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Category: Crypto Analysis

Collateral Stablecoins – An Alternative to Fiat Stablecoins

Stablecoins that are backed with fiat money have many disadvantages. First of all, they are highly centralized. Thus, they require a lot of trust as Tether and Bitfinex have proven for a long time now. Ultimately, they defeat the purpose for which Satoshi Nakamoto created Bitcoin. His first message on the Bitcoin blockchain reads: “the […]

Bitcoin Prices Continue To Soar, Increase To Persist

Stocks have been and continue to exhibit considerable volatility when it comes to prices. Cryptocurrency, however, seems to be getting a new lease of life if the current trends are anything to go by. Bitcoin Price Breaking Boundaries In the past five days the Industrial Average of the Dow Jones has been fluctuating and has […]

Payments Via Lightning Network Will Likely Face Regulation – Here is why

It is likely that the Lightning Network will face regulation soon. As companies like Domino’s or Twitter offer or enable payments on the network. This means that the anonymity of LN could become a thing of the past. At least when using it to pay businesses. Transactions on their own might be anonymous but regulators can […]

Lightning Network Is Fine to Buy Pizza But It’s Not an Off-Chain Scaling Solution

This article tells actually nothing new. But is part of a series in which I will review how the Raiden Network actually tackles the issues that the Lightning Network is currently facing. Still, the Lightning Network has many advocates and is undergoing a hype recently. A good reason to review it once again. The Network […]

BitTorrent’s Tokenization Reveals Tron Network Is Under-Performing

Tron has completed its first BTT (BitTorrent Token) airdrop this week. Tron’s acquisition of BitTorrent is one of the boldest moves of the crypto space into the non-crypto digital economy. The tokenization of a torrent client does actually make sense as it can improve user-friendliness, downloading speed and it enables rewarding seeds. However, BitTorrent might […]

Why Tether’s Price Fluctuation Is Nothing to Worry about

It’s a common misconception that Tether’s price fluctuation has something to do with Tether not having enough funds to back its value. People in the cryptospace constantly point to Tether’s price fluctuation and wonder about it, ridicule or criticize it. Tether’s bad reputation as a scam that has gathered enough impact to become a market […]