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Here’s How EOS (EOS) Really Could Kill Ethereum (ETH)

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When markets started billing EOS (EOS) as an Ethereum (ETH) killer, only a handful of people took the suggestion seriously. Since the end of October, however, EOS has risen more than 1600% and traders and investors, as well as the blockchain development community, are now being forced to take a serious look at what EOS is and what it brings to the table in this nascent sector.

We took a look at what’s going on behind the scenes in an attempt to figure out whether this technology really could outpace Ethereum longer-term and, in short, we think it can.

Here is why.

The biggest problem right now with the infrastructure that supports decentralized applications is scalability. Bitcoin was able to demonstrate the real-world viability of a proof of work mechanism in the public ledger. Ethereum then took that one step further and proved the demand for generalized smart contracts.

EOS Daily Chart

EOS Daily Chart

On a number of occasions, however, and as is likely to be increasingly the case, the Ethereum network has become choked as it maxes out its transactions per second limit.

EOS is trying to build (and, in turn, to be) what amounts to the next step in this space – a platform that can work in essentially the same way that the Ethereum platform does but that can do so on an enterprise scale.

If the company can deliver this, it’s going to be a game changer.

So how is EOS going about it?

The EOS platform is designed to allow for the processing of information in parallel across multiple cores, as opposed to restricting it as a single thread (which is what happens with Ethereum). There are also a number of other key differences between legacy platforms and EOS, including the separation of read and write actions, private and public blockchain communication capabilities, usernames as opposed to long number addresses and – importantly – the ability to fix issues with consensus as opposed to using a hard fork.

Asll of these come together to allow for what amounts to a streamlining of the technological processes that underpin Ethereum without (the hope is) restricting functionality.

The problem with the subsystem, many will say, is that it’s moving more towards centralization and away from the decentralization feature that makes Ethereum so attractive.

That’s reasonable, but the reality is that the enterprise entities that are going to be adopting this sort of thing aren’t going to be reliant on public blockchains alone. Nobody really expects that. They’re going to be using some degree of internal and private blockchain connected with (in many cases) a public blockchain.

And under this sort of use case, EOS becomes the perfect solution.

That is, of course, if it can be developed effectively. It’s still in its nascent stages right now and the company’s ICO won’t complete until mid next year. This brings with it a degree of risk based on the fact that there is no guarantee that the company can execute against its strategic roadmap.

With that said, however, EOS has an incredibly strong leadership team and if there is a group of people that are likely to be able to achieve something on the scale that EOS is trying to achieve it, it’s this one.

Basically, it comes down to this – there needs to be a major step forward in blockchain technology before global enterprise can adopt it on the scale that is required to truly make this a game-changing shift in the way sectors and industries operate. One company of a handful is going to be the one that manages to achieve this step forward and the one that does is going to be the coin that returns reward to the scale that we have seen bitcoin and Ethereum return over the last couple of years

Of this handful, EOS looks to be one of, if not the, plays that we see as having the best chance of success.

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Disclaimer: This article should not be taken as, and is not intended to provide, investment advice. Please conduct your own thorough research before investing in any cryptocurrency.


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GDA Capital in Conversation About the Future of Digital Assets at Global Family Office Summit

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GDA Capital organized the quarterly Global Family Office Summit this week. The event was held virtually with a number of technology leaders and high net worth investors who discussed issues such as education, trust and responsibility to give back. Among these were insightful conversations with Dubai-based Dalma Capital’s CEO Zachari Cefaratti, Holt Fintech Accelerator founder Brendan Hold Dunn, Global Data Sentinel CEO and White City Ventures Chairman of the Board Shahal Khan, and Elitium CEO Raoul Milhado, among others. Participants were also given access to off-market opportunities to invest in novel technologies.

Will Bartlett, GDA Capital’s Director of Research, headlined the event by focusing on tech in the modern economy, and identifying six sectors where new technologies can make a lasting impact: robotics, space, biotech, machine learning, quantum computing, and blockchain. In the context of blockchain, he discussed how digital assets are a hedge against traditional financial markets. “Cryptocurrencies have no exposure to stock market returns, macroeconomic factors, or returns of currencies and commodities,” Bartlett said.

More so, Bartlett believes that new models for digital assets such as DigitalBits’ branded stablecoins are key to the development of the field. These currencies replace traditional rewards and loyalty point systems that are commonly used by household brands by porting them to the blockchain. Meanwhile, they rely on brand…

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Chainwire Launches Blockchain-Focused Automated Press Release Distribution Service

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TEL AVIV, Israel, 13th October, 2020, // ChainWire //

MarketAcross, a world leader in blockchain public relations and marketing services, is pleased to announce the launch of Chainwire, an automated press release distribution service which provides guaranteed coverage and in-depth reports. Chainwire will be a one-stop-shop for the distribution of press releases in the cryptocurrency and blockchain sector. The launch marks the first time that advertisers can reach leading publications in the crypto media with the click of a button. 

While most industries have some kind of PR newswire service, the cryptocurrency sector has become a victim of its own rapid pace of growth over recent years. Since the ICO boom of 2017, there has been a proliferation of blockchain and crypto-focused projects, exchanges, investment firms, and marketing agencies, along with niche news and informational content sites. 

However, the infrastructure to connect this complex ecosystem has been slow to come up to speed, meaning that existing newswire services don’t reach their target audience. It’s estimated that one in five people own cryptocurrencies, so there is currently a significant missed opportunity to reach a massive global readership. 

As a newswire service dedicated to the crypto and blockchain space, Chainwire aims to address this gap. Press releases are distributed to leading publications, offering guaranteed coverage to reach audiences worldwide. The system is integrated with publishers and blogs, enabling accurate reporting via a user-friendly dashboard. It also…

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Bitcoin vs. Ripple Explainer

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Whether you’re new to the world of blockchain technology or are simply looking to sharpen your sensibilities when it comes to distinguishing the market’s key players, there is always more to learn. Cryptocurrency trading is fueled by hype and that means that new players are always popping up and disappearing. Bitcoin remains the constant staple in this everchanging landscape and also serves as a useful benchmark against which to understand and evaluate other actors. If you’ve got things like a graph of bitcoin price history saved to your bookmarks, there’s a good chance you’ve also encountered the name Ripple. If you are interested to learn how it stacks up against its forebearer, read on to discover the similarities and differences between Bitcoin and Ripple. 

The risk remains the same

One thing to clear up right off the bat is that all cryptocurrencies exist in a volatile and very speculative market. Although a lack of regulations is part of the draw, it also means that anything goes and there are really no guaranteed bets. Ripple and Bitcoin are both parts of this ecosystem, so keep in mind that if you’re thinking about investing in either, or any blockchain cryptocurrency for that matter, you should go in ready to potentially lose your complete initial investment. When it comes to investing in any cryptocurrency, you’d be best to hedge…

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