A brief introduction to blockchain – for the common man

Crypto what? If you’ve tried diving into this mysterious thing called blockchain, you’d be forgiven for jumping back in horror at the sheer opacity of the technical jargon often used to frame it. So, before we get into what cryptocurrency is and how blockchain technology can change the world, let’s discuss what blockchain actually is. …

What is cryptocurrency? Here’s what you need to know

Cryptocurrency is a type of digital currency that can be used to purchase goods and services. Cryptocurrencies depend on an extremely complex online ledger for secure transactions. Millions of people from all over the world have invested in these unregulated currencies to make a profit. Of all these popular cryptocurrencies, Bitcoin tops the list. In …

Fear not, China is not banning cryptocurrency

In 2008, after the financial crisis, a paper titled “Bitcoin: A Peer-to-Peer Electronic Cash System” was published, detailing the concepts behind the payment system. Bitcoin was born. Bitcoin has gained world attention due to its use of blockchain technology and as an alternative to fiat currencies and commodities. Touted as the next best technology after …

ICO Token Valuation and Misplaced Emphasis on Blockchain Technical Experts and ICO Advisors

Statistics could no longer be ignored. Most ICOs are scared and on the sidelines once the tokens hit the crypto exchange, after the frenzy and “FOMO” that attends the crowdsale is over. Most observers who follow the ICO phenomenon agree that the trend of the last few months is that ICOs lose value after the …

Blockchain for IoT in Business

A new horizon in data sharing Blockchain is a shared distributed database for peer-to-peer transactions. At the core of this technology is Bitcoin, a digitally encrypted wallet to control transactions and a payment system that was introduced in 2009. This transaction management system is decentralized and usually works without intermediaries. These transactions are approved by …

When Will Cryptos & Blockchain Really Explode?

Every day there is more news about what can, can and should happen in the world of cryptocurrencies (CC) and blockchain. There has been significant investment, research and a lot of chatter, but the coins and projects are still not mainstream. They have not yet brought the anticipated explosive changes. Many ideas are being discussed …