Cryptocurrencies: Did Venezuela Just Hardfork Petro To Challenge Bitcoin Dominance?

Cointelegraph is reporting that Venezuela’s government might have performed a hardfork on its cryptocurrency the Petro, in order to make it more attractive to Venezuelans who massively depend on rival cryptocurrency Bitcoin. Source: https://cointelegraph.com/news/venezuela-appears-to-have-hard-forked-the-petro A hardfork is a blockchain programming process that often creates a new cryptocurrency. For instance, the Bitcoin Cash is the resultContinue reading “Cryptocurrencies: Did Venezuela Just Hardfork Petro To Challenge Bitcoin Dominance?”

Coronavirus: WHO Indicts Banknotes; Urges Use Of Contactless Payments

The World Health Organisation, WHO, has stated that banknotes may be helping spread coronavirus. The global health body states that the virus can live on banknotes for days. They have therefore urged use of contactless payments. These kinds of payments include Cryptocurrency like Bitcoin, Ethereum, and others. The problem is that crypto adoption is notContinue reading “Coronavirus: WHO Indicts Banknotes; Urges Use Of Contactless Payments”