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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) 
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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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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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