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Revealer Card Visually Encrypts a Cryptocurrency Seed Phrase

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Encryption A new startup called Revealer is on a mission to create sound backup solutions for cryptocurrency mnemonic phrases and seeds. Just recently the company launched its first product dubbed ‘Revealer Zero’ – a small card system that visually encrypts and decrypts digital currency seed phrases or any alpha-numerical secret. Also read: German Cops Look Hard Read More

OpenBazaar Creator Also Has Crypto’s Funniest Youtube Channel

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There is not a lot of comedy to be found in the cryptocurrency space. At least not since Dogecoin somehow sponsored a freaking NASCAR driver and covered his car in Doge memes. But that was way back in 2014. Remember when magical internet money used to be fun? I think it is time we all Read More

No, Visa Doesn’t Handle 24,000 TPS and Neither Does Your Pet Blockchain

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Blockchain When it comes to measuring the speed of new blockchains, the comparison is always with Visa. Despite not being a blockchain, the 24,000 transactions per second Visa reportedly handles have attained mythical status. That figure is unquestioningly trotted out whenever scaling is discussed. In reality, claims of Visa’s throughput, as well as those of Read More

Crypto Funds Drop 29.2% in March Reveals Hedge Fund Data Specialist

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Finance In theory, hedge funds employ complex investment strategies that should allow them to achieve high returns both in bearish and bullish markets. In practice many fail due to short term thinking and over-leveraged trading. These can be especially costly and not suitable for the young and volatile cryptocurrency market as any long time bitcoin Read More

Researchers Chart BTC holding Periods Called ‘Hodl Waves’

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Economics This week Dhruv Bansal the co-founder of Unchained Capital, a cryptocurrency based financial services lending firm released a research study called ‘Bitcoin Data Science: Hodl Waves’ part one. Bansal and his team analyzed the BTC network’s ledger of Unspent Transaction Outputs (UTXO) over a few years and discovered how when BTC lost a large Read More

What is an ICO?

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Last updated: 16 March, 2018 ICO stands for “initial coin offering,” and refers to the creation and sale of digital tokens. In an ICO, a project creates a certain amount of a digital token and sells it to the public, usually in exchange for other cryptocurrencies such as bitcoin or ether. The public could be Read More

Bitcoin Price: Saxo Bank Doesn’t Rule Out A ‘Crypto Comeback’

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Saxo Bank, a fintech specialist focused on multi-asset trading and investment, today published its quarterly outlook for global markets, and questions whether cryptocurrencies are entering a new cycle. In its 35-page Quarterly Outlook Q2 2018 report, Saxo Bank focuses on how we are nearing the end of the largest monetary policy experiment of all time. Read More

Bank of Japan Turns Back on State-Issued Cryptocurrency

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Economy & Regulation The Bank of Japan has become the latest government financial institution to recognize the risks of state-issued cryptocurrencies. According to its Deputy Governor Masayoshi Amamiya, a national digital coin may jeopardize the traditional financial system established in developed countries. The Japanese central bank has no plans to issue its own crypto, he Read More

Hard Fork vs Soft Fork

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Last updated: 16 March, 2018 Forks, or the threat of them, seem to be an established feature of the cryptocurrency landscape. But what are they? Why are they such a big deal? And what is the difference between a hard fork and a soft fork? A “fork,” in programming terms, is an open-source code modification. Read More