Decentralized Prediction Markets: Gambling or a Window to the Future?

Blockchain-powered prediction markets attempt to change the world, from politics to science, by creating digital democracies with a new age of financial tools. Recently, there have been an increasing number of blockchain-based prediction markets (PMs) such as Augur, Bitcoin Hivemind, Amoveo, Gnosis, Cindicator, etc. PMs use the technology of smart contracts for bets on various […]

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Vitalik Buterin Talks Scalability: ‘Ethereum Blockchain Is Almost Full’

Ethereum co-founder Vitalik Buterin says the Ethereum blockchain is almost full and this pressure is keeping organizations from joining. Ethereum co-founder Vitalik Buterin says the Ethereum blockchain is almost full. In an interview with The Star published Aug. 19, he said the hurdle that faces big organizations interested in the Ethereum ecosystem is the still-thorny […]

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Ethereum Blockchain Solutions for Enterprise Business: Pros and Cons

Ethereum is becoming the go-to blockchain protocol for enterprise business solutions based on several reasons, such as adoption, scalability and support. Ethereum currently is known as the most popular public blockchain network for the development of decentralized applications (DApps) and smart contracts. Its prospective blockchain protocol is one of the few cryptocurrency projects actually achieving […]

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Hodler’s Digest, July 15–21: Libra Special! Top Stories, Price Movements, Quotes and FUDs of the Week

U.S. politicians tell a Facebook exec that Libra endangers Americans more than 9/11, BitMEX lands in hot water and Vitalik Buterin reveals his big idea for Ethereum. Coming every Sunday, the Hodler’s Digest will help you track every single important news story that happened this week. The best (and worst) quotes, adoption and regulation highlights, […]

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