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Smart Contracts Gone Rogue

Recently a suggestion to liberate frozen funds, written up in Ethereum Improvement Proposal EIP-999, has caused some controversy. The proposal aims to liberated stuck investments, that were frozen on the Ethereum blockchain in the second Parity hack. Before discussing this particular case, let’s first talk about smart contracts in general. A smart contract is a

By | 2018-05-21T04:24:56+00:00 May 21st, 2018|Categories: Cryptocurrency, Ethereum, Featured, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Blockchain Governance and the Limits of Decentralization

A recent meeting of key players related to Ethereum (arguably the most used blockchain and current industry standard for smart contract deployment) has re-opened the debate on how blockchains should be governed. The statement released by the group suggests the formation of a governance body and the development of a model. Of course, if a

By | 2018-05-18T20:26:17+00:00 May 18th, 2018|Categories: Bitcoin, Cryptocurrency, Featured|Tags: , , , |0 Comments

Cryptocurrencies under Regulator’s Spotlight Again 

During the last week, cryptocurrency and ICO regulations have become a popular subject again. The debate centers on whether cryptocurrencies and tokens sold in Initial Coin Offerings (ICO) constitute securities according to the US Security and Exchange Commission (SEC). Speculation whether Ethereum’s cryptocurrency, Ether, might be classed as a security because of its token sale

By | 2018-05-09T17:25:51+00:00 May 9th, 2018|Categories: Cryptocurrency, Ethereum, Featured, Markets|Tags: , , |0 Comments

Where are my Bitcoins?

By now, most people have heard of Bitcoin and cryptocurrencies and know that they are digital currencies. Many people also understand that there is no central authority, such as a bank, in charge of managing this. Instead, they will have heard of the Blockchain and how it stores money in a decentralized way. We have

Basics of Blockchain and Cryptocurrency

Back in 2008, when Lehman Brothers failed the world, and recession hit the mankind at its worst, people not only lost their jobs, but also trust. Trust in banks, in government organizations and even in big companies who sold products or services claiming to be the best in the market. When Lehman Brothers put the

By | 2018-04-30T00:57:56+00:00 April 30th, 2018|Categories: Blockchain 101, Cryptocurrency|Tags: , , |0 Comments

Insight into Blockchain Technology

Blockchain is a system which permits the maintenance of a single updated, valid and secured ledger among multiple connected computers. It is pertinent to know that blockchain technology gives room for a transparent, secure and eagle-speed transfer of digital goods from one person to another. Anytime a transaction takes place, the date, its source and

By | 2018-04-30T01:07:45+00:00 April 29th, 2018|Categories: Blockchain 101, Cryptocurrency|Tags: , |0 Comments