Cryptocurrencies may have got off to a bad start in 2018, with valuations plummeting, but faith in its underlying technology, the blockchain, or distributed ledger technology, has never been stronger. Read more “The Rise & Rise Of Blockchain Based Payments Solution Ripple”
Singapore and Silicon Valley are arguably the fintech industry’s two geographical titans. Both are renowned for the ability of their supremely well educated and entrepreneurial populations to become early adopters of new technologies and commercial trends, and successfully turn them into globally dominant enterprises.
In Silicon Valley’s case it tends to be technologically advanced and trendsetting media and social media companies that rule the roost, whilst in Singapore, financial acumen, international trade, notably shipping, and now, financial technology are the industries that have helped to make one in every twenty of the City state’s citizens a millionaire, if reports are to be believed. Read more “Silicon Valley’s Hash Cash & Singapore’s United Overseas Bank Join Forces For Blockchain Based Remittance Service”
Bitcoin, and the crypto-economy that it presides over as the king of the digital currencies, is enduring a tough January. Read more “$500m Crypto Heist Puts Bitcoin, Digital Currency Security Issues In Spotlight Again”
Was bitcoin ever designed for the kind of mass adoption we are seeing today?
In theory, it was. Anybody who has read the original bitcoin white paper will know that the crypto coin was designed for one very specific purpose; to be the currency of the internet. Read more “Exploding The Bitcoin Myth; The Factors Behind The Rise, & Recent Fall Of Crypto”