Verge became one of the most talked about cryptocurrencies in early 2018 as it climbed higher during the first quarter of the year while the broader markets were falling sharply. In fact, Verge (XVG) was one of only two cryptocurrencies to put in a positive performance in the first quarter of 2018.
While IQ Option isn’t strictly a Cryptocurrency trading site, it does allow for trading of cryptocurrencies, and so much more. Clients can choose between trading cryptocurrencies, forex, commodities, options, ETFs and stocks (CFDs).
While that was proven to be correct with multiple projects and decentralized applications (DApps) originating from Ethereum within a few months of its launch, not many could have seen it coming that those projects and DApps would themselves be able to serve the same purpose as Ethereum in the future, albeit for different sub-segments.
The Lisk network is a competitor to Ethereum and NEO. Basically, it’s another decentralized application (dApp) network that’s using smart contracts, sidechains, and the LSK token to power the network.
TenX has an ambitious vision to become the only platform necessary to create a bridge between the cryptocurrency ecosystems and the global payment systems already in place. Doing this will make all your blockchain assets spendable in an easy, seamless fashion at any location that already accepts credit or debit cards.
There are many different cryptocurrency exchanges, some are smaller, and some are the top players in the field. Today we’ll be looking at one of the cryptocurrency exchanges that has long held a position in the top ten volume exchanges – Bithumb.
Bithumb is a cryptocurrency exchange based in South Korea, and based on data provided by Coinmarketcap.com it is the seventh largest exchange by 24-hour volume as of October 2018. If you look at the 7-day or 30-day volume it becomes the fifth largest exchange.
Bytecoin is one of the older cryptocurrencies that have been released, and possibly the oldest of the privacy-centric cryptocurrencies as you’ll see later in this article.
With literally thousands of cryptocurrrencies already in the wild it’s good to know which ones could have staying power. One surprising addition to that list is Dogecoin, which differs from other cryptocurrencies because it began as little more than a joke, but has evolved into a viral sensation that could keep it going far into the future.
The increase of investments in the cryptocurrency industry has paved the way for new business models to come forward. While most of them focus on ventures that cause investors to buy and hold more cryptocurrencies, some of them have been looking into the possibility of doing the opposite.
If you remember the internet from the early part of the 21st century you’ll recognize that the balance of power has shifted greatly in the past two decades. What was once a free and open medium has become dominated by the world’s giant corporations.
Advertising is now used to feed content to users in a much more insidious fashion than ever before. Billion dollar retailers like Amazon and Wal-Mart dictate what products are popular, and which are buried in obscurity.