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Can Cryptocurrency Scale South Africa’s 2018 Economic Recession?

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A technical recession has not struck South Africa since 2009; and now, the South African Rand (ZAR) has taken a slump back into an economic crisis. Could cryptocurrency help revive Africa’s most developed economy? According to Statistics South Africa (StatsSA), the country’s economic recession is the cause of a 2.6% decline the first quarter (Q1) […]

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unblock Reviews Coindirect’s Decentralised Crypto Exchange

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‘unblock’ – an “unbiased resource to help new comers to the space learn about the pros and cons of cryptocurrencies, blockchains, and the crypto community at large” – does a complete surprise-review about Coindirect, our features, how to create an account, the safety of the platform and more. According to Steve Walters, a reviewer at […]

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Nigeria shows How to ‘Make Money’ with Cryptocurrency on Coindirect

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Nigerian digital publisher, Make Money, features Coindirect in an article on the best way to make money using cryptocurrency. Make Money distinctly feature the issues currently faced by Nigeria and the ways in which Coindirect has scaled these issues through its integrated offering. “Coindirect’s fresh solution to scaling remittance in Nigeria backs altcoins like USDT […]

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Coin Profile: Ark (ARK)

An all-in-one blockchain solution. Coin Market Cap Rank: 74 Current Market Cap: $89,938,055 Website: https://ark.io   While distributed ledger technology has made a major impact on decentralising platforms, it is believed to be a bit “too decentralised”. Currently, Bitcoin (BTC) and Ethereum (ETH) are unable to make direct transactions between each other as they operate […]

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Kenya’s First Cryptocurrency Project Boosts Logistics Industry

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When we say “cryptocurrency and blockchain technology is proliferating the world”, we don’t just mean that the crypto revolution is only taking presence in western countries. Emerging markets, such as Coindirect, in Africa’s third-world economies, are making its way through the Third Industrial Revolution using blockchain technology. By now, “blockchain” is a buzzword that everybody […]

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Bitcoin & altcoin mining: Is Cryptocurrency Mining Dying?

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Cryptocurrency mining has been a profitable craze over the past few years. At the same time, it has been creating a worldwide GPU shortage. In addition to this, Chinese markets have been accused of “trying to kill the GPU mining market once again cause they are greedy”. GPU cryptocurrency mining kicked the bucket in 2013 […]

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Coin Profile: DigiByte (DGB)

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Securing the next generation of digital applications. Coin Market Cap Rank: 35 Current Market Cap: $279,774,993 Website: https://www.digibyte.io   Is DigiByte (DGB) the ‘sleeping giant’ of cryptocurrency? Many DigiByte fanboys argue that the blockchain cryptocurrency is on the cutting-edge of digital currency thanks to its high-performance technology. Dissatisfied with the speed and security of Bitcoin, […]

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5 Best African Bitcoin & Cryptocurrency Exchanges in Emerging Markets

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Like many markets across the globe, Africa is shifting from cryptocurrency mining to cryptocurrency trading. Although popular cryptocurrency platform’s like South Africa-based ‘Luno’ lets users buy Bitcoin and Ethereum, it is essentially an online wallet rather than a ‘cryptocurrency exchange’ as many believe it to be. Luno conveniently lets users buy, store, send and receive […]

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MyBroadband sums up Coindirect’s views on Cryptocurrency

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MyBroadband hosted Coindirect’s co-founder and Chief Product Officer, Stephen Young, in its exclusive forum. Here, members of the forum could ask anything and everything related to cryptocurrency, cryptocurrency exchanges, blockchain technology and investments. Stephen Young – “a financial veteran who has built products in the financial market for 20 years and recently moved into the […]

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MyBroadBand Forum Members ask Coindirect’s Stephen Young 58 Cryptocurrency Questions

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On Wednesday, the 22nd of August 2018, MyBroadBand hosted Coindirect’s Co-Founder and Chief Product Officer, Stephen Young. Here, members of the MyBroadBand Forum could ask the cryptocurrency and “financial veteran” anything about the company’s cryptocurrency exchange, cryptocurrency wallet and peer-to-peer marketplace offerings; as well as anything that had to do with cryptocurrency, markets, prices, predictions, […]

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