On-Chain Governance Vs Off-Chain Governance

This article was written by Taylor Pearson, the author of "The End of Jobs" and writer about entrepreneurship and blockchain technologies at TaylorPearson.me, as he compares on-chain governance and off-chain governance of cryptocurrency networks. Following acrimonious debates within the bitcoin and ethereum communities over the past few years regarding governance decisions that ended in forks, there has … Continue reading On-Chain Governance Vs Off-Chain Governance

Bitcoin Isn’t Anonymous, and That’s Ok.

This article was written by Marshall Taylor, a CoinCentral contributor, and his interest and drive for DLT is motivated by how it affects people and especially those who need it most. For most people who have found themselves deep into this topic of blockchain and cryptocurrencies, there was likely a moment or series of moments … Continue reading Bitcoin Isn’t Anonymous, and That’s Ok.

Blockchain Technology Could ‘Change Our World More Than People Imagine.’ -Alibaba’s Co-Founder

Jack Ma, Alibaba's co-founder, mentioned that blockchain technology could "change our world more than people imagine," while speaking about the potential of the technology in Hong Kong attending the launch of its blockchain-based remittance service Gcash, reported Crypto Disrupt on June 26. The new service will be offered by Jack Ma's Ant Financial in collaboration … Continue reading Blockchain Technology Could ‘Change Our World More Than People Imagine.’ -Alibaba’s Co-Founder

TRON Activates its Mainnet

TRON (TRX), the tenth largest cryptocurrency with a market capitalization of $2.7 billion, announced that its mainnet the TRON Foundation called "Independence Day" was activated on June 25, reported Cointelegraph. TRON's developers took almost four weeks for the mainnet transition period in order to make sure investors successfully moved their ERC-20 tokens into the new … Continue reading TRON Activates its Mainnet

Pharmaceuticals Giant Merck Plans to Use Blockchain to Verify the Authenticity of Medications

Pharmaceuticals giant Merck plans to use blockchain to verify the authenticity of medications by following them as they move through the supply chain, reported Coindesk on June 25. Merck filed a patent application that was published last Thursday where it describes a method the blockchain could be used to track a physical object as it … Continue reading Pharmaceuticals Giant Merck Plans to Use Blockchain to Verify the Authenticity of Medications

Breaking “the Silo Between Blockchain-Based Cryptocurrency and the Existing Monetary System” is a Priority for the PBoC

The Digital Currency Research Lab at the People's Bank of China has been working hard to develop a cryptocurrency which would be composed of features of both cryptocurrencies and the present monetary system by filing more than 40 patents in less than a year, reported Coindesk on June 26. According to PBoC's patents, the main goal … Continue reading Breaking “the Silo Between Blockchain-Based Cryptocurrency and the Existing Monetary System” is a Priority for the PBoC

Top 10 Most Active Blockchain Politicians – Global Edition

This article was written by David Hamilton, a CoinCentral author. The World Wide Blockchain Blockchain technology is transforming global economics in a major way.  This game-changing technology reduces inefficiencies in the current business systems by providing a more secure alternative to the status quo. Blockchain technology is less than 10-years old and already, the progress that has … Continue reading Top 10 Most Active Blockchain Politicians – Global Edition

How a Central Banker Envisions Bitcoin, DLT and Bank Ledger in the Future

Yao Qian, the director-general of the Institute of Digital Money of the People's Bank of China, explains how he envisions Bitcoin, distributed ledger technology and bank ledger in the future. Bookkeeping refers to the recording of economic data in account books. A ledger, therefore, is a book with a certain format based on original vouchers … Continue reading How a Central Banker Envisions Bitcoin, DLT and Bank Ledger in the Future

Blockchain is ‘Definitely an Opportunity’ in the Long Term, Says UBS CEO

UBS CEO, Sergio Ermotti, said that blockchain is "definitely an opportunity" in the long term to help businesses reduce their costs, according to an interview made by CNBC. He told CNBC, "It's almost a must. The freeing up of resources to become more efficient will come through technology and blockchain is a great way to … Continue reading Blockchain is ‘Definitely an Opportunity’ in the Long Term, Says UBS CEO

What is the Difference Between Litecoin and Bitcoin?

Alok Yadav, a cryptoanalyst and researcher at Indian Institutes of Science Education and Research, answers the question on Quora: What is the Difference Between Litecoin and Bitcoin? The two cryptos may seem similar, but they are actually quite distinct in their market acceptance and technical mechanics. In the following four points, we will discuss what … Continue reading What is the Difference Between Litecoin and Bitcoin?