Tag Archives: Decentralization

23Jun/22

Decentralized Innovation Company Capsule Social Introduces Web3 Journalism with the Launch of Blogchain

Capsule Social, the company pioneering tools for a decentralized future, today announces the launch of its first product, Blogchain, a first-of-its-kind web3 publishing platform designed to innovate journalism and social media via blockchain. Built atop decentralized web3 technologies, IPFS (for server-less data) and the NEAR Protocol (a scalable layer-1 chain for identity, digital asset management and tokenized community governance) content creators can take ownership of their work and assume ownership over their content for the first time. Continue reading

04Feb/22

OPINION: Sun, sea and sandboxes: What are crypto innovators testing in the Pacific?

4 February 2022 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) — In normal times, the Pacific nation of Palau was a magnet for tourists. Palau’s population of 18,000 welcomed around 100,000 Yachties each year in search of remote un-spoilt beaches and pristine reefs. To protect the oceans for scuba diving tourists, most of Palau’s waters were designated off-limits for commercial fishing. Pre-covid, all of Palau’s eggs were in the tourism basket. Today, facing prolonged covid restrictions, that basket is empty, and Palau’s cash is drying up. Continue reading

26Jan/22

The launch of the LGBT+ digital currency provoked heated debate on Twitter. But just why are cryptocurrencies so controversial?

Jan 26 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) – An attractive alternative investment or no better than a Ponzi scheme? Cryptocurrencies are controversial – challenging conventional financial wisdom and worrying regulatory authorities around the world.
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26Jan/22

More countries are regulating cryptocurrencies, fearing systemic risk from the volatile digital currencies

Jan 26 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) – The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has urged El Salvador to drop bitcoin as a legal tender, citing risks to the nation’s financial stability and consumer protection, joining a growing chorus of countries clamping down on private digital currencies. Continue reading

21Jan/22

Kaiko Launches Cryptocurrency Market Data Service on ICE Global Network

Kaiko, the leading cryptocurrency market data provider, today announces a new offering in collaboration with Intercontinental Exchange, a leading global provider of data, technology and market infrastructure, that delivers real-time market data over ICE’s global private network. Continue reading

06Jan/22

Metaverse to crypto: Five tech trends to watch out for in 2022

LONDON, Jan 3 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) – From tackling the coronavirus pandemic to working remotely and communicating with loved ones, digital tools, platforms and policies increasingly affect how we live our lives.

Here are five tech trends to look out for in 2022. Continue reading

02Dec/21

The Welfare of Water Use in Sub-Saharan African Communities

With the hope of improving drinking water conditions in African communities, Waterdrop has made a 3-year commitment to support The Water Project’s (TWP) western Kenya program. This partnership will provide aid to rural communities and schools suffering from a lack of access to clean water through new and rehabilitated wells, protected springs, and rainwater tanks. Continue reading

29Oct/21

World’s Fastest Growing Cryptocurrency Platform, Crypto.com, Launches Campaign Introducing Platform to Global Consumers

Today Crypto.com, the world’s fastest growing cryptocurrency platform, rolled out a global ad campaign supported by recent sponsorship announcements, to formally introduce the platform to consumers around the world. Founded in 2016, Crypto.com serves over 10 million customers with the world’s fastest growing crypto app, along with the Crypto.com Visa Card — the world’s most popular crypto card program. Continue reading

10Sep/21

Influential Tech, Impact and Cultural Leaders Convening in NYC to Explore the Future of Digital Technology and Accelerate Solutions for a More Ethical and Equitable Internet

“The Future Is Decentralized” is the theme of this year’s Unfinished Live event, which will bring together technologists, entrepreneurs, changemakers and artists from around the world to imagine and create a new digital era that prioritizes people over platforms, returns the ownership and control of personal data to individuals and expands economic opportunities for internet users and developers. Continue reading

26Jul/21

BitBase launches its own token internationally

BitBase has just celebrated the global launch of its BTBS token, an owned cryptocurrency that serves as a key to connect both the digital and physical worlds, and gives access to BitBase’s financial services ecosystem with attractive conditions. Its total issuance will be 100 million BTBS, without the possibility of being increased. Continue reading