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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.

Good morning

17 Mar 2019 1 minute read 0 comments Blessed

It's a beautiful morning and thank god for making me to see today, though it was nor everybody who was able to sleep last night that was able to see today. I just want to thank God for such a beautiful day like today. Happy enjoying your Sunday peopl...

How to Avoid Two of the Most Common Cryptocurrency Scams

15 Mar 2019 5 minute read 0 comments Mina Down

  Don’t Blame the Victim If you’ve spent time in cryptocurrency communities you know there are many scams out there. You’ve probably also heard people say only "noobs" fall for scams, or that victims somehow deserve to lose their coins because they a...

Crypto Watch: 14 Mar 2019

14 Mar 2019 1 minute read 0 comments TheCryptoCurator

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13 Mar 2019 1 minute read 2 comments manzon

  1 Corinthians 15:57 NIV 57 But thanks be to God! He gives us the victory through our Lord Jesus Christ.     Remember:  As a Christian believer, are not exempted to face temptation and battles, but God has already  overcome the world. And through ou...

Crypto Watch: 13 Mar 2019

13 Mar 2019 1 minute read 0 comments TheCryptoCurator

Top 3 Crypto Skeptic Marc Faber buys Bitcoin SEC confirms Ethereum is NOT a Security Inveniam Capital Partners looking to tokenize real estate Video to Watch: Remembering the Utility by Matthew Aaron Podcast to Listen to: Tales from the Crypto host...

Been happy

11 Mar 2019 1 minute read 0 comments Blessed

Happiness as we all know is a good thing. And everyone deserve it. We all yearn for it. Butbtge question is how do we find our happiness and where does our happiness lies. As a social an analyst happiness we seek outside is not outside but within so...

VeCap info - Smart Home + Airdrop - Writing in CZ/ENG

7 Mar 2019 4 minute read 0 comments CEDCryptoCoin

Chtěl bych Vám představit společnost VeCaP                                                                                              Vecap je zajímavý projekt, který zajišťuje bezpečnost inteligentní domácí sítě v inovativní blockchain technologii...

Bullish on Blockchain technology

6 Mar 2019 1 minute read 0 comments NyaWed

I’m involved with Blockchain and digital assets for all the positive change it's going to bring. At first I was in it to make money. That changed within my first month from doing much research on the technology. As blockchain and cryptocurrencies ado...

(IJCH) xRapid - Why All The Hype? Answer: FINANCIAL LIQUIDITY

4 Mar 2019 1 minute read 0 comments JaiChai

Tips for musicians on the Blockchain: 7 Things that make Musicoin Great

26 Feb 2019 1 minute read 0 comments djlethalskillz

    If you're a Music creator don't sleep on the new opportunities that the blockchain technology offers. Musicoin, is the world’s first free blockchain-powered music streaming platform, offering the most (PPP) Pay-Per-Play at $0.01 at least per St...