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Blockchain analysis startup- Just 376 Individuals Hold 33% of All Ether Cryptocurrency.
Blockchain analysis startup- Just 376 Individuals Hold 33% of All Ether Cryptocurrency.

A study published on Wednesday by a Blockchain analysis startup indicates that a third of all, ethereum’s native cryptocurrency ether is owned by just 376 whales as of May 1. The study also reveals that this supposed high number is actually down from levels seen in 2016 and 2017. The said 376...

Published: 2 days ago

Anita O.

What is a stablecoin and how does it differ from other cryptocurrencies
What is a stablecoin and how does it differ from other cryptocurrencies

 Many people are still skeptical if stablecoins like tether and the likes of it are actually stable. The high volatility nature of Bitcoin has led to the formation of stablecoins.  Stablecoins are cryptocurrencies designed to minimize the volatility of the price of the stablecoin. Basical...

Published: 2 days ago


eBay to adopt Cryptocurrency Payments options; Speculation.
eBay to adopt Cryptocurrency Payments options; Speculation.

 Ebay Inc. is a longstanding American multinational e-commerce corporation. It has been facilitating consumer-to-consumer and business-to-consumer sales through its website since its establishment in 1995. Rumours have quickly sprouted that this global e-commerce pioneer is adopting cryptocurre...

Published: 3 days ago

Anita O.

Bitcoin in the Red Today, Altcoins Get a Shot to Shine.
Bitcoin in the Red Today, Altcoins Get a Shot to Shine.

After bitcoin’s break to the 8000 dollar level in the market period yesterday, it has soon dropped but still hovers close by.  Other coins are easily luring investors to put money on them as they are the relatively cheap alternative cryptocurrencies. BTC has returned to levels just below...

Published: 4 days ago

Anita O.

The launch of a Decentralized Identity Tool on Bitcoin Blockchain by Microsoft.
The launch of a Decentralized Identity Tool on Bitcoin Blockchain by Microsoft.

The first decentralized infrastructure implementation by a major tech company solely built on the Bitcoin Blockchain has been launched by Microsoft, a world-class tech company. It is an open source project called Ion, which handles the underlying mechanics' of how networks interact with each other....

Published: 5 days ago

Anita O.

New Bitcoin and Ethereum ETF Application under consideration by SEC.
New Bitcoin and Ethereum ETF Application under consideration by SEC.

A new application for a cryptocurrency exchange-traded fund (ETF) is reportedly under review by the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) after it was filed. The ETF that was filed was created by Crescent Crypto Index Services LLC a subsidiary of a renowned firm, Crescent Crypto Asset Management...

Published: 6 days ago

Anita O.

First set of Blockchain Graduates emerge in Kenya.
First set of Blockchain Graduates emerge in Kenya.

The DLBRT Blockchain for Business Course was held at Strathmore Business School from March 9th – 30th 2019. The first set of graduates have completed their course. The Blockchain business course was birthed after Kenbright Actuarial & Financial Services (KAFS) and Strathmore Risk Managemen...

Published: 1 week ago

Anita O.

BitHub Africa launches an Analysis Tool for Crypto and Blockchain Projects.
BitHub Africa launches an Analysis Tool for Crypto and Blockchain Projects.

Bithub Africa is a Kenyan based blockchain accelerator with a belief that Blockchain Solutions will make significant contributions in re-thinking and improving existing Traditional structures in various areas; with a focus on driving Financial and Energy access across Africa. They have announced a...

Published: 1 week ago

Anita O.

There might be a 2019 Release of Facebook’s Stablecoin.
There might be a 2019 Release of Facebook’s Stablecoin.

Facebook is a social media Pioneer and it publicly launched its Blockchain Division since May 2018 with David Marcus, former PayPal employee as the division head. According to a recent report there currently are speculations of Facebook’s preparation to launch it's Stablecoin, ‘FBCoin&rs...

Published: 1 week ago

Anita O.

Bitcoin Price rises above the $6000 mark for the first time in months.
Bitcoin Price rises above the $6000 mark for the first time in months.

It has nearly six months since the anticipated rise of Bitcoin to at least $6,000. According to data from coinratecap's live feed, for the first time today the Bitcoin price rose above $6,000 on most cryptocurrency exchanges. Before the break of dawn today, (GMT) Thursday, the crypto king picke...

Published: 1 week ago

Anita O.

Former investor sues One coin crypto exchange and seeks a Class action suit.
Former investor sues One coin crypto exchange and seeks a Class action suit.

OneCoin, an Infamous cryptocurrency investment scheme widely tagged as a fraud has been sued by a former investor Christine Grablis. The lawsuit was filed in New York Tuesday on behalf of the investor who alleges that OneCoin fraudulently promoted cryptocurrency investments and violated federal...

Published: 1 week ago

Anita O.

40.7 Million Dollars’ worth of Bitcoin Stolen from Binance crypto exchange
40.7 Million Dollars’ worth of Bitcoin Stolen from Binance crypto exchange

 Renowned crypto exchange start-up, Binance reported on Tuesday, May 7 that hackers stole more than 7,000 bitcoin from their platform. This is by far the largest volume worldwide. A worrisome security breach was discovered early that day malicious actors were seen to have been able to access us...

Published: 1 week ago

Anita O.

Bitcoin May Continue to Dip Low Before a Surge to the $6,000 region, Analysts' say.
Bitcoin May Continue to Dip Low Before a Surge to the $6,000 region, Analysts' say.

  Following Bitcoins upward movement to $5600 dollars a few weeks ago, it has not been continuous up direction since then.  The crypto markets had dipped before the last weekend commenced, this is after incurring a significant amount of upwards pressure throughout this week. The drop over...

Published: 1 week ago

Anita O.

National Innovation Summit, Venture Cup Nigeria to be hosted in UNN.
National Innovation Summit, Venture Cup Nigeria to be hosted in UNN.

Among the flock of educational institutions that are setting the pace in technological innovation in Nigeria is The University of Nigeria Nsukka (UNN). They established the first university Science Park, Lion Science Park; the first incubator hub in a university, Roar Nigeria Hub, and the first univ...

Published: 2 weeks ago

Anita O.

CEO, London Stock Exchange hints that the Longstanding trading market could use Blockchain.
CEO, London Stock Exchange hints that the Longstanding trading market could use Blockchain.

  This London Stock exchange was founded in 1571, making it one of the oldest exchanges in the world. London Stock Exchange Group was created in October 2007 when the London Stock Exchange merged with Milan Stock Exchange, Borsa Italiana. The Exchange had a market capitalization of US$4.59 tri...

Published: 2 weeks ago

Anita O.

Government Shuts Down Internet for a Short Time in Benin
Government Shuts Down Internet for a Short Time in Benin

In light of the recently held Benin parliamentary elections, there has been huge rancor regarding the internet shutdown on the day of the election. The election was at the time taking place without opposing parties.   AIWA’s Researcher François Patuel in his report, said: &ldquo...

Published: 2 weeks ago

Anita O.

Founder institute's Opportunity for Startups in Lagos.
Founder institute's Opportunity for Startups in Lagos.

  Founder Institute (FI) is a business incubator founded in Palo Alto, California in 2009. It fosters entrepreneur training and aids the launch of startups. The SiliconValley based Institute maintains chapters in over 180 cities and over 65 different nations worldwide. Their program offers a f...

Published: 2 weeks ago

Anita O.

A Nigerian Commemoration of the International 'Girls in ICT' day.
A Nigerian Commemoration of the International 'Girls in ICT' day.

  The ‘Girls in ICT’ Day is celebrated internationally, every year on the fourth Thursday of April and was observed this year on 25 April 2019. It is an initiative backed by all ITU Member States in ITU Plenipotentiary Resolution 70 (Rev. Dubai, 2018). It objectifies the encouragem...

Published: 2 weeks ago

Anita O.

5 Companies Spearheading the Blockchain for renewable energy.
5 Companies Spearheading the Blockchain for renewable energy.

  We all know blockchain can be used in a wide range of capacity. Indeed it has found ways to be applied in Government, Agriculture, education and many more. Blockchain seems to be the next best thing for renewable energy. Renewable energy is seen as an energy that is collected from inexhausti...

Published: 2 weeks ago

Anita O.

A Focal Moment in SA’s Adoption of the block Technology; Blockchain Africa Conference.
A Focal Moment in SA’s Adoption of the block Technology; Blockchain Africa Conference.

    The Blockchain Africa Cape Town has recorded conferences from 2015 to date. These events are centered on the popular blockchain technology in relation to Bitcoin and altcoins. The initiative was founded by Sonya Kuhnel and Theo Sauls in 2014. The founders are early adopters of bitcoi...

Published: 3 weeks ago

Anita O.

3rd agrofood & plastprintpack Ethiopia featuring 142 global technology leaders from 18 countries
3rd agrofood & plastprintpack Ethiopia featuring 142 global technology leaders from 18 countries

Conference on Financing for Small and Medium-sized Enterprises (SMEs), Recycling, Reducing food losses and waste & Post-harvest losses - Focus on food safety. Due to the upbeat market development and an ever increasing interest in the Ethiopian market, the3rd agrofood&nbs...

Published: 3 weeks ago


Crypto-Transfers may mean 90% reduction cost of remittance for Africa.
Crypto-Transfers may mean 90% reduction cost of remittance for Africa.

The financial institution provides indispensable services to people. From keeping funds and transferring them, to providing financial aids, etc. but it is unerring to say that charges on services rendered are high. Remittances are somewhat a lifeline for many in parts of Africa. Money sent home by m...

Published: 3 weeks ago

Anita O.

Cryptocurrency Shaking the system, IMF director says.
Cryptocurrency Shaking the system, IMF director says.

  The International Monetary Fund is the organization that exists to facilitate international trade, enable financial stability, nurture global monetary cooperation reduce poverty amongst other things. The organization decided to speak on the undeniable eye candy that is cryptocurrency.  ...

Published: 3 weeks ago

Anita O.

Views on the current state of Crypto currency markets
Views on the current state of Crypto currency markets

    Over the past month, the state of the cryptocurrency market has top more than 150% and still booming. Investors and traders are smiling and can see that the future of cryptocurrency is a positive one. Let's review experts view on the current state of cryptocurrency: I believe the d...

Published: 3 weeks ago


Technology today: a scourge or blessing?
Technology today: a scourge or blessing?

  Technology in this 21st century has revolutionalized they our way of life and how we run businesses. But nevertheless, from the coinratecap viewpoint, technology is like a coin that has two sides; it solves a lot of problems but at the same time if overused may have its effect depending on p...

Published: 1 month ago


Crptocurrencies that you should have this 2019
Crptocurrencies that you should have this 2019

  When it comes to cryptocurrencies, there are a bunch of different ones to choose from. However, the original, and one of the most popular is Bitcoin. It was started just over ten years ago, and it is a decentralized digital currency. Using Bitcoin will help you stay in the cry...

Published: 1 month ago


Blockchain use case in insurance
Blockchain use case in insurance

  The blockchain is going to be a way for insurance companies to reduce costs massively. We have spoken with a number of insurance companies that are beta testing blockchain solutions to verify insurance claims. This cuts out a huge administrative cost for insurance compani...

Published: 5 months ago


Case: Use of blockchain in land registry
Case: Use of blockchain in land registry

Blockchain has been of great impact on many businesses. Although, blockchain is over-hyped and unlikely to provide the promised benefits to numerous industries that are trying to revolutionize using the technology. Before we delve into how the use of blockchain can impact land re...

Published: 7 months ago


Bithumb Hacked
Bithumb Hacked

Bithumb, said in a report that they have been hacked, it was reported that the hackers went away with over $30 million worth of cryptocurrencies Bithumb boasts a reputation as one of the largest exchanges in Asia.   Bithumb gave an announcement at about 12:49 UTC on the 19th of June that ther...

Published: 8 months ago


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