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Apple Gearing Up For Cryptocurrency Apps With Cryptokit – An Article

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Crypto apps have multiplied so much in recent years that there are now thousands of apps available to solve different problems using blockchain technology. Theoretically, these apps should be better than the legacy systems because blockchain technology is faster, more efficient, private and secure. However, as a lot of apps are still in development and testing phases, their effectiveness hasn’t been thoroughly proven. This hasn’t stopped the blockchain community and some large corporations from seeing the potential use and benefits of these apps. Just last month, Facebook announced its new coin, one that would allow Whatsapp users to make payments using blockchain.…

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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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TOP 5 CRYPTOCURRENCY PODCASTS TO LOOK INTO – An Article

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Podcasts are a great way to acquire information and learn about any subject, especially for those who don’t have the time or interest to read long articles and books all the time. Also, unlike reading, listening to podcasts allows a person to learn easily while multitasking. Content creators are recognizing this opportunity to get across to their audiences in a better way. According to FastCompany, there are more than 700,000 podcasts available and the number is growing rapidly. Cryptocurrency is a difficult topic to learn about due to how technical it is. It is also difficult to keep up with the blockchain…

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EVERYTHING YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT FACEBOOK CRYPTOCURRENCY- An Article

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Fifteen years ago when Mark Zuckerberg and Eduardo Saverin created what would become Facebook, it would have been difficult to picture just how powerful that project would eventually become. When Facebook opened its doors to the public in 2006 and began its journey in the shadows of social networks like Hi5 and MySpace, there wasn't the slightest hint that it would exist in today’s era of digital currencies, much less create its own. But development has brought Facebook a long way, and with it, millions of users. Facebook was originally intended as a social networking site in which users could…

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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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TITANIUM BLOCKCHAIN: WHY IT FAILED – An Article

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On May 22, 2018, the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) filed a complaint against Titanium Blockchain, an Israeli start up in the middle of its ICO at the time. According to the SEC, the firm had violated the commission’s registration and anti-fraud regulations in the process of raising funding from investors. Charged with securities fraud, company founder, Michael Stollaire stands accused of falsifying information. Allegedly, the company was caught claiming false ties to large firms like Boeing, Disney, and PayPal. WHAT IS TITANIUM BLOCKCHAIN? According to their official website, Titanium Blockchain is a research, development and consulting company that…

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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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