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Win a Ledger Nano S Hardware Wallet with Coindirect

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In partnership with Ledger, Coindirect is running a giveaway competition for a Ledger Nano S to one lucky Coindirect customer this month (October 2018). A hardware wallet is one of the most convenient ways of securing your cryptocurrency offline, especially if you are HODLing. Coindirect allows users to buy up to 42 cryptocurrencies and store […]

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Ripple (XRP) Giveaway

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Register and share our competition and you could win 150 XRP! Coindirect is running a XRP giveaway this October 2018. Register for a Coindirect account and share our competition with your social media followers and you could win 150 XRP. That is equivalent to approximately 1200 ZAR, NGN 30290, 8420 KES, 64 GBP and 72 […]

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What are Altcoins & How Do They Differ to Bitcoin (BTC)?

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Today, there are thousands of altcoins on the coin market cap. Essentially, all the cryptocurrencies you see after Bitcoin (BTC). Altcoins have been around since the success of Bitcoin and we’re not talking about Bitcoin hard forks. Hard forks are quite different to Bitcoin in that they are simply upgrades to existing crypto asset network […]

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ETH vs BTC: Can Ethereum Hit the Top of the Cryptocurrency Chart?

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Global interests in Ethereum (ETH) have led to a constant comparison to Bitcoin (BTC) – the digital gold among all cryptocurrencies. Ethereum prices grew rapidly, but still, far behind Bitcoin. While the value of Bitcoin skyrocketed towards the end of 2017, the Ether cryptocurrency received 3 times more transactions. Bitcoin was the first digital currency […]

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Coin Profile: TRON (Tronix or TRX)

“one of the largest blockchain-based operating systems in the world” Coin Market Cap Rank: 11 Current Market Cap: $1,627,787,987 Website: https://tron.network   TRON only launched last year but has gained plenty of attention from its ambitiously minded founder, Justin Sun. Justin Sun was named one of the Forbes 30 under 30-years for Asia in 2015 […]

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Everything to know about the Ledger Nano S and Ledger Blue wallet

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“developing security and infrastructure solutions for cryptocurrencies as well as blockchain applications for individuals and companies, by leveraging a distinctive, proprietary technology.”   By now, you may know what a cryptocurrency wallet is. But what defines a cryptocurrency hardware wallet is its ability to secure the private key provided by your wallet address. Private keys […]

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Everything you Should Know About the Trezor Wallet & its Supported Coins

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“Trezor. Invented for your digital freedom.” The concept of a cryptocurrency hardware wallet – otherwise known as ‘cold storage wallets’ – stemmed from the need to ensure the safe storing of digital currencies. In layman’s terms, a cold storage wallet is a cryptocurrency wallet that is not connected to the internet. Here, transactions are digitally […]

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Keeping your Cryptocurrency Safe in Cold Storage Wallets

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Cryptocurrency wallets have been around since the dawn of Bitcoin With the consistent adoption of cryptocurrency and altcoin prices continuously increasing, it’s important to have your own cryptocurrency for storing value. If you’re new to cryptocurrency, one of the first things to know is that a cryptocurrency wallet is a secure digital wallet which is […]

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4 Altcoins to Watch Out for in the Final Quarter of 2018

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The cryptocurrency market 2017 bull-run witnessed a record-breaking finish; with the price of Bitcoin (BTC) valued at approximately $20,000 in value. However, in the first quarter of 2018, the Bitcoin market sagged below $10,000. Although Bitcoin prices continue to soar and plummet, many Bitcoin investors and holders are expecting another bull run attack on the […]

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Global Industries that Accept Cryptocurrency Payments

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Many businesses, institutions and e-commerce stores are realising the power of Bitcoin (BTC) and cryptocurrency use cases. The adoption of cryptocurrency has gotten many Bitcoin and altcoin users to exchange their digital assets for goods and service. Though, cryptocurrency within the goods and service industry – both online and offline – remain a problem, given […]

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