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What is Decred? The Lowdown on Decentralized Blockchain Governance

What is Decred? Decentralized Blockchain Governance Decred (DCR) is a cryptocurrency that prioritizes decentralized governance and decision making on the blockchain. The goal is to build a cryptocurrency that runs autonomously, with improvements voted on and enacted directly by the…

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This Week in Cryptocurrency – December 8th, 2017

This Week in Cryptocurrency – December 8th, 2017 Bitcoin Continues to Boom: If you thought last week was a big week for Bitcoin’s price, I hope you saved some surprise for this one. Bitcoin skyrocketed up to $17,500.00 on CoinMarketCap.…

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Bitcoin Futures Trading: What You Need to Know

Bitcoin Futures Trading: What You Need to Know The prospect of bitcoin futures trading on major financial exchanges has clearly been bullish for the price of bitcoin. The price at the beginning of this week, hovering around $15,000, is 145%…

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How to Short Bitcoin

How to Short Bitcoin Bitcoin has recently risen to historic levels at an unprecedented rate leaving many people worried about how long this growth can last. Whether you’re a Bitcoin skeptic or want to take advantage of the seemingly imminent correction,…

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What is Cardano? | Beginner’s Guide

What is Cardano? Cardano is a smart contract platform, similar to Ethereum, with a focus on security through a layered architecture. It’s the first blockchain project to be created from scientific philosophy and built on peer-reviewed academic research. The team…

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What is NEM Cryptocurrency? | Beginner’s Guide

NEM: Join the Movement New Economy Movement (NEM) is an enterprise-grade solution to power the impending blockchain economy. Originally intended to be a fork of NXT, the community decided to go with a completely new codebase with an alpha version…

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The End of Mining: Ethereum’s Move to Proof-of-Stake

When will Ethereum mining end? In August of this year (2017), Vitalik Buterin, creator of Ethereum, released the implementation guide for the first version of Casper. As a hybrid proof-of-stake (PoS)/proof-of-work (PoW) algorithm, Casper v1 is going to decrease (and…

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What is Bitcoin Gold? Everything You Need to Know About the Hard Fork

What is Bitcoin Gold? Everything You Need to Know About the Hard Fork Only a few months after the Bitcoin Cash hard fork, the Bitcoin blockchain is experiencing another community-driven hard fork known as Bitcoin Gold (BTG). Bitcoin Gold hopes…

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What is TenX? | Beginner’s Guide

What is TenX? TenX is a digital wallet and physical card that you can use to spend cryptocurrency at any store – even if they don’t accept crypto. You may have noticed that you’ve accumulated all of these coins but…

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This Week in Cryptocurrency – December 1st, 2017

This Week in Cryptocurrency – Weekly News Recap The Big Bitcoin 10k (and 11k): In case you missed it, Bitcoin broke into the 5-digit price club nearing $11,500.00 before taking a temporary dip. This momentous event was met with a…

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The Rollercoaster Continues: Bitcoin, Crypto Market Corrects after Uniform Bull Run

The Rollercoaster Continues: Bitcoin, Crypto Market Correct after Uniform Bull Run Bitcoin finally corrected after going on a bull run that put it over an $11,000 valuation, and it took the rest of the market down with it. The pullback…

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Ethereum Faucets | Are They Worth It?

Are Ethereum Faucets Legit? If you’d like to own some Ethereum but don’t have enough money to purchase any or buy a mining rig, you may be interested in using an Ethereum faucet. Faucets reward users with free Ethereum for…

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What is QTUM? A Quick and Easy Guide

What is QTUM? QTUM (pronounced “quantum”) is a Singapore-based blockchain technology that bridges Ethereum’s smart contracts on top of Bitcoin’s stable blockchain while using proof of stake for verification. By doing so, QTUM hopes to increase the range and interoperability…

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What is BAT? | Beginner’s Guide

What is BAT? BAT (Basic Attention Token) is a blockchain-based digital advertising token based on Ethereum. The mission of the BAT team is to fix the broken state of the current digital advertising space in which users are unknowingly tracked,…

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What is Steem? | A Beginner’s Guide to a Potentially Huge Content Solution

What is Steem Steem is the name of the token that can be bought and sold on the open market, based on the blockchain-based platform Steemit. Steemit is a platform that allows publishers to monetize their content that functions similarly…

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This Week in Cryptocurrency – November 24th, 2017

This Week in Cryptocurrency – Weekly News Recap Prices Keep Climbing: A good majority of cryptocurrencies continued their price increases from the previous week. While the previous narrative was that Bitcoin Cash was going to overtake Bitcoin, both have experienced…

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Ethereum Paper Wallet | Beginner’s Guide

Ethereum Paper Wallet Guide If you’ve got a significant amount of Ethereum (or any amount for that matter) stored online, I recommend that you transfer it to an offline wallet as soon as you can. Offline wallets, also known as…

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Meet Tangle, Crypto’s Blockchain Alternative

Meet Tangle, Crypto’s Blockchain Alternative You may have read our write-up on IOTA.  If you have, great!  If you haven’t, you might want to give it a glance.   Once you’re acquainted, the following information will make more sense, and…

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What is ARK? | Beginner’s Guide

What is ARK? ARK is a decentralized ecosystem designed to increase user adoption of blockchain technology. The ARK Crew, self-named development team, has outlined clearly in their whitepaper that they plan on bringing blockchain to the masses by building “A…

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This Week in Cryptocurrency – November 17th, 2017

This Week in Cryptocurrency – Weekly News Recap Prices Soar: In the last 7 days, the vast majority of cryptocurrencies have seen healthy price increases. While early this week some thought Bitcoin Cash was on its way to overtaking Bitcoin, that…

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What is Hshare & Hcash? Complete Beginners’ Guide

What is Hshare & Hcash? An Inside Look at the Chart-Climbing Coin Hshare is a pre-launch value token with a 1:1 trade-in for Hcash when it launches. Hcash is a new cryptocurrency designed to allow value transfer among blockchains and…

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What is PIVX Cryptocurrency? | Beginner’s Guide

PIVX: The New Privacy Coin on the Block(chain) PIVX (or Private Instant Verified Transaction) is a privacy-centric Proof-of-Stake cryptocurrency forked from DASH. The PIVX Manifesto focuses on community governance and a decentralized project from the technology itself to how project…

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Crypto Chaos and The Flippening: Inside Bitcoin Cash’s Arms Race with Bitcoin

  Bitcoin Cash (BCH) recently went on an absolute tear.   Back in late October it tested a support of ~$320.00.  In the earlier hours of November 12th, it reached a new all-time high at ~$2,400. Meanwhile, Bitcoin (BTC) has…

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How to sell Ethereum for USD | Beginners Guide

How to sell Ethereum for USD Whether you’ve earned Ethereum through mining or purchased ethereum, there may come a time where you want to cash out some of your stash for good ol’ fashioned U.S. dollars. I can’t blame you. Sometimes…

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The 3 Best Ethereum Mining Pool Options

Choosing the Best Ethereum Mining Pool So, you’ve heard that mining Ethereum can be a profitable business and may have bought a mining rig. Your next step should be to join an Ethereum mining pool. Mining pools are simply groups…

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Is Ethereum Mining Profitable and Worth it in 2017?

Is Ethereum Mining Profitable? As the price of Ethereum hovers around $300, you may be wondering to yourself whether or not it’s worthwhile to begin mining. Like Bitcoin, Ethereum is a proof-of-work coin that uses miners to confirm network transactions.…

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The Best Fully Anonymous Bitcoin Wallet Options | CoinCentral

The Best Anonymous Bitcoin Wallets So, you’ve finally decided to take your bitcoin off an exchange and store it in a wallet. Smart move. Storing your cryptocurrency in a wallet minimizes the risk of your funds being stolen by hackers…

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What is Bitcoin Cash? BCH vs Bitcoin

What is Bitcoin Cash? Bitcoin Cash arose as an alternative to Bitcoin, and it’s currently between the third and second most valuable cryptocurrency in the world by market cap, after Bitcoin and Ethereum. The founders of Bitcoin Cash created the…

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What is Bitshares? The Ultimate Guide for Beginners

What is BitShares? BitShares (symbol BTS), formerly known as ProtoShares (PTS), is an industrial grade “crypto-equity”, peer to peer distributed ledger and network based on a Delegated Proof of Stake (DPoS) algorithm. It was created in 2014 by visionary Dan…

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Is IOTA Going to be Added to Bittrex?

UPDATE 11/17/2017: The Bittrex API that sparked these rumors no longer displays “IOTA” at the time of this update. Redditors speculate Bittrex may add IOTA to their exchange Reddit users have began speculating that IOTA may be soon be added to…