Our values are put to the test

In, both, life and business, our Christian Values are often put to the test. Staying valuable to your customer becomes increasingly difficult today to do in the ALL ABOUT ME society of today. Here's a few helpful tips to put into practice when our LIFE OF SERVICE,...

Gemini Will Monitor its Bitcoin, Ethereum Markets Using Nasdaq Tec

Gemini, the Winklevoss twins’ cryptocurrency exchange, has announced a partnership with Nasdaq to use the latter’s technology to monitor all trading pairs of its crypto marketplace.   With the new agreement, Gemini will deploy Nasdaq’s surveillance technology, dubbed SMARTS, for increased oversight over its recently introduced block...

Twitter Marketing and Engagement

Twitter to Ban Cryptocurrency-Related Ads, With Limited Exceptions

Twitter may be the next platform to ban cryptocurrency-related ads, following the footsteps of Google and Facebook. According to Sky News, Twitter’s ad ban would go into effect in two weeks.   The microblogging platform will reportedly block ads from initial coin offerings (ICOs), cryptocurrency wallets, and exchanges....

U.S. Regulators Subpoena Crypto Exchange Bitfinex, Tether

U.S. regulators are scrutinizing one of the world’s largest cryptocurrency exchanges as questions mount over a digital token linked to its backers. The U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission sent subpoenas on Dec. 6 to virtual-currency venue Bitfinex and Tether, a company that issues a widely traded coin...

What is Ripple or XRP

What is Ripple? Technically speaking, is Ripple a cryptocurrency in the mold of Bitcoin? The short answer is probably “no,” but that doesn’t stop it from often being lumped into that same category.

What is Ripple?

Originally released in 2012 as a subsequent iteration of Ripplepay, Ripple is a real-time gross settlement system (RTGS), currency exchange and remittance network. Using a common ledger that is managed by a network of independently validating servers that constantly compare transaction records, Ripple doesn’t rely on the energy and computing intensive proof-of-work used by Bitcoin. Ripple is based on a shared public database that makes use of a consensus process between those validating servers to ensure integrity. Those validating servers can belong to anyone, from individuals to banks.

Alternative Blockchain Uses: Elections, Product Reviews and Fraud Prevention

Decentralization and its effect on the economy is a controversial topic that has pervaded discussion throughout online communities as well as mainstream and alternative media outlets thanks, in part, to Bitcoin’s roller-coaster ride throughout 2017.

This phenomenon has also threatened the infrastructural payment processing monopolies whose power has traditionally owed to their near-absolute control over transaction processing, authorization and governance.

Just like this effect of cryptocurrency on wealth and economy: Blockchain solutions when used for rating/voting systems has the potential to return political and democratic power to the hands of the voting citizens if implemented correctly as a method for vote processing and verification.