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How To Cash Out Bitcoin – An Article

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Although it’s safe to say that Bitcoin is a lot more popular today than it was even one year ago, it hasn’t reached a significant level of adoption compared to fiat money. Even though several products and blockchain projects have been built around it, Bitcoin has continuously shown that it cannot be used as a stable form of money. This has led to regulatory problems, issues with banks, and ultimately, lack of acceptance by businesses. It’s quite common to convert Bitcoin assets into fiat currency to be used for purchasing items. Bitcoin has also proven that it can be a great trade…

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MONERO: A STEP-BY-STEP GUIDE TO XMR – An Article

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Monero (XMR) is a private decentralized digital currency that ensures the total anonymity of its users and the details of their transactions. It addresses the need to protect one’s identity when carrying out financial transactions and uses a series of cryptographic functions to guarantee this protection - privacy and vulnerability are common concerns with those who use digital assets. Monero, as well as its blockchain, can be downloaded on every popular operating system including Mac, Windows, and Linux. It is open source, so anyone can download it. Monero has a rich backstory that has seen it blossom from a shaky attempt at…

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7 ALTCOIN PROJECTS TO LOOK OUT FOR – An Article

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Bitcoin and Ethereum are the frontrunners of the global crytocurrency industry, but some of the best altcoins show investment prospects and can be valuable later on. Just like the case of Bitcoin and other major tokens, the biggest benefactors are the early stage investors. Before becoming an early stage investor, there must be strong signs that the particular asset of interest will do well in the long run. The following altcoin projects show these signs and make great additions to any digital currency investment portfolio. 1.DRAGONCHAIN Dragonchain is a scalable hybrid blockchain platform which also functions as an incubator for blockchain-related startups trying to solve real-world…

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AMAZON’S RELATIONSHIP WITH CRYPTOCURRENCY – An Article

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Amazon has been active in the blockchain space for a significant amount of time. From its partnership with Kaleido to create enterprise-facing solutions to the recent launch of two new products (Amazon Quantum Ledger Database and Amazon Managed Blockchain), the firm is continuously on the move. Also in 2016, Amazon web services (AWS), partnered with Digital Currency Group (DCG), one of the largest investors in blockchain startups who has been able to raise funds from other institutional investors. Both corporations, in their partnerships with funded blockchain platforms, have continued to evolve, delving a little deeper into the cryptocurrency industry every day. DCG, hosts Genesis, an…

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MONTHLY REPORT: APRIL CRYPTO HIGHS AND LOWS – An Article

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One of the most exciting aspects of dealing with cryptocurrency is waiting to see what surprises lay ahead. Every month, there are numerous predictions by industry figures, investors, and cryptocurrency users, but due to cryptocurrency’s inherent volatility, many predictions never manifest. At the beginning of April, there were predictions on crypto news sites and Reddit channels that many new major players would enter the cryptocurrency industry. It's safe to say that this prediction may have come true since Nike just filed a patent for “Cryptokicks," its proposed wallet and collectibles technology. According to the patent, Nike plans to develop a…

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A NEW AGE FOR DIGITAL ADVERTISING WITH BLOCKCHAIN? – An Article

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Advertising has become an essential part of promoting any type of business available and even plays a role in driving the data market further. The world of advertising is worth billions of dollars and is on course to hit $120 billionby 2021 in the US. Every company, no matter what they offer, cannot function without reaching their target audience-- this is where advertising comes into the picture. Brands like Google live off consumer data which can be used to send targeted ads to the right audience. Unfortunately, there are several issues that make the process of reaching the right audience inefficient. Currently,…

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200 FINANCIAL INSTITUTIONS NOW USE RIPPLE XRP

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Blockchain technology has garnered much attention over the last few years from both critics and advocates alike. Put simply, blockchains essentially provide a way for untrusted parties to decide on the state of a database without using an intermediary like a bank. And with global banking being a $134 trillion industry, blockchain technology and distributed ledger technology could disrupt some of the main services banks provide. These services include: Payments. With blockchains, payments can be distributed faster and with lower fees than banks.Clearance and Settlement Systems. Reduced operational costs can bring us one step closer to financial institutions conducting transactions in real…

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BLOCKCHAIN EDUCATION AT U.S. UNIVERSITIES – An Article

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The amount of people who currently partake in cryptocurrency investment every day shows a rise in the blockchain revolution. It has been reported that trading tokens on platforms like Bitcoin and Ethereum add more than 100,000 users each day. As the blockchain industry continues to achieve increased global popularity, more applications of the technology pertaining to several industries including finance, real estate, and even education continue to materialize. The ingress of these applications creates a considerable amount of jobs that need to be filled. To aid the foray of interested individuals in the field of blockchain tech, many American universities…

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Will Bitcoin Crash Again in 2019? An Article

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Bitcoin was all the rave last year, with its high-profit margins and an influx of new investors. However, it is safe to say that over the span of one year, it has matured considerably. Like Ethereum founder Vitalik Buterin told CNBC, Bitcoin may never have as much hype as it did in 2017 because so many people are now aware of cryptocurrency and how it works. A lot of things have changed in the cryptocurrency sector since over-the-top forecasts were made in 2017, including a $160,000 price estimation for Bitcoin. One of such changes is the introduction of Bitcoin Futures…

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BUYING BITCOIN WITH PAYPAL: HARDER THAN IT SOUNDS – An Article

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Unlike the period in which Bitcoin first emerged, it is a lot easier to buy cryptocurrency today. The major upside of this is that users do not have to break their necks searching for a way to buy their favorite coin. There are numerous ways to go about it, including exchanges and Bitcoin ATMs, as opposed to attending crypto meetups and hanging around chatrooms in the hopes of meeting people who are willing to sell their tokens. However, most exchanges have not completely figured out how to make it easy for users to buy Bitcoin using fiat currency. In fact, this is a major…

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