How are Hard Forks and Other Forks Created?

In general, any update to a coin’s software (at least for those that are democratically controlled like Bitcoin) requires some form of consensus. Creating a fork that updates the existing software that everyone is currently using requires majority support (consensus) from coin holders (more technically “nodes”) connected to the coin’s network. Those nodes have to…

How Cryptocurrency can help Africa

How Cryptocurrency can help Africa

When you mention Africa in the international stage, many pictures come to mind; poverty, hunger, instability, and then the creative industry.  Africa is one of those regions in the world with populations that face dismal circumstances. These countries do not possess high-quality prospects for the future, much less a level financial playing field. The countries…

The Complete Guide to Buying Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies in Nigeria(must read)

The Complete Guide to Buying Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies in Nigeria(must read)

Buying bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies could be a tart tedious process especially for newbies. In this guide we explain the complete process of buying cryptocurrencies online, storing, selling, transferring and any other stuff you can do with your money. Don’t forget, your bitcoin or any other cryptocurrencies you hold is money. Just like the Dollar…

The Guide: Ripple and XRP (4)

The Guide: Ripple and XRP (4)

More details on RippleNet every investor needs to know Ripple is a real-time gross settlement system (RTGS), currency exchange and remittance network. Ripple is widely known as a tool that can remove banking inefficiencies, by serving as a blockchain based distributed payment protocol that facilitates instantaneous and low-cost transactions between various banks and financial institutions.…