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A layman’s guide to Stellar

Stellar is both a payments network and a platform for hosting ICOs. It was founded in 2014 and has its own cryptocurrency known as Lumen(XLM). The focus of the distributed payments network is to enable faster and cheaper cross-border remittances. In this segment, we will go in-depth and discuss how stellar works, how is it different from Ripple and what

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How blockchain projects are disrupting the shared economy space

In the data-driven industry that is prominent in the present times, all the big giants, be it Google, Facebook, Twitter, Uber or Airbnb have one thing in common- a reliance on users to bring value to their company. There has been a significant shift in the modus operandi of businesses from traditional systems where large operators, often monopolies, were responsible


Convergence of Blockchain and AI: A recipe for the Fourth Industrial Revolution

In the world of Web 3.0 technologies, it is undeniable that Blockchain and AI are the two major pole bearers that are catalysing the next industrial revolution. While each technology has its own advantages and limitations but together they might just be the right recipe for the fourth industrial revolution. In this segment, we will explore what the convergence of

What’s all the hype around DAOs?

What’s all the hype around DAOs?

Decentralized autonomous organizations or DAOs are one of the most talked about implementations of blockchain technology. The whole hype around ‘The DAO’ and the attack on it drew a lot of interests to this concept. In this segment, we will be taking a deeper look into what DAOs are, how exactly the attack on Ethereum’s DAO was executed and if

Ethereum's switch from Proof-of-Work [PoW] to Proof-of-Stake [PoS]

Ethereum’s switch from Proof-of-Work [PoW] to Proof-of-Stake [PoS]

The consensus mechanism of Proof-of-Work was adopted by Satoshi Nakamoto to integrate Bitcoin [BTC] on a blockchain. This decentralized concept received much appreciation and was used to build more cryptocurrencies with better use cases. One of the top tokens build on a blockchain inspired by Bitcoin’s PoW consensus mechanism is Ethereum. Ethereum started off on the basis of Proof-of-Work protocol,

Bitcoin [BTC] Lightning Network - All you need to know

Bitcoin [BTC] Lightning Network – All you need to know

Ever since the introduction of Bitcoin in 2009, many flaws have been highlighted in the technology behind the coin. To address the existing issues with the network, the bitcoin community, which is full of talented and enthusiastic developers, engineers and computer scientists keep developing different solutions. One such issue is the scalability constraint with the network. Thaddeus Dryja and Joseph

The scope of Smart Contracts and their applications in various industries

The scope of Smart Contracts and their applications in various industries

In 1994, Nick Szabo, a legal scholar and a cryptographer introduced a concept where he came to the conclusion that a self-executable contract can be constructed for any decentralized ledger, which, later on, was termed as a Smart Contract. These contracts can be coded and they have the ability to run on a blockchain.  Ethereum is one of the most

An overview of Ripple's: RippleNet, xCurrent, xRapid & xVia

An overview of Ripple’s: RippleNet, xCurrent, xRapid & xVia

Ever since its introduction, Ripple gained immense popularity which enabled its token XRP(XRP) to surpass Ether(ETH) to become the second largest coin by market cap. There have been many discussions about Ripple’s centralized nature and how it doesn’t run on a blockchain, but still owing to the value that the project carries and it’s potential to simplify cross border remittances,

How Blockchain can disrupt the Real Estate market

How Blockchain can disrupt the Real Estate market

When we talk about the future of the decentralized world, there is a lot that is being discussed and written about blockchain, bitcoin and other related technologies. There are also comments on how it is analogous to the original internet and will have an impact on the lives of all the people and businesses. However, recently there has been a