While in this age of digitization no one gets surprised by hacks and virtual theft, physical robbery is still something that has not become a thing of the past. Moreover, ordinary burglars try to keep pace with progress as well. Thus, some of them are getting so sophisticated that they are interested in stealing cryptocurrencies through private keys and cold storage.
On April 2, Senegalese-American rapper, philanthropist and crypto enthusiast, Akon visited Uganda and met with the President and various entities to discuss possible business opportunities in various sectors. Is this a dream come true for the “One Africa, One Koin” that Akon is preaching?
The USA has been the globe’s major player in practically all industries. No wonder that all nascent technologies find their home and development in the country. Cryptocurrency is not an exception. Despite its motherland being considered to be China, the first commercial transaction involving digital assets was made in the USA.
Despite people tend to trust traditional finance and banking more than their innovative alternatives, global giants prove they are not as reliable as it seems. As giant banks get themselves exposed to nefarious activity, people start exploring innovations like cryptocurrency, thus building trust in this kind of assets.
The talent acquisition and retention process have always been tedious, expensive, inconveniencing and opaque to job-seekers, employees and employers. However, blockchain’s Distributed Ledger Technology (DLT) features of transparency, urgency, decentralization, immutability and security seems to present a better experience for the industry.
The COVID-19 global pandemic has forced teams to work from home regardless of what their roles are, while some companies simply suspended operations. The crypto industry, already popular for remote working, is embracing it, but what lies ahead of us should the pandemic come to an end?