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What is the main difference between Bitcoin and Litecoin?

There are many different cryptocurrencies available today, from Bitcoin and Ethereum to Blockchain. However, one of the most popular is Litecoin, with many people mining this cryptocurrency after its 2011 launch. Indeed, many see it as the ‘silver’ to Bitcoin’s ‘gold’ and it has experienced a mining cap similar to …

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China bans ICOs

Less than a year after warning Bitcoin exchanges, the central bank in China has once more dented confidence in the crypto markets by taking the decision to ban ICOs, causing cryptocurrency values to plunge. ICOs banned The People’s Bank of China has this week issued a statement branding sales of …

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Commonality Between Cryptocurrencies & Value Investing Cryptocurrencies

Many traditional stock and forex traders view cryptocurrency as a synonym for gambling. The volatile and speculative nature of cryptocurrencies such as Bitcoin and Ethereum continues to put off investors from playing a hand in these murky waters. That said, the market capitalisation for cryptocurrencies continues to show a strong …

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Will cryptocurrencies like Bitcoin ever become mainstream?

While centralized banks are still very much running the global economy, the rise in the popularity of cryptocurrencies and blockchain technology has been exponential over the last few years. Indeed, the concept underpinning this technology, which eliminates the need for a central system to keep records and instead sees them …

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Bitcoin races past $4,400, could hit $20,000

Bitcoin Races past $4k

The world of Bitcoin and cryptocurrencies is one of great uncertainty, but for now, interest in the original Bitcoin is surging. The value is fast approaching $4,500 per coin, generating massive wealth and interest. That’s great news for early investors, but why is it happening? The main reason is economic …

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Bitcoin and blockchain can ‘change the world’

Bitcoin and Blockchain could change the world

The Senior Vice President at Fidelity Labs has stated that blockchain technology will ‘change the world’ and that imagining the way it will operate in future is the equivalent of imagining how Google and Facebook would work in the earliest days of the internet. Hadley Stern is responsible for running …

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Bitcoin vs Ethereum – What’s the difference?

Bitcoin vs Ethereum - What's the difference?

Many of you will have already heard of cryptocurrency Bitcoin, but there has been a lot of press lately about Ethereum that’s getting crypto miners and investors excited. One thing we have found is that there’s some confusion about the difference between the two cryptocurrencies which we will aim to …

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Ethereum miners lease 747s and boost share prices

Ethereum miners lease 747s

Ethereum miners are pushing up share prices by purchasing advanced micro devices (AMDs) and even leasing Boeing 747s in order to ship the AMDs out as quickly as possible so that they can be plugged into the network. Ethereum shares on the up According to industry reporter, Quartz, AMD share …

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3 facts about cryptocurrency that investors need to know

One of the biggest technological milestones achieved that will be spoken of for years to come is digital currency. For the last couple of months now, cryptocurrency has been a major topic for investors. Cryptocurrency incorporates Bitcoin, Ethereum, Litcoin and a wide array of digital currency currently making impacts in …

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The potential of blockchain: what can we use it for?

The potential of blockchain

When it comes to cryptocurrency and the world of online money, blockchain is one of the biggest buzzwords of our times. The technology is essentially a decentralized ledger and a permanent, trustworthy global data management system. As the first such system of record in history, it has a variety of …

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