Blockchain technology has transformed the entire landscape of financial transactions. Despite being riddled with controversies over its decentralized and autonomous format, blockchain is here to stay. In a span of just a decade, it has found immeasurable uses in various spheres. One of the areas that blockchain provides great benefit is in securitization of real … Continue reading Real Asset Securitization on Blockchain: Eliminating Risks and Enhancing Efficiency
Should be known as the year of Segwit. The cryptocurrency community was introduced to this new system during the year and thus far has felt the impact twice with the promise of a third hard fork looming for later in November. We take a look at 2017 and what the market impact of Segwit2X has … Continue reading The Market Impact Of Segwit2X
Overview C2C stands for Customer to Customer exchange platform which allows users to buy and sell bitcoin or cryptocurrency. C2C mechanism is similar to the P2P model. In order to avoid real life meet ups among traders and to hedge related risks, market makers (merchants) would be introduced to facilitate the exchanges. Why Market Markers … Continue reading What is C2C?
Ever since Satoshi Nakamoto published his controversial paper titled ‘Bitcoin: A Peer-to-Peer Electronic Cash system’ in 2008, a whole new ecosystem consisting of cryptocurrencies/ digital assets / tokens in their thousands emerged under the global spotlight. There are literally new tokens being released everyday so how can any sane investors keep track of all the … Continue reading Top 7 Cryptocurrency Categories
When we talk about cryptocurrency, most people can only think of Bitcoin. In fact, there is a “rising star” in crypto space - Ethereum (ETH). ETH is the second most valuable form of digital money after Bitcoin and many investors forecast ETH could surpass Bitcoin by the end of 2018. Where did it originate? ETH … Continue reading What is ETH
“Would you like to pay with cash or credit card?” “Neither, what about Bitcoin?” The emergence of Bitcoin (BTC) has profoundly changed the concept of ‘money’ and it has became the most popular digital asset in recent years, following an increase of coverage by media globally. Where did it originate? Bitcoin is a digital currency … Continue reading What is BTC
Bitcoin Gold is a hard fork of the bitcoin protocol devised by Lightning ASIC which is a Hong Kong based mining firm led by Jack Liao, CEO. To combat the mining centralization problem, the BTG developers are implementing a different mining algorithm altogether that will be resistant to ASIC chips called Equihash. Thus, Bitcoin Gold … Continue reading What is BTG?
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Dear OKEx user, Ever since SegWit was activated on the Bitcoin blockchain, the developer community has been constantly debating on how to scale this controversial cryptocurrency. Some believe that the block size should remain at 1M and scaling could be achieved by technology such as the lightning network. However, others are convinced that the best … Continue reading OKEx Policy for Segwit2x HardFork
Photo credit: ETHNews According to the Ethereum Blog, a scheduled upgrade of Ethereum called Metropolis, is expected to take place on Monday, 16th October 2017. If you have been following the Bitcoin roadmap, you might be wondering whether this Ethereum upgrade - the Metropolis will lead to a chain split and generate yet another new … Continue reading What is Ethereum Metropolis?