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20
May

Making Cryptocurrencies a Real Option for Businesses

In 2017, the Long Island Iced Tea Corp. increased its stock price by nearly 300% in a single day. The popular beverage company didn’t release a new product or announce record sales. In fact, the company changed almost nothing about its operations or product offerings. Instead, it changed its name. On December 21, 2017, the...
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19
May

Insights on Consensus New York 2019, Blockchain’s Biggest Event

Consensus New York exceeded my expectations. Here's a look inside if you missed it.
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17
May

Fixing the Limitations of Cumbersome Blockchains

Few innovations are garnering as much attention and enthusiasm as the blockchain. Not only is it renown as the underpinning for Bitcoin, the first and still most popular digital currency, but it is finding an extensive audience among enterprise initiatives as well. These organizations covet its decentralized infrastructure, asset tokenization, and smart contracts, which collectively...
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14
May

Can Cryptocurrencies Help Companies Avoid Currency Manipulation?

By virtually every metric, the global economy is humming. Worldwide unemployment is at its lowest point in a decade, wages are beginning to rise after years of stagnation, and companies of all sizes are benefiting from the international marketplace made possible by the digital age. However, if you don’t feel like we are in one...
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11
May

Can the Price of Stablecoins Ever Truly Be Stable?

Cryptocurrencies have done a lot of good for a lot of people. This is evidenced by the story of Erik Finman, who invested $1000 into Bitcoin in its early stages. The Guardian has estimated that he has 401 Bitcoins, meaning his investment would be worth a massive $2,101,596.89. This is an unthinkable profit of 210159.689%...
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07
May

Increasing the Scalability of Blockchain Platforms

In recent years, we’ve witnessed the incredible possibility of cryptocurrencies. Digital tokens like Bitcoin and Ether rose from obscurity and became household names, and, although markets are now more tempered, there is little doubt that cryptocurrencies will play a role in the future of money.
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05
May

How to Solve the Inefficiencies of Stablecoins

One of the biggest pitfalls that affect the popularity and adoption of cryptocurrencies is the fact that their value is extremely volatile and can change at any given moment. This uncertainty puts off a lot of potential investors into cryptocurrency and limits their adoption as an alternative to money. Some startups have tried offering “stablecoins”...
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