Karan Balwani

Karan is a writer who shares an undying passion for technology, books and pets. For the past 7 years, he has worked in Business Development and PR before discovering his love for the written word. He regularly posts on his blog (www.kbthewriter.wordpress.com) and is working on his debut novel.

How CarnaLife is Helping Curb Lifestyle Diseases
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How CarnaLife is Helping Curb Lifestyle Diseases

Civilization diseases, commonly known as lifestyle diseases have been with us for hundreds of years. These are the diseases which are caused by the way people live their lives. The most commonly occurring lifestyle diseases are caused by consumption of alcohol, drugs, and smoking. The lack of physical activity and …

A Brief History of Ethereum
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A Brief History of Ethereum

Now that we have had the time to get familiar with cryptocurrencies and blockchain technology. Let us delve deeper and learn about Ethereum. Ethereum is the second-most popular cryptocurrency after Bitcoin which was developed by Vitalik Buterin in 2013. The original proposal and whitepaper of the Ethereum network were published …

Top Cryptocurrency Attacks of 2018
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Top Cryptocurrency Attacks of 2018

This article will take you through the most significant hacks as well as attacks of 2018 in the world of cryptocurrencies. But first, let’s look at the most common types of attacks.   Thanatos This ransomware spreads through phishing websites, malicious files, and freeware. It encrypts files on the targeted …

Looking Back at a Decade Of Bitcoin
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Looking Back at a Decade Of Bitcoin

Bitcoin was introduced to the world 10 years ago. Let us look at the most notable events from this decade-long journey. 2008 18th August marks the date when the domain bitcoin.org is registered. 31st October, a paper is published by “Satoshi Nakamoto” that made way for Bitcoin – a peer-to-peer …

Proof-of-Work For Newbies
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Proof-of-Work For Newbies

What is Proof-of-Work? Proof-of-Work, also known as PoW is the original consensus algorithm that s present within a Blockchain network. Blockchain requires a pre-defined algorithm to create new blocks on the chain and for confirming transactions. Miners compete for rewards for completing transactions. In order to send digital currencies over …

2018 : A Tough Year for Cryptocurrencies
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2018 : A Tough Year for Cryptocurrencies

2019 is upon us and as we look towards this new year with optimism, it’s important that we look back and reflect at the passing year. As 2017 ended with exploding of prices in Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies. In fact, when Bitcoin reached $20,000, each and every news outlet covered …

Crypto Mining: A Major Contributor Towards Global Warming
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Crypto Mining: A Major Contributor Towards Global Warming

The cryptocurrencies market has observed quite a rollercoaster ride in the past decade. There have been times when Bitcoin was able to achieve a value of $20,000 in December 2017, while 2018 saw the downturn as the price dropped to sub $4,000 mark. Bitcoin mining and cryptocurrency mining overall has …

Abkhazia Govt Cuts of Crypto Mining Power
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Abkhazia Govt Cuts of Crypto Mining Power

The Republic of Abkhazia is looking to cut down on electricity consumption amidst concerns. Chernomorenergo RUE, the state electric utility company announced that it is cutting power for multiple cryptocurrency mining farms. This announcement was made on December 31st via Facebook. According to the announcement, Chernomorenergo has cut down the …

Blockchain ICO for Telemedicine : Carna Life
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Blockchain ICO for Telemedicine : Carna Life

We introduced our readers to Carna Life, an upcoming blockchain ICO that combines healthcare AI to form a telemedicine system. Let us begin by understanding about telemedicine systems. Telemedicine is the fastest growing branch of medical science which utilizes information technology and telecommunication to provide remote health care.  As our …

Mizuho Financial Group Plans New Crypto Launch
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Mizuho Financial Group Plans New Crypto Launch

Mizuho Financial Group is looking to delve into the world of cryptocurrencies by introducing cashless payments and remittance for its clients. As per the reports by Nikkei, the Asian media outlet, the idea behind this strategy is to change lower fees to retailers who accept payments in tokens as opposed …