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Bidooh Takes Advantage Of All That Blockchain Has To Offer

Present day digital billboard advertising bookings happen by way of emails, telephone calls and meetings. It’s also the domain of large advertising companies that have the financial clout and the big name that allows them to be first in line in order to book up most if not all of the available advertising space. The industry is slow, open to misreporting, lacks absolute trust, and is an exclusive club for the big hitters. This is an industry ripe for disruption! So how is Bidooh, married to the blockchain, going to do things better in absolutely every department? Speed to market...

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Why US Midterms Should Have Considered Blockchain

Continuing our ‘coverage’ of the US midterms, we want to discuss just how blockchain technology could have been utilised this time round, ready for future elections in the states. Okay, it would have been a huge shock to find out that blockchain technology would be used at this stage in the elective process, however we do believe there are a number of intrinsic benefits to using the blockchain that would have made this sort of move quite appropriate. Sadly though, due to the bad reputation of blockchain technology we don’t believe the American people would agree. Corrupt US elections In...

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Will Regulation Destroy Decentralisation?

In 2009, blockchain technology was first introduced to the world. Along with the invention of Bitcoin, a so-called cryptocurrency which is designed to facilitate an entirely peer-to-peer electronic monetary and payment system. This is the first experiment to transfer digital tokens securely to be used as money between buyers and seller within the Bitcoin network without a need for an official or ‘government-sponsored notarising authority’. A traditional financial system has trusted third parties like banks which are given the tasks to prevent abuse or fraud. In the end, electronic cash is basically just data and so anyone can make themselves...

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Why Big Names Are Getting Into Big Data

By Harsha Cuttari, CTO, Aqua Intelligence People around the world have embraced social media. Whether we are airing our political views on Twitter, our best lives on Instagram, or what we had for breakfast on Facebook, we share parts of our lives no one used to see. Every time we think either the tipping point has been reached or the popularity of these platforms will diminish, we are proved wrong as they are prevalent in everyday life as much as they ever were - potentially more. The whistle blowers behind the Cambridge Analytica disclosure made even the most trusting of...

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New Project Aims To Bring Bitcoin To Ethereum Blockchain

Digital currency custody company, BitGo and decentralised exchange startups Republic Protocol and Kyber Network have revealed the planned launch of a fully backed Bitcoin ERC20 token on the Ethereum ecosystem. Dubbed as ~Wrapped Bitcoin and aimed for Q1 net year launch, the new token will be backed by Bitcoin on a 1:1 ratio, the three founding companies revealed in a joint press release last week. The CEO and co-founder of Kyber Network, Loi Luu spoke on the matter and has said: “This initiative will be bringing together the liquidity of Bitcoin and the extensive smart contract developer ecosystem of Ethereum....

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