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Here’s Why You Can’t Judge a Coin by Its Market Cap

Altcoins Ever heard of a coin called ucash? You should have. It’s in the world’s top 25 cryptocurrencies after all, based on market cap, placing it higher than stratis, omisego, and zcash. Making it to the hallowed heights of 21st, where ucash placed on February 12, calls for mainstream media coverage, a growing user base, […]

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Charlie Lee Labels Litecoin Cash a Scam

James Levenson · February 14, 2018 · 3:30 am Forks are now commonplace in the crypto industry. Bitcoin has had more of them than an Italian restaurant in recent months. While they may cause confusion to those new to the scene, they are essentially just another version of the original blockchain. Well most of them […]

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Report Claims LTC is Second Most Adopted Currency on Dark Marketplaces

News A recent study has revealed Litecoin to be the second most adopted means of payment among dark marketplaces. The study also indicated a significant increase in adoption of Monero among English-speaking platforms. Also Read: South Korean Prosecutor Fights to Confiscate Bitcoins from Criminal Proceeds Dark Marketplaces Increase Altcoin Adoption The study, conducted by Recorded Future, […]

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John McAfee Polls Community Revealing ‘Biggest Threat to Crypto’

James Levenson · February 9, 2018 · 3:30 pm Computer security entrepreneur John McAfee has made quite a name for himself in the crypto sphere. Social media plays a monumental role in the industry, and McAfee has taken to it by storm. His comments and altcoin pumps have caused spikes and troughs on the charts, […]

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Weiss Ratings Defends its Decision to Give Bitcoin Only a C+ Grade

Finance Wall Street is known for being a cut throat place where shrewd business people play as tough as possible in order to make gains or their destroy opponents. However, the crypto ecosystem can be at times far more nasty than any other market. One company that had the audacity to rate everyone’s favorite cryptocurrency […]

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A Beginner’s Guide to Steem – The Merkle

Cryptocurrencies have grown to include a wide array of uses, some far more creative and legitimate than others. One unique implementation of blockchain technology can be seen in Steem, a blockchain-based social media platform. What is STEEM? Steem is a custom blockchain responsible for rewarding content creators and site participants of steemit.com. Through a complex algorithm, the site’s participants, content […]

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Missed the Altcoin Craze? Don’t Worry, the Satoshi Is Still Very Cheap

Op-Ed When Satoshi Nakamoto designed bitcoin, his smartest trick wasn’t to cap the total supply at 21 million coins – it was to make each coin divisible to eight decimal places. At the time, as now, the smallest unit of bitcoin was worth so little as to be inexpressible in fiat terms. But bitcoin’s creator […]

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Poloniex Review

Poloniex, also known as Polo, has been based out of Delaware, United States, since 2014. It’s a well-known name in the industry, and it consistently boasts the highest trading volumes for altcoins. Users who want an unparalleled selection of altcoin trading pairs will enjoy Poloniex. The exchange’s setup suits more experienced cryptocurrency traders—it isn’t the […]

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