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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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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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Coin Profile: IOTA (IOT)

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A permissionless distributed ledger for a new economy. Coin Market Cap Rank: 11 Current Market Cap: $1,587,847,694 Website: https://www.iota.org   Every person with a connection is consistently creating a large number of data when using apps, websites or other internet-connected services. This data is often made private using a cryptographically secure SSL certificate. “Our vision […]

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Fun, Interesting Facts about Bitcoin & 100 Altcoins this Year!

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The Bitcoin and altcoin end of year rally is slowly nearing. This week, Ripple (XRP) has already enjoyed a short period of fame; taking the place of Ethereum (ETH) with the second highest market capitalisation. Coindirect reflects on Bitcoin and 100 cryptocurrencies that made a great start to 2018.   101. Ignis (IGNIS) 
Ignis uses […]

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The Grey Ave Podcast & Coindirect CPO, Stephen Young, talk Crypto!

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South African podcast, The Grey Ave Podcast, taps into Africa’s emerging cryptocurrency marketplace through an exclusive interview with Coindirect co-founder and Chief Product Officer (CPO), Stephen Young. In this interview, the founder of The Grey Ave Podcast, Grey Jabesi, and Stephen Young discusses: His background Regulation for exchanges Security tokens His approach to Cryptocurrency investing […]

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CoinGecko Integrates Coindirect into its Cryptocurrency Ranking Platform

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“A cryptocurrency ranking chart app that ranks digital currencies by developer activity, community, and liquidity.” CoinGecko has been around since the start of the hype of cryptocurrencies. Today, it is one of very few of the world’s biggest cryptocurrency ranking platforms. And the world certainly needs one, considering that the industry’s list of cryptocurrencies now […]

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Coin Profile: Monero (XMR)

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A decentralised, cryptographically secure and private digital currency. Coin Market Cap Rank: 10 Current Market Cap: $1,863,493,851 Website: https://getmonero.org   Many cryptocurrencies have launched in recent years. However, it’s not often that we come across a cryptocurrency with a focus on privacy and censorship-resistant transactions. In fact, Monero (XMR) is the first altcoin cryptocurrency to […]

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Bitcoin Regulation and Laws in Africa

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A quick search on Google Trends shows that 3 African countries rank in the top 10 globally for the term “Bitcoin” when it comes to the volume of searches. These countries are South Africa (1), Ghana (7) and Nigeria (10) respectively. This shows that there is a growing interest in Bitcoin (BTC) and alternative cryptocurrencies […]

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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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