It’s tragic that only ten years after the advent of Bitcoin we’re already making a genuine distinction between so-called private and non-private cryptocurrencies. Public-key cryptography is what made cryptocurrency possible and the founders of this revolutionary technology had only one thing in mind when they created it and that is, you guessed it – privacy.
The birth of the cryptocurrency represents a historical moment that cannot be portrayed as just a dot on the graph of technological progress. No. Bitcoin is a political statement. A statement for privacy and financial sovereignty. It didn’t just come out of the clear blue sky, and it wasn’t just Satoshi’s eureka moment; the idea of cryptocurrency has deep philosophical and ideological roots sprawling back to the Cypherpunk movement of the early 90s.
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Whether you have recently ventured into the world of blockchain or have been camping around this space for a while, you would certainly agree with one thing: Ethereum is one name that simply does not need any introduction.
As a home to Ether (ETH), the second largest cryptocurrency in the world, and with the distinction of being the world’s largest public blockchain platform, Ethereum has quite a few feathers in its cap.
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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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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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Despite all the hiccups in value that the cryptocurrency world has seen in the past year, it is still growing at a rather rapid phase.
According to a study conducted by PwC in association with Crypto Valley, initial coin offerings (ICOs) in the first six months of 2018 surpassed the whole investment volume of ICOs in 2017. It was a significant metric, the said volume comprised of no less than $13.7 billion.
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Of the 902 ICOs in 2017, only 435 succeeded- which means 52% of all the ICOs last year failed. The competition is real.
I can tell you for fact that you need a multi-faceted approach to your ICO marketing.
Because with a strategic approach to their ICO and launch, projects like EOS have raised billions in investment. Heck- niche projects like Dragon, which is a decentralized currency for casinos, raised 320 million in investment.
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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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Whether you’re a serious investor or simply a cryptocurrency enthusiast, you should know more about hardware wallets other than the fact that “they are used to store coins” — simply because that’s what a five-year-old child would say. So, in an effort to compile an easy-to-read overview of hardware wallets, we bring you this article.
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Those just beginning to learn about cryptocurrencies and the workings of exchanges for Bitcoin and other coins will be best served if they begin their education in trading and exchanging cryptocurrencies with one of the exchanges that was expressly designed for beginners.
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