Blockchain

Database as a Key to Decentralization

Blockchain and related decentralization technologies are in the spotlight. More and more businesses are trying to innovate and optimize by implementing decentralization. But what exactly is decentralization? Is it really any good and necessary? How can it improve anything? An in-depth analysis of many projects shows that there is some

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Komodo’s Antara Framework for Business-Ready “Smart Chains” Goes Live

Komodo, the original multi-chain platform, today announced that Antara, an end-to-end “Smart Chain” development framework, has gone live. A first of its kind, Antara allows developers to break away from the limitations of today’s single-chain blockchain platform architecture by enabling the creation of simple, scalable, modular, Smart Chains that are

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IMF Report: The Rise of Digital Money | Reactions from Industry Leaders

Yesterday, the IMF published a new report ‘The Rise of Digital Money’ outlining the potential effects cryptocurrencies will have on the current financial system and regulatory environment. The report states that the two most common forms of money today, cash and deposits, will face tough competition and could even be

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The Rise and Fall of Bitcoin?

It is an unfortunate state of affairs that everyone isn’t a Bitcoin billionaire. Some investors blame it on the fact that we are newcomers to the market. For others, it is because we just never really believed Bitcoin would become a real store of value. All these are valid factors.

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Cryptocurrency Exchanges: the Pollyanna of Finance

Bitpoint, a Japan-based cryptocurrency exchange, suspended all trading this week following the announcement of a hack, to the tune of 3.5 billion yen, or $32.5 million. Bloomberg report states that 2.5 billion yen belonged to customers. The tokens stolen include BTC, BCH, and XRP. Japan’s Financial Services Agency (FSA) recently

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