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The Biggest Online Retailer in Switzerland Starts Accepting Bitcoin

The Biggest Online Retailer in Switzerland Starts Accepting Bitcoin

Switzerland, the home of the famous “crypto valley” hinting at the city of Zug, is one of the few EU countries which has been approving and warm towards bitcoin and cryptocurrencies as a whole and from the beginning. There is now this new big step towards mainstream adoption of cryptocurrency, the popularization and development of…

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Cryptocurrencies Now Accepted as Payment For Public Transport in Argentina

Cryptocurrencies Now Accepted as Payment For Public Transport in Argentina

Argentina has been known to be a pretty much a reasonably crypto-friendly country. Apparently, embracing the future is on their list, since the cryptocurrency adoption is growing at a fast pace. In 2018, it already had introduced about 4000 crypto-enabled ATMs with the prospect of opening more in 2019. Moreover, the authorities there seem to…

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A List of Crypto Tools Useful For Trading and Investing

A List of Crypto Tools Useful For Trading and Investing

Here on coinchefs.com we’ve talked about trading styles, fundamental and technical analysis indicators, wallets, etc. and they all can be quite useful for trading and investing. Also, we have pointed out that navigating into the crypto world and “playing the game” can be quite challenging and plainly hard,  so if one wants to do it…

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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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