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Reasons Behind Delay in Crucial Ethereum Update

The second part of the Metropolis upgrade, code-named Constantinople, is scheduled to take effect in 2018 with no hard estimates available for now. The most prominent improvement that Constantinople is planning to bring to Ethereum is that it’s going to lay down the foundation of Casper, the Proof of Stake implementation of Ethereum. With Constantinople,…

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What Can Be Done With Blockchain Technology?

Blockchains have received a lot of media attention recently because of the meteoric rise in price that various cryptocurrencies have seen in 2017. Despite the media frenzy, not enough attention has been given to other aspects of Blockchains which could fundamentally transform the way we do business. At its core, a Blockchain is a distributed…

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Reasons Behind Bitcoin’s Meteoric Rise

In recent months, Bitcoin and the cryptocurrency space, in general, have received a lot of attention because of the explosive gains in price that cryptocurrencies like Bitcoin have seen. But what is the reason behind this sudden surge? Let’s take a closer look. A New Asset Class Up until the advent of cryptocurrencies in 2008,…

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How Blockchains Can Help the Taxi Industry

Blockchains are among the most promising technologies that have come out of the past decade with the potential to disrupt not just the financial industry but also every other industry that involves a transaction, like a taxi industry. Centralized companies like Uber and Lyft have already brought about a revolution in the taxi industry over…

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What is the Lightning Network?

Anyone who has kept up with the Bitcoin scaling debate over the last several years is bound to be familiar with the terms Lightning Network and Off Chain Scaling Solutions which have come with promises of billions of transactions per second and virtually zero fees. But how exactly do these technologies help scale the Bitcoin…

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How to explain Blockchain to your family this new year?

Well, if something that has made headlines this year then it is Blockchain and Bitcoins. Despite its origin in 2009, Blockchain Technology became prevalent in 2017. This technology finds usage in almost every niche you can think about, whether it is retail, healthcare, finance or transportation, every industry is seeing the use of Blockchain to…