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Blockchain’s Solution to the latest Music Industry Manipulation Claims

Just a few days ago, music distribution giant Tidal has been accused of manipulating sales figures in favor of the wife of one of the company’s owners, Beyonce, and one his friends, Kayne West. This alleged manipulation would have changed revenue distribution, negatively affecting other artists that would have earned less than their fair share

By | 2018-05-12T17:44:44+00:00 May 12th, 2018|Categories: Uncategorized|0 Comments

Blockchain Solutions for the Internet of Things

A famous Tex Avery cartoon from 1949 depicts ‘The House of Tomorrow", where autonomous devices anticipate your needs and act on them with preternatural alacrity and competence. Here and in similar satires of the time, the gag ends up being that your so-called futuristic appliances just as often turn on each other and you, leading

By | 2018-05-10T20:19:27+00:00 May 10th, 2018|Categories: Blockchain 101|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

Blockchain Beyond Cryptocurrencies

Blockchain technology was born out of the quest for developing digital currencies without the need for a centralized authority. Bitcoin emerged in 2009 (proposed in 2008) as the first public blockchain, initially focusing on monetary transactions. Essentially, Bitcoin implements a state machine on top of a peer-to-peer network. This means that transactions cause the system

By | 2018-05-06T17:18:58+00:00 May 6th, 2018|Categories: Bitcoin, Blockchain 101, Ethereum, Featured|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

Smart Contracts – The Basics

Whenever you buy or sell a cryptocurrency, a record of the transaction is inscribed upon the blockchain, a decentralized, indelible ledger shared across millions of computers in the world. The bits of code that allow these transactions to take place are known as 'smart contracts', and while cryptocurrency and the blockchain are by now widely

By | 2018-05-02T00:21:57+00:00 May 2nd, 2018|Categories: Bitcoin|0 Comments