Airdrops and Bounties: Essential Tools for Traction

When it comes to crypto and blockchain firms, potential users will often come across two very significant terms, namely, “Airdrop” and “Bounty”. Airdrops and bounties are growth tactics used by firms (specifically by crypto and blockchain firms, pre and post-ICOs) to tap into community-generated traction. Traditionally, the word “Airdrop” corresponds to actual airdrops that were... Continue Reading →

AT&T now accepting Crypto payments via BitPay

According to an official press release on May 23, U.S. Telecom giant, AT&T, is now accepting cryptocurrency as online payment for phone bills. The bills paid using cryptocurrency will be processed by AT&T using the crypto payments platform, BitPay. BitPay is a platform that lets its users convert cryptocurrency to fiat and is used by... Continue Reading →

Tether: The least transparent or customer-centric Stablecoin

Stablecoins Blockchain technology and cryptocurrency set the stage for massive disruption in banking and finance by providing an efficient and improved payments system which is said to be secure, transparent and fast with decentralization being the forefront - the absence of middlemen or regulatory authorities in the network. However, Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies are digital... Continue Reading →

Saudi Arabia: World’s first Blockchain-tracked Cargo shipped to Rotterdam

In December 2018, Maersk and IBM partnered together to form TradeLens, a blockchain-based shipping solution for increased efficiency, transparency and security of global trade. Saudi customs, on Monday, reported that they successfully shipped their first blockchain-tracked shipment. All details and documents regarding shipping were handled through Fasah, an exclusive shipment tracking portal built by Saudi... Continue Reading →

Two ex-Coinbase executives join Facebook

Two former Coinbase executives have joined the compliance team of social media giant, Facebook. Jeff Cartwright and Mikheil Moucharrafie joined the social media company as the policy and compliance manager and compliance officer, respectively. A veteran in the blockchain industry, Cartwright spent a bulk of the last five years at Coinbase, joining as a compliance... Continue Reading →

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