Month: May 2018

Singapore Warns Eight Unauthorized Token Exchanges

The Monetary Authority of Singapore has warned eight digital token exchanges operating in the country over unauthorized securities trading. The regulator also stopped an initial coin offering, prompting its issuer to return all funds received from Singapore-based investors. Also read: Yahoo! Japan Confirms Entrance Into the Crypto Space Eight Token Exchanges Warned Singapore’s central bank and financial …

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Electrum Wallet Review

Electrum Wallet Review Electrum is one of the founding fathers of cryptocurrency software wallets.  Launched on November 5, 2011, the wallet is a lightweight Bitcoin client, which is to say that it interfaces with Bitcoin’s network without its users having to download the blockchain by running a full node. This Electrum wallet review will walk …

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Markets Update: Stormy Weather Continues to Plague Cryptocurrency Traders

Over the past few days, cryptocurrency markets have been losing steam as many digital assets have lost a good amount of value. Most coins are down anywhere between 3-15 percent over the past 24-hours. Bitcoin Cash (BCH) values have dipped 10 percent over the last day and prices hover around $1,055 today. Bitcoin Core (BTC) …

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Best Online Courses and Learning Practices for Blockchain Developer Training

The role of blockchain developer has quickly become one of the most lucrative tech positions on the job market. Only a few years ago, the concept of blockchain technology was mostly theoretical and open to mainly to PhDs in fields like computer science and cryptography. Now, however, online courses for blockchain developer training make this an …

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What’s a Cryptocurrency, Anyway? – The Art of Cryptocurrency Categorization

The Art of Categorizing Cryptocurrencies The word “cryptocurrency,” while originally accurate for Bitcoin, is now approaching the status of a confusing misnomer. The now-blanket term is causing damage to the industry by providing an artificial barrier to entry with knowledge that flat out isn’t accurate. Upon hearing the term, most people, “cryptocurrency” immediately begin associating …

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Decentralized Exchanges (DEXs): The Future of Trading Cryptocurrency

Blockchains and cryptocurrencies were originally designed to remove the need for central authorities. However, centralized exchanges (CEX’s) like Coinbase contradict this value and put control back into the hands of companies that function similar to banks. As well, in the past four years, hackers have run off with billions of dollars worth of cryptocurrency, successfully …

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