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More On The Quadriga Debacle

Part I: A Fall From Grace On Feb 5, Judge Wood of the Supreme Court of Nova Scotia granted QuadrigaCX 30 days of creditor protection. The law warrants that 30-day protection is granted to companies which owe more than $5 million when they filed for bankruptcy. This allows such companies to restructure their finances to … Continued

Which one is the best cryptocurrency next to Bitcoin? A Research about Decred

Which one is the best cryptocurrency next to Bitcoin? Here is a summary of Decred reseach – Look at Decred (DCR) [Decred – Autonomous Digital Currency] 1.  Like Bitcoin, there will only be 21 million Decred. Blocks are produced every 5 minutes via proof of work. Block reward reductions are smoother than in bitcoin, reducing slightly every 6,144 … Continued

ICO Reminder: Disruptive Technology Has Risks

ICOs exploded on the scene in 2017, with several investors turning their donations into millions once the token went live on an exchange. This is the dream sequence for any ICO investor. However, it has become clear that due to the lack of regulation, the ICO space is riddled with scams and can often be … Continued

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Protect Your Privacy With Metalyfe

Society at large is moving faster than ever before. Access to information and the sheer amount of information collected and tracked by a growing list of devices and corporations has come at a dire cost to all of us. Our Privacy. Our fundamental human right to Liberty is in jeopardy and we all need to … Continued

How Gaming Could Drive Blockchain and Cryptocurrency Adoption

Cryptocurrencies are becoming part of the growing gaming sector, but you won’t hear the term “Bitcoin” anywhere. Game developers are now creating their own virtual and cryptocurrencies, driven by digital-hungry Millenial and Gen Z generations. Society’s two youngest economically active groups have more interest in cryptocurrency than any other; they also like to play video … Continued

Ripple Mining: An Urban Legend

If you’re just starting off on your crypto journey, you may have heard of the term “mining” being thrown around a lot. Mining in the crypto world doesn’t refer to hard-hatted laborers with coal smeared faces. Instead, it refers to people who provide some sort of proof that they can be trusted to add new … Continued

The Profitability of Crypto Mining Explained

Once upon a time, cryptocurrency mining was a hobby that could be taken up by pretty much anyone. University students would have mining rigs set up in their dorm rooms verifying transactions at all times of the day. A nice profit could be made without paying much attention to the computer eating up electricity in … Continued

Deloitte and RiskBlock Alliance Want to Bring Blockchain to Canada’s Insurers

Global consulting firm Deloitte, an early adopter of blockchain, recently added blockchain insurance consortium supporter to its roster of accomplishments. supporting a consortium of insurance companies seeking to implement blockchain in the insurance industry. The Institutes RiskBlock Alliance is a group of now 40 risk management and insurance companies looking to accelerate the “time to … Continued

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8 Reasons Why Ripple Will Fail

Recently, Ripple announced that 13 financial institutions will be integrated into their blockchain network. The total number of partnered institutions has now exceeded 200. In addition to this, Ripple has surpassed Ethereum and is now the second largest cryptocurrency in terms of market capitalization. However, blockchain is a technology that hopes to revolutionize commerce and … Continued

Ripple: The Little Banking Solution That Could

Ripple is the name of a blockchain network striving to transform the banking industry into a more internationally connected system. The company has launched the RippleNet, which promises to be “One frictionless experience to send money globally.” Basically, by partnering with Ripple for cross-border payment settlements, banks and merchants are able to send money anywhere … Continued

Elections Canada Launches Consultations On Cryptocurrency Contributions

With just months to go before the next election, the agency tasked with policing the federal political fundraising is polling the parties on how to deal with contributions made via Bitcoin and other cryptocurrency platforms. In a notice posted online earlier this week, Elections Canada notes that “with interest in cryptocurrency on the rise, political entities have requested guidance on accepting contributions … Continued

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XRP to be Used by Regulated UK Bank

The UK-based bank has announced it will use both Ripple’s xRapid software and the cryptocurrency XRP for cross-border payments this year. Ripple has already revealed a number of new banking partnerships in 2019 and now works with over 200 banks and financial organizations. Euro Exim Bank, a registered and regulated bank, will use xRapid to … Continued

Canadian Blockchain Company Helping Further eSports Development for Sri Lankan Gamers

Nova Scotia-based technology startup Ubique Networks, Inc. partnered with Sri Lanka’s national telecommunications provider Sri Lanka Telecom (SLT) to use blockchain to power eSports for Sri Lankan gamers. Originally reported by gaming new site Gaming Post, the two parties signed a formal agreement in November 2018 at the Sri Lankan-based Canadian High Commission. Zero Game Lag On … Continued

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LinkCoin- The First Exchange to Offer Tether USDT Trading in Canada

As Cryptocurrency markets continue to face unprecedented volatility, investors are actively looking for financial instruments to protect themselves from this fluctuation. One of these instruments is Tether, the stable coin that claims, for every one token they circulate into the market, they also place one US-Dollar into its’ reserve, helping the token maintain its stable … Continued

Bicameral Ventures Invests In New Aion-Powered Blockchain Browser Metalyfe

Toronto-based Metalyfe announced earlier this week that it has received a strategic investment from Bicameral Ventures. Led by Kesem Frank, also the co-founder of Aion and Nuco, Bicameral targets companies building on the Aion platform. While terms of the investment were not disclosed, Metalyfe will be compensated in Aion tokens (currently trading around 0.174110 USD at the … Continued

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DigitalBits Partners With Metalyfe Blockchain Browser

We are excited to announce the addition of Metalyfe to the DigitalBits partnership ecosystem. Metalyfe is a blockchain browser that allows users to regain control of their personal data generated via online activities. The current state of the internet sees large technology companies such as Amazon, Google and Facebook collecting and profiting from valuable user data, without compensation to … Continued

Canada Could be Well-Positioned for the World’s Digital Asset Transformation

By: Alex Tapscott The recent price decline — a rare collision of factors — has proved that people overestimate the potential for technology short term and underestimate it long term Canada has a rich history of innovation, but in the next few decades, powerful technological forces will transform the global economy. Large multinational companies have … Continued

How Companies Can Get Into Cryptocurrency

When it comes to cryptocurrency, individuals often have an easier time making a decision than a company. Where individuals only have to think about their personal financial goals and risk, companies may have a lot more at stake. There’s always risk involved but at the same time companies have many different avenues to get involved … Continued

Detailed Analysis of Decred Fork Resistance

Detailed Analysis of Decred Fork Resistance It is not a secret anymore that pure PoW networks are vulnerable to forking. We have witnessed the creation of several minority forked coins, most notably Ethereum Classic, Bitcoin Gold, Bitcoin Cash, and Bitcoin SV. This post explains how the Decred network prevents minority forks, based on an analysis … Continued