A journalist has decided to take the idea of programmable currencies to the next level and build an open-sourced, non-monetary reputational economy. Created as an incentive for people to push blockchain technology further than fintech, we take a look at the YKarma experiment and the potential uses it can have.
Whether you have recently ventured into the world of blockchain or have been camping around this space for a while, you would certainly agree with one thing: Ethereum is one name that simply does not need any introduction.
As a home to Ether (ETH), the second largest cryptocurrency in the world, and with the distinction of being the world’s largest public blockchain platform, Ethereum has quite a few feathers in its cap.
The ambitious Newton Project was conceived in January 2018. The project now targets the use of blockchain technology for wildlife protection with the aid of specialized tracking drones.
Maker (MKR) is a smart contract platform that has also released the DAI, which is a stablecoin substitute for Tether. Maker is both decentralized and trustless and its smart contracts and platform are used to ensure the value of DAI remains stable and pegged to the U.S. dollar. It accomplishes this through market mechanisms and economic incentives.
The United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) has entered into a partnership with Doc.com, a blockchain based telemedicine and telepsychology company, to expand free basic healthcare services across Eastern Africa.
If you’re looking for a way to earn some Bitcoin you’ve come to the right place. This article will tell you 10 different ways in which you can earn Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies online. Just remember I said earn though. These aren’t giveaways, and you’ll need to contribute something, whether that be your time, your computer’s processing power, or something else.
You’ll find that some of the methods I give you below are both quick and easy, but also yield very small returns. Other ways will yield more cryptocurrency, but will also require more work, or in-depth knowledge about cryptocurrencies and market forces.
We’ve all dreamt of it at some point- massive traction for our killer blockchain project and viral adoption. Billion dollar status. Inc 500 lists.
But here’s the bitter truth:
It won’t come to you. You have to engineer adoption, virality, and traction.
And with the thousands of ICOs coming up every year, it’s getting harder.
A Singapore-based blockchain-powered startup called Points, which uses AI and big data to calculate credit scores, is looking to change the way people access banking services.
The now famous Bitcoin whitepaper released in 2008 by Satoshi Nakamoto was the basis for the creation of a peer-to-peer electronic cash that has begun to disrupt financial markets. Bitcoin (BTC), when launched in 2009, became the very first cryptocurrency based on a peer-to-peer cryptographically secured network. And it exists without a central authority providing oversight and governance.
They are the leading European retail cryptocurrency broker, and are well known for accepting a wide range of different payment options and currencies, both cryptocurrencies and fiat. In fact, they have the largest list of cryptocurrencies to purchase of any fiat exchange.