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Cryptocurrency Weekly News Roundup – July 15th

Torn between, “If it isn’t broken don’t fix it” or “Everything can be improved on”, innovations in the blockchain space strive for...

Cryptocurrency Weekly News Roundup – July 8th

Critics will be critics and people, people. At least so the saying goes, if ever one such saying did exist. In the...

Is Cryptocurrency Risky?

Cryptocurrency has grown in recent years. Its growth has been quite rapid that it is almost everywhere you turn to on the...

What is Driving the Growth of Cryptocurrencies?

There are certain factors that influence the relevance and growth of financial securities. Investment analysts the world over analyse these features through...

What are Smart Contracts?

A smart contract works like a normal contract. A normal contract is simply a bridge between the agreement of two or more...

The 5 Most Important Cryptocurrencies Other Than Bitcoin

Like most people, your eyes must have widened in amazement when you first heard that there were over 2000 existing cryptocurrencies and...

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Cryptocurrency Public and Private Keys Explained

In the world of cryptocurrency, your private and public keys could be likened to your bank account number (public key) and the pin/token (private key). We'll take a look at these keys....

How to Identify a Cryptocurrency

What is a Currency? A currency mainly functions as a medium of exchange, a unit of account and a store of value. Before the advent of currency...

What is Litecoin?

“Litecoin is a powerful, political and economical tool which anyone, anywhere can use without permission to transact with anyone else in the world and partake in a genuinely global economy.”Franklyn Richards - CEO Litecoin Haus

What is XRP? An introduction to Ripple’s XRP

A brief history Ryan Fugger started Ripple in 2004 as a way to extend credit lines and make secure payments in traditional and online currencies. His attempt to solve this problem...

How Bitcoin is Different from Other Cryptocurrencies

What is Bitcoin? Bitcoin is a decentralized peer-to-peer payment system. The Bitcoin whitepaper was first released towards the end of 2008 when its anonymous creator, Satoshi Nakamoto, sent it to some...

2,237 cryptocurrencies and counting: Why so many?

As at 10th April 2019, there were 2,238 cryptocurrencies listed on CoinMartketCap. To anyone that's a lot. To explain we will attempt to draw parallels between the existing financial system and the one composed of...