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Scam Alert! 8 Types of Cryptocurrency Scams to Watch Out For

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The end of the year 2018 cryptocurrency bull run is drawing near and we’re saddling up with layers of security to avoid any potential cyber compromise. The cryptocurrency space has witnessed a number of scams since the launch of Bitcoin (BTC). But, this does not make cryptocurrencies and the crypto industry a scam – a […]

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Coin Profile: Dash (DASH)

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A revolutionary digital money system. Coin Market Cap Rank: 13 Current Market Cap: $1,290,220,983 Website: https://www.dash.org   Dash was named after the synonym for cryptocurrency – ‘digital cash’. Dash, therefore, refers to themselves as a “revolutionary digital money system” that provides digital cash which users can “spend anywhere”. Dash was originally known as ‘XCoin’. It […]

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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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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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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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