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Distributed Ledger Technology (DLT) Explained

The term Distributed Ledger Technology (DLT) is a database architecture that allows owners of digital assets to transfer and document them from peer to peer. Each transfer in a DLT is stored as a record in a distributed ledger (database), this database is stored in all nodes of a network. In contrast to the classical […]

What is a Machine Economy (M2M)?

Current Central Systems do not provide security for devices or sensors in the IoT, and because data is currently stored in owner-managed databases, it is difficult to share this data with others without it being able to be modified or lost in other databases. The goal of the IOTA Foundation is to create a trust […]

History of Bitcoin

“Be your own bank” is a common rallying cry in the bitcoin and blockchain scene. But why would anyone want to be their own bank? One of the answers could be observed in 2008, when the US investment bank Lehman Brothers speculated, filed for bankruptcy and triggered a global financial crisis. As a result, a […]

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