Nwachukwu Emmanuel Enemchukwu

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Next-Generation Crypto-Ledgers Take the Block Out of Blockchain

A group of U.S. credit unions looking to pool resources considered the Bitcoin and Ethereum blockchains to track their business, but wound up …

Blockchain

Why Life Insurance Has to Be Part of Your Wealth-Building Plan

Find out why this expert says life insurance isn't a waste of money – it's leverage you need to gain financial freedom.<p>5 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p><i>The following excerpt is from</i> <i>Mark J. Kohler</i> <i>and Randall A. Luebke’s book</i> The Business Owner’s Guide to …

Personal Finance

Appetite for Sushi, Hummus Boosts Nigeria Sesame Seed Export

A burgeoning global demand for sesame seed for hummus, toppings on sushi, health foods and confectionery, is boosting output in Nigeria and spurring …

Africa

Zuckerberg's Indian Payments Roulette Bet

After lobbying in vain for his silly and controversial idea of a basic internet for people too poor to pay for data, Mark Zuckerberg is finally doing …

New Delhi

Western Union Says It's Testing Transactions With Ripple

Western Union’s long-rumored relationship with Ripple is turning out to be real.<p>After more than a month of speculation, the money transfer company …

Digital Currency

The Future Of Real Estate Tech: How We Got Here And What's Next In An Exploding New Ecosystem

In 2017, venture investors deployed over $5 billion in real estate technology, more than 150 times the $33 million invested in 2010. Once a sector seemingly ignored by the venture industry, real estate tech has come front and center, notably producing two of the three most valuable startups in the …

Real Estate

10 Ways to Find Someone's Email Address for Free

Why pay when you can get it for free<p>I recently extolled the virtues of cold emailing, a powerful tool for making valuable connections with other professionals and unicorn investors. But, to be successful, that means you need the email addresses of the people you would like to contact.<p>Sure, you …

Marketing

12 stylish pairs of dress shoes we found while shopping Cole Haan's big sale — all under $150

<i>The</i> Insider Picks <i>team writes about stuff we think you'll like. Business Insider has affiliate partnerships, so we get a share of the revenue from your purchase.</i><p>Cole Haan<p>Finding comfortable dress shoes can be can a pretty tough task for men. While many companies offer them in classic designs, they …

Shoes

Here's Why Big Data Is Going To Love Blockchain Technology

Big data on the blockchain means more quality information for everyone.<p>The use case scenarios for blockchain technology seem to be never-ending.<p>From Ethereum platforms like Shipchain looking to fundamentally disrupt the way the world tracks shipping and logistics information, to people collecting …

Blockchain

Hanergy's thin solar panels break multiple world records for efficiency

China-based Hanergy just launched the highest efficiency single-junction solar panel ever created. Hanergy’s US-based subsidiary Alta Devices …

Clean Energy

Paddy Adenuga’s entrepreneur story and the depressing predictability of Nigeria’s elite

It was the economist Albert Hirschmann who espoused the idea of an ‘enclave economy’ in the late 1950s. This is a phenomenon where one sector of a country’s economy is highly developed but exists in a way that has practically no bearing on the rest of the country’s economy.<p>The best example of this …

Africa

Blockchain explained: It builds trust when you need it most

Here's everything you need to know about the technology powering the bitcoin cryptocurrency today and, soon, a myriad of services that will change your life.<p><i>This is part of "Blockchain Decoded," a series looking at the impact of blockchain, bitcoin and cryptocurrency on our lives.</i><p>These days, we're …

Blockchain

I've started to mine cryptocurrency, and it's surprisingly easy — but I'm still 8 months away from breaking even

I have two of the most powerful graphics cards you can buy: the GTX 1080, which I then upgraded to the GTX 1080 Ti. And they just so happen to be some of the best graphics cards for mining cryptocurrencies.<p>Cryptomining is the process of solving complex problems to verify digital transactions using …

Cryptocurrency

Explaining Side Chains, The Next Breakthrough In Blockchain

As an engineer and an entrepreneur, I truly believe blockchain technology is going to revolutionize the world. One of the biggest hurdles we need to tackle in the blockchain industry is scalability. Ethereum can only handle 15 transactions per second. I previously wrote about why that will prevent …

Blockchain

Reduce Your Risk With ICAPM

The capital asset pricing model (CAPM) and its beta calculation have long been used to determine expected returns on assets and to determine the …

Investing

What Is Qtum?

The emergence of cryptocurrencies has been accompanied by a wave of innovation that has put the nascent sector into the spotlight. Bitcoin’s model …

Blockchain

‘Black Lightning’ Spoilers: Anissa Conducts Dangerous Investigation In Season 1, Episode 4

Anissa’s investigative skills are put to test in the next episode of “Black Lightning.”<p>According to the synopsis for Season 1, episode 4 of the CW …

Proposed Pebble Mine in Alaska could threaten world’s largest salmon fishery

DILLINGHAM, Alaska — As a January snow fell on this remote Alaskan fishing town, time seemed to stand still. An occasional car drove down the main road in the city of just 2,300 people. The quiet belies the hum of boat engines and busy docks found here each summer, as commercial and sport fishermen …

Pebble Mine

3 Cryptocurrencies Processing 1,500 (Or More) Transactions Per Second

<i>This article originally appeared in the Motley Fool.</i><p>Over the past year and change, there simply hasn't been a more impressive asset class than …

The Game-Changing Blockchain Announcement You Probably Missed Last Week

Blockchain's non-currency applications are beginning to gain steam.<p>The past year and change has truly been incredible for cryptocurrency investors. …

Blockchain

Buying a Home: Special Programs for First-Time Buyers | Investopedia

Saving up a down payment is the biggest hurdle to buying a home for many families, especially when home values are increasing quickly. But various …

Personal Finance

CEO of blockchain company Chain on what everyone gets wrong about the technology

<b>Business Insider's Sara Silverstein spoke with Adam Ludwin, CEO of blockchain technology firm Chain, at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland. The following is a transcript of the interview.</b><p><b>Sara Silverstein:</b> Can you help me understand what Chain does?<p><b>Adam Ludwin:</b> We build software and sell …

Blockchain

4 Use Cases for Blockchain That Have Nothing to Do With Cryptocurrency

It has the power to create massive social change.<p><i>What are the use cases of Blockchain outside of bitcoin? originally appeared on Quora:</i> <i>the place to gain and share knowledge, empowering people to learn from others and better understand the world</i>.<p><b>Answer by Alyssa Satara, Masters of Law (LLM) Public</b> …

Blockchain

Everything You Want to Know About Blockchain but Are Too Embarrassed to Ask

Still pretending to know what blockchain is? Here's the primer you need.<p>Arguably one of the biggest buzzwords of 2018, blockchain appears complicated when actually it is not. Simply put, it is a digital ledger no one can disrupt and all relevant information is known to all parties involved. It …

Blockchain

Why pay for Office and Photoshop when you can get these alternatives for free?

Top-quality software that costs nothing.<p>We rely on expensive computer programs to edit photos and video, deal with office work, and protect our computers from malware. But they're not our only options. Often, commercial studios will offer the most basic versions of their products free of charge. In …

Software

Wall Street Can't Hold Back Vanguard's Low-Fee Ocean

The Vanguard Group is bringing down the cost of investing and there’s nothing Wall Street can do about it despite its best efforts.<p>The Wall Street …

Investing

This Quirky Rule of Grammar Makes You Sound Smarter Than You Actually Are

According to most smart people, only smart people use this ancient and oft-neglected rule of grammar.<p>One of the most surprising discoveries of the past century was the reappearance of the Coelacanth, a lobe-finned fish that was thought to have died out millions of years ago. Scientists were …

Language

How to Negotiate Your Next New-Car Lease Like a Pro

Car salespeople will tell you that most people who end up leasing a new vehicle don’t walk through the door thinking of themselves as lease customers. Rather, like proposals on New Year’s Eve, leasing often just kind of happens, and the person has to live with the consequences of a spontaneous …

Personal Finance

Blockchain: so much bigger than bitcoin…

From voting to healthcare, music to energy production, blockchain may just change the way we run our lives<p>Voting<p>A blockchain allows the authentication of transactions without them needing to be administered or guaranteed by a central authority. Ballot boxes and current online voting platforms are …

Blockchain

Are Bitcoin and Crypto Prices Totally Dependent On China? | Investopedia

Last year, it banned initial coin offerings. This year, the government there has directed state officials to conduct an “orderly removal” of bitcoin …

Cryptocurrency