Tag: technology

Singapore Fintech Festival Takes Asean Focus In Third Run

THE Singapore Fintech Festival will focus on fintech developments and opportunities in Asean in its third run this year, said organisers from the Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) on Wednesday. The annual festival – to be held from Nov 12 to 16 this year – comes as Singapore holds the chairmanship of Asean. To that ...

Will Other Distributed Ledgers Replace Blockchain?

Should we replace blockchain with something else? That’s a question many technologists are asking in the wake of scaling challenges for key blockchain platforms. Blockchain is undergoing some growing pains. The core platforms that are the most well-known in the blockchain ecosystem, Bitcoin and Ethereum, have both run into challenges over the past year with scalability. Bitcoin & ...

What Is A Cryptocurrency Airdrop?

What is a crypto airdrop? A​ ​crypto airdrop​ ​is​ ​when​ ​a​ ​blockchain project distribute​s ​free​ ​tokens or​ ​coins ​to​ ​the​ crypto ​community. To​ ​be​ ​a​ ​recipient​ ​of​ ​an​ crypto ​airdrop often​ ​the​ ​only​ ​requirement​ ​is​ ​that​ ​you​ ​have​ ​coins from the relevant blockchain stored​ ​in​ ​your​ ​wallet. Examples of this format of airdrops are Byteball, ...

Blockchain: What is Mining?

Some clarification The purpose of mining is probably a little confusing at first. I will keep the Bitcoin blockchain as an example throughout this article. Mining is NOTabout creating new bitcoins. Mining is the mechanism that allows the blockchain to be a decencentralized security. It secures the bitcoin system and enable a system without a central ...

Google Is Working on Its Own Blockchain-Related Technology

Google is working on blockchain-related technology to support its cloud business and head off competition from emerging startups that use the heavily-hyped technology to operate online in new ways, according to people familiar with the situation. Companies use blockchain and other so-called digital ledgers to securely record transactions and process other data over the internet ...

Singapore Airlines Will Launch a Blockchain Loyalty Wallet App for Frequent Flyers

Singapore Airlines, one of the world’s leading airline operators, is set to launch a blockchain-based loyalty wallet to enhance and further frequent flyers’ spending of accumulated air miles. Singapore Airlines (SIA), has announced its plan to launch a loyalty digital wallet based on blockchain technology for its KrisFlyer frequent-flyer program, enabling travelers to easily spend ...