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KRYPTOS-X, KRYPTOS WHY?
When Tony Mackay started the process of setting up a digital cryptocurrency exchange, one of the most important decisions was…
THE HISTORY OF CRYPTOGRAPHY
The crypto world has taken centre stage of late, with many believing it to be new to the scene. But…
CRYPTOGRAPHY IN THE FINANCIAL ARENA
As cryptography went from being a simplified communication to a more complex one, it became more prevalent in the financial…
THE BLOCKCHAIN AWAKENING
It’s intangible, almost invisible yet quietly runs an increasing proportion of our lives. So what is Blockchain and how much…
BLOCKCHAIN IN NUMBERS
It’s most commonly associated with Bitcoin, but blockchain is becoming increasingly prevalent in sectors and industries beyond cryptocurrencies due to…
8 FACTS YOU SHOULD KNOW ABOUT BLOCKCHAIN
In recent years much has been said about the transformative power of blockchain – the distributed, encrypted ledger technology that…
10 MORE THINGS YOU SHOULD KNOW ABOUT BLOCKCHAIN
Blockchain is changing the foundation of our social and economic landscapes and transforming industries around the world. Full integration into…
THE ADOPTION OF BLOCKCHAIN TECHNOLOGY
Although blockchain technology is still in its infancy, the global blockchain market is estimated to grow to more than $60…
BLOCKCHAIN CONFESSIONS OF THE WORLD’S LEADING COMPANIES
Blockchain technology is revolutionising industries across the globe and is set to transform the business landscape significantly in the future.…
THE ESSENTIALS OF CRYPTOCURRENCY
The advent of cryptocurrencies has taken the world by storm and surprise on a rollercoaster of highs and lows. Some…
CRYPTOCURRENCY FAVOURITES
The arrival of cryptocurrencies has created a digital world many could never have imagined; a new economy. Whether they’re used…
HOW BLOCKCHAIN CAN MAKE THE BANKING WORLD MORE EFFICIENT
Blockchain is revolutionising industries around the world in numerous ways from payment transactions to how money is raised. Whilst it…
THE BENEFITS OF BLOCKCHAIN IN THE BANKING INDUSTRY – PART 1
Blockchain technology is shaking up the banking industry, creating new avenues and potentially significant cost savings. We look at the…
THE BENEFITS OF BLOCKCHAIN IN THE BANKING INDUSTRY – PART 2
The potency and potential of blockchain technology is immense. Last week we looked at the ways in which it could…
THE BENEFITS OF BLOCKCHAIN IN THE BANKING INDUSTRY – PART 3
The banking industry has the potential to be significantly reinvigorated by the changes that blockchain technology can offer. In the…
THE FUTURE OF CRYPTOCURRENCIES
The influence of cryptocurrencies and blockchain has been significant for numerous industries around the world to date, with the potential…
HOW SAFE ARE YOUR DIGITAL ASSETS?
The world is becoming increasingly digital with the advent of cryptocurrencies and blockchain propelling investors into intangible arenas. Blockchain has…
CRYPTOCURRENCY IN REAL LIFE
Cryptocurrencies have got the monetary world, as we know it, on tiptoe. Whether supporters or naysayers, everyone has an opinion…
CRYPTOCURRENCIES AND THE NEED FOR SPEED
We’re living in an environment where speed is everything, time is of the essence and we expect instantaneous gratification in…
ON EXCHANGE TRADING VERSUS OVER THE COUNTER
Financial markets are organised in two basic ways: on exchange or over the counter (OTC), with the traditional distinctions blurred…
THE MIGRATION OF WALL STREET PLAYERS TO THE WORLD OF CRYPTO
Wall Street and Crypto used to be incompatible worlds with supporters standing steadfastly in one camp or the other. But…
CRYPTONITE WOMEN – PART 1
The crypto industry has taken the world by storm and seen many believers skyrocket to exponential success almost overnight. But…
CRYPTONITE WOMEN – PART 2
Last week we looked at five of the top female influencers in the crypto industry. This week we look at…
FREE MONEY – THE WHAT AND WHY OF AIRDROPS
Imagine coins falling, like droplets, from the sky. This is what airdropping is in the crypto sphere. Historically, it refers…
THE HOW OF AIRDROPS
Airdrops are free coins that fall from the crypto skies into your wallet. Last week we explored what airdrops are…
THE AIRDROP GAMBLE
Free money sounds good in any language and any industry, but there seems to be an even greater allure around…
AIRDROP SCAMS
It seems too good to be true, and sometimes it is. With free money on offer, many people rush to…
MAKING MONEY FROM CRYPTOCURRENCIES – PART 1
We’ve all heard tales of wondrous wins in the cryptocurrency field. We’ve seen the volatile fluctuations in the coins and…
MAKING MONEY FROM CRYPTOCURRENCIES – PART 2
If you’re not ready to make a financial investment in cryptocurrencies, there are a number of different ways you can…
MAKING MONEY FROM CRYPTOCURRENCIES – PART 3
Over the past few weeks we’ve look at different ways of making money in the cryptocurrency space, ranging from investing…
CRYPTO TRENDS IN 2019 – PART 1
Bitcoin started the cryptocurrency race in 2009 and since then more than 2000 cryptocurrencies have become available, according to CryptoCompare.…
CRYPTO TRENDS IN 2019 – PART 2
After a tumultuous year, Bitcoin is finally headed back in the right direction and people’s enthusiasm in cryptocurrencies is reigniting.…
CENTRAL BANKS AND CRYPTOCURRENCIES – FRIEND OR FOE?
Cryptocurrencies have rattled central banks around the world with their potential to change the financial landscape. The financial industry has…
DAML’D IF YOU DO AND DAML’D IF YOU DON’T
Digital Asset Modeling Language (DAML) is more important than ever before with the increasing adoption of blockchain technology and is…
DAML: TRUST ISSUES AND PROBLEMS WITH BLOCKCHAIN
Last week we started exploring Digital Asset Modeling Language (DAML) which is, at its most simplistic, the contract language of…
THE FUTURE IS DAML
DAML, the open-source language for smart contracts has revitalised the smart contract space that enables peers to transact in an…
HOW SMART CONTRACTS ARE DISRUPTING TRADITIONAL MARKETS – PART 1
Over the past few years we’ve heard lots of speak about blockchain. It’s everywhere we turn and people are either…
HOW SMART CONTRACTS ARE DISRUPTING TRADITIONAL MARKETS – PART 2
We’ve explored the concept of blockchain in general and acknowledged that it has the potential to revolutionise the banking industry.…
CRYPTOCURRENCIES, COUNTRIES AND CHESS
Cryptocurrencies have been embraced or disregarded to varying degrees by different countries around the world. Some maintain caution and apply…
WHAT’S WHAT WITH CRYPTO WALLETS?
Gone are the days of Louis Vuitton or Chanel wallets if you’re a cryptocurrency enthusiast. What you need instead is…
CRYPTO WALLETS ARE HOTTING UP!
Last week we started looking at the latest in designer wallets for crypto enthusiasts and explored the upside and downside…
THE LEADING MEN OF CRYPTO – PART 1
The crypto industry has moved from strength to strength over the past few years, albeit with some rollercoaster action along…
THE LEADING MEN OF CRYPTO – PART 2
Last week we highlighted three of the leading men in the crypto industry:  Changpeng Zhao, Brian Armstrong and Tyler Winklevoss.…
THE LEADING MEN OF CRYPTO – PART 3
In the final part of our look at the top 10 men in the crypto arena we list the last…
WAYS TO REGULATE THE CRYPTO INDUSTRY
There has been ongoing chatter about how and whether to regulate the crypto industry for years now, and many countries…
THE UPSIDE OF REGULATING THE CRYPTO INDUSTRY
Last week we looked at ways of regulating the cryptocurrency industry. This week we move to consider the advantages of…
THE BACKSTORY OF BITCOIN
There are hundreds of cryptocurrencies all vying for attention and market share. In a series starting this week, we look…
THE EVOLUTION OF ETHEREUM
Ethereum is one of the better-known and more popular of the cryptocurrencies. It’s a blockchain-based distributed computing platform and operating…
THE RIPPLE EFFECT
Ripple is a real-time gross settlement system that also supports fiat currency, cryptocurrency, and commodity exchanges and remittances, amongst other…
LITECOIN: THE SILVER TRAILBLAZER
Litecoin is often referred to as silver, with Bitcoin being the gold standard. Like Bitcoin, Litecoin is a peer-to-peer cryptocurrency…