Telegram Calls It Quits On Cryptocurrency Ambitions

After a series of battles between messaging service, Telegram, and the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), the platform has announced that it's quitting...
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Facebook Scales Back Ambitious Libra Project, Plans To Launch Later in 2020

Facebook Inc., together with its partners, is now scaling back on the Libra project which was marketed as futuristic global money. After being met...
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Shopify Joins Facebook-led Libra Association, Months After High Profile Members Exit

Facebook Libra has received the first new member, ever since the exit trend kicked off in the wake of regulatory scrutiny from the US. Shopify...
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Coinbase becomes the first cryptocurrency company to receive Visa membership

"Today we’re announcing that Coinbase has become the first pure-play crypto company to be approved as a Visa principal member,” reads a statement from...

Vodafone Quits Facebook Libra Association, To Focus On M-Pesa Expansion To More Countries

Facebook's Libra project has been heavily criticized over the parent's company issues with how it handled customer data in the past. The Libra Association...

North Korean hacker Group Reportedly Using Telegram To Steal Cryptocurrency

North Korean linked hacker group dubbed Lazarus has reportedly been using instant messaging platform Telegram to steal cryptocurrency from victims. The report comes from...

Telegram Refuses To Tell Market Regulator How It Spent The $1.7B ICO Cash

Telegram ’s fight with the market regulator United States Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), has taken another turn. SEC has reported that Telegram has failed...

$4.4 Billion has been lost this year to cryptocurrency crimes, Report

2019 seems to be a good year for cryptocurrency criminals. According to a report from CipherTrace, victims have lost $4.4 Billion in cryptocurrency in...
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Libra Season About to End? Visa, Mastercard, Stripe and Mercado Pago Call it Quits

Barely a week after PayPal exited the Libra Association; other U.S payment companies have followed suit. As on Friday 11th, Visa, MasterCard, Mercado Pago,...
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PayPal Pulls out of Facebook’s Libra Association

In addition to troubles Facebook has been going through over sceptical regulators around the world, PayPal Holdings Inc. has pulled out of the Libra...
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France says it will block Facebook’s Libra cryptocurrency in Europe

Two months later since Facebook officially announced its planned launch of own cryptocurrency Libra, many jabs have been thrown at the company. Since the...

Telegram Plans to Launch its Cryptocurrency “Gram” by October 31

Even though Facebook has been having a struggle with regulators over Libra, another social media network, Telegram is reviving its ambitions of launching its...
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Threads: Twitter fans pour out on Facebook’s new cryptocurrency Libra

Facebook announced its new digital wallet Libra yesterday in a move to provide minimum to low transaction costs in terms of remittance. Facebook Libra...
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Facebook’s Cryptocurrency Libra Officially launching in 2020

We had earlier reported that Facebook was planning the launch of its Cryptocurrency soon codenamed Libra. Facebook has now officially confirmed that Libra- now...

Russia is hosting the Blockchain Life 2018 conference in November

Industry leaders will from 7th to 8th November gather in St. Petersburg, Russia for Blockchain Life 2018 Conference - The biggest international forum on...

Oracle Blockchain Cloud Service now available for Global and African Businesses

Oracle has announced the that its Oracle Blockchain Cloud Service is now generally available for businesses around the world.  Arab Jordan Investment Bank, CargoSmart,...

Treasury Given Two Weeks Parliament Notice to Decide Fate of Cryptocurrencies in Kenya

National Treasury Cabinet Secretary Henry Rotich on Tuesday addressed the national assembly on the existence of cryptocurrencies in Kenya particularly Bitcoin. In his request for...

Zimbabwean cryptocurrency exchange Golix to hold a 24-hour online Q&A session

Zimbabwean Cryptocurrency exchange Golix has announced that it will be holding a 24 hour Q&A session on Reddit, one of the leading platforms for...

Global Halal platform HalalGuide is now using Apla’s proprietary blockchain technology

Apla, a developer of blockchain protocol for building government and enterprise platforms,has announced  a partnership with HalalGuide, a comprehensive ecosystem of 12 platforms that...

Fintech SandBox Policy to be Ready by July 2018, Says CMA Boss, Paul Muthaura

Regulation in the Blockchain and crypto space is inevitable and coming very soon. To enable this, Capital Markets Authority is setting up a sandbox...

Blockchain-based data platform DATAEUM rated 5/5 by top ICO listing

DATAEUM, the first Blockchain-based platform using crowdsourcing for data generation received a 5/5 rating from the icobench’s ico analyzer bot, Benchy. Thirty-seven days to their...

Finnovation South Africa 2018: How FinTech is Accelerating Digital Transformation of Banking in Africa

The unique environment for financial services in Africa is fertile ground for innovative FinTech players who are capitalising on the opportunities to disrupt or...

Enlisting blockchain technology in the war against DDoS onslaughts

Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) attacks are certainly on the rise. Arbor’s 13th Annual Worldwide Infrastructure Security Report showed that 33 percent of surveyed...

4 Organizations Spearheading Blockchain Education in Kenya

Currently, the blockchain hype is at an all-time high, not only in Kenya but also across the globe. There are thousands of ongoing projects...

Kenyan startup Nurse in Hand signs MOU with Apla Tech Company to develop blockchain-based...

Kenyan startup Nurse in Hand has signed a memorandum of understanding with Apla Tech Company to develop blockchain-based mobile app that would store critical...

Top blockchain myths to be busted in the year 2018

Blockchain has shown a great potential to be the next disruptive technology, with some experts claiming it to be the ‘second coming of the...

Trescon’s World Blockchain Summit Series 2018 is coming to Nairobi

Trescon will be hosting the next edition of World Blockchain Summit on 22-23 March 2018 in Nairobi City, the capital of Kenya. Promoting the disruptive...

5 Major Ways Blockchain Can Help Telecom Providers

By Shelby Solomon Darnell- IBM Blockchain Affect and Vision Scientist Telecom providers are hearing the Siren’s call of blockchain.  Though the technology is new to...

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