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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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Why Are Technical Analysis Indicators Useful for Traders? Vol.2

Why Are Technical Analysis Indicators Useful for Traders? Vol.2

There are different forms of technical analysis with various techniques – some use chart patterns, others employ indicators, and most of them use a combination of tools. Nonetheless, technical analysts use exclusively historical price and volume data in their observations. The central concept they believe in is that price movements are the product of supply…

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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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What 5 CEOs Are Saying About Cryptocurrency And Its Future

What 5 CEOs Are Saying About Cryptocurrency And Its Future

There’s much controversy when it comes to talks of cryptocurrency and blockchain. Some people say cryptocurrency is the future of money, others consider it a speculation, a hype or just “junk”. This article is a summary of some of the bullish and positive opinions expressed by CEOs and founders of different companies regarding digital currencies…

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A Glossary of Cryptocurrency Basics – Part 3

A Glossary of Cryptocurrency Basics – Part 3

Feeling more confident in cryptocurrency terminology already? Or are you still a bit intimidated by it? In both cases, it is time for the next part of our cryptocurrency glossary – a comprehensive yet simple guide for the most common terms, expressions and definitions out there related to digital currencies. As already pointed out, we’ve…

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