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US Lawmakers call for Hearings that may temporarily halt Facebook’s Libra project
US Lawmakers call for Hearings that may temporarily halt Facebook’s Libra project

  Just yesterday, June 18, 2019, a ranking member of the Senate Banking Committee, Senator Sherrod Brown, said via a twitter post: “Facebook is already too big and too powerful, and it has used that power to exploit users’ data without protecting their privacy. We cannot allow Face...

Published: 2 months ago

Anita O.

Facebook hasn’t Answered US Lawmakers’ Questions About its newly Unveiled Libra
Facebook hasn’t Answered US Lawmakers’ Questions About its newly Unveiled Libra

Last month, a group of U.S. senators asked Facebook questions about the Libra cryptocurrency. Apparently, the social media giant, who is now dabbling into fin-tech, is still working on its responses to a plethora of consumer protection. Facebook had yesterday unveiled Libra project shedding much lig...

Published: 2 months ago

Anita O.

Facebook's new cryptocurrency, Libra Coin Unveiled today
Facebook's new cryptocurrency, Libra Coin Unveiled today

Despite speculations that facebook’s Libra Project may have been distorted because of derailed partnerships, they have unveiled their new cryptocurrency, Libra today as envisaged. Today Facebook released its white paper with an explanation on Libra and its testnet for working out the kinks of...

Published: 2 months ago

Anita O.

Does an online format cause readers to skim rather than fully digest information?
Does an online format cause readers to skim rather than fully digest information?

  A clear understanding of what Skimming is, first has to be acquired, as many of us have just a faint knowledge of what it really means. Understanding the term then helps you the reader realize reasons that online format could easily encourage it and help recapture the need for fully digestin...

Published: 2 months ago

Anita O.

How do we gauge intelligence?
How do we gauge intelligence?

  Intelligence Intelligence is basically, “the capacity for logic, understanding, self-awareness, learning, emotional knowledge, reasoning, planning, creativity, critical thinking, and problem-solving” according to Wikipedia. In another sense, the ability to perceive or infer info...

Published: 2 months ago

Anita O.

Square crypto team’s first hire is Steve Lee of Google.
Square crypto team’s first hire is Steve Lee of Google.

Steve Lee who is a former Google director has been hired as the first member of Square’s new crypto team. Square Inc. is the developer Cash App, a mobile payment service that enables its users to transfer money to one another using a mobile phone app. Despite bitcoin’s price decline of...

Published: 2 months ago

Anita O.

Expansion for Coinbase Cryptocurrency Visa Debit Cards into Europe.
Expansion for Coinbase Cryptocurrency Visa Debit Cards into Europe.

  Coinbase is a renowned digital currency exchange headquartered in San Francisco, California. They broker exchanges of Bitcoin, Bitcoin Cash, Ethereum, Ethereum Classic, and Litecoin with fiat currencies in approximately 32 countries, and bitcoin transactions and storage in 190 countries worl...

Published: 2 months ago

Anita O.

How Google Search is Changing Us.
How Google Search is Changing Us.

  Founded in 1998 by Larry Page and Sergey Brin, Google is the most widely used search engine in the world. People have become so dependent on Google that we search anything and everything -- including serious matters like health-related problems. Sometimes people would rather check Google fir...

Published: 2 months ago

Anita O.

Possibly Largest ‘CoinJoin’ Transaction Ever Performed by 100 Bitcoin Users
Possibly Largest ‘CoinJoin’ Transaction Ever Performed by 100 Bitcoin Users

Wasabi Wallet, a privacy-centric bitcoin app with the efforts of the community behind it brought together 100 people to collectively execute a “CoinJoin” transaction on bitcoin. This has been regarded as the first of its kind. Wasabi Wallet was launched last year to make CoinJoin transac...

Published: 2 months ago

Anita O.

Bitcoin Stolen from Bitfinex years ago shows movement on the blockchain.
Bitcoin Stolen from Bitfinex years ago shows movement on the blockchain.

The level of patience some hackers possess is quite baffling. After so much trouble to steal funds, they wait a few years before they try to get their hands on the money?  After three years of lying dormant, stolen bitcoins have been spotted moving on the blockchain. The theft in 2016 remains u...

Published: 2 months ago

Anita O.

Komodo Crypto Developer ‘Hacks’ Users’ Wallet to prevent an actual ‘Hack’.
Komodo Crypto Developer ‘Hacks’ Users’ Wallet to prevent an actual ‘Hack’.

This headline spells some form of confusion but actually turns out to be a smart decoy or chivalric act by the Komodo owner. The Cryptocurrency wallet developer, Komodo effectively hacked its own customers to avert an attack that could have resulted in the theft of funds worth nearly $13 million. A...

Published: 2 months ago

Anita O.

Facebook’s anticipated reveal of its Native Cryptocurrency in June.
Facebook’s anticipated reveal of its Native Cryptocurrency in June.

Early last month, sources on social media had hinted Facebook’s plan in developing its own cryptocurrency payments system. According to a report seen by the Wall Street Journal at the time, “Project Libra’ (as it was code-named) was to brandish Facebook's ‘FBcoin’ the c...

Published: 2 months ago

Anita O.

Does the internet make you smarter?
Does the internet make you smarter?

This bone of contention could just be given a yes or no answer. But we’ll look at it from different angles- the internet could make one smarter or it could have not much of a difference on one’s smartness. These two views come up because no phenomenon can have just one effect no matter i...

Published: 2 months ago

Anita O.

Blockport, a Dutch Crypto Exchange, ceases operation and Vows to Return
Blockport, a Dutch Crypto Exchange, ceases operation and Vows to Return

Blockport is a cryptocurrency exchange based in the Netherlands. According to a filing reported by The Next Web, the official operating entity, Blockport BV, was declared bankrupt in a court in Amsterdam on May 21. Recent news following their bankruptcy declaration has it that the exchange has been...

Published: 2 months ago

Anita O.

Is Technology Changing the Way we Read?
Is Technology Changing the Way we Read?

Technology has changed the way we do almost everything and even more affected the way we live. In our work, the learning process, interpersonal interactions, and then the issue at hand- that it has also changed the way we read. We can say for a fact that Technology has availed a modern way for...

Published: 2 months ago

Anita O.

Initial Exchange Offering - The Success Stories That Speak Volumes
Initial Exchange Offering - The Success Stories That Speak Volumes

When it comes to fundraising, quite some number of projects and companies have chosen the classic route of Initial Public Offerings commonly abbreviated as IPO. For a considerable length of time, IPO was considered as the de facto standard for fundraising. With the advent of cryptocurrency and block...

Published: 2 months ago


Open source website Receives 14 Bitcoins ($120,000) as an Anonymous Donation
Open source website Receives 14 Bitcoins ($120,000) as an Anonymous Donation

An open source website Bitcoin.org, has received 14 bitcoins valued at $120,000. The donation came in anonymously and is now on record as the largest gifting to the website in history.   The website is now owned by the decentralized community of bitcoin enthusiasts but was originally set up b...

Published: 2 months ago

Anita O.

Can Bitcoin or other kinds of Cryptocurrency beat down the U.S. dollar hegemony?
Can Bitcoin or other kinds of Cryptocurrency beat down the U.S. dollar hegemony?

Cryptocurrencies have been rumoured to have capabilities to take over the usual traditional currencies in general but this article will use a representation of the U.S dollar and Bitcoin to drive points across. First, we’ll have brush through the concept of monetary hegemony before trying to g...

Published: 2 months ago

Anita O.

What is the difference between Cryptocurrency and Blockchain?
What is the difference between Cryptocurrency and Blockchain?

  For people with high tech knowledge, these two terms are nothing they can’t decipher. However, they are not easily differentiated by the layman. The basic idea and difference between these concepts have to do with how distributed ledger technology is used. As much as possible, this pie...

Published: 2 months ago

Anita O.

How Banks can become more effective with implementation of Blockchain
How Banks can become more effective with implementation of Blockchain

Banking and other financial services already have seen significant blockchain adoption (or at least investment), partly due to an ever-growing need for enhanced security and availability of mobile and online banking in emerging markets. Blockchain technology today is being applied in potentially t...

Published: 2 months ago


EY Has Built a Blockchain that can identify authentic wine and  much more.
EY Has Built a Blockchain that can identify authentic wine and much more.

Professional services firm EY (Earnest and Young)  which is one of the “Big Four” has built a blockchain platform for a firm that will help consumers determine wines’ quality, provenance, and authenticity. According to an EY announcement recently, their innovation is dubbed th...

Published: 2 months ago

Anita O.

A new 2019 record for Bitcoin’s Price; Above $8,900.
A new 2019 record for Bitcoin’s Price; Above $8,900.

Following the mostly red figures in the last trading week, the live update reflects Bitcoin all green along with other top digital assets. A new record for 2019 has been set by Bitcoin’s price when it reached as high as $8,905 the slightly retracted. Bitcoin was held beneath $8,300 for an ext...

Published: 2 months ago

Anita O.

AT&T now accepts payment in Crypto via BitPay.
AT&T now accepts payment in Crypto via BitPay.

A longstanding mobile service provider has teamed up with BitPay to accept bill payments in Cryptocurrency. AT&T Inc. is American multinational conglomerate holding company headquartered at Whitacre Tower in Downtown Dallas, Texas. If you know of Tmobile or Verizon wireless, you most likely know...

Published: 2 months ago

Anita O.

Bitcoin Exposed to $7200 Support, an early in the day Price Dip.
Bitcoin Exposed to $7200 Support, an early in the day Price Dip.

An expected deeper drop to $7,200 was the fate Bitcoin (BTC) on Wednesday yesterday. The crypto king dived out of a narrowing price range and took a dip. In the U.S. trading hours yesterday, bitcoin market value fell below $7,850 which was an unfavorable break of a contracting triangle pattern drawn...

Published: 2 months ago

Anita O.

Wright’s Copyright Register to Satoshi White Paper Surges Bitcoin SV by 200%
Wright’s Copyright Register to Satoshi White Paper Surges Bitcoin SV by 200%

Bitcoin SV (BSV), has surged over 200 percent on some exchanges during today’s trading session. The cryptocurrency has an outstanding record in the cryptocurrency markets earning it the world’s largest by market cap.   The price 11th largest crypto by market cap rank reached a 24-...

Published: 2 months ago

Anita O.

ETH  encounters a week of Long Awaited highs on the market.
ETH encounters a week of Long Awaited highs on the market.

Ethereum is known as the world’s second largest cryptocurrency by market value after bitcoin and has reached its highest notional value in over 17-months. This new high is exclusive to Weekly trading volume for, Ethereum (ETH), Coinbase a popular exchange. ETH/BTC and ETH/USD, which are the t...

Published: 2 months ago

Anita O.

The IRS Hints a plan to Issue Tax Guidance for Cryptocurrency.
The IRS Hints a plan to Issue Tax Guidance for Cryptocurrency.

The U.S. Internal Revenue Service released a document that indicates tax guidance on cryptos is in the works. Since 2014, this is the first tax guidance for cryptocurrency according to the IRS commissioner’s response to a lawmaker on Monday. A U.S. Rep Tom Emmer had engaged in written communic...

Published: 2 months ago

Anita O.

Cryptocurrency Literacy tour for universities launched in Nigeria by Luno
Cryptocurrency Literacy tour for universities launched in Nigeria by Luno

The university is fertile soil to plant this sort of ‘tech seeds’ as it will catch the right potential in the form of students who are sharp and willing to apply beneficial and rare knowledge. Luno has started its cryptocurrency adoption program for Nigerian universities and it is promis...

Published: 2 months ago

Anita O.

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: 3 months 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: 3 months ago


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