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Blockchain Innovation Means Greater Financial Inclusion in the Middle East

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Blockchain Innovation Means Greater Financial Inclusion in the Middle East    Financial inclusion, something as simple as possessing a basic chequing account is significantly lacking in the Middle East, especially when compared on a global scale. Digital innovation, coupled with high mobile penetration rates, especially those aged 25 and under, can, however, open the door to reshaping the fate of the region’s estimated 85 million unbanked adults. According to the 2014 World Bank Global Findex Database, a report that measures global financial inclusion, account penetration in the Middle East, that is, individuals without access to even the most basic financial [...]

Spotify acquires Mediachain to develop blockchain technology that matches royalties with rightsholders

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Spotify acquires Mediachain to develop blockchain technology that matches royalties with rightsholders    Spotify has acquired Mediachain, the New York-based startup behind an open source peer-to-peer database and protocol for registering, identifying, and tracking creative works across the internet. Terms of the deal were not disclosed. Launched in 2016 with seed backing from Andreessen Horowitz and Union Square Ventures, Mediachain has been working toward using blockchain technology to entrench timestamps and data regarding ownership within a specific media asset. It’s all about enabling creators and rightsholders to prove they are the owner of a piece of work — in Spotify’s case, music —…

Tips for Combining SEO and Content Marketing

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Tips for Combining SEO and Content Marketing    Gone are the days when search engine optimisation was enough to land your website onto Google's good graces. Now you must to add content marketing to your arsenal of digital marketing tool if you want to gain search engines’ approval and ultimately win the heart of online users. Given the important role content marketing now plays in the success of an online business, it's time that SEO ties the knot with content marketing. The two digital marketing tools that were once viewed as separate entities are now an inseparable couple, promising to [...]

Business Development Executive Job Description

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Business Development Executive Job Description A business development executive is a senior manager tasked with the job of helping his or her business grow and therefore, they are high-level sales professionals. Their priority is to assist their own companies acquire new customers and sell additional products or services to existing ones; this means the role is a crucial one for any business with the ambition to expand or the necessity to diversify its clientele. It also means that effective business development managers are in high demand in nearly every job sector there is, including business-to-business, business-to-customer, and even non-profit organisations.  [...]

Poloniex Altcoin Exchange Review

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Poloniex Altcoin Exchange Review    Poloniex Certainly Has Its Merits Poloniex is by far the superior altcoin exchange, base don trading volume and the number of users. The customer support is its Achilles heel, though, and the verification procedure can take longer than needed. Moreover, a few recent server and API outages have caused a fair bit of issues.In this day and age of cryptocurrency exchanges struggling with their partnering banks, the number of platforms unaffected by issues are fairly limited. So far, the Poloniex exchange has successfully avoided most problems, which allows them to continue generating significant amounts of trading [...]

ETHBITS Gets Green Light for New Copy Trading Cryptocurrency Exchange

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ETHBITS Gets Green Light for New Copy Trading Cryptocurrency Exchange    Cryptocurrency exchange provider Ethbits has reached it’s minimum funding goal signalling that development on a new iTrade platform will now begin. The UK-based company has already built a peer to peer Cryptocurrency exchange, called Ethbits Local, to facilitate secure trades between people from bank accounts to cryptocurrency. Ethbits Local will offer the ability to trade face-to-face across a range of cryptocurrencies, a unique feature that is in high demand. Given the current success of the crowdsale, Ethbits Local will now start development of Ethbits iTrade, an exciting new cryptocurrency [...]

US Government Hacks Global Bank System, Necessity of Bitcoin

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US Government Hacks Global Bank System, Necessity of Bitcoin    The US government’s ongoing extensive surveillance on the global banking system and payment, transfers are demonstrating an urgent necessity of a decentralized financial network such as bitcoin. Over the past few months, various organizations including Wikileaks and Shadow Brokers have exploited most of the malpractices of the National Security Agency of the US. One of the recent tools of the NSA that was leaked and exploited on the dark web was the NSA’s surveillance tool on the Swift global banking system. Motive of the US Government Government agencies and law [...]

Bitcoin Is Not Immune to All Fiat Problems

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Bitcoin Is Not Immune to All Fiat Problems    Bitcoin inspires hope among many of its owners, investors, and users. Its culture is deeply steeped in the hopes of “being your own bank” and not having to rely on third parties such as government and financial institutions to guarantee, protect, and transfer your wealth. However, while I love Bitcoin and want to believe in these sort of ideas as well, more and more I feel like Bitcoin may suffer some very similar problems that fiat economies have. The Problem of Wealth Disparity This is one of the most troubling aspects [...]

Georgia Records 100,000 Land Titles on Bitcoin Blockchain: BitFury

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Georgia Records 100,000 Land Titles on Bitcoin Blockchain: BitFury    Georgian government and the Bitcoin company BitFury In April 2016, the Georgian government and the Bitcoin company BitFury initiated a project to record land titles on the Blockchain. Following the project initiation, on Feb. 7th, 2017, in Tbilisi, the government of Georgia signed an agreement to use the Bitcoin Blockchain to verify property transactions. And on 19th of April 2017, Valery Vavilov, CEO of BitFury during his speech at the Russian Internet Forum in Moscow, said, that since the launch in February 2017, when his company along with the government [...]

SEO Made Simple: A Step-by-Step Guide

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SEO Made Simple: A Step-by-Step Guide    Guess how many blog posts are published each day. Any ideas? Over 2 million. That means 46 people have pressed publish by the time you read these 4 sentences. This makes it kinda tough to stand out. But you have to, if you want to make your blog a successful one, that is. While I often spend 4-5 hours on writing my blog posts, the 10 minutes I spend optimizing each post are easily the most important. No wonder millions of people google the term “SEO” each month. In a world where over [...]