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What is Tendermint?

What is Tendermint?

Tendermint is a low-level blockchain protocol made up of two pieces: a blockchain consensus engine and a general application interface. The core of the network facilitates a peer-to-peer network and offers a proof-of-stake consensus.   Tendermint is designed to...

What is PolkaDot?

What is PolkaDot?

PolkaDot is new, generalizable second layer blockchain framework that hopes to allow current blockchains to communicate with each other. This multi-chain framework platform is made to ease scalability, interoperability, fungibility, and privacy of widely different...

What is Abra and How Does it Function?

What is Abra and How Does it Function?

In the world of Bitcoin and Blockchain, it seems every day there is a new technology that promises to change the way you interact with financial products. Abra is a new app that could hold true to that promise. Abra is a digital wallet that works similarly to other...

What is Mimblewimble and How Does it Differ from Bitcoin?

What is Mimblewimble and How Does it Differ from Bitcoin?

Mimblewimble, released in July 2016, is a blockchain protocol with a focus on scalability, privacy and fungibility. Some believe that Mimblewimble achieves the goals of Bitcoin better than Bitcoin itself does, especially in regards to privacy. Instead of adding...

Three Conflicts Shaping Blockchain in 2019

Three Conflicts Shaping Blockchain in 2019

For the first three quarters of 2018, blockchain startups had around $3.9 billion in venture capital funding. While this number is expected to grow throughout 2019, that doesn’t mean the technology is without its challenges. Here are three areas where blockchain and...

How to Make Blockchain More Inclusive

How to Make Blockchain More Inclusive

There is a well-documented diversity gap in the tech sector. It is a white male-dominated space and women and minorities are often discouraged from pursuing careers in the field. Eighty-three percent of tech executives are white, while women only made up 36 percent of...

Will 2019 Be the End of Blockchain?

Will 2019 Be the End of Blockchain?

Blockchain was the focus of many conversations this past year. But, those conversations may soon be coming to an end. A recent study found that out of 43 initiatives that promised lofty objectives to be achieved through blockchain, none of them were able to achieve...