container...


20 Feb 2020 1 minute read 0 comments Slowmen

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Coinmarketcap 19/02/2020

20 Feb 2020 1 minute read 0 comments sevillaespino

Hello everyone Welcome one more day to my Blog I want to share with all my dear readers as well as with the new ones who read me for the first time what is the behavior of the cryptomoney market for today. Today's market after yesterday's increase c...


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Creator Corner With Kenn Bosak

20 Feb 2020 1 minute read 6 comments Scott Cunningham

I recently sat down for an hour to talk with Kenn Bosak who is another popular crypto content creator. We discuss the Steemit acquisition, Steem dapps, LBRY, Flote, SoMee, EOS, Publish0x, Uptrennd, Bravocoin, censorship, NFTs, and what will happen to...

Finding Crypto-Hope & Making Better Sense of the Post-Spotify Landscape with Audius and Emanate

20 Feb 2020 5 minute read 1 comment World Wide Basement Vibes

Hello brave friends, and welcome to my first article on Publish0x. I'll be honest: I just wanted to share my music. I'm still going to, but now as an afterthought. No one is asking for it, but for you random adventurous time-wasters you'll can find t...

Publish0x vs Steemit: Why Equality Wins

20 Feb 2020 3 minute read 6 comments FarewelltoMinds

Yo what's good folks? I’m about a week in on Publish0x. How does it compare to Steemit? There are a few notable similarities and differences, which I’ll go into this post. What I Liked About Steemit I used the platform for about two years. Mainly for...


20 Feb 2020 1 minute read 1 comment Franklinlee

Just two months into the New Year and we already have another hack story for you. DeFi platform bZx has experienced two hacks in a matter of just a few days, resulting in the loss of about $298,000. BZx released a detailed report where they gave fact...