Category: Blockchain

Canadian Government uses Ethereum Blockchain for Transparency

Canadian Government uses Ethereum Blockchain for Transparency

The Canadian government has announced that they have launched a trial that will explore that use of blockchain technology in funding transparency. The National Research Council (NRC) will be using the Catena Blockchain product. This was built on the Ethereum...

/ January 21, 2018
Lightning Network Change Bitcoin

The Lightning Network Could Change Everything About Bitcoin

The Lightning Network will be a crucial addition to the bitcoin and cryptocurrency ecosystem. It could potentially alter the entire crypto economy. This is because Lightning Network will theoretically allow for nearly free and instant transactions on the bitcoin network....

/ January 20, 2018
Bitcoin Forks of 2018

2018 to Have More Hard Forks than Ever Before – What to Expect

Depending on where you stand when it comes to potentially contentious hard forks, and also what currencies you hold, hard forks can be either a blessing or a curse. Anyone who held bitcoin in early 2017 ended up with an...

/ January 14, 2018
Ripple Partners with MoneyGram xRapid

Ripple Partners with MoneyGram to use XRP: What You Need to Know

Ripple, the Fintech company behind the XRP token and ledger with the same name, has just signed a deal with MoneyGram pilot the use of the of xRapid, Ripple’s payment protocol. Ripple (XRP) has been making waves in the cross...

/ January 11, 2018
Bitfury Tracking Transactions With Clustering

Bitfury Group Unveils Technology to Track Bitcoin Transactions

When you ask people about what they associate Bitcoin with, most will mention the fact that it is private. They believe that their transactions are secure and are mostly free from public scrutiny. However, many who know how blockchain technology...

/ January 8, 2018
Brazil Using Ethereum Voting Petition

How Brazil is Using the Ethereum Blockchain for Popular Petitions

In a sign of wider adoption by governments, it was reported that Brazil is turning to the power of the Ethereum blockchain to help record votes in the country’s popular referendums. These referendums are an important part of the Brazilian...

/ January 7, 2018
ZeroLink Bitcoin Tumbler

Bitcoin Tumbling: How ZeroLink Will Hide Your Coins

Bitcoin is often viewed as an “anonymous” currency. People are often of the view that their transactions could never be traced nor their identities confirmed. However, this is only partly true. Although Bitcoin addresses are anonymous, all transactions on the...

/ December 19, 2017
Blockchain Technology Marijuana

Blockchain Technology Set to Stimulate the Marijuana Industry

A number of sectors are poised to benefit from the emergence of blockchain technology and a few such as supply chain management, real estate, and finance are already looking to seamlessly integrate with the blockchain. One of the more overlooked...

/ November 13, 2017
Can Cryptocurrency loans Transform Credit?

Can Cryptocurrency Loans Transform Credit?

The potential applications of blockchain continue to grow, almost by the day. The technology is making its presence felt across an ever increasing range of fields and perhaps most profoundly in the financial sector. Indeed, if blockchain technology had so...

/ November 9, 2017
SPECTRE Protocol

The SPECTRE Proposal and a Blockchain-Free Cryptocurrency

Whenever you hear the word cryptocurrency, one of the first things that comes to mind is a “blockchain”. The decentralised and immutable ledger where all of the transactions are recorded and stored. However, there is one development initiative that aims...

/ October 26, 2017