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Why Digital Marketing Is Essential For E-Business
With the advent of modern technologies, digital marketing has become an essential part of most of the business and startups. Facing much cut-throat competition in the business industry today, every company is in the race to supersede one another.And it is nothing new to feel surprised about it, as competition …
Bitcoin Jesus' Bitcoin Cash to perform splendidly in the coming week
Bitcoin Cash has had a hard time ever since it split off from the parent chain. Fortunately, the recent price surges have provided for things to fall into place. Especially with the golden cross already underway, the altseason seems to be picking up pace.With the altcoin market cap rising steadily, …
5 Different Companies Trying to Gamify Cryptocurrencies
Like with any other new technology, the blockchain and cryptocurrency industry has been trying to achieve mass adoption since the advent of bitcoin ten years ago. However, at this point, it is obvious that the average Joe does not need to know the technicalities of blockchain to use cryptocurrencies. In …
Discovery Through Serendipity, Error, and Exaptation
In examining discovery by serendipity, error, and exaptation, there are some clear similarities but the nuances are what create the differences. Serendipity is when an unexpected situation yields beneficial outcomes or results. In this context, many discoveries have happened due to circumstances that can be described as serendipitous. One example …
Establishing More Trust In 2020 With Blockchain
2020 is here. In the last decade, blockchain has garnered the attention of technologists, entrepreneurs and industry stalwarts, leading to experimentation and exploration. Talk about characteristics of blockchain is diminishing and discussion around use cases are soaring. Organizations are investing in blockchain development. What’s coming now is the new face …
Advantages Of Using A Blockchain Platform For Researchers
The blockchain technology is on the rise and will continue to expand its influence in different industries in the coming years. For instance, although the technology is still in its infancy, it already brings many advantages to researchers. No doubt, blockchain will revolutionize the research industry. A good example would …
AI Plays Crucial Role in Rising Popularity of Cryptocurrencies
A number of factors are driving the future of the cryptocurrency industry. Artificial intelligence is one of the most prominent changes facing the industry. Earlier this year, Bitcoin.com published an article on the state of AI in the cryptocurrency industry. They showed that a lot of variables are driven by …
China Takes The Lead on Blockchain
The biggest U-turn in the history of U-turns took place earlier this month, when China suddenly revoked its previous sentiments towards blockchain and declared it “an important breakthrough” for mankind instead. In October, Chinese president Xi Jinping gave a speech where he said China needs to “seize the opportunities” presented …
Insurance disruption: How blockchain is transforming the industry
NOVEMBER 2019 | INSURANCE | By: JENNA TROPEA For years, the traditional insurance business model has proven to be a surprisingly resilient one. However, traditional insurance is beginning to feel the digital effect as emerging technologies change the way consumers interact with businesses and how products and services are delivered. …
4 Impressive Ways Blockchain Could Disrupt the Banking Sector
Last year, the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania published a detailed analysis of the impact that blockchain will have on the financial industry. The article was based on a compilation of opinions from a variety of experts, such as:· Angela Walch, a law professor at St. Mary’s· Kevin …
Clarifying the Path to Tokenisation
Recently, I got involved in the 2Tokens project. The 2Tokens project aims to clarify the path to realising value from Tokenisation. In the 17th century, The Netherlands transformed the economic landscape with the invention of the stock market. Our assertion is that tokenisation represents as fundamental a shift for the …
The Increasing Problem of Monopolies in the Technology Sector
Mainstream media coverage has focused on the issue of monopolies in the technology sector ever since there was the talk of splitting up Microsoft into more than one company. Few organizations, however, have ever actually pressed for any real action that would solve the problem. One of the biggest reasons …
Will Machine Learning Be Crucial for Ethical Crypto Hacking in 2020?
Over the past year, one of the most widely held beliefs that we held about blockchain has been turned on its head. Since blockchain was first released with bitcoin back in 2008, it was widely assumed that the network was unassailable. This claim went unchallenged and untested for over a …
How Blockchain and IoT Can Defeat Counterfeiting in the Fashion Industry
Imitation is the sincerest form of flattery. But brands that lose billions to counterfeit products don’t feel it that way. Cambridge dictionary defines counterfeiting as “something that is made to look like the original of something else, usually for dishonest or illegal purposes”. Basically, it is the practice of creating …
The Top Seven Technology Trends for 2020
We have reached the end of 2019 and just like in previous years, I am looking ahead to see what organisations can expect next year. 2019 was the year of truth, with many enterprises developing blockchain proof of concepts, Google confirming a quantum supremacy breakthrough and more data breaches with …
Why Tokens Matter and How to Clarify a Path Towards Tokenisation
The organisation of tomorrow, despite differences in industry, location, products and services on offer, will all have one thing in common: they will use some sort of token as the key enabler to their business. Organisations have multiple options when selecting the type of crypto token. The token economics they …
Quantum Computing and Blockchain: Facts and Myths
The biggest danger to Blockchain networks from quantum computing is its ability to break traditional encryption [3]. Google sent shockwaves around the internet when it was claimed, had built a quantum computer able to solve formerly impossible mathematical calculations–with some fearing crypto industry could be at risk [7]. Google states …
7 Blockchain Challenges to be Solved before Large-Scale Enterprise Adoption
When organisations adopt new technologies, the context of that technology plays an important role. How people deal with the material properties of new technology is informed by their previous experience of using or not using similar technologies in the past. Since blockchain is still a new technology, how organisations adopt …