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21 Cryptocurrency Quotes from Supporters and Naysayers

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Cryptocurrencies have garnered widespread attention since the price of Bitcoin shot up in a short space of time; creating instant millionaires. This attention has been both negative and positive, with some calling it the “fourth industrial revolution” while others are calling it a “bubble”, likening Bitcoin to “rat poison”. Cryptocurrency prices are influenced by many […]

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8 Real-world Product Use Cases for Blockchain Technology

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Cryptocurrency is one of the world’s most popular use cases of Blockchain technology. Smart contracts are another prominent decentralised application of the blockchain; allowing many to execute commercial transactions and automate contract agreements without the need for a third party. However, there are real-world product uses of blockchain technology. Many countries around the world have started […]

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Explained: What is Blockchain Technology & How does it Work?

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Blockchain technology is connecting the world to cryptocurrency; and now, it’s enhancing the way in which economies function. Double-spending has, for long, been an issue in the digital cash system. This is simply because it would cause the same single digital coin to be spent more than once, due to a duplication or falsification of […]

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Coin Profile: Cardano (ADA)

A decentralized, open blockchain and cryptocurrency project. Coin Market Cap Rank:  10 Current Market Cap: $1,788,254,769 Website: https://www.cardano.org   If there is an alternative cryptocurrency (altcoin) more interesting than Ethereum, it’s Cardano – otherwise known as ‘ADA’ on the coin market cap. Respectively, Cardano ADA was founded by Ethereum co-founder, Charles Hoskinson; along with Jeremy […]

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Kenya’s First Cryptocurrency Project Boosts Logistics Industry

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When we say “cryptocurrency and blockchain technology is proliferating the world”, we don’t just mean that the crypto revolution is only taking presence in western countries. Emerging markets, such as Coindirect, in Africa’s third-world economies, are making its way through the Third Industrial Revolution using blockchain technology. By now, “blockchain” is a buzzword that everybody […]

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Coin Profile: DigiByte (DGB)

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Securing the next generation of digital applications. Coin Market Cap Rank: 35 Current Market Cap: $279,774,993 Website: https://www.digibyte.io   Is DigiByte (DGB) the ‘sleeping giant’ of cryptocurrency? Many DigiByte fanboys argue that the blockchain cryptocurrency is on the cutting-edge of digital currency thanks to its high-performance technology. Dissatisfied with the speed and security of Bitcoin, […]

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MyBroadband sums up Coindirect’s views on Cryptocurrency

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MyBroadband hosted Coindirect’s co-founder and Chief Product Officer, Stephen Young, in its exclusive forum. Here, members of the forum could ask anything and everything related to cryptocurrency, cryptocurrency exchanges, blockchain technology and investments. Stephen Young – “a financial veteran who has built products in the financial market for 20 years and recently moved into the […]

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Is the Bitcoin Lightning Network ready for Mainstream Use?

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Developed in 2016 by ZCash co-founders, Matthew Green and Ian Miers, Lightning Network currently promises scalability, instant transactions and low costs in an aim to scale the Bitcoin solution. But 2-years later, many still call the decentralised network a “work in progress”. Bitcoin has faced many scaling issues since its kickoff in 2009. Though Bitcoin […]

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Can Women Scale the Male-Centric Blockchain Industry?

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Numerous research and reports show that men hold a large sum of the female to male ratio involved in the blockchain and cryptocurrency industry. This is particularly evident by the noticeable amount of men who attend blockchain conferences in comparison to that of women. According to a report pioneered in October 2017 by @MyEtherWallet, out […]

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Coindirect’s Stephen Young on Forbes To Weigh in on Blockchain Meets Mobile

Our Chief Product Officer weighs in on the conversation around how mobile will have a big impact on blockchain technology going forward. He sees Africa as a continent open to the adoption of blockchain technology. Stephen added, “We’ve seen the continent leapfrog traditional banking through newer mobile technologies, making it well placed for widespread adoption […]

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