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South Korea Looking Into Bitcoin Ban, Prompting Prices To Drop

Seoul – South Korea’s Justice Ministry is preparing a law that would forbid the trading of crypto currencies, Minister Park Sang Ki has said on Thursday, prompting a dip in the value of bitcoin and others. However, the South Korean president’s office later softened the ministry’s statement, saying that closing down the domestic crypto currency trade was only one measure ...

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POS System, Cerve Empowers Over 300 Female Owned SMEs

According to the BBC, 40% of Nigerian woman are entrepreneurs and that is the highest rate across Africa, and Cerve took advantage of this. Cerve, the new kids on the block just recently completed a campaign aimed at empowering 300 female entrepreneurs in the Fashion, Beauty and Retail Industry with technology. This technology, a Retail point-of-sale system, often called POS ...

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Facebook Eyes Cryptocurrency In Future Plans

In a post to Facebook community on Thursday, 4 January 2018, chief executive officer and founder Mark Zuckerberg gave what could be described as the company’s future outlook on cryptocurrencies. Zuckerberg believes that cryptocurrencies may hold the solution to decentralising the technology landscape which he said is one of the interesting questions that have arisen. Decentralising technology, for him, remains ...

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Three Bitcoin Roadblocks, Three Game Changers

Last year the world of bitcoin exploded in different shades and hues. There was the many who found evil lurking at every twist and turn of the virtual currency and there were those who kept vigil monitoring price movements for the sake of their capital. It was a year of explosive price increases, record-breaking adoption volumes in Nigeria and other ...

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Start-ups funding in 2017: Nigeria falls behind South Africa, Kenya

Nigeria is once again behind South Africa and Kenya as the destination of major funding for start-ups on the African continent between the periods of January to December 2017, says a study conducted by WeeTracker Research. South Africa took the top position as 74 of its start-ups got funding in the calendar year. Kenya which came second accounted for 46 ...

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15 Ways to Monetize your Mobile Apps

You spend endless hours creating that perfect app. You went to the Apple Store and “hit” the publish button and though…. “The downloads is going to explode now!” But, nothing happened. Only a few downloads, and a lot of embarrassment for you. On top of this enormous issue is another problem for your app developers – i.e., monetizing your mobile ...

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Nigerian Startup Targets High Cost of Diaspora Remittance With First ICO

SureRemit, a Nigerian-based remittance company, has launched the first ever initial coin offer (ICO)  aimed at crashing the high cost of sending money back home from outside the country and eliminating cash agents using cryptocurrency technology. An Initial Coin Offer (ICO) is cryptocurrencies’ equivalent of Initial Public Offer (IPO). It refers to an unregulated means by which funds are raised for ...

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