blockchain technologies

The Most Intriguing Blockchain Projects

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blockchain projects

Many big companies like IBM, Microsoft, and Coca-Cola have announced interesting blockchain projects using this decentralized ledger technology. So now, both large companies and individuals alike are inspired by blockchain technology. Novice developers are intrigued by how this new technology will further their life’s passions while companies attempt to fill the voids and flaws of […]

The Lightning Network Explained

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Bitcoin Lightning Network Explained

The Lightning Network or “Lightning” is basically a payment protocol that runs atop a blockchain (primarily for Bitcoin network), and is added as a kind of the second layer in order to process more transactions and eliminate mining fees. It does so by settling a transaction before it’s published on the blockchain. The reason for […]

Countries With National Cryptocurrency

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Countries With National Cryptocurrency

Either very clever or extremely risky and possibly both is the phrase which instantly springs to mind with the concept “National” cryptocurrency. Clever for Governments to seek to “own” the blockchain space and potential uses, and extremely risky due to the overall volatility in the market and the sophistication of key players to manipulate it. […]

Blockchain 51% Attack Explained

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Blockchain 51% attack explained

Decentralization, or the spreading out of control over a network, is the key component of cryptocurrencies. So what happens if a group is able to gain the majority control of a coin’s hashing power? They would have to have at least a 51% of total global hashpower for this to be the case.

Blockchain security issues and vulnerabilities

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Blockchain security issues and vulnerabilities

Blockchain has become one of the most recognized terms in recent years thanks to the rise of Bitcoin. Many understand that this technology is associated with crypto, but few realize the potential of such a secure ledger technology, which holds the key to a transformation of commerce, information, and governance the world over! Even fewer […]