As cryptocurrencies grab more attention from the media and ordinary investors, and the market capitalization has climbed into the hundreds of billions of dollars, global regulators have had an increased interest in the growing sector.
This interest has affected the entire cryptocurrency market, but it has seen Bitcoin facing the most scrutiny as the oldest and most valuable cryptocurrency.
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Software development has used the term “forks” for a very long time as a way to describe a change in protocol, and since blockchain technology is based on software code it shouldn’t be surprising to know that this technical term is used in connection with Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies.
Because forks are fairly common we should understand what they are and why they occur, and the logical place to begin with our study of forks is with Bitcoin, since it was Bitcoin that started the cryptocurrency revolution.
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Nano is the cryptocurrency project that was formerly known as RaiBlocks. In contrast with many of the other technologically complex crypto projects, it’s is refreshingly simple in its mission:
“Instant Transactions – Zero Fees – Infinitely Scalable
Digital currency for the real world – the fast and free way to pay for everything in life”
There’s nothing complex going on here. No smart contracts, child chains, AI neural networks or cross-chain happenings. It’s just a simple, straightforward project with some interesting technology to back it all up.
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Maker (MKR) is a smart contract platform that has also released the DAI, which is a stablecoin substitute for Tether. Maker is both decentralized and trustless and its smart contracts and platform are used to ensure the value of DAI remains stable and pegged to the U.S. dollar. It accomplishes this through market mechanisms and economic incentives.
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If you’re looking for a way to earn some Bitcoin you’ve come to the right place. This article will tell you 10 different ways in which you can earn Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies online. Just remember I said earn though. These aren’t giveaways, and you’ll need to contribute something, whether that be your time, your computer’s processing power, or something else.
You’ll find that some of the methods I give you below are both quick and easy, but also yield very small returns. Other ways will yield more cryptocurrency, but will also require more work, or in-depth knowledge about cryptocurrencies and market forces.
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The now famous Bitcoin whitepaper released in 2008 by Satoshi Nakamoto was the basis for the creation of a peer-to-peer electronic cash that has begun to disrupt financial markets. Bitcoin (BTC), when launched in 2009, became the very first cryptocurrency based on a peer-to-peer cryptographically secured network. And it exists without a central authority providing oversight and governance.
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This review is going to look at one of the more established European cryptocurrency exchanges – BitPanda.
They are the leading European retail cryptocurrency broker, and are well known for accepting a wide range of different payment options and currencies, both cryptocurrencies and fiat. In fact, they have the largest list of cryptocurrencies to purchase of any fiat exchange.
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When you are trading cryptocurrencies with margin it means you are adding leverage to your position by borrowing money to increase the size of your trade. The funds borrowed may come from the exchange itself, or it may come from an outside lender, or it could be a peer-to-peer lending solution. It is typically necessary to pay interest on the funds borrowed to trade on margin as well.
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Stratis is one of a number of blockchain-as-a-service (BaaS) projects, and its focus initially was enterprise logistics. In the two years it has been developing the scope of the project broadened significantly, and as we head into the end of 2018 Stratis is a full-blown development network competing with the likes of NEO and Ethereum.
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We all know it. Bitcoin and cryptocurrencies have seen a dramatic surge in popularity in the past few years, especially throughout 2017 and into 2018. The massive price increases combined with more scrutiny and interest from the financial community is making cryptocurrency conversations par for the course for most people.
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