Infographic: The Dark Side of Crypto

The crimes being committed using blockchain technology and cryptocurrency run the gamut. SilkRoad, the original dark-web hub which was shut down in 2013, was the place to buy and sell drugs online, with over...

Infographic: Interested in a Crypto Career?

Cryptocurrencies and blockchain startups are popping up everywhere, and more people are using crypto than ever before. In 2017, up to 5.8 million people used a crypto-wallet. Getting an inside track on blockchain could...

Cross-border Payment systems: SWIFT, RippleNet or BWW?

If you have ever tried to send money offshore to family or friends through a bank or other international payment services like Western Union, you know it's expensive, cumbersome & extremely inconvenient. At least...

Crypto Portfolio gets innovative diversification

Let me start off with not so good news... the current downtrend in the Cryptos continues unabated, although Bitcoin does seem to be holding off the support around $5800 pretty well so far as...

DASH replacing Fiat money in Venezuela

Venezuela's inflation problem seems to worsen by the day with the recent devaluation of their official Bolivar currency by another 95% & linking it to their national oil backed cryptocurrency Petro hasn't helped stem...

Canada – The Crypto mining Hub

There is absolutely no doubt in my mind after living in the Great White North for 18 years that Canada is one of the best countries of the World to live in but we...

Pros & Cons of Digital Platforms

Ethereum has acted as Ground zero for the ICO projects to be offered to the general public and the vast majority of over 90% token emissions still occurs on the basis of the Ethereum...

Why France is Becoming an ICO Friendly Nation

When it comes to crypto-based projects, France hasn’t always been regarded as one of the best nations for investors and businesses to consider. However, there’s a change in the wind and it may well...

Revolut – A Fintech Startup with huge Potential

The British Fintech startup Revolut has been making quite the rounds with its innovation & growth this year. I have been following the headlines about the company consistently and finally it peaked my interest...

Zcash forks & upcoming ‘Sapling’ upgrade

As some of you would be aware, Zcash (ZEC) is one of the most well-known privacy centric digital coins employing the zk-SNARKS protocol - which uses the zero knowledge cryptographic technology to keep the transactions private on...

“Stone Money” on This Pacific Island is History’s First Public Ledger

Yap, Micronesia, also known as the Island of Stone Money, is a 40 square-mile island just 500 miles southwest of Guam in the Southern Pacific Ocean. It rests 9.5 degrees north of the equator...

Are Corporations Preparing for a Blockchain and Cryptocurrency Takeover?”

There have been several scenarios throughout Bitcoin’s development that suggests a major corporate takeover might be on the verge of happening. The entry of some of the most well-established families in the corporate world, as...

Bitcoin ETN, Ethereum Classic listing & more…

It will take more than falling prices of the Cryptocurrencies to fade my enthusiasm about the digital coins & the associated blockchain technology. I don't really blame people who just look at the ongoing...

Project Wormhole – Smart contract functionality for Bitcoin Cash

Back in May, I wrote a piece about all the new changes coming to Bitcoin Cash (BCH) via a fork giving it the ability to offer better scalability & smart contract functionality like Ethereum....

Augur, Assassination and Morality on the Blockchain

The chilling 2014 film Nightcrawler charts the rise of Jake Gyllenhaal’s Lou Bloom, a mildly psychotic, Travis Bickle-like character who goes from being made unemployed, having been caught stealing on the job, to becoming...

Classification of Digital Coins

Originally it was just the Bitcoin (BTC) with the invention of the Cryptocurrencies and the dawn of associated Blockchain technology but the past few years have seen a mushroom growth of the brand new...

Market Movers & Shakers

Let’s start off with the Equities where U.S markets continue to outperform pretty much every global index in the World on the back of yet another strong earnings season. The driving force behind this...

Blockchain based Voting – A Promising Usecase

With the recently concluded General Elections back home similar hue & cry emerged by the losing parties of rigging. Although foreign observers gave a clean chit to the Election Commission on conducting a transparent...

Bitmain – the Cryptomining behemoth aims for total dominance

China has become the breeding ground for tech startups in the past few years. With a large pool of skilled entrepreneurs coupled with massive capital at its disposal, it has provided the perfect conditions...

Technical Setups — Cryptos.Forex.Stocks

Crazy Cryptoverse What a rough last week it has been for Cryptos with the digital coins wiping out the gains for the past month. The total MarketCap collapsed from $296 billion to $255 billion at the time...