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How dApps Are Changing the Blockchain World

By Sandra Quinn A Decentralised Application, otherwise known as a DApp, is an app run by multiple users on a decentralised network with trustless protocols. They are intrinsically designed to avoid being felled by a single point of failure and typically have tokens to reward users for providing the computing power. These are very much […]

Tech Toys for Big Boys and Girls This Christmas

By Sandra Quinn Over the next month, all of the little people in your life will be busy poring over toy catalogues, paying eagle-eyed attention to toy adverts on television and YouTube and listening to what other children are wanting to get for Christmas, as they prepare to draft their letters to Santa. In that […]

Christmas Tech Wish List For the Little Ones

By Sandra Quinn Christmas is a time of excitement, joy and for children (and some of the bigger children amongst us) a time for tinkering with new toys and playing with new inventions. If you have any little people in your life who are interested in science, space, computers, inventions, how things are made or […]

The Great Ethereum DDos of 2018

By Andrew Le Gear During July of 2018, the gas price for Ethereum rose by 500% to an Ether price of 100GWei (average), but some peaks of 150Gwei~ were seen.  This rise was unprecedented. On closer inspection of the block range 0x5AC91B to 0x5B009B where the rise occurred we see over 80,000 transactions centred around […]

The Books Behind Blockchain Success Stories

By Sandra Quinn Is there a secret to success? Are we missing a trick by not coming up with the latest blockchain innovation? What am I missing that the most recent blockchain success story has? These are just some of the questions, which whirr around the minds of blockchain innovators and tech inventors, as they […]

Dora the Blockchain Explorer – Now You Can Query Any Transaction on the Blockchain

By Dr. Andrew Le Gear Ladies and Gentlemen – introducing “Dora the Blockchain Explorer.” This new blockchain innovation from Horizon Globex allows you to query any transaction from the Ethereum blockchain by constructing a URL in this format and you have a response within seconds. https://exploradora.io/api/BlockchainExplorer?block=[Block]&hash=[Transaction] For example, take a look at this to see […]

Cracking the Code to a Career in IT

By Sandra Quinn “I want to be a firefighter,” “I want to be a doctor,” “I want to be a magician,” – when you ask a young child what they want to be when they grow up, these are some of the common answers, but now more than ever we are starting to hear things […]

Human-Centred Design in the Development of Blockchain Innovations

By Severin Kranz and translated into English by Sandra Quinn Original article published on Medium on October 8, 2018 read the full article in German here. Brian Collins, CEO and Founder of Horizon Globex presented his business at the second blockchain pitch-in Liechtenstein, speaking abotu the development of blockchain applications. The talketh.io presentation is an example […]

Talketh is Revolutionising Payment Solutions for Millions

By Sandra Quinn A new blockchain innovation, Talketh, could be revolutionising access to blockchain technology, making it accessible to the masses and breaking down the traditional barriers to the innovative technology.  Developed by Horizon Globex who have operations in Ireland, the UK and Zug, Switzerland, Talketh was developed in Switzerland, in the global hub of […]

Why Twitter are Using Blockchain to Eradicate Scams?

By Sandra Quinn On March 21, twelve years ago, Twitter first entered the realm of social media, revolutionising the way people communicated with each other, and achieving this with a mere 140 characters per post. Did you know that approximately 500 million tweets are sent out into the abyss every 24 hours? Another random, yet […]