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Interview With John Patrick Mullin: Blockchain is a Global Community
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Interview With John Patrick Mullin: Blockchain is a Global Community

John Patrick Mullin is an investment banker, speaker, writer and a big fintech and edtech enthusiast. Senior research analyst at the Guotai Junan Securities & Finance Institute, John currently focuses on fintech, covering AI/ML, Blockchain and cryptocurrencies...
Bitcoin Halts Week-Long Slide But Battles With Regulatory Pressure
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Bitcoin Halts Week-Long Slide But Battles With Regulatory Pressure

After four days of straight losses from Monday to Thursday, Bitcoin seems to have leveled off somewhat. However, 2018 has not started well as this marks the second week in a row of poor performances. While Bitcoiners have become accustomed to spikes and ral...
As Critical Elections Approach, African Youths Gaining Political Voice Through Blockchain
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As Critical Elections Approach, African Youths Gaining Political Voice Through Blockchain

There is a yearning for the younger generation to step up and take the mantle of leadership across the various fields of endeavour in Africa. With an average age of 78.5 years, Africa remains the continent with the oldest set of national leaders. This is a big...
10 Bitcoin Winners and Losers of 2017
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10 Bitcoin Winners and Losers of 2017

The year of 2017 was a fantastic year for some Bitcoin users, but others were not so lucky with the cryptocurrency. Below, we’ll look at some of the most impressive success stories of the year, as well as the profiles of people who probably wish they’d neve...
Digital Identity, Africa, and Blockchain Trends 2018
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Digital Identity, Africa, and Blockchain Trends 2018

The British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) has said that WISeKeY is among the five African trends expected to achieve great feats in the tech ecosystem this year. The company’s Digital Identity Blockchain is currently doing excellent work with the United Natio...
Chinese Internet Giant Baidu Launches Blockchain-as-a-Service Platform
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Chinese Internet Giant Baidu Launches Blockchain-as-a-Service Platform

Chinese internet behemoth Baidu has recently launched its blockchain-as-a-service (BaaS) product, calling it the “most easy to understand” blockchain service in the business. History of Innovation: China and Blockchain As per Baidu, this platform was based...
Humanitarian Aid on the Blockchain
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Humanitarian Aid on the Blockchain

While Bitcoin is the most popular application of the blockchain, the potential for the technology is far more extensive. Philanthropies, non-profit associations, social ventures, and government offices are starting to investigate how they could utilize the inn...
SEC Slams The Brakes On Bitcoin ETF Products And Crypto Mutual Funds
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SEC Slams The Brakes On Bitcoin ETF Products And Crypto Mutual Funds

In a move that is sure to raise many eyebrows in the investor’s community, the United States Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has requested several exchange-traded fund (ETF) providers to put their plans to create bitcoin ETF products on halt. What ...
Do Not ‘Buy, Sell, Trade’: Indonesia Central Bank Issues Cryptocurrency Warning
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Do Not ‘Buy, Sell, Trade’: Indonesia Central Bank Issues Cryptocurrency Warning

Indonesia’s central bank has issued a new statement warning its citizens and ‘all parties’ in the country against selling, buying or trading cryptocurrencies like bitcoin in the country. In a public release over the weekend, Bank Indonesia (BI) reaffirmed i...
Cryptocurrency Market Suffers Another Major Correction as Bitcoin, Ether, Ripple Fall
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Cryptocurrency Market Suffers Another Major Correction as Bitcoin, Ether, Ripple Fall

The cryptocurrency market experienced yet another major correction for the second time this week, as the price of both major and small cryptocurrencies fell by large margins. Cryptocurrency Market Endures Large Correction On January 12, almost immediat...