Category: Insights

IEO vs ICO: What Are the Differences?

Is Initial Exchange Offering a new trend in 2019?

OK, let’s get to the point here. We’re not going to tell you how ICO boomed in 2017 to early 2018. And we’re not going to stress on how billions of dollars were raised during that period of time. We’re just going to give you a simple comparison on the two models, from the point of view of an investor.

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Here’s What You Need to Know About Facebook’s Own Stablecoin

The social media giant has jumped on the blockchain wagon

According to an article published by the New York Times on Feb 28, Mark Zuckerberg’s internet empire is working on its very own cryptocurrency, which plans to integrate with Whatsapp, Messenger, and Instagram — three of their most popular apps with over 2.7 billion users worldwide.

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Ethereum Constantinople & St. Petersburg Hard Forks

The upgrade is coming again, but with a plus-one this time

The original Ethereum Constantinople Hard Fork was due to happen on the block height #7,080,000, but it was immediately put on hold after the discovery of a potential security flaw detected on January 15th.

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Is Lightning Network the Ultimate Solution to Bitcoin’s Scalability?

A scale-free, low-fee protocol to lift the block limit

Imagine going to a coffee shop to buy a coffee with Bitcoin. If you create a transaction on the blockchain to pay for the coffee……you’ll probably end up paying much more on the handling fee than the actual price of the coffee, not to mention the transaction takes forever to complete.

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What Insights Does Davos 2019 Give to Blockchain and Crypto Industry?

How do world leaders think on blockchain and crypto, and what opportunities are lying ahead?

As the world’s economic event of every year, the 4-day World Economic Forum Annual Meeting (aka Davos) of 2019 has come to an end on January 25. Themed Globalization 4.0: Shaping a Global Architecture in the Age of the Fourth Industrial Revolution, the event gathered the world’s most influential leaders and heavyweights to discuss and explore some of the most important matters of the global economy — two of them being blockchain and digital assets.

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Ethereum Constantinople Hard Fork

What is it? And what do I need to know about it?

Everyone is talking about it.

Ethereum’s price has surged over 70% over the last few weeks. In mid-Dec, its market capitalization was only about $8 billion, which is the lowest since May 2017. But since then, thanks to the imminent hard fork, it has doubled to $16 billion at press time.

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Happy Genesis Block Day

Celebrating the 10th anniversary of Bitcoin blockchain

On October 31, 2009, Satoshi Nakamoto published the Bitcoin white paper. Shortly later on January 3, 2010, exactly 10 years ago from today, Bitcoin officially came to live with its very first block mined.

At that time, Satoshi probably had never imagined the chain events that Bitcoin would set off — all the altcoins, ICOs, crypto trading markets, STOs, and a lot more blockchain applications that follow. Today’s blockchain ecosystem would never bloom if Bitcoin never existed.

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