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The Rise and Rise of Cryptojacking: What You Need to Know

The Rise and Rise of Cryptojacking: What You Need to Know

You’ve probably heard of cryptojacking by now, otherwise known as illicit cryptocurrency mining. But oftentimes, we think that cybercrime affects large companies or that hackers only target important or affluent people. But here’s the thing about cryptojacking: it doesn’t discriminate on social or economic grounds. According to a study by Switchfast Technologies, […]

How Blockchain Is Being Applied to Human Rights

How Blockchain Is Being Applied to Human Rights

By CHRISTINA COMBEN Blockchain may not be a panacea to the all the world’s problems but there are many areas where it shows potential. Perhaps one of the most important is human rights. According to a 2014 report by Freedom House, only 40 percent of the world live in “free” countries. These are […]

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 […]

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 […]