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Cryptocurrencies are digital assets that have strong foundations in cryptography, designed with the intention of being a decentralized medium of exchange and store of value, among other uses.

Most cryptocurrencies are built using blockchain technology, with Bitcoin being the first of its kind, at least as far as what we consider cryptocurrencies to be today. Other technologies, like the IOTA project’s Directed Acyclic Graph (DAG), also exist. 

Starting with Bitcoin, cryptocurrencies have been designed with democracy and transparency in mind, as several permissionless blockchains, in theory, grant equal power to every node on the network. Blockchains are also designed to resist tampering; any fraudulent financial would require an immense amount of computing power or resources to happen. Theoretically, it is possible to alter data on the ledger but Bitcoin has proven resistant to this. This security is another selling point of cryptocurrencies. 

A few types of cryptocurrencies have come to form their own categories over the years. Some of these are security tokens, stablecoins and utility tokens. 

Stablecoins, for example, are assets that are pegged to a fiat currency and aim to remain at the price of $1. The benefit of this is that investors can use the stablecoin to mitigate the effects of the market’s volatility. Utility tokens are tokens that are used to access products and services, and flow back into the platform’s ecosystem. Security tokens are tokens that, when invested in, holders can expect a profit from.

Blockchain technology is considered to be very early in its maturity and as such multiple pioneering upgrades and research are currently taking place.

What Is Tron? [A Comprehensive Guide to Understanding Tron]

3 days ago 7 minute read Mr.CryptoWiki $7.28 tipped

Tron is a decentralized apps (dApps) platform that tries to ‘decentralize’ the web by utilizing its blockchain technology. Unlike Ethereum and some other older blockchain systems, Tron is proven to be much more efficient because Tron network uses DPo...

What is Stellar (XLM)? [A Comprehensive Guide to Understanding Stellar]

5 days ago 7 minute read Mr.CryptoWiki $6.54 tipped

The whole idea behind cryptocurrencies (the cryptos intended to be used as currency or facilitate payments and transactions) is to improve upon and replace the existing financial system. This is the intention behind Bitcoin, Litecoin, and a slew of o...

What is Dash? [A Comprehensive Guide to Understanding Dash]

3 days ago 7 minute read Mr.CryptoWiki $6.29 tipped

Being one of the top 20 cryptocurrencies, Dash is undoubtedly one of the most promising projects in the crypto industry. Not just because of its privacy-centric approach but also because it’s fast. The intent of Dash is to send cryptocurrency faster...

income every month with pi network

8 minutes ago 1 minute read jack74174 $0.02 tipped

  Pi Network ( 3 ) is getting increasingly popular every day and is perhaps one of the fastest-growing networks in the Cryptocurrency world as of 2019. It’s no wonder you would want to get as many members under you as quickly as possible....

Facebook has an Option for Its Employees Working on the Libra Project!

30 minutes ago 1 minute read jack74174 $0.01 tipped

According to a US-based tech news platform The Information’s report, Facebook employees working on the project can choose to be paid in the cryptocurrency token instead of hard cash. Will It Work? Though Facebook or Zuckerberg didn’t confirm the tec...

Freewallet: Crypto Wallet

1 hour ago 1 minute read jack74174 $0.13 tipped

  Freewallet: Crypto Wallet A perfect place to send, store and manage your cryptocurrency portfolio: BTC, ETH and 30+ other cryptocurrencies in one wallet available as an Android, iOS and web app. View all assets Free transfers between Freewallet u...

Bitcoin miners become bullish on 60% raise in difficulty

1 hour ago 1 minute read CryptoArgha $0.02 tipped

Bitcoin mining hashrate topped all time high this year by break all the records Recently bitcoin mining hashrate raised to 1 quallion hash of power in the chain. As a recently bitcoin also seen a little lift on the price too But the raise of suddent...

Stripe raises $250 million in funding round

2 hours ago 1 minute read CryptoArgha $0.13 tipped

Payment gateway giant stripe announced to launch a Separate lending and a crypto backed platform recently To support and develope the project stripe raised funds in support of the project. Stripe announced to launch a funding donations round to raise...

21/09/2019 Price Update: Bitcoin, Bitcoin Cash, Ethereum, Ethereum Classic, Litcoin, OX(ZRX), STEEM, Steem Base Dollars (SBD), Basic Attention Token, Bitshare, PVT (pivot coin), DAI, XRP, EOS

2 hours ago 1 minute read Danoskie $0.06 tipped

  Hello,How is you day going?It's another edition of DAILY CRYPTOS PRICE UPDATE.Today: 21/09/2019For crypto's bears vs bulls, some of the coins on my list have gone bullish, especially OX(ZRX) with +10% increase from $0.22 to $0.25 between the time o...

21 September 2019 Betting Tips

3 hours ago 1 minute read btcbet $0.10 tipped

21.09.2019 Betting Tips I choose the following for today. Here are my picks. Good luck… Do not forget to take your 5 BTC Bonus at Cloudbet   Nottingham Forest v Barnsley : Nottingham ForestBet at Cloudbet   SC Freiburg v FC Augsburg: Freiburg -0.25...

Bitcoin Anonymity and Pedophilia.

4 hours ago 3 minute read Juan Molina $0.08 tipped

The Bitcoin Value Traditional currencies, such as the dollar or the euro, have value because they are backed by governments and the assets that a nation possesses. But beyond this money that they have forced us to use (we never had the opportunity to...

Because we must use The Power of Diversification in our portfolios.

6 hours ago 1 minute read derwin25 $0.13 tipped

Investing is easy, the hard part is doing well. Diversification is a technique where investors share their investments in various financial instruments with the objective of maximizing their returns. In this way, risks that would be assumed in...

Hydro dApp Development Best Practices

6 hours ago 1 minute read Hydro Labs $0.76 tipped

Welcome developers! Ready to get building on Hydro? Below are some dApp development best practices for the Hydro dApp Store. There are many things to think about when building a dApp, outside of just “your awesome big idea”. Here are some of the best...