Complete guide to Stablecoins in 2020

When Bitcoin was introduced in the year 2008, it gave the world a new perspective towards payments, trading, and store of value. Bitcoin seeded the idea of cryptocurrencies (digital assets based on blockchain technology) that can be used to buy assets, make...

What will happen to Ethereum 1.0 post Ethereum 2.0 launch?

The blockchain sector is eagerly waiting for the release of Ethereum 2.0. Serenity (aka Ethereum 2.0) is shift the consensus of the permissionless blockchain from Proof of Work (PoW) to Proof of Stake (PoS). Ethereum 2.0 will enhance both security as well as the...

What is Decentralized Finance (DeFi)?

Imagine an open financial world where every service we seek today – savings, transfers, loans, insurance, and investment etc. – are accessible to anyone in any country with a phone and internet connection. Today, the ability to borrow funds and sending money from one...

Tech giants and blockchain 2020 – what’s the status?

The world’s largest technology companies have made efforts to explore and integrate blockchain technologies over the past few years. Partly driven by a massive boom in interest caused by Bitcoin’s stellar bull run in 2017, blockchain technology quickly became the new...

ConsenSys Quorum – An Improved Ethereum Blockchain?

Yes, it was public blockchains which showed the world the tremendous potential of the distributed ledger technology. But private blockchains were the ones which became the beacon of hope for industries and changed the way enterprises think about trust in business. The...

3 ways technology is transforming the financial landscape

For decades, we have been customers to banks where visiting physical branches was a daily affair. We had to deal with a lot of paperwork and tedious processes while standing in long queues. The uptake of mobile technologies has caused a shift towards more direct and...

Ethereum 2.0 Upgrade: All you need to know

Ethereum 2.0 is a long-awaited upgrade to the popular Ethereum blockchain. The upgrade is not a general speed update but an all-new blockchain-based on proof of stake consensus. It promises a host of updates over the previous version, solving the current challenges....

Why Hyperledger Fabric will Win Against R3 Corda and Quorum?

Blockchain as an emerging technology has not yet reached the ground level and yet the disruptive technology has seen five generations. While the first two generations, Bitcoin and Ethereum were public, permissionless blockchains, Hyperledger Fabric, Corda and Quorum are private and permissioned blockchains. Why this paradigm shifts in technology when it was aimed to be a…

The 3 waves of Fintech innovation

In October 2018, MoneyLIVE and the Chartered Banker Institute conducted a survey on over 600 senior figures across the banking sector. The report based on the survey talked about how the emergence of new and progressive startups is challenging traditional banking...

Facebook course corrects Libra blockchain to appeal regulators

Facebook, the social media giant, had unveiled ‘Libra blockchain’ in June 2019. Soon after the launch, Libra started receiving backlash from all nooks and corners. The central banks and regulators feared that Libra is going to destabilize monetary policies, enable...

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