bitcoin's blockchain merkle tree

What is a Merkle Tree and How Does It Help Organize Data On The...

Integral to the blockchain concept is another concept that dates back to 1979: the Merkle tree, named after computer scientist Ralph Merkle. Central to how...

Popular Blockchain Consensus Mechanisms and How They Work

In centralized systems, an administrator manages the database and decides what files to store and how to update them. The administrator can delegate this...
bitcoin and a fork symbolising blockchain fork

A Simple Guide to Blockchain Forks

As the adoption of blockchain grows, so does the need to understand the lexicon around it. A fork is a common blockchain technical term...

Gig Economy: Could Blockchain Empower Workers?

The global economy has relied on permanent employment as the main source of labor since the industrial revolution of the 19th century. Silicon Valley...
Blockchain Could Stop Third Most Lucrative Organized Crime

Blockchain Could Stop Third Most Lucrative Organized Crime

While some media like to focus on Bitcoin's connection with dark markets, the technology could actually make legal markets more secure. For example, it...

Public and Private Blockchains: There is A Place For Both

Everyone is building a blockchain solution. Ok, not actually everyone. But many have fallen in love with the Bitcoin code; some are copying it, and...

Here are Answers to Questions You Might have on DAO

As June 2016 got underway, there was a new attraction in the crypto space. And that was DAO (Decentralized Anonymous Organization). This entity had raised...

Four Areas that Differentiate between Public and Private Blockchains

In the beginning, there was one blockchain (the Bitcoin Blockchain). Then came a second blockchain, and another - Now there are many, and more are...