Author: Christina Comben

Here Are 3 Good Ways to Fill the Blockchain Talent Gap

With all the interest surrounding blockchain tech, it’s not surprising that there’s been a rise in demand for qualified blockchain developers. In fact, blockchain skills now top the list of requirements for developer jobs, growing by more than 6,000 percent since this time last year. So, how are top companies and governments working to fill the talent gap? If freelance sites like Upwork are already reporting an explosion in demand for …
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What Is Sustainable Mining and Why Is It Important?  

Bitcoin mining consumes a huge amount of electricity. That’s no secret. Many a would-be miner has been stopped in their tracks by the prospect of a utility bill superseding their profits. But simply mining in locations with cheaper power, such as parts of Canada, Eastern Europe, or China, isn’t the solution either, since cryptocurrency mining still drains the earth’s resources, whether it’s expensive or not. Sustainable mining, then, isn’t only …
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Africa Could See the World’s Fastest Blockchain Growth

When we think about Africa, our minds often flood with images of hunger, hardship, disease, natural disasters, and maybe even civil war. We don’t often consider the strength of its people or their ability to lift themselves out of poverty. So while it may not seem like the most natural place to lead the world into the fourth industrial revolution, Africa could actually see the fastest overall rate of blockchain growth. …
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The UK Clamps Down on Cryptocurrency Operations

We’re used to hearing about regulation by now. But most of the news that makes the headlines comes from the United States SEC and its latest statements or subpoenas. However, it seems that the United Kingdom is following suit. The country’s financial regulator and markets watchdog, the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA), says there are now 24 pending investigations into cryptocurrencies, according to Citywire. Regulatory Action Could be Taken The FCA confirmed that it has looked …
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