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The Future of Cryptocurrencies: Collateralization & Stabilization

A More Predictable Price Curve 2017 has been an incredible year for Bitcoin & Digital Currency. Cryptocurrencies are becoming more and more popular by the day. Bitcoin’s price continues to rise; now surpassing $7,000 USD. Bitcoin and lesser-known cryptocurrencies such as Ethereum are experiencing a coming out party of sorts. Everyone and their neighbor is looking to grab a piece…

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20. Nov. 2017

China and Bitcoin: The Rise and Fall

China seems to have its iron grip on Bitcoin. The blockchain technology that made headlines everyday reacted with a dip in price, the ban is on but how long will it remain? Many economists compare Bitcoin to the Dutch tulipmania of the 1600s, where the prices of tulips were so high you could afford to buy an entire house, furnished…

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06. Oct. 2017

Ethereum Smart Contracts: A Guide to The Genius of Blockchain

Smart Contracts aren’t a new concept, but they are in the blockchain. Although Ethereum and its innovation may not help in replacing contract law immediately, they are working in augmenting current traditional methods and may eventually become law. As far as two decades ago, Nick Szabo believed that a contractual clause can be implemented in software in order to make…

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21. Sep. 2017

What Makes a Blockchain: Protocols and the Future

In previous blog posts, we have discussed a list of the use cases for blockchain – financial services, identity management, pharma – all of them quite promising and this list continues to increase. What is lacking is an explanation of what makes a blockchain a ‘blockchain’ – down to the basics. In this blog post, we will explain some of…

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14. Sep. 2017

Explain Like I’m Five: Bitcoin BIPs – SegWit and Version Bits

You’ve likely heard all the ruckus going around about Bitcoin. “Bitcoin needs scalability!” – the community cries. So Bitcoin devs answer back with a soft fork or a hard fork solution. Both are a tough pill to swallow, and the community gets to choose. With all the talks of BIP91, BIP148, BIP141, SegWit2x, what do these Bitcoin Improvement Proposals (BIPs)…

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01. Aug. 2017

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