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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

Politeia enables launch of Decred Bug Bounty Program

Decred launched a Bug Bounty Program, which will offer DCR payments of up to US$ 25,000. The program is one of the proposals approved through Politeia, Decred’s governance system that allows the community to create proposals, discuss, collaborate and finance new projects and initiatives. According to Degeri, proponent of the initiative, the Decred Bug Bounty … 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

Peer-to-Peer Exchanges are THE way to Buy & Sell Cryptocurrency

You’re reading this because you want to buy cryptocurrency. You may be wondering what the best way is to get into cryptocurrency. Well, there’s two options, Peer-to-Peer (P2P) exchanges, and centralized exchanges. You also might be wondering what the difference is between the two, and you’re definitely wondering which one is best. You’re in luck … 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

10 Not-So-Obvious Things Crypto and Blockchain Have Made Better

At the inception of Bitcoin, cryptocurrency was parroted as a transformative technology ready to change the world for the better. However, in recent years, the dialogue around crypto and blockchain has shifted from radical new applications to the investment characteristics of coins. This means that a lot of interesting projects and applications being launched in … Continued

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

The Ethereum Hardfork: What It Means And How It Effects You

On January 16th, 2019, Ethereum is supposed to undergo a hardfork known as Constantinople. Though many people are viewing this network upgrade as a “new” hardfork, it is actually the second phase of “Metropolis“; the name of the overall systems upgrade. The first phase was called “Byzantium” and was successfully implemented in October of 2017. Before … Continued

How Blockchain Technology Could Replace Your Resume

The ability for a blockchain to ensure the legitimacy of someone’s credentials has long been a theorized use case for the technology, which could be great news for those job searching. Largely, this ties to the idea that blockchain technology is granting value to digital assets and qualifications that were previously easy to duplicate and … 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

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

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

Blockchain Technology IRL: More Than A Bitcoin

It’s quickly becoming apparent that blockchain technology is about far more than just Bitcoin. Across finance, healthcare, media, government, and other sectors, innovative uses are appearing every day. While some ventures may fail, others could go on to become household names if blockchain proves itself to be as revolutionary as many are predicting. Recently, CoinTelegraph … Continued

Canadian City Calgary Launches a Digital Currency to Boost Local Economic Activity

Calgary has become the first Canadian city to launch a digital version of its local currency. Known as the Calgary Digital Dollar, the digital currency will be used exclusively in the City of Calgary located in Alberta Province and will operate alongside the federal currency, the Canadian Dollar (or the loonie as it is popularly referred), Initially … Continued

Blockchain Year in Review: The Late, But Not Great, 2018

By: Aaron Grinhaus – Grinhaus Law Firm As the sun sets on 2018, I hear echoes of what optimists have been saying about cryptocurrencies over the past several years, that they are to blockchain what email is to the internet: the first use case, but certainly not the only use case. Lately, much of the news has been focused around the falling price … Continued

Can You Use Bitcoin to Pay for Travel?

When most people think of buying tickets for a flight or making other travel-related purchases, they might reach into their wallet for their credit card.  But did you know you might be able to pay with a form of digital cryptocurrency, like Bitcoin? Bitcoin is a type of digital cryptocurrency that serves the same function … Continued

New Brunswick Tricked Crypto Investors to Teach About ICO Fraud

New Brunswick’s Financial and Consumer Services Commission (FCNB) has created a fake website and ICO in a bid to educate investors on the danger of cryptocurrency scams. The FCNB created TydeCoyn.ca, offering Canadians the opportunity to invest in a “cryptocurrency token that marries tourism promotion and environmental activism.” The TydeCoyn “scam” The fake scam is … Continued

Ethereum Classic: What it is and How to Buy Ethereum Classic (ETC)

This guide will cover Ethereum Classic, a hard fork of Ethereum that is a prevalent cryptocurrency in today’s landscape. This article aims to provide an overview of Ethereum Classic for both experienced digital asset traders and newcomers to the space. What is Ethereum Classic? Ethereum Classic is a hard fork of Ethereum (ETH) that came into existence … Continued

Shyft Partners With Fintech Platform Uulala

Shyft, the global blockchain-based network that facilitates the secure sharing of attested and compliant data, has announced the signing of a Letter of Understanding (LOU) with Uulala, a social impact organization that aims to accelerate the financial inclusion of the under-banked. As part of this partnership, Uulala will become a strategic technology integrator on the Shyft … Continued

KPMG to Canadian Companies: Now is the Time to Invest in Blockchain

Audit, tax, and advisory firm KPMG LLP said that blockchain adoption is on the rise and that Canadian companies should take advantage of the emerging technology. In a recent press release, KPMG said the “fog around blockchain” is lifting as more companies look to the technology to achieve faster and more secure transactions, improve efficiencies in … Continued

Overstock CEO Plans to Sell Retail Business to Focus on Blockchain

Despite market fluctuations, one famous CEO is demonstrating his confidence in blockchain and cryptocurrency. Overstock’s Patrick Byrne has announced he will sell the retail side of Overstock, focusing in instead on his blockchain company and investment division. Byrne was an early supporter of blockchain and cryptocurrency leading Overstock to become the first major online retailer … Continued