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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.

$1.5mil per Bitcoin! - Golden Cross Coming to Spark Bull Run! - History Shows BTC to Double in 2019

23 Feb 2019 1 minute read 0 comments CryptoBitcoinChris

If history repeats we should see $7500 BTC this yearBitcoin Golden Cross is coming to spark the next bull runBitcoin could swell to $1.5mil if all fiat and gold is absorbedMost BTC futures volume in historyConcerns over NEO's blockchainTop NEO dApp...

💻😀 Publish0x  - Where Writers AND Readers Get Paid

23 Feb 2019 2 minute read 31 comments Christine

✍🏻 A Self-Publishing Platform Review I am always on Medium and Steemit. So I am excited to have found another platform where writers get paid for publishing articles. Publish0x is like a mix of Medium and Steemit. What I found unique about Publish0x...


23 Feb 2019 4 minute read 8 comments djlethalskillz

Musicoin: Upload, License and Earn Crypto From Your Music Streams "Musicoin" refers to a blockchain-powered platform that connects music listeners and fans to free music streaming. Musicoin is also a cryptocurrency that is instantly paid to artist...

Blockchain Music Series: ‘Iᑎ TᕼIᔕ ᒪIᖴE’ | let's Get Musically Uplifted

22 Feb 2019 1 minute read 2 comments djlethalskillz

  Blockchain Music Series: 'Iᑎ TᕼIᔕ ᒪIᖴE'| Lo-Fi | Hip-Hop| Boom Bap | Instrumental| ‘ıṅ ṭһıṡ ʟıғє’ a lo-fi typa chill out boom bap hip-hop instrumental track was working on this late night and that was a reflection of the vibes and inspiration...

The Earning Master Plan for a Crypto Writer

22 Feb 2019 3 minute read 6 comments Mchapeyama

I am a crypto enthusiast because I know that cryptocurrency and the blockchain technology will take us somewhere. It is sad that some people tend to ignore this change. For your own information, the cryptocurrency and the blockchain technology has be...

Latest Musicoin video where Sarah and Matthew discuss the instant tipping feature & More Feat. Stevee

22 Feb 2019 2 minute read 0 comments djlethalskillz

Check out the new Musicoin video where Sarah and Matthew discuss the instant tipping feature of in the latest new Musicoin mobile revolutionary app featuring music from Stevee / Animation by Lino De Koninck. If you haven’t downloaded the app...

🚶🏻‍♂️Top Crypto Apps to Earn Crypto For Walking and 🤾🏽‍♂️Working Out!

22 Feb 2019 1 minute read 1 comment Christine

  Mining cryptocurrency doesn’t have to be done just through your computer anymore. 🏃Blockchain technology is now rewarding you for walking and staying fit. You can mine cryptocurrency just by going for a morning jog! My husband Lasitha Menaka and I...

30% Gains from THIS!🔸Market Topping Out?🔸Kick Start Bull Run🔸Proof:Big Players Coming🔸BOGO S10's

22 Feb 2019 1 minute read 0 comments CryptoBitcoinChris

Crypto market topping out?Buying the next BTC pullback could lead to 30% gainsWhy did Samsung avoid using the term "crypto wallet"?Proof big players are coming inTesla CEO owns bitcoinBTC disaster avoidedHow to Kick Start the next bull run●▬▬▬▬▬▬▬▬▬...


21 Feb 2019 9 minute read 0 comments Syscoin

    The Evolution of Syscoin Syscoin is developed as a protocol that enables a set of business components rooted on the blockchain. Organizations can leverage the value proposition offered by the cutting edge distributed ledger technology of Syscoi...

Syscoin Weekly Update #36

21 Feb 2019 1 minute read 0 comments Syscoin

This weekly update is written by the community for the community, to bring you all the latest Syscoin, Blockchain Foundry and SCMT news! Weekly updates, other articles and a lot more can also be found on the new website!     Syscoi...