Category: Blockchain

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
Blockchain Transactions Sharding

Speeding up Blockchain Transactions with Sharding

One of the many reasons that people are so bullish on blockchain technology is the fact that transactions are recorded on an immutable ledger that is 100% secure from external actors. This is through the cryptograpic nature of the protocols....

/ October 21, 2017
Hyperledger Project Explained

An Overview of the Hyperledger Project

We’re entering the era of blockchain technology. Over the coming years this distributed ledger technology is going to revolutionise the internet and the wider world. Having initially come to prominence as the operating platform for Bitcoin, it is now emerging...

/ October 20, 2017
What are Blockchain Oracles?

What are Blockchain Oracles?

If you have been following the technology behind smart contracts and the blockchain recently, you may have come across a term “Blockchain Oracle”. These are indeed relatively new concepts that are most applicable to smart contract technology. Blockchain technology is...

/ October 19, 2017