OIN is thrilled to announce a new partnership with Terra Virtua, the world’s first immersive digital collectible platform. By partnering with Terra Virtua, we will secure blockchain transactions and provide an immersive collectible platform for the users. We will be facilitating stablecoin issuance to blockchain Terra Virtua’s project through a multi-faceted infrastructure.

‘Terra Virtua and their NFT services are trailblazing true use cases for the blockchain industry. Having them onboard shows the value-add of the OINDAO platform in our ability to provide utility to real-world applications, and how synergies can be derived from the joining of our platforms. We look…


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The lives of many account holders at the PMC bank were disturbed as RBI instructed PMC to not involve in any money business for six months. As per the RBI statement “depositors are not allowed to withdraw more than 1000 rupees from the total account balance.” Although, later the withdrawal limit was stretched to Rs 10,000 for every account holder and then eventually to Rs. 25,000.

The inefficiency of Punjab and Maharashtra Co-operative Bank is the classic example of the middle-man crisis. …


Private blockchains are the talk of the town with PayPal launching an internal blockchain for employee rewards. But are they worth it? Let us look at what a private blockchain is, what are the advantages of having a private blockchain over a public one and whether it is really worth having one compared to just a normal database controlled by a central entity.

What are private blockchains?

Blockchain’s invention is arguably linked with that of Bitcoin, the biggest, most valuable and most popular public blockchain in the world. Most blockchain projects that followed Bitcoin’s path are public, which means their ledger is available online…


Cryptocurrencies and Bitcoin are notorious for their volatility. This can be attributed to this to the nascent stage of blockchain technology, speculation, manipulation owing to little regulation, very little real-world adoption or a combination of factors. But it is widely accepted that for Bitcoin to become a mode of payment or unit of accounting, it has to achieve a much more stable valuation. That is where Stablecoins come in.

What are Stablecoins?

Stablecoins are cryptocurrencies, built on blockchain technology, whose value is tied to a Fiat currency. $USDT or Tether is the most popular Stablecoin. …


With the recent dramatic crash in Bitcoin price, which had more or less been in the $4000 range, the questions about the new bottom for the year 2018 have surfaced. With this, a lot of first-time buyers are now interested in buying Bitcoin at these lucrative prices. But is it the right time to buy? What if it falls to $1800 in the next few months?

Such questions from first-time buyers cannot be answered with a price since no one knows what the real bottom is. But from the information that we do have, we can make a reasonable prediction…


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Tezos (XTZ) has been launched on Huobi Global on December 12, 2018 (GMT+8). The popular exchange, Huobi has added the 23rd ranked Cryptocurrency in the world, Tezos! Tezos’s brings forth a new platform for smart contracts and decentralised applications. Its solution of an on chain self-governance system helps resolve difficulties faced by other Blockchains such as disputes and hard forks. As seen hard forks can be detrimental to the entire Cryptocurrency solution, however, Tezos is creating a solution to ensure that hard forks do not lead to the backward steps of Blockchain and Crypto…


Certifications have become a complex task right from the very beginning, and what makes it even more difficult is the trustability of it. In the case of halal certification, strict guidelines need to be maintained given that the Muslim population is dependent on it.

POCertify simplifies the process for the suppliers of products along with given confidence to the Muslim population with the help of Blockchain technology thanks to decentralisation and it being independent of influences.

Halal Certification

The Halal certification is a process whereby the features and quality of products are according to the rules established by the Islamic…


On July 10, NEO team announced the upgrade of their platform to NEO 3.0. Co-Founder of NEO, Erik Zink stated, “NEO 3.0 will be an entirely new version of the NEO platform built for large scale enterprise use cases. It will provide a higher TPS and stability, expanded APIs for smart contracts, optimised economic and pricing models, and much more. Most importantly, we will entirely redesign NEO’s core modules”.

So what exactly is to be expected from this major release of NEO?

Divisible token

NEO was an indivisible coin till now but now they are making it into a divisible token. This…


Blockchain promised to help cut down the middlemen. However, cryptocurrency exchanges which are centralised have broken this promise. One of cryptocurrencies main characteristic is decentralisation, with no central body controlling it. The world started believing in cryptocurrencies given that governments and banks were controlling and manipulating fiat currencies

In came centralised exchanges which control cryptocurrencies similarly to how central bodies control fiat currencies. The hacks, the manipulation and the charges for listing a token have brought back the evils of the traditional banking system.

What makes the mix of a decentralised asset with centralised exchange even more dangerous is the…


In an industry where there is very little regulation and where most projects look at ways of ducking regulatory oversight for as long as possible, Polymath is a project that aims to work within the legal framework and bring one of the most important part of finance industry to the crypto world — securities. Polymath aims to tokenise securities in a legal way.

What is a security?

Unlike a utility token, which provides access to a project’s network and resources, a security token is like owning stock in a company. Utility tokens are like credits that allow you to pay for the network’s access…

Amrit Mirchandani

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