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2017 Was a Very Bullish Year for New Altcoins – The Merkle

The year 2017 provided cryptocurrency enthusiasts with a lot of interesting statistics to keep an eye on. Although it is evident that a lot of currencies gained a lot of value, there are plenty of altcoins which flew under the radar despite their gains. Moreover, a lot of the top 300 cryptocurrencies were created in the […]

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How I fell for the blockchain gold rush | Technology

Bitcoin envy, the ultramodern malaise. News reports are full of this magic internet money’s rocketing value – currently $16,000 – and Facebook is dotted with people who picked some up at $500, $50 or even 50 cents. But the cryptocurrency ship hasn’t yet sailed. In the volatile market of alternative cryptos, relatively unknown alt-coins such […]

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‘Privacy Coin’ Verge is Allegedly Leaking Users’ IP Addresses

Altcoins Privacy coins are meant to be private: that’s their raison d’être. Without this functionality, they’re just altcoins, and dangerous ones at that for anyone relying on them for anonymity. Verge (XVG) is one of the best known privacy coins on the market, but it risks becoming famous for all the wrong reasons. A new […]

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Everything You Ever Wanted to Know About Privacy Coins

Altcoins With over 50 privacy coins on the market, purveyors of anonymous transactions are spoilt for choice. This smorgasbord of privacy-centric coins can be a little overwhelming though. To help you pick the best of the bunch, here’s our rundown of the main contenders. Also read: Meet ‘Cash Shuffle’, the Privacy-Centric Protocol for Bitcoin Cash How […]

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Watch out, bitcoin: Ripple coins march higher, threaten to overtake Ethereum

Ripple coins are on the rise on Friday, as the cryptocurrency sector mounts a rebound on the final weekday of 2017. The prominent crypto asset, which earlier in December overtook bitcoin rival Bitcoin cash, is now on the verge of eclipsing Ethereum’s Ether tokens as the most highly valued cybercurrency. Although much of the focus […]

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Ripple Rides up Crypto Charts, Knocks Bitcoin Cash Out of #3 Spot

James Levenson · December 28, 2017 · 12:30 am The majority of cryptocurrencies have been taking a break this week with very little movement in either direction. This morning, however, saw declines across the board during the Asian trading session, all except Ripple which bucked the trend again and saw gains. Bitcoin had rebounded a […]

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Faced With Never Owning a Whole Bitcoin, Investors Are Turning to Altcoins

Altcoins For the price of one millibit – or a thousandth of a bitcoin – you can buy 700 verge or 1,300 reddcoin. These microcap coins lack bitcoin’s luster, but they do have two things in their favor: there’s a lot of them and they’re ”cheap”. Priced out of being able to afford a whole […]

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Hypnotherapy – A Desperate Measure for Bitcoin Investors Who Forgot their Passwords

Jinia Shawdagor · December 21, 2017 · 1:30 am Desperate Bitcoin investors who cannot remember their wallets’ passwords are turning to hypnotism to retrieve the forgotten information. Others are banking on technology and building supercomputers, but even that is not enough. Early Bitcoin investors who bought the cryptocurrency while it was still in its infancy […]

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If there’s one more tax-reform boost left for the market, it’s for these stocks

MARKETWATCH FRONT PAGE The tax bill looks set to be approved later Wednesday, and some investors are probably thinking that just might be it for this stock market rally. Not so fast, says our call of the day. See full story. Republican tax bill clears Senate and heads back to House for final vote Congressional […]

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