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The Quadriga Debacle Continues Part II

Part 2: The Blame Game The fall of Quadriga has become infamous. As the dust starts to settle on this once mighty exchange, its demise is one that may be recalled for generations. Quadriga’s downfall had all the excitement of a nail-biting novel, starting from a mysterious death and ending with lost treasure. However, at … Continued


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


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



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


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