Crypto classes organized for Ukrainians have begun on a government-run portal, a minister announced. More than 20,000 people have registered for the educational course in the war-torn country which maintains an objective to become “the best crypto jurisdiction.” Thousands of Ukrainians to Study About Bitcoin, Mining, and Smart Contracts Ukraine’s ‘Дія. Цифрова освіта’ (Diia Digital […]
A consensus algorithm is a procedure used in computer science in which participants of a distributed network agree on the state of the network or the state of a single data value and establish trust among unknown peers in the network. Consensus algorithms are designed so that members of a blockchain come to an agreement […]
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Brave, the company behind the Brave browser, has partnered with Solana to provide support for the blockchain directly from its browser. According to a press release, the Brave browser will now default to Solana for cross-chain and decentralized app support. Brave users, that are now in the millions, will have access to a Solana wallet […]
Ripple Labs cofounder Chris Larsen has a bone to pick with bitcoin and crypto networks that leverage proof-of-work (PoW). Larsen’s latest write-up explains that the crypto industry needs to reconsider PoW because of the effects on the environment. The Ripple executive believes that other types of consensus algorithms have been effective at being secure while […]
Paypal is launching a new business unit dedicated to cryptocurrency services, the company chief executive officer Daniel Schulman announced this week. In an earnings call on February 3, 2021, Schulman said the existing financial system is outdated and that his firm will be investing a lot of money into blockchain and digital currencies. Schulman explained: […]
The Venezuelan president, Nicolás Maduro, has claimed that 2021 will be the year of the state-backed petro (PTR) token. He also promised to boost a “100% national digital economy” agenda through a “complete digitalization process.” 77% of Trade Transactions in Venezuela Are Made via Digital Solutions in Bolivar During an annual speech at the National […]
Amidst the buzz and excitement of the Bitcoin community, the occasional headline of an exchange getting hacked makes every Bitcoin user’s stomach churn. One of the biggest concerns many of us have is getting our Bitcoin and other cryptos snatched right underneath our noses by hackers. But a crypto-burglar might not even be your worst […]
You’ve heard of Software as a Service (Saas), the means by which businesses subscribe to and access cloud-based software. Blockchain-as-a-service (BaaS) is its distributed ledger equivalent. It describes the process by which a third party installs, hosts and maintains blockchain networks on behalf of other organizations. Today, BaaS is utilized in industries such as fintech, […]
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Choosing the right blockchain is a tough call for any development team. It’s a decision that entails correctly anticipating project requirements – scalability; speed; community; security – before a line of code has even been written. It’s no wonder that a project occasionally finds its first choice of blockchain isn’t ‘the one,’ forcing it to […]
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