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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.


Get 50% off PAXG

7 hours ago 1 minute read 2 comments scythenoz

Half a million dollars worth of Pax Gold (PAXG) is going on 50% sale at Crypto.com's Syndicate on 4 August 2020, 06:00 UTC. How does the Syndicate work? The Syndicate is a fundraising platform for the most promising crypto projects to list their coin...

LRC about to disappear from Publish0x soon?

8 hours ago 1 minute read 13 comments bitcoindelight

I just browsed through my dashboard and wanted to check if I magically came closer to the 4 LRC mark to request a withdrawal. Surprisingly I noticed that that the withdrawal limit has changed and nearly doubled. In the past, that was more or less the...

Bitcoin Cash Crypto Project | What are the features of Bitcoin Cash?

8 hours ago 1 minute read 0 comments NassiroV

The Bitcoin Cash hard fork took place on August 1, 2017 at block 478 559. By increasing the block size limit to 8MB and later to 32MB, the implementation of Bitcoin Cash caused a hard fork of the Bitcoin blockchain, that is to say a duplication of th...

Blockchain - The Next Big Tech Evolution

8 hours ago 1 minute read 0 comments NassiroV

Image Source Blockchain technology is very often associated with cryptocurrencies. However, its application is infinite and can be part of many major technological advances. A reality which has already started and which is only the starti...

Martkist Wrapped Token (wMARTK), what will it do?

9 hours ago 2 minute read 0 comments Paraguanads

Thanks to the rise of decentralized finance (or DeFi for its acronym), the Martkist team aims to catch up with such technology by adopting an ERC-20 token redeemable 1: 1 with its peer, the MARTK mineable original coin. I am not very clear, could you...

Political And Social Changes Could Change Cryptocurrency Forever

9 hours ago 4 minute read 1 comment XTRM

Chapter One I do like to ponder, so I pondered on the state of the world in currently - 2020 - the way people are having to adapt to the current 'new normal' that is happening globally due to the unmentionable plague that is either sweeping the plane...

BTC, ETH, BAT: All time highs are coming very soon.

9 hours ago 1 minute read 0 comments MadMaxx

Before we get started, I'd like you to know that I run a telegram group where I give educational and signals. Please check it out here. I have also created a technical analysis course complete with bots to help you scan the market. Be sure to join th...

Unbelievable - The Twitter Hacker is a 17 Year Old Teen

9 hours ago 1 minute read 0 comments NassiroV

Image Source - Tampa teen accused of being 'mastermind' behind Twitter hack Everyone has heard of this historic Twitter attack that rocked the social network in July of this year. An unprecedented Bitcoin scam, tricking celebrity account...

CC87 - Discover Matic Sidechain Solution & DAPPS Interaction

9 hours ago 1 minute read 0 comments Chesatochi

#matic #sidechain #ethereum #blockchain Discover the potential of Matic, a sidechain on Ethereum. The technology allows fast transactions in less than 1 second and low fees. Many DAPPS benefits already from this technology. Many DAPPS benefits alrea...

Bitcoin's Stock-to-Flow Cross Asset Model by PlanB

10 hours ago 1 minute read 0 comments Emad

if you are interested in price analysis methods which are out of the box and not according what the majority follow, Stock to flow model is out there right for you! The original BTC S2F model is a formula based on monthly S2F and price data. Since th...