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The Biggest Problems Being Addressed By Blockchain Oracles

Simply put, an oracle is a bridge that connects information obtained in the real, physical world with a blockchain. Blockchains have a host of advantages including transparency, security, and immutability. However, without a way to reliably bring data on-chain, blockchains can only leverage these benefits with the information that occurs within its network, not information … Continued


Decred in 18 minutes

Max Bronstein has written the most elegant and approachable overview of Decred. He exemplifies the virtuous nature of the contractor system. This post was inspired by a similar piece written by Derek Hsue. In his post, Derek provides a thorough analysis of Grin’s governance system — highlighting its power structures, decision making processes, supporting infrastructure, and the tradeoffs accounted for … Continued


The First Cryptocurrency-to-Tax Payment Partnership Can Be The Start To Widespread Government Adoption

Government operations aren’t a sexy thing. Most people don’t pay attention to what governments are doing because the day-to-day operations of a bureaucracy aren’t nearly as interesting as the overwhelming amount of news, fake news, social posts, exciting developments and the 24/7 barrage of modern media. As a result, much of the progress being made … Continued


Building A Stronger Cryptocurrency Portfolio

With the cryptocurrency market still in its infancy, there are many windows of opportunity for the right investors. Crypto investors, both individual and institutional, want to succeed in this volatile marketplace by maximizing their profits with the lowest possible risk. However, with a plethora of assets to choose from, it’s not as simple as trusting … Continued


Stellar Lumens (XLM) : A Simple Guide on How to Buy and Sell XLM

What is Stellar? Stellar is a blockchain based platform released in 2014. The Stellar network facilitates global cross-asset transfers and boasts very fast transactions. The native currency on the Stellar network is called Lumens (XLM). Lumens are a part of the new wave of cryptocurrency deviated from the Ripple code. Although, Lumens have become its … Continued


Decred wants you: Be one of the first to test the DCR Lightning Network

The Lightning Network peer-to-peer payment protocol promises to deliver the scalability, privacy and speed needed to spur crypto’s mass adoption. At the end of 2017, Decred activated the on-chain consensus rules required to develop DCR Lightning Network. The approval of this change was nearly unanimous at 99.50%, and developers began working on building the foundation … Continued


Terrorists Prefer Cash Over Bitcoin, Even Privacy Coins: Report

An exhaustive report by the RAND Corporation concludes that cryptocurrency is less than ideal for terrorist organizations. Cash is still king for terrorists, for a variety of reasons, including the liquidity barriers that regulation and legalization of cryptocurrencies are presenting. Cash Is Still King For Terrorism The 99-page report focuses on three areas of terrorist financing: receipt, management, and … Continued


An Imperative Guide to Digital Currency Security

One of the most important things about investing in and owning any digital currency is security. As a rule, we advocate to never invest in anything more than you could afford to lose. By taking security seriously, that day is much less likely to arrive. In past posts, the security advantages of blockchain and decentralized … Continued


The Villainization of Cryptocurrency

If Canada wants to be a leader in fintech, then we must understand its major facets. There are two key technological advances that are predicted to impact the finance landscape: Big Data Blockchain Technology Many key players shrug at this thought and say, “blockchain is fine, but crypto is shady.” This is a biased sentiment … Continued


Which one is the best cryptocurrency next to Bitcoin? A Research about Decred

Which one is the best cryptocurrency next to Bitcoin? Here is a summary of Decred reseach – Look at Decred (DCR) [Decred – Autonomous Digital Currency] 1.  Like Bitcoin, there will only be 21 million Decred. Blocks are produced every 5 minutes via proof of work. Block reward reductions are smoother than in bitcoin, reducing slightly every 6,144 … Continued