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21 Cryptocurrency Quotes from Supporters and Naysayers

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Cryptocurrencies have garnered widespread attention since the price of Bitcoin shot up in a short space of time; creating instant millionaires. This attention has been both negative and positive, with some calling it the “fourth industrial revolution” while others are calling it a “bubble”, likening Bitcoin to “rat poison”. Cryptocurrency prices are influenced by many […]

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8 Real-world Product Use Cases for Blockchain Technology

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Cryptocurrency is one of the world’s most popular use cases of Blockchain technology. Smart contracts are another prominent decentralised application of the blockchain; allowing many to execute commercial transactions and automate contract agreements without the need for a third party. However, there are real-world product uses of blockchain technology. Many countries around the world have started […]

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Cryptocurrency exchanges in South Africa: Luno vs Coindirect

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Is Luno really “The easiest way to buy Bitcoin and Ethereum”? With cryptocurrency and blockchain technology revolutionising the efficiency and convenience of transacting, many emerging markets have started developing advanced DApps (decentralised applications) to offer customers the best experience – and we don’t just mean Luno. Coindirect is proliferating the emerging markets, as well as […]

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Explained: What is Blockchain Technology & How does it Work?

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Blockchain technology is connecting the world to cryptocurrency; and now, it’s enhancing the way in which economies function. Double-spending has, for long, been an issue in the digital cash system. This is simply because it would cause the same single digital coin to be spent more than once, due to a duplication or falsification of […]

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Coin Profile: Cardano (ADA)

A decentralized, open blockchain and cryptocurrency project. Coin Market Cap Rank:  10 Current Market Cap: $1,788,254,769 Website: https://www.cardano.org   If there is an alternative cryptocurrency (altcoin) more interesting than Ethereum, it’s Cardano – otherwise known as ‘ADA’ on the coin market cap. Respectively, Cardano ADA was founded by Ethereum co-founder, Charles Hoskinson; along with Jeremy […]

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France’s Paris Saint-Germain Launches a Cryptocurrency to Reward Fans

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Cryptocurrency in France is now disrupting the sports industry. Though, this comes to no surprise considering that sports fans are a big demographic similar to the world’s cryptocurrency demographic. So, what better way other than to use blockchain technology to reward soccer fans for their loyalty? A French Ligue 1 football club, Paris-Saint Germain (PSG) […]

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How to use the Coindirect Exchange to trade cryptocurrency

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Coindirect recently completed its 3 pronged product line with the launch of its advanced exchange. There are now 3 ways to buy cryptocurrency on Coindirect, depending on which country you are in. In this guide, we will first share all the 3 ways in which customers can buy cryptocurrency on Coindirect and later, explain how […]

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US Dollar Welcomes 2 New Cryptocurrencies alongside Tether (USDT)

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The benefits of stablecoins are in its name – they’re simply ‘stable’. That is, they hold a consistent value no matter what happens to the wider cryptocurrency market. Though, there has been much distress regarding Tether USDT – pegged to the US Dollar (USD) – as a “ticking time bomb”. According to many, if the […]

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Coin Profile: Tether (USDT)

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Fiat currencies on the Bitcoin blockchain Coin Market Cap Rank: 8 Current Market Cap: $2,759,243,451 Website: https://tether.to   Many cryptocurrencies refer to themselves as the gold of cryptocurrency or as backed by fiat currencies. These cryptocurrencies are known as ‘stablecoins’. Stablecoins cryptocurrencies that are tethered to stable assets such as fiat currencies or gold. Many […]

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What is Cryptocurrency? The Practical Use Cases of Cryptocurrency

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Cryptocurrency is a global phenomenon known to most people, yet very much still intricately unfamiliar. More and more cryptocurrencies are entering the coin market cap along with consistent cryptocurrency projects being added to the blockchain ecosystem. The main question is why? Do digital currency simply act as a secure medium for cryptocurrency exchange? Or is […]

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