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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What is Ripple / XRP?

  What is Ripple / XRP? Ripple is a technology company and the inventor of XRP, an independent digital asset.    Latest News Over the past week beginning 17 September 2018, altcoin Ripple’s (XRP) price has gone through the roof. It has seen an unprecedented 140 percent growth over the past seven days, up almost 63 percent in the past 24 hours alone.  FOMO or adoption?  See various theories suggested by Cointelegraph:- xRapid’s launch – xRapid is a blockchain-backed tool designed by Ripple for easing cross-border fiat transfers between financial…

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BitMEX Shatters Industry Record with Daily Turnover of 1 Million Bitcoin

Global crypto trading platform hits major milestone for 24-hour bitcoin trading volume amid price surge   Seychelles — BitMEX, one of the world’s leading crypto-coin trading platforms, has broken the industry record for bitcoin trading volume, with more than 1 million bitcoin traded on the platform in 24 hours for the period closing July 24, 2018. The 1,041,748 bitcoin traded on BitMEX shattered its previous record of 800,000 bitcoin traded within 24 hours. The landmark moment for the cryptocurrency industry comes as the bitcoin price continues its upturn to more…

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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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How to Install your Embedded Vault

Cryptocurrency during the past year has soared to new highs coupled with the need to protect them. Embedded Vault can do just that. Embedded Vault is the world’s most secure cryptocurrency software wallet that can turn your PC into a secure hardware wallet.   Current Requirements for Embedded Vault: Android Smartphone with Fingerprint scanner and Bluetooth Windows PC with Bluetooth       Embedded Vault currently supports popular cryptocurrencies such as Bitcoin, EOT Coin, EOT Token, Waves and also provides an exchange between EOT tokens to EOT coins.   The…

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Japanese Electronics Retail Giant Launches Bitcoin Payments

Bitcoin adoption in Japan seems to be forging ahead with major Japanese consumer electronics retailer Yamada Denki announcing that it has partnered with cryptocurrency exchange BitFlyer to add a bitcoin payments service in two of its stores.     The company said: “In addition to diversifying [our services], we will implement initiatives to improve bitcoin recognition and usage promotion.” The company indicated that they believe the acceptance of Bitcoin can provide improved service and convenience. This is some good news from a country recently plagued with bad news after the massive…

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New Bitcoin Bombshell Prediction – Cryptocurrency to hit $ 50k this year

  Amongst all the bearishness and predictions of a Bitcoin Crash one analyst speaking at the World Economic Forum in Davos,  Jeet Singh, a cryptocurrency portfolio manager for the last six years, says it is common for virtual currencies to fluctuate by 70 or 80 percent.     He explained that one should compare cryptocurrencies, such as Bitcoin, EOT, and Ripple, to early tech giants like Microsoft.   He said: “If you look at Microsoft or Apple when they went public their stocks were very volatile because the market wasn’t…

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Bitcoin Trader robbed at gunpoint in sleepy UK Village

In a disturbing new type of crime armed robbers broke into a house in a small UK village and forced a Bitcoin trader to transfer a fortune in Bitcoin to them from his computer.   Four thugs in balaclavas broke into the house, which is owned by trader Danny Aston and his wife, Amy Jay. They then tied up Ms. Jay and put the couple’s baby outside in a pram, before threatening Mr. Aston with a gun and forcing him to transfer his Bitcoin into their control.   Unfortunately, it…

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Japan Bitcoin Exchange Coincheck will repay Stolen Funds

It was reported on Friday that Coincheck, a Japanese Bitcoin exchange suspended all withdrawals after a massive hack that shocked the market.   Full Story: – Bitcoin chaos in Japan as CoinCheck freezes all withdrawals   It was reported in the Guardian today that the Coincheck cryptocurrency exchange will refund customers about $400m (£282m) stolen by hackers two days ago in one of the biggest thefts of digital funds. Coincheck affirmed that it would use its cash holdings to reimburse 260,000 people for the value of 46.3bn yen who lost…

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Who are the Bitcoin Illuminati?

As the leaders of the establishment descended on the Swiss town of Davos for the World Economic Forum, a select few are reaping the benefits of early adoption and their technology Bitcoin and Blockchain are threatening the status quo.     Creating a New World Order   Data shows that real Crypto wealth is concentrated in the hands of a few early adopters. Coinbase reportedly has 13 Million account holders but it is estimated that 95 percent of the wealth is held by 4% of the owners.   According to…

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