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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.


Trying to Survive Covid-19 in America with Crypto's Help

22 hours ago 2 minute read 7 comments Jeffrey Allen Kaufman

The real battle isn't just the Virus in America but the political set backs that are hurting it's people. Right now in America, millions are facing evictions and household income failures due to the mishandling of the Pandemic. While many had to miss...

Torum Social Network aims to replace Facebook

23 hours ago 1 minute read 1 comment 0xgult

So I came across this amazing site called Torum which aims to replace Facebook for social. I just signed up and the interface looks pretty cool but I have to say that the developers need to do a lot more work to get my attention and I am sure everyon...

Axie Infinity - Weekly Update #5

23 hours ago 2 minute read 1 comment CryptoBeaver

Good Day Crypto Dudes! This week has been very rewarding... actually this has been my best week thus far.  So, here's my 5th week reporting on results with Axie Infinity.  If you haven't heard of Axie Infinity, it is a digital universe where players...

Binance Chain

23 hours ago 1 minute read 2 comments Cryptonimus

I don't know if you know that Binance has its own blockchain. So they are creating many projects as uniswap in that blockchain, some coins are already worth 50$. New DeFi opportunities in Binance Chain The best thing about it is that the fees, commi...

Flamingo - DeFi protocol on NEO (TACTIC!)

26 Sep 2020 1 minute read 1 comment DJOesch

We are amidst of exciting times pertaining to the arena of DeFi, as it seems that every blockchain (except Big daddy Bitcoin) is trying to launch their own version of Decentralized Finance. One of the newest is Flamingo.finance. Flamingo.finance is i...

Uphold introduces 'AutoPilot' feature for recurring trades

26 Sep 2020 2 minute read 2 comments Technically Product

In all honesty, I wouldn't have an account with the trading platform Uphold if I didn't use the browser Brave. The two have partnered together, meaning that any Basic Attention Tokens (BAT) I earn in Brave can easily be transferred to Uphold then con...

Financial Times has NO_COINERS disease! - prognosis negative!!! must have more bitcoin cowbell NOW

26 Sep 2020 3 minute read 6 comments Dave Sawyer

Hey Cryptofans you know we love you! bless y'all for taking money out of the hands of the state.  Had to write this article! Love to the 0x y'all for being here to write to. And thanks for giving us the most likes ever after our (whiny) last article...

Crypto Security: Meltdown & Spectre Attack Exploits

26 Sep 2020 6 minute read 0 comments MintDice.com

With computational systems in the evolving information era, we run a constant cat and mouse game between security researchers attempting to create secure and robust systems against hackers, governments and other prying eyes. This is a nonstop ideolog...

Let's Explore The World Of Passive Crypto Income - Part 5

26 Sep 2020 2 minute read 7 comments Sapphire

The Stability Of Passive Crypto Income In Uncertain Times The recent plummet in altcoin prices can be very traumatic for any altcoin trader and can sometimes last for months and even years, as we have so vividly seen in the Crypto winter of 2018 and...

GX Blocks Energy - Powering Blockchain with Sustainable Energy

26 Sep 2020 2 minute read 0 comments Bitloca

Disclaimer The main objective of this publication is to present the GX Blocks Energy solution and the related GX Blocks Energy project. Under no circumstance, it should be considered as an investment advice. If you have any question regarding t...