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What is the future for decentralized ownership

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In this day and age, ownership of any asset is controlled by a centralized process or database, but with the creation of the blockchain, decentralized ownership is becoming a potential reality. Instead of relying on 3rd parties to validate your ownership of an asset, you should be able to do it yourself. What is IPFS? […]

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Why Privacy Coins Will Prompt Government Adoption

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One of the more unknown obstacles for the scalability of the blockchain, is privacy. While scaling the volume of transactions is important, so too is ensuring that transactions are private. On the blockchain, this privacy translates to encrypting the addresses and the amounts within each transaction. Privacy in transactions is important to make sure that […]

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A Crypto Conference Can’t Accept Crypto?

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  We Can Help With That! In a previous post, we stated that we are tackling payment processing for cryptocurrencies as our first priority. If you missed it, in a nutshell we’re building the first developer-centric plug-and-pay platform, geared up for those who understand the massive opportunity in cryptocurrency acceptance (and innovations in decentralization in general) […]

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Thoughts for the Next Crypto Kitties Clones

By Chase Smith Cryptocollectibles of the Past Cryptocollectibles are not new to the blockchain. Even though fungibility is one of the necessities of a cryptocurrencies, there was at one time a similar craze for the color coins. Coins that were to have attributes layered on top of the original bitcoin infrastructure. Crypto Kitties: An On-chain Game CryptoKitties […]

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Why Scaling the Blockchain is about more than just Transaction Volume

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By Chase Smith Blockchain is the Future Blockchain is a platform that has a high amount of potential for the future of technological progress, it promises to disrupt the current system of central authorities in place of a decentralized authority. Not only does this add transparency and efficiency to transactions, it puts the power in group-thought […]

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What is OPEN Platform?

The OPEN Platform is a blockchain based developer platform centered around providing developer infrastructure for mainstream application developers to embrace decentralized technologies. Like the Stripe API has made it incredibly simple for developers to simply ‘plug and play’ and process payments within their technology stack, the OPEN API enables developers to similarly accept and enable […]

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WHERE ARE THE RECEIPTS?

  Aside from the obvious — you can’t yet use cryptocurrency in conventional applications or on most existing websites as a form of payment, something we are actively solving — the thing that struck us as much-needed is receipts. Where are they? As it stands, it’s convoluted at best and impossible at worst to produce […]

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How CryptoKitties Proves The Value of Cryptocurrencies For App Developers

  Based on data from ETH Gas Station, CryptoKitties is now the largest decentralized application on the Ethereum blockchain. This game, based on breeding and selling digital cats, has consumed more than 14{e9b7b6e97581a958d2bc378a46799d644da7fe427050b58be8de8c4fdd2a2020} of the total transaction volume and shows little signs of slowing down. CryptoKitties functions through a set of 5 Ethereum smart contracts […]

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The OPEN State

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A Proof of Ownership receipt that can be accessed from anywhere Introduction If you don’t already know what OPEN is check out our introduction to the amazing system here. There is a also brief overview below for those of you unwilling to open a new tab. The main points about OPEN It is a platform that […]

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How does OPEN work and what is this Scaffold?

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About OPEN OPEN is an architecture for bringing about the connection between the blockchain and centralized infrastructures, like Amazon and Netflix, that we know and love. It is important to build this bridge because without OPEN it is impossible to leverage the strengths that centralized systems have in computation, with the strengths that the blockchain […]

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