CoinCards Customers Can Now Buy Gift Cards Using Dash at Hundreds of Top Retailers

  Latest partnership furthers Dash’s global merchant adoption, now enabling Dash-powered transactions at 2500+ merchants worldwide   Surrey, BC — August 30, 2018 — Dash, the top digital currency for payments and e-commerce, has announced an integration with CoinCards.ca, one of the few retail gift card companies in the world specializing in cryptocurrency as a form of payment.   The Canadian-based company allows customers to purchase gift cards for top brands and retailers — such as Amazon, Walmart, Home Depot, and Netflix — using cryptocurrencies such as Dash. With this…

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eToro Adds IOTA to Expanding List of Cryptoassets

Brings total number of cryptoassets available on the platform to 12 – Move comes as investors increasingly seek to diversify   London — August 20, 2018 – eToro, a global investment platform with over ten million registered users, has today added IOTA bringing the total number of cryptoassets available on the platform to 12.   IOTA aims to enable companies to explore and open up new business to business marketing opportunities by making every technological resource a potential service to be traded on an open market in real time, with no…

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What are the Top 10 Cryptocurrencies?

    Almost everyone has heard of Bitcoin and its meteoric rise has been in the news the last few years but what other cryptocurrencies are out there and what are the top 10?     Bitcoin Bitcoin is the “big daddy” of all cryptocurrencies and Bitcoin was introduced in 2008 by Satoshi Nakamoto (alias) and released publically as open-source software in 2009, as    an innovative payment network and a new kind of money called cryptocurrency. In recent years Bitcoin has had meteoric rise in value and has captivated the…

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eToro: LTC Primed For Retail Adoption, Massively Undervalued — New Research Paper from Mati Greenspan

  eToro, the world’s largest social investing platform, just published a market research report on Litecoin, the cryptocurrency originally created as a fork from Bitcoin that has become one of the most established networks in the crypto space.     The report concludes that Litecoin is a fast and adaptable network with the potential for widespread adoption and use for small transactions. Litecoin’s fast network speed, complementary price to Bitcoin, and the recent purchase of a stake in a German bank all position the cryptocurrency to become the best for…

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What is Vertcoin?

What is Vertcoin – VRT is a peer-2-peer cryptocurrency focused on decentralization.     Vertcoin is a cryptocurrency like EOT, Bitcoin and Litecoin with an added focus on keeping the ecosystem as decentralized as possible.   The short video below gives a nice explanation of Vertcoin     When and Why was Vertcoin created?   Vertcoin was created in 2014 with the intention of being easily mined by the masses.   ASICs have taken over Bitcoin/Litecoin, centralising profitability and governance to ASIC manufacturers.   Vertcoin remains resistant to ASICs through regularly changing…

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EOT Wallet / Exchange Review

  EOT Wallet is an online EOT, BTC and altcoin wallet and also offers an exchange with a number of trading pairs.       Updates:  Latest listings   What is Bitcoin Private   What is BEZY   What is DigiByte   Features:   EOT Wallet EOT Wallet is an online EOT, Bitcoin and altcoin wallet within which you can deposit, withdraw, or hold your cryptocurrency. To open the wallet is free, deposits are also free and there is a small charge for withdrawals. Transfers from EOT Wallet user to EOT Wallet…

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SharesPost Report Estimates Blockchain Market Opportunity Exceeding $2.5 Trillion Over Next Ten Years

  Report analyzes blockchain’s potential revenue opportunity across 20 different industry verticals.   San Francisco, CA  — SharesPost, a leading provider of private company liquidity solutions and private capital markets research, has published a new research report detailing the broad market opportunity for the blockchain industry. The report, titled Investment Investment Strategies for Blockchain: A $2.5 Trillion Opportunity, analyzes specific blockchain use-cases across 20 industry verticals and estimates a value creation opportunity exceeding $2.5 trillion over the next ten years.     The market opportunity for blockchain technology over the…

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Investment Platform Giant eToro Expands Into U.S. Market

  U.S. investors able to invest in 10 cryptocurrencies on global platform – New York, NY — May 15, 2018 — With the belief that all assets will be digitized in the future, leading investment platform eToro has announced it will launch a cryptocurrency offering in the United States. The launch will initially enable U.S.-based users to invest in 10 cryptocurrencies, with more to be added throughout 2018. Users will have access to a community feed and tools, letting them engage in conversations about cryptocurrencies and follow the investment strategies of…

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Robin Hood steals from the Rich and gives to the Poor with free Bitcoin trading

Coinbase charges a fee of 1.5% to a staggering 4% on Bitcoin and another cryptocurrency trading.   A stock trading app, Robinhood, will let you buy and sell Ethereum and Bitcoin with zero added fees and as from today, Robinhood will let all users track the price, news, and set up alerts for top crypto coins including Litecoin and Ripple.   Robinhood stressed that they will operate on a break-even basis to keep growing the 3 million users it already has.   Robinhood founders Baiju Bhatt (left) and Vladamir Tenev…

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How to Bitcoin #6 – Mining Bitcoin

NEW ZEALAND – Guest Writer –The sixth in the series of “How to Bitcoin” articles introducing you to Bitcoin and what you can do with the cryptocurrency.  Here is an overview of how BTC is electronically processed, we call it mining.   Electronically Processing BTC Mining   As mentioned in the introduction, BTC is processed by computing power and recorded in a public ledger (Blockchain) with the help of a network of computers. The processing of BTC transactions is termed ‘mining’. BTC mining rewards people with computer power by generating…

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