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Bitcoin Cash Will Close Out 2017 With Significant Infrastructure Support

News The end of the year is approaching, and the Bitcoin Cash (BCH) network and community have continued to see significant growth. From merchant acceptance, cryptocurrency businesses integrating support, and many other additions to the BCH economy, shows that bitcoin cash will have some robust infrastructure for 2018.Also Read:Increased South Africa

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Financial Inclusion and Efficient Remittance System Can Save Africa From Mediocrity

Blockchain technology is giving Africa the opportunity and platform to stand for herself, especially in the financial technology ecosystem.In a recent speech, while welcoming the President of France, Emmanuel Macron, the Ghanaian President, Nana Akufo-Addo emphasized that it is the responsibility of Africans to develop their nations by themselves. Akufo-Addo notes that it is not right for African

South African Drivers Can Now Pay Traffic Fines in Bitcoin

Services A traffic fines administrator from the city of Alberton, South Africa has started accepting payments in bitcoin. Drivers from all over the country who wish to pay their tickets with the cryptocurrency can now do so via this new service.Also read:Three Kenyans Face Felony Charges for Selling Bitcoin to a Bank RobberCornelia van Niekerk, the o

Bitcoin Mining Uses More Power Than Most African Countries

Mining is the lifeblood of Bitcoin but like any industry, it consumes power to unlock the precious virtual currency.There are massive mining operations around the world and they are bound to be more popping up in the next few years as Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies continue their path into mainstream acceptance.As it stands, Bitcoin mining is a lucrative operation. With the price over $11,000,

Localbitcoins Markets Set Record Trading Volume

Featured In recent weeks, numerous countries have set record highs for trading volume on Localbitcoins. The spike in volume can be attributed to the surpassing of the significant $10,000 USD milestone – which has likely comprised the catalyst for an influx in new crypto investors, as well as profit taking on the part of many seasoned traders.Also R

Triple Alpha Is Set to Democratize the Asset Management Industry

Triple Alpha, a project aimed to lower the entry barriers in the asset management industry with the breakthough trading algorithms. Unlike the traditional hedge funds, Triple Alpha will create an exchange-traded fund (ETF) available to any investor around the world.Created by the team behind Artquant, a successful company which developed a stock market analytics tool incorporating artificial intel

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ixo Foundation: A Blockchain-Based Response to U.N. Call for a Data Revolution

Every year, over one trillion dollars is spent on impact projects supporting the United Nation’s 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SGDs), which aim to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all by 2030. Unfortunately, organizations lack the data they need in order to make informed decisions on what and how they can improve.That is until now.The ixo Foundation, an open source s

NYU Plans to Launch an Undergraduate Course in Cryptocurrencies

News This year’s incredible bitcoin rally has raised a lot of interest in the cryptocurrency and created huge demand from people to learn everything they can about the phenomena. One academic institution which tries to answer this call is New York University (NYU).Also Read: Paxful to Help Fund 100 Schools in Africa #BuiltWithBitcoinBitcoin 101 at

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ICOs Opening Doors to Blockchain, Investment in Africa

The price of the top digital currency is well above the means of many, especially in Africa. A Bitcoin in Nigeria, for example, is now worth over N3 mln. This is a far reach in a country where half of its approximately 200 million people live on less than N800 (about $2) a day.UNDP puts 50.9% of Nigeria's population as multidimensionally poor. An additional 18.4% of the population is considered to

Bitcoin Use in Iran Welcomed by Nation’s High Council of Cyberspace

Regulation Iran is probably not the first country to pop into your head when thinking about official bitcoin endorsement. In the Middle East alone, the immensely rich Arab emirates of the Gulf are much likelier candidates as they have a tendency to race one other to obtain the latest technological marvels as displays of wealth. Despite this, Iranian

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