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 Guide: Ripple and XRP (5)

The Guide: Ripple and XRP (5)

Details on Xcurrent investors must know Ripple xCurrent Another tool on the Ripplenetwork is the xcurrent. In this article we will discuss in detail what the xcurrent is and how it works XCurrent is Ripple’s enterprise solution that is responsible for facilitating the instantaneous settlement and end-to-end tracking of cross-border payments between RippleNet members. There…

The Guide: Ripple and XRP

The Guide: Ripple and XRP

What Is Ripple? Everything You Need To Know (part one) The first thing to know is that Ripple is both a platform and a currency. The Ripple platform is an open source protocol which is designed to allow fast and cheap transactions. Unlike Bitcoin that was never intended to be a simple payment machine, Ripple is definitely going to…

Cardano Price Forecast: Cardano (ADA) Will Rise in 2019 – And Here’s Why – Cardano (ADA) Price Prediction 2019

Cardano Price Forecast: Cardano (ADA) Will Rise in 2019 – And Here’s Why – Cardano (ADA) Price Prediction 2019

Over the past few months, Cardano (ADA) has proven itself a stable cryptocurrency when compared to many other cryptocurrencies in the market. So far, the team behind the coin has made significant progress with many plans in play to help the coin reach its full potential. While the journey ahead is long, steady progress will…

Global trends in blockchain technology

Global trends in blockchain technology

Blockchain is gaining traction in the humanitarian sector. The technology is still in its early days, yet more than half of social-good blockchain initiatives are estimated to impact beneficiaries by the end of this year, according to a Stanford University report published in April. These concepts have the potential to impact countless people. The report, which…

Death of Crypto CEO sends shockwave across bitcoin world

Death of Crypto CEO sends shockwave across bitcoin world

Cryptocurrency customers are unable to access their coins after Canadian CEO’s death Around 180 million Canadian dollars in cryptocurrencies are frozen in the user accounts of Canadian digital platform Quadriga. It comes after the death of Quadriga’s 30-year-old founder Gerald Cotten, who was the only person with the password to access the platform. Quadriga, which…