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Central Bank Blockchains and Corporate Ledgers Are Still Vaporware

Central Bank Blockchains and Corporate Ledgers Are Still Vaporware There’s been a resurgence of blockchain discussion this year, especially after China’s President Xi Jinping lauded blockchain and told Chinese citizens the country needs to accelerate distributed ledger technology development. Despite the lack of producing anything worthwhile, for some odd reason […]

4 Cryptocurrency Projects That Successfully Changed Blockchains

4 Cryptocurrency Projects That Successfully Changed Blockchains Choosing the right blockchain is a tough call for any development team. It’s a decision that entails correctly anticipating project requirements – scalability; speed; community; security – before a line of code has even been written. It’s no wonder that a project occasionally […]

Smart Contract Blockchains Are Struggling to Scale

Smart Contract Blockchains Are Struggling to Scale Second generation blockchains were presented as being faster, cheaper, and more scalable than Bitcoin. Third generation chains (basically anything that came after Ethereum) promised even greater optimizations. In the event, these networks have run into the same difficulties as Bitcoin, with competition for […]

The Hype Has Faded But Demand Remains for Enterprise Blockchains

The Hype Has Faded But Demand Remains for Enterprise Blockchains The days when blockchain was portrayed as a cure-all for businesses of all kinds have gone. Now that the hype has faded, enterprise blockchain projects have quietly begun to ship. While some of these initiatives have faded into obscurity, others […]

What’s Being Built – and What’s Not – on 2019’s Smart Contract Blockchains

What’s Being Built – and What’s Not – on 2019’s Smart Contract Blockchains Has anyone checked in with EOS lately, to see how it’s doing? How about Tezos – any signs of life there? In mid 2017, two of the largest token sales in history birthed two smart contracting platforms […]

How Bridging Blockchains Unlocks Value and Unites Crypto Tribes

How Bridging Blockchains Unlocks Value and Unites Crypto Tribes Interoperability is a multisyllabic word for a multi-faceted problem. How do you get blockchains to communicate with one another? Until recently, there’s been no easy way to achieve this, leaving assets isolated and smart contract-powered dapps siloed on their respective protocols. […]

Borderless From Block Collider Is a High-Speed DEX That Unites 5 Blockchains

Borderless From Block Collider Is a High-Speed DEX That Unites 5 Blockchains Borderless isn’t like other decentralized exchanges (DEXs). For one thing, it comes with its own blockchain – or rather the Block Collider chain comes with its own DEX. Throw in the ability to perform cross-chain transfers, block times […]

Ex-IBM Chair: No Solution Yet Found to Bring Public Blockchains Under EU Privacy Laws

Ex-IBM Chair: No Solution Yet Found to Bring Public Blockchains Under EU Privacy Laws Retired IBM chairman Sam Palmisano says he doesn’t know of a solution that has been found to make public blockchain networks compatible with European data privacy laws Cointelegraph.com News

Mckinsey: Despite Billions of Dollars, Corporate Blockchains Have Achieved Little

Mckinsey: Despite Billions of Dollars, Corporate Blockchains Have Achieved Little During the last 18 months, companies have claimed to be able to use blockchain technology to improve the supply of everything from vegetables to automobiles. An increasing body of evidence, however, suggests that the reality has failed to match the […]

Private Blockchains Have Few Applications, Study Finds

Private Blockchains Have Few Applications, Study Finds Despite all efforts, so far businesses haven’t been able to come up with significant applications for private, centralized blockchains as opposed to public distributed ledgers, a new study shows. According to the authors, in most cases corporate blockchain networks are used mainly for […]