Blockchain

What is Decentralized Finance? (DeFi)

What is Decentralized Finance? (DeFi)

By Wilton Zigler If you’re a retail trader or an institutional investor you may understand that it’s a blockchain based form of finance that doesn’t rely on central financial intermediaries. However, if you’re new to the space it may sound like jargon but don’t fret, it’s not as complicated as it sounds. Overall, it’s important to know the protocols when investing into projects. DeFi revolves around decentralized applications or dApps. This allows the financial functions on the blockchain, Bitco…
POKKET: Crypto Market Update (Aug 8)

POKKET: Crypto Market Update (Aug 8)

Bitcoin is +2.0% to $44,000, ETH continues to climb, now at $3100 +6.5%. Movers are ALPHA +19%, ZRX +17%, OXT +16%, DODO +11%, UNI +10%. $30M in Ethereum has been burned over the past two days post-EIP-1559 implementation. The entire crypto market is being lifted up after the London hard-fork on Friday, despite all the major developments in the US Infrastructure Bill which goes to a vote over the weekend. Brian Armstrong of Coinbase made a tweet thread explaining the dangers to in…
Is Making the Crypto Space Legally Compliant Paving the Road to Mass (Blockchain) Adoption?

Is Making the Crypto Space Legally Compliant Paving the Road to Mass (Blockchain) Adoption?

The rise of blockchain has pushed cryptocurrencies to the forefront and enabled them to reach more and more people every day.  And while crypto mass adoption has been visible more than ever with currencies like Bitcoin and Ethereum, others didn’t have such an easy time taking off.  Bitcoin accumulation has created an abundance of wealth for those who own it, while Ethereum has provided business opportunities via creations like smart contracts. But there were also cryptocurrencies like …
POKKET-Chaion Partnership Announcement

POKKET-Chaion Partnership Announcement

Today, we are more than thrilled to announce the establishment of strategic partnership between POKKET and Chaion starting October 2019. POKKET has always been meticulous in its choice of partners, and we believe the blockchain technology is the next big game changer. Our mutual belief and passion for blockchain has finally brought POKKET and Chaion together. Makkii, the digital wallet introduced by Chaion, is the first personal digital asset management application to include the cryptocurrency …
Another Block in the Chain: The Booming Israeli Fintech Scene

Another Block in the Chain: The Booming Israeli Fintech Scene

Back in 2014, Israel may seem like one of the most unlikely places for a fintech investment. However, the times they are a-changin’. There’re over 600 fintech startups currently active in Israel now. The finance technology (FinTech) industry has become one of the fastest growing high-tech sectors in recent years. According to Bank Innovation Israel, Israel boasts the highest density of startups per capita in the world. This bears testimony to Israel’s commitment to fintech. There are many reason…
Samsung Embraces a Cryptopian Future with New App Releases

Samsung Embraces a Cryptopian Future with New App Releases

South Korean tech giant Samsung is adding over a dozen new apps to its Blockchain Keystore, bringing the total number of apps in Samsung’s DApp store to 17. Blockchain Keystore is the name dedicated to Samsung’s online DApp store, which was launched back in March 2019. The newly-added apps span from social media app Anpan to entertainment app The Hunters. The multinational conglomerate is one of the first large companies to develop crypto-centric products with the introduction of Galaxy S10 this…
What is “Audit Wallet”?

What is “Audit Wallet”?

In risk trading, Pokket wants to ensure that the assets are 100% secure and also bring higher returns to our users, so the mechanism of “Audit Wallet” came into being. First, we need to understand why Pokket can pay users such high interest. It is because we work with trusted third parties in risk trading. They not only have decades of trading experience and are familiar with the trading environment of major digital currency exchanges, but also have excellent trading tools and strategies to back…