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What is Zilliqa? | Beginner’s Guide

What is Zilliqa? An In-depth Look at a High-Scalability Solution Zilliqa is the first public blockchain designed to implement sharding, allowing for linear scaling as the blockchain grows in size. To date, scalability has been an issue for existing blockchain technologies. Right now, Bitcoin can’t process all the demand for its network, and transaction fees […]

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Off to the Races: Best Decentralized Storage Solutions (Storj, Sia, Filecoin, Maidsafe)

The Race to be the Best Decentralized Storage Solution Blockchain technology is all about decentralization. First it was financial systems and payments. Next came decentralized apps and programs that could run on the blockchain. Now, another frontier is opening with the decentralization of file storage. The decentralized storage space has rapidly become a crowded race, […]

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Stellarport goes live

The Stellar decentralized exchange: Stellarport is now up and running. While the Stellar Distributed Exchange has been active for a while, Stellarport is a convenient all-in-one solution which even offers a wallet. A decentralized exchange is a distributed exchange where users anywhere in the world are able to hold their own funds and trade them […]

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Binance stability rumours amid Chinese crackdown

The Rumour According to many sources online, there is much speculation on whether Binance will survive the upcoming Chinese crackdown on Cryptocurrencies. The state-run Securities Journal has reported that “China will gradually clean up over-the-counter trading platforms, peer-to-peer networks where large exchanges occur and firms registered in the country which allow Chinese to trade overseas.” […]

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Blockstream releases and tests Lightning Charge

Blockstream yesterday announced their latest edition to their elements project, Lightning Charge. What is Lightning Charge? Lightning Charge is a micropayment processing system which it claims will make it simpler for developers to build bitcoin apps on top of their lightning network. The company states: Together, these additions make it easy for developers to use […]