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Digital Asset Trading is Going Viral, And You Don’t Even Need...

"Shapeshift’s volume has been crazy, to put it mildly”, according to Erik Voorhees, founder of the digital currency exchange, Shapeshift. The exchange, which allows...

Speculation Decreases Bitcoin’s Dominance in Cryptocurrency Markets

“Long-term I am not seeing the currency dying out or anything of that sort as long as there is demand, and as long as...

Using an Altcoin to Save a Few Cents May Not Be...

As the Bitcoin network experiences transaction congestion and higher fees many people have considered alternatives to avoid these issues. During transaction traffic peaks, a...

Dash Price Rises Exponentially, But Is it a Bubble?

The cryptocurrency Dash has seen a significant price spike over the past couple of weeks. Dash even acquired the cryptocurrency market capitalization top three...

Markets Update: The Top Ten Altcoins Then and Now

While bitcoin’s price cracked a new all-time high of US$1,220, the top ten alternative cryptocurrencies also got a lift from the spike. The rise...

The Far-Out Claims Behind Onecoin: The Self-Described ‘Bitcoin Killer’

As Onecoin “mastermind” Dr. Ruja Ignatov comes onto stage last year to deliver a speech called "The Blockchain", fire is shot from the stage...

Counterparty Token Price Doubles Year-to-Date thanks to Real World Use-Cases

Counterparty, a blockchain-based and tokenized smart contract platform, has doubled in value since the start of 2017. It achieved this despite spending fourteen hours...

The Race Towards Truly Anonymous Cryptocurrency Is On

Anonymous cryptocurrency is in demand, and there are concerted efforts on multiple fronts to make it a reality. For instance, the privacy-centric alternative cryptocurrency,...

Charlie Lee: “People Don’t Realize What Segwit Is”

Litecoin seems to be on the path towards adopting Segwit, the proposed soft fork (and malleability solution) by the Bitcoin core development team. But...

Bitcoin Observers Watch Segwit Signaling Begin on the Litecoin Network

In the past, some have called Litecoin the “silver to Bitcoin’s gold.” Now many Bitcoin proponents are eagerly watching Litecoin as miners have just...

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