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Regulating Cryptocurrencies: ICOs, the SEC, Bitcoin ETF Proposal

Regulating Cryptocurrencies: ICOs, the SEC, Bitcoin ETF Proposal

With the increasing popularity and people’s involvement with cryptocurrencies, it is not a surprise that more and more regulations appear in an attempt to manage and control them. There are several areas of the crypto-world which are under regulators’ radar. There is still some confusion related to the classification of cryptocurrencies – are they to…

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The Battle for Bitcoin Cash After November 15 Hard Fork Continues

The Battle for Bitcoin Cash After November 15 Hard Fork Continues

On November 15, there was a scheduled software upgrade on Bitcoin Cash network, which caused a hard fork. This fork is more controversial than the previous ones the cryptomarket has seen, and it might lead to multiple versions of the blockchain’s code. There are currently two main rival versions of the called Bitcoin (Cash) ABC…

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10 years of Bitcoin

10 years of Bitcoin

October, 31 marks a 10-year anniversary since the release of Satoshi Nakamoto’s whitepaper, which can be considered the birthdate of Bitcoin. An unknown person or entity under the pseudonym Satoshi Nakamoto published the whitepaper called ‘Bitcoin: A Peer-to-Peer Electronic Cash System’ and in doing so, became one of the most influential identities of the past…

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The Technology Behind Cryptocurrencies and how it works: Understanding Blockchain

The Technology Behind Cryptocurrencies and how it works: Understanding Blockchain

You can’t understand cryptocurrencies without understanding the underlying technology. As a matter of fact, what is fundamental to any cryptocurrency’s success and overall appeal is the particular technology used for their creation. However, the technical aspects of the virtual currencies world can be genuinely challenging and even a bit overwhelming, especially for those outside the…

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US Congressional Hearing Reveals Cryptocurrency Is Still Inefficient For Terrorism

US Congressional Hearing Reveals Cryptocurrency Is Still Inefficient For Terrorism

Ever since the emergence of the cryptocurrency market, there have been huge concerns related to its usage and it is the potential link to illegal activities. The Cryptocurrency critics have always pointed out the risk of the digital assets becoming a means of criminals doing several kinds of illicit actions. The main but not single…

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15 Interesting Facts About Cryptocurrencies

15 Interesting Facts About Cryptocurrencies

The cryptocurrency market is new, and yet it is such a dynamic, complicated and intriguing ecosystem. Here is a list of 15 interesting facts about cryptocurrencies for everyone to know. 1. The smallest unit of Bitcoin is the Satoshi. One satoshi equals one-hundred-millionth of a single bitcoin (0.00000001BTC). It is named after the creator of…

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Steve Wozniak Announced Involvement In a Blockchain Project With Cryptocurrency Start-up Equi Capital

Steve Wozniak Announced Involvement In a Blockchain Project With Cryptocurrency Start-up Equi Capital

Continuing with the vibe from our previous post which was about the positive statements of some of the proponents of blockchain and cryptocurrency, it is worth adding that Apple’s co-founder and tech Guru Steve Wozniak is also very optimistic in that department. He has been endorsing Bitcoin and has expressed great praise on blockchain and…

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Top 5 Crypto Wallets Sorted by Type

Top 5 Crypto Wallets Sorted by Type

If you are already keen on investing in cryptocurrency, you should already be thinking about how to store and manage it. Crypto wallets are those instruments that will make it an easy, fast and hopefully safe experience. But having in mind how many there are, which one is the best one? Finding the right one…

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Bitcoin’s Price is Getting Higher Recently But Just How High Could it Go This Year?

Bitcoin’s Price is Getting Higher Recently But Just How High Could it Go This Year?

The price of Bitcoin has been on the rise for the past month or so and it reached its highest rate in two months which is now over 8,100 USD. Since the huge plummet from about 20, 000 USD to just 5,800 USD at the end of 2017, which was disturbing for cryptocurrency traders, it…

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