blockchain

  1. Jamie McKane

    The highs and lows of running a blockchain startup in South Africa

    The highs and lows of running a blockchain startup in South Africa Custos Media Technologies runs a unique blockchain-based anti-piracy product, which leverages the immutability of public blockchains and game theory to curb incidents of piracy. Custos cofounder Fred Lutz told MyBroadband that...
  2. Jamie McKane

    Blockchain hype missed the mark

    Blockchain hype missed the mark Bitcoin’s glory has been a bit tarnished by the bursting of its price bubble since late 2017. But enthusiasm for blockchain technology is still going strong, with venture capitalists throwing almost four times as much money at the sector last year as in 2017...
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    University Degree

    Hello all. I am looking at applying to university next year but i'm unsure as to which course to apply for. I have always had an interest in Business and Finance but have recently taken a massive interest in Technology and Computer Science. Currently I do Physics, Accounting and Business...
  4. Jamie McKane

    Blockchain startups are enlisting Nobel Prize winners

    Blockchain startups are enlisting Nobel Prize winners With cryptocurrency mania over for now, blockchain startups need to dig a little deeper to attract attention. Their latest secret weapon: Nobel laureates. Covee Network is the latest venture to announce a partnership with an economist of...
  5. Jamie McKane

    Most companies aren't diving into blockchain

    Most companies aren't diving into blockchain Need more evidence that blockchain isn’t the cure-all for Corporate America? Well, a new report from PwC says adoption of the technology is stalling. While many companies are researching or tinkering with the distributed-ledger technology, only 15...
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    Ask Coindirect CPO Stephen Young Anything About Cryptocurrencies

    Stephen Young is the co-founder and chief product officer at Coindirect. He is an experienced financial professional who has been building products in the financial market for twenty years. We are giving you a chance to ask Stephen anything about cryptocurrencies, crypto exchanges and...
  7. Jamie McKane

    IBM launches blockchain platform for banking

    IBM launches blockchain platform for banking IBM has partnered with CLS Group to release a platform which makes it easier for banks to access blockchain technology. The solution is called LedgerConnect and is designed to easily deliver a selection of blockchain applications to financial...
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    SAFCOIN

    Not to validate that I bought coins, but feel I need to lift my opinion on the negative naysayers about Safcoin, (I am no expert on blockchain, Cryptos or Bitcoin, but see this as an opportunity to learn and be involved. Why I like is: Only R70 a coin, It’s not for the Suites and Tech Geeks...
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    Wala - "...the world's first borderless, rewards driven, zero fee financial platform"

    "Wala has created the world's first borderless, rewards driven, zero fee financial platform that will be powered by the Dala utility token. Through Dala, Wala makes use of the best of blockchain, cryptocurrencies, and tokenization...". This SA-based blockchain start-up yesterday launched the...
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    Bitcoin the RISE and FALL

    A look in the bitcoin world. We saw bitcoin rise to an all-time high on Dec 17 to $20,089.00 with a total market CAP of $326b. Dec 28 Bitcoin price tumbled after South Korea announced more measures to regulate bitcoin trading, including a potential shutdown of exchanges, amid volatile...
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    Gaming Platform + blockchain

    Is this a viable idea in South Africa? Something similar to Steam but utilizing Blockchain.
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    IOTA - thoughts

    Recently came across IOTA, a DAG based cryptocurrency. If they achieve their goals they could be a more efficient replacement for currency than blockchain based coins. Any thoughts, advise about them. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/IOTA_(technology) https://iota.org/
  13. Newsfeed

    BP is experimenting with blockchain technology

    BP is experimenting with blockchain technology BP is testing implementations of distributed technology on an energy trading platform developed by blockchain startup BTL.
  14. Jamie McKane

    Blockchain developers battle over $1 billion in cryptocurrency

    Blockchain developers battle over $1 billion in cryptocurrency Two of the world’s largest blockchain developers are battling over more than $1 billion in virtual-currency options.
  15. Newsfeed

    Blockchain wallet gets support for Ethereum

    Blockchain wallet gets support for Ethereum Blockchain, the largest production blockchain platform in the world, has expanded its wallet to support Ethereum.
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    Blockchain Unconfirmed Transaction

    I sent btc from Luno to Bittrex yesterday at 7am and it still shows pending in Bittrex. If I check the transaction ID on Blockchain it shows Unconfirmed Transaction. I also see confirmations 0/2. Should I be worried? Or should I get hold of support? It is a transaction of >1btc. A...
  17. Jamie McKane

    Blockchain project aims to combat food fraud

    Blockchain project aims to combat food fraud A bowl of ice cream on a hot day in Shanghai gave American Mitchell Weinberg the worst bout of food poisoning he can recall. It also inspired the then-trade consultant to set up Inscatech — a global network of food spies.
  18. Jamie McKane

    Why South Africa needs its own sovereign blockchain

    Why South Africa needs its own sovereign blockchain Just as the Internet opened up new worlds for the transfer of information, blockchain technology will open up new worlds for the transfer of value.
  19. Newsfeed

    Springblock – South Africa’s first step to a national financial blockchain

    Springblock – South Africa’s first step to a national financial blockchain The South African Financial Blockchain Consortium is experimenting with various blockchain technologies, with the aim of implementing a national blockchain, Moneyweb reported.
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    Nifty Cryptocurrency Monitor App

    A while ago I started to invest in block chain and found myself installing a ton of aps to monitor the various top Cryptocurrencies out there. Then, recently a colleague of mine developed an app using the AltCoinTrader API to monitor the 7 block chains available on AltCoinTrader. Since trading...
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