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The Sharing Economy has had a resurgence as technology facilitates access and enables an easier exchange of goods and services. Through P2P platforms users are able to rent and monetise their unused items, helping to decrease waste, increase utility and ultimately creating a more sustainable and clean environment. We had a chat with Tim Bos, from ShareRing, who is using blockchain technology to power a sharing marketplace, why he thinks this technology will drive improved sharing. Tell...

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Bitcoin became more than just a digital store of value but a driving force in several industries. Creative applications have emerged and with this even more innovation.  Whilst cryptocurrencies gained popularity, the portion of the world that currently holds digital coins is negligible, relative to the world population. Below MintDice details one of the ways the crypto industry is engaging potential users – Bitcoin faucets. What is a Bitcoin faucet? A Bitcoin faucet is a creative...

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Automated Teller Machines (ATMs) are common and vital in today’s financial world. They ease access to funds for users so they don’t have to physically visit bank premises. Similarly, cryptocurrency ATMs are important in the cryptocurrency industry. To foster global adoption to happen, cryptocurrency ATMs need to be installed in urban centres. Already, it is estimated that 4392 cryptocurrency ATMs have been installed across 77 countries, with the US accounting for nearly 60% of them....

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While previously individuals placed trust in institutions, the underlying technology of blockchain enables the anonymous disintermediation of trust that helps build foundations for platform innovation. As Blockchain technology enables two parties to establish trust independent of a central body, below, Blockchain Australia magazine delves into some of ways blockchain can strengthen the reliability of voting and personal information. Blockchain for Political Transparency Giuseppe Porcelli, Founder and CEO of Lakeba Group, suggests that one application of...

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The cryptocurrency industry experienced a tough year in 2018 and this seems to be rolling over to 2019. Recently Diar, a crypto and blockchain research-based organisation, reported that crypto exchanges trading volumes were at their lowest in January 2019 compared to two years ago. At the same time Binance, the world’s leading crypto exchange, registered a 40% drop in its bitcoin and US dollars market, as contrasted with December 2018. Other key crypto exchanges across...

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Crypto can be confusing. Especially when there are so many currencies, wallets, exchanges and new platforms all preaching to be the quickest, easiest and securest. We spoke with the exchange getting a 9 star customer review, who is focused on making it easier for crypto traders to buy, sell and store over 140 cryptocurrencies. Derk de Groot, Communications Manager at Bitqist, talks to us about blockchain and crypto adoption in The Netherlands and the exchange created...

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Could Blockchain make the advertising process easier, faster, more secure and transparent? Today brands allocate big budgets to connect with their prospects and customers across multiple digital channels and destinations. Wouldn’t it be great if blockchain technology could help improve tracking, provide greater insights and even more accurate data intelligence? Following are some of the ways MintDice suggest that blockchain can help the industry: Fraud Prevention Advertising has a fraud problem perpetrated by human accounts as...

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As the mainstream integration of blockchain technology is inevitable, we wanted to see how blockchain technology is being assimilated into the education system. We spoke with Helen Souness, CEO at RMIT Online, a global university of technology, design and enterprise which offers now Blockchain related courses, and Peter Jackowski, graduate from Developing Blockchain Strategy at RMIT, on their thoughts on the technology and the future of the space. Following are Helen’s thoughts on the future skills and relevant curriculums...

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This International Women’s Day we’re celebrating women’s accomplishments in all industries, and of course, ones that are venturing the tech and blockchain world. Over the year we have interviewed a number of amazing women who are in the tech space, and wanted to share some of their stories again as inspiration. Happy International Women’s Day! A balanced world is a better world. #BalanceforBetter   Jonha Richman, marketing and communications experience working with global innovative companies, helping...

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Bitcoin is usually is the first cryptocurrency that comes to mind when talking crypto, however Ethereum and Dash also have growing place at the table. Both platforms are playing major roles in laying the groundwork for further development in the blockchain and crypto ecosystems. Below we deep dive into some interesting facts about these two popular cryptocurrencies and their differences. What is Dash? Dash is a peer-based decentralized system that allows people to send its eponymous...