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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.


Axie Infinity: Gotta Tokenize Them All

28 Jul 2021 6 minute read 1 comment hifi.crypto

Are you brand new to crypto and not sure where to begin to learn about it? Check out my intro to cryptocurrency and intro to blockchain posts or my cryptocurrency archives to learn more about this fascinating new technology! Humanity’s intense desire...

Crypto Wallet Watch

4 hours ago 1 minute read 0 comments MacGuffinX

This is my running list of crypto wallet software apps available for android platform showing the wallet’s country of origin/center of operations/head offices. For further changes, it will be updated. I focused more on the non-custodial, multichain,...

Earn MATIC with 0xUniverse

20 hours ago 1 minute read 0 comments Liberum

0xGames was founded in 2017 and launched its first game, 0xUniverse, on the Ethereum blockchain. A galaxy exploration game, 0xUniverse rapidly grew its user base and received frequent updates. However, the ridiculous rise in Ethereum gas fees cut exc...

10 Main Ways to Earn Crypto by Playing Splinterlands

31 Jul 2021 2 minute read 1 comment JobOnlineClub

The simple blockchain-based game Splinterlands was launched around 3 years ago. In the beginning it was a simple card game, where players were getting DECs for winning the battles. Today many people say that Splinterlands is their source of income....

Staking Binance – ETH 2.0

30 Jul 2021 1 minute read 2 comments lodiezda

Staking Binance – ETH 2.0   Hi everyone!   First of all, I would like to thank and congratulate Publish0x and all the people who are carrying out this interesting project. Without forgetting all the creators and readers of Publish0x together we make...

QNT and Liquidity Pools - Thoughts?

30 Jul 2021 1 minute read 0 comments Michael Carlson

So, QNT - I missed the boat a little on this one as I kept trying to juggle funds around. I finally got in a few days ago and there is so much good stuff to read out there about this cryptocurrency - it's basically an overledger that enables interope...

CC346 - IoTex Powerful Ecosystem of Internet of Things

30 Jul 2021 1 minute read 2 comments Chesatochi

#intex #iot ⏰ Time Stamps ⏰ 00:00 Introduction01:46 The main page of IoTex04:19 Welcome to the internet of trusted things07:35 IoTex 202111:44 Important metrics about IoTex IoTex combines the power of crypto and the Internet of Things together. Two...

Upland Transactions Analytics - Pilot Episode

29 Jul 2021 4 minute read 2 comments SirDevil

  Upland Transactions Analytics   Hello everybody and welcome the the first episode of the series Upland Transactions Analytics! Before we dig into all the "boring" details some things needs to stated or clarified first: Data is publicly available...

Public Nodes vs Getblock Shared Nodes vs Getblock Dedicated Nodes: How Do They Differ?

29 Jul 2021 2 minute read 1 comment GetBlock

Why are GetBlock nodes better than regular public nodes? While they access the same blockchains with the same throughput, there are some striking differences. Here’s why accessing mainstream blockchains via shared or dedicated nodes by GetBlock will...

O3 Swap Ice Age Mining #4: Supports cross-chain liquidity mining & O3 staking on Polygon

29 Jul 2021 1 minute read 1 comment O3 Labs

Event Details: O3 Swap launches the Ice Age Mining #4 on Polygon chain start from 4 AM, 29th July 2021 (UTC). Support USDC cross-chain liquidity (LP-USDC) and O3 (Polygon) staking. Staked O3 is not available to unstake during the event: 2,400,000 Po...