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August 19, 2020
Tether has adopted Ethereum scaling solution OMG Network amidst record demand for settlement space on the “world computer.” “The integration [between Tether and OMG Network] will result in a reduction of confirmation times delivering faster payments while fees will be reduced without compromising on-chain security,” Tether Inc. said in a blog Wednesday. OMG Network can...
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SPONSORED The Covid-19 pandemic has changed our relationship with the workplace forever — and it could be the catalyst for a new generation of technology-enabled office buildings that focus on convenience, accessibility and personal safety. While most businesses have been looking at ways of technologically optimising their offices and workspaces for some time now, the...
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Data provider Chainlink will provide decentralized weather data for insurance startup Arbol, according to a blog shared with CoinDesk. Arbol provides crop insurance for small to medium sized farmers or enterprises. Smart contracts pay out claims to subscribers when a preset value – such as the average monthly temperature or rainfall – turns out different...
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Nurse Nosipho Khanyile removes a bulging plastic bag from her locker in the women’s changing room of the Nasrec Covid-19 field hospital in Johannesburg. The packet is full of personal protective equipment (PPE) such as aprons, gloves, a visor and masks. Each morning, Khanyile and her colleagues get two sets of PPE so that they...
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A conversation with a VC about changes in fintech, crypto and how public market trends shape the startup scene. Our main conversation features Race Capital’s Chris McCann. Chris was previously the founder of Startup Digest, building it to 1 million subscriptions long before email newsletters were a thing. He spent four years building the community...
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COMMENT The desire to have children is age-old, but for the one in five South African couples struggling with infertility there’s a double-edged sword. Whereas infertility has a negative effect on mental well-being, its root causes can also lie in mental health disorders such as depression and anxiety. Women with a history of depression are...
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