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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 Tezos and How Does It Work?

23 May 2024 3 minute read 2 comments Guarda Wallet

Tezos carves a unique niche in the dynamic realm of cryptocurrencies and decentralized technologies with its groundbreaking blockchain platform. Tezos crypto integrates distinctive features and governance strategies that not only differentiate it fro...

Crypto: Everything Has Changed

25 May 2024 3 minute read 1 comment johnwege

The game in crypto has changed and you're not ready for what's about to come next. Since the creation of the cryptocurrency market, it has been the first opportunity where regular people had the chance to frontrun Wall Street. We were told that Bitco...

Best Meme Coins to Buy: Analyst Guide to The Best Meme Coins in 2024 (ButtChain, Dogecoin, Shiba Inu, Floki, Popcat)

22 May 2024 4 minute read 3 comments Publish0x PRs

Note: This post was provided and published on behalf of a client. Publish0x does not guarantee the accuracy of the statements made in this post. The post should not be considered as an Publish0x endorsement of the products, services, or people mentio...

Factors to Consider for Selling at the Top (Bull Market)

21 May 2024 2 minute read 1 comment ☑️0🆇D̺͈͙͕̿ͧ̑ͣ🅰🆅🅸🅳eͤ

Every cryptocurrency cycle tends to follow the same pattern: most people lose everything or simply leave the market with no gains. The main factors that influence cycles are fear, greed and FOMO. While it is impossible to predict every cryptocurrency...

What Makes The Fourth Bitcoin Halving Special

27 May 2024 6 minute read 2 comments 0xVince

The fourth Bitcoin Halving concluded last April 19, 2024. The halving was another success, and the market is now beginning to respond. This reduced the block subsidy of Bitcoin in half, from 6.25 BTC to 3.125 BTC. This makes the currency issuance of...

Bitcoin: The Secrets They Don't Want You To Know

23 May 2024 3 minute read 14 comments johnwege

There is the reality that you think you know, and then there is the reality of how the world actually works. Throughout our childhood and while growing up we have all been lied to. We’ve been told that you need to go to university, that you need a ca...

Soulbound: Your All-in-One Hub for Gaming, Streaming, and Creativity

21 May 2024 2 minute read 0 comments Publish0x PRs

Soulbound, the avant-garde gaming ecosystem, is taking the world by storm with its unique features and dynamic offerings. Positioned as the ultimate web3 destination, Soulbound is redefining the gaming experience for gamers, streamers, guilds, and ar...

Why Private Cryptocurrencies Are a Game-Changer for Adult Businesses

23 May 2024 3 minute read 4 comments NOWPayments

Private cryptocurrencies have emerged as a fantastic option for secure and discreet transactions. This is especially crucial for adult businesses, where maintaining privacy and confidentiality is a top priority. Embracing cryptocurrency payments not...

Trump Campaign to Accept Crypto Donations

22 May 2024 1 minute read 0 comments cryptogod-1

Good day everybody, Welcome to CryptoGod-1's blog on all things crypto. In this post I will be looking at the announcement of Donald Trump accepting crypto donations for his campaign.   Trump Campaign Donald Trump's politics campaign announced on Tue...

Should the crypto community reward Laszlo Hanyecs for his Bitcoin pizza trade?

24 May 2024 3 minute read 7 comments Dzoelx

Not until Laszlo completed that deal to swap 10,000 Bitcoins for “two big pizzas”; Bitcoin was basically another complicated technology with an incredible whitepaper, a blurry founder, and a community of nerds and dreamers. You guessed right; Laszlo...