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Bitcoin is usually is the first cryptocurrency that comes to mind when talking crypto, however Ethereum and Dash also have growing place at the table. Both platforms are playing major roles in laying the groundwork for further development in the blockchain and crypto ecosystems. Below we deep dive into some interesting facts about these two popular cryptocurrencies and their differences. What is Dash? Dash is a peer-based decentralized system that allows people to send its eponymous...

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Following is a great infographic of the women taking on the industry and contributing to the development of crypto and blockchain. Originally published at MrBTC.org, A Complete Guide on Bitcoin in 2019.   Read more: Does Crypto threaten Fiat? The Pros and the Cons. 16 Industries Blockchain Will Disrupt – Infographic Women in Technology and Blockchain – Interview with Jonha Richman

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Skeptics and advocates for cryptocurrencies all wonder how the market will develop over the next few months. Will it replace money as we know it? Can we make it safe and universal? It might take longer for us to get all the answers however in the meantime, there is one factor traders and investors can’t ignore – taxation. Below is a deep dive into taxation on cryptocurrencies and how to manage your obligations when it...

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The big question is, do cryptocurrencies have the potential to disrupt current currencies and banking systems? Many think Bitcoin is a speculative investment (one with potentially very high returns), however others do really believe cryptocurrencies represents a viable alternative to national fiat currencies. Do cryptocurrencies threaten national currencies?  Cryptocurrencies are built on a decentralized technology called blockchain. The blockchain is a permanent secure ledger of records, transactions, and other data. In the traditional use case, the...

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Blockchain Summit Hong Kong is a 2-day conference and exhibition connecting over 1,000 industry leaders, business decision makers, tech innovators and investors. Blockchain Summit has grown exponentially in content and audience size. Based on unrivalled content and exceptional networking opportunities, Blockchain Summit Hong Kong is part of the largest dedicated Blockchain Event Series in the World. No co-located side events. A purely Blockchain focused audience. Join the Summit keynote programme for unparalleled discussion with visionary speakers. Cutting...

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Have you ever wondered how “Bitcoin mining” and “Block Rewards’ works? Below is a succinct summary from MintDice who delve into the ins and outs of Bitcoin mining some different mining software available. What is Bitcoin mining? A common understanding is that the Bitcoin network is secured by collective groups of people known as miners. But outside of that, there are many technicalities to the entire mining process. Bitcoin mining is a lucrative venture that...

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Litecoin (LTC) is embarking on new developments and partnerships, including the appointment of four new advisors at the helm of the Litecoin Foundation, to drive awareness and education on the value of the cryptocurrency. “As we push for mainstream adoption, it makes sense to partner with a festival that is comprised of people who bring new ideas and visions to the world through the content they create, and one we can grow with through the...

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Utilization of cryptocurrencies and blockchain in the banking sector is not an entirely new concept. Banks around the globe have either reacted positively or negatively to crypto implementation. Blockchain technology has, however, evolved from being ignored and seen in a bad light, to providing innovative solutions in the banking industry. On realizing its potential, banks are finding ways to create applications that make transactions cheaper, faster and less complicated. Falcon’s Move Just recently, Falcon, a...

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Western Union,  the global funds remittance giant is considering going paperless this year. In an interview with Reuters Plus, Odilon Almeida, Western Union President, said the company has been exploring ways to include cryptocurrencies in its services. The global funds transfer giant has also considered employing blockchain technology in its operations as a way of adding value to its services. Consumers do not have to own cryptocurrencies or digital wallets to access this service as...

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ETFs (exchange-traded funds) have been around for a long time and have been used to track benchmark indexes such as the NASDAQ-100, the Standard & Poor’s (S&P) 500, and the US Dow Jones Industrial Average (DJIA). Stock market investors also use these indexes to monitor their portfolio strength as well as compare it with the overall market. Blockchain ETFs Since ETFs can be used to track cryptocurrency, investors do not have to buy actual digital...