Stratus: The most Innovative Social Media Ecosystem

The digital world is continuously encompassing new social networking trends and garnering new fanbases. Facebook, for example, has, in recent years, introduced new features that have led to an upsurge in the number of users. There are over 2.5 billion monthly active accounts on the platform. Although vastly used, these platforms still face many challenges, one of them being security. Apollo fintech is working on launching a social networking platform that will wholly eradicate security concerns. The platform introduces Stratus,…

What are Oracles and Why Do Smart Contracts Need Them?

What is an Oracle? “An oracle is a person or agency considered to provide wise and insightful counsel or prophetic predictions or precognition of the future, inspired by the gods” - this is the literal definition of an oracle. When moving to the world of Software, the word keeps much of what they used to mean, with a few tweaks here and there. Leaving aside predictions and Godly figures, Oracles are, in a strict software sense, external data feeds used by…