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BITPESA: ONE OF 6 BLOCKCHAIN PIONEERS SELECTED BY WEF

BITPESA: ONE OF 6 BLOCKCHAIN PIONEERS SELECTED BY WEF

In June 2018, the World Economic Forum released its much-awaited global list of Technology Pioneers for this year. The list contains 61 startups that have proven their innovative ability and the capability to solve problems in different parts of the world. The pioneer list is packed with an array of […]

11 Questions About Blockchain You May Feel Too Dumb to Ask

11 Questions About Blockchain You May Feel Too Dumb to Ask

 Unless you dedicate your working week to crypto (and even then, new concepts develop at lightning speed), you probably still have a few questions about blockchain. And maybe you feel too dumb to ask them in your circle of knowledgeable peers. Well, there’s no judgment here. We’re all on a […]

Decentralization, Part 1: The Paradigm of Paradigms?

Decentralization, Part 1: The Paradigm of Paradigms?

From at least the mid-20th century to (seemingly) the present, the leimotif weaving through business, politics and social organizations has been centralization – concentrating control of an activity or organization(s) under either a single authority, or layered ones woven together. In spite of crosscurrents to the contrary, this seemingly unstoppable […]

Facebook Lifts Ban On Cryptocurrency, But Still Blocks ICOS

Facebook Lifts Ban On Cryptocurrency, But Still Blocks ICOS

Anyone who has tried to use Facebook advertising is familiar with the many terms and regulations, from the copy to the visuals to the URL. So it was hardly surprising when Facebook drew another line this past January and this time with cryptocurrency. Now, in June, it has reversed much […]

What Is Digital Asset? | Distributed Ledgers for Financial Institutions

What Is Digital Asset? | Distributed Ledgers for Financial Institutions

Blockchain technology is often called the “Internet of value.” If so, it makes sense that the financial industry should be among the biggest to benefit from distributed ledgers. Digital Asset is a company providing a flexible infrastructure for regulated financial institutions to share processes and data securely. And it’s one of the first […]

BITCOIN VS ETHEREUM VS LITECOIN

BITCOIN VS ETHEREUM VS LITECOIN

Read the original article in: https://www.mintdice.com/blog/bitcoin-vs-ethereum-vs-litecoin  While cryptocurrency has only recently become a popular term in finance, it has been around for a long time. Before names like Bitcoin, Ethereum, and Litecoin even existed, there were attempts to create a decentralized currency. David Chaum, a respected cryptographer, launched ECash, an anonymous system in the 1990s […]

Are blockchains really decentralized

Are blockchains really decentralized

Decentralization is a phrase that gets thrown around a lot in the blockchain world. But how many of us have a full understanding of what that really means? Put simply, decentralization is defined as: “Decentralization is the process by which the activities of an organization, particularly those regarding planning and […]

Don’t Fall For These Cryptocurrency Scams

Don’t Fall For These Cryptocurrency Scams

While the cryptocurrency market can be a good way to make money, it is also a prime target market for scammers. In this article, we’ll look at some of the most common bitcoin schemes and how to protect yourself from falling for them. Be Weary of Cryptocurrency Giveaways Amongst the […]

What is Blockchain

What is Blockchain

What is blockchain? Simply put, a blockchain is just a list of digital records (blocks) that are chained together using cryptography. The financial industry today contains all types of middlemen – payments processors, banks, and credit card companies are just a few. These intermediaries help to establish trust between buyers and sellers […]