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Why the future of web services is going towards decentralization

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  The internet is an incredible platform. Through the web, it is possible to purchase items, instantly communicate with friends, check the weather, and play games. Even more amazing is how seamless most web applications make the user experience. When you look up something online, add it to my cart, login to my account and […]

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Why OPEN is More Relevant Than Ever

Last week, two things happened that caught our attention: 1) Telegram was banned from the App Store 2) major credit card companies revealed they were planning to increase interest rates for any transaction dealing with the purchase of cryptocurrencies. To us, this means the technology we’re building at OPEN is more relevant than ever. SHOULD […]

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What will the Future be like with Decentralization

  By Chase Smith The current system uses a variety of disjoint systems that have to interact through flimsy bridges. The companies that create these bridges often have a monopoly on who can cross and for what kind of toll. We see these kinds of companies when people deal with payments, but also in any […]

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Blockchain Blitz — There’s a Coin For That

ICO TRENDS MIRRORING THE RISE OF MOBILE APPS Not too long ago in San Francisco, a center for advancement in the world of tech, you couldn’t walk down the street without overhearing someone’s idea for a new mobile application. Some were genius (can you imagine a world without Uber?) others, not so much. But the […]

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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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