Why Africa Continues to Lag Behind in Cryptocurrency Adoption

Africa continues to dominate Google Trends search interest for “bitcoin,” but that has not translated into widespread adoption of cryptocurrency by users and businesses. Apart from opaque regulation and a lack of awareness, one of the major reasons for this

Lightning Introduces “Loop” To Keep Its Payment Channels Open

The Lightning Network is well known as an off-chain Bitcoin payment protocol that offers faster and cheaper transactions. Now, it has announced a related service called Loop, which will make it easier for users to receive a continuous flow of

Payments App Zeux Adds IOTA For Crypto Payments at all Shops

BERLIN, GERMANY (March 21, 2019) — Payments and banking services app Zeux has teamed with the IOTA Foundation to create a system that will allow users to use MIOTA tokens as payment with merchants that accept Apple Pay and Samsung Pay. Zeux, an

Blockchain project that incentivises people to test for diabetes by handing them cryptocurrency wins first GoodDollar hackathon attended by Israeli ambassador in Rwanda

The hackathon for reducing global wealth inequality using decentralised technology was won by a prototype for a system that encourages citizens to be checked for diabetes in return for GoodDollar tokens GoodDollar, a not-for-profit research hub that explores how decentralised

Best NiceHash Alternatives | 2019 Guide

NiceHash is one of the most popular hashing power marketplaces where users can mine altcoins as well as buy hashing power from other miners. Unfortunately, in December 2018, the Slovenian cryptocurrency mining company fell victim an attack and hackers managed

Crypto Ushers in Something Greater Than Facebook, Says Winklevoss Twins

During an interview with British newspaper The Telegraph on March 17, the Winklevoss twins – Tyler and Cameron – Bitcoin (BTC) billionaires and founders of the Gemini Trust, believe the entry of Facebook into the cryptocurrency space is a positive sign.