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Crypto Mistakes

10 things crypto-newbies should avoid

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Being a beginner in any industry means you will make some mistakes. Mistakes make life difficult, and then you get the impression that you will never stop being a beginner. The same happens in the cryptocurrency industry - a lot of new people make mistakes that are inherent only to beginners. Of...

Bitcoin

What determines the price of one bitcoin?

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What determines the price of one bitcoin? This question is being asked by many. The financial factors of supply and demand, of course, have a decisive influence on the price of bitcoin. However, there are other factors as well, such as regulation, availability on exchanges, the cost of block...

OTC

What is OTC trading?

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Bitcoin trading is not only about making deals by amateurs on great crypto exchanges. OTC trading plays an influential role in the life of the coin market. OTC stands for Over-the-Counter, in literal translation - bypassing the counter / past the counter. Mostly big players are involved in it, that...

yield farming

The Concept of Yield Farming

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What is Yield Farming? Yield Farming allows the owners of crypto to make more crypto. It's done by lending the funds to other users via smart contracts. In return the lending part receives rewards. Anyway, the process isn't as simple as it seems from the first sight. Actually, yield farmers need to...

defi

What is DeFi and why do we need it?

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The concept of DeFi DeFi is a big trend in blockchain technology nowadays and it’s moving upward and upward every month. Let’s see what is it all about and how we can use it? The appearance of smart contracts was a real sensation. This type of collecting money was considered to be the main...

Privacy coin

Top 5 privacy crypto coins

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At the beginning of the crypto market rise, many users believed that digital money automatically guaranteed anonymity. That is not true. At first, of course, few people knew which side to approach these cryptocurrencies. But over time, experts have learned to calculate users using blockchain...

Steem Hive

The hard fork of Steem and the creation of Hive

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Justin Sun, who has an ambiguous reputation in the crypto community, became a figurant in another scandal - he decided to take charge of the Steem blockchain and use it for his purposes. That is how users of Steemit interpret his actions, a decentralized blogging platform similar to Reddit, which...

Steem and Hive

What Are Steem and Hive?

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What is Steem? Steem blockchain was created to power the Steemit network. Steemit is trying to change how social media works. Unlike platforms like Facebook, where users are not paid a financial reward for the content they create, Steemit rewards the content...

Stellar

What is Stellar (XLM)?

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Stellar Lumens (XLM) is a fully decentralized consensus platform. It supports any currency and has a built-in decentralized exchange that can be used to trade any currency or asset. Briefly about XLM...

Uniswap

What is Uniswap platform?

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Uniswap is an exchange-like protocol that permits users securely interchange ERC20 tokens without having to apply the usual exchange order book model. Uniswap bundles tokens into specific smart contracts, creating liquidity pools within which other members can habituate. Anyone can exchange tokens,...

XRP

Is XRP decentralized?

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Ripple is a global system for cross-currency and gross payments created in 2012 by Ripple Labs. The main advantage of the network is that it allows mutual transfers anywhere in the world in just a few seconds. That makes Ripple an attractive choice for banks that rely on a real-time settlement...

Tron vs Ethereum

Tron vs Ethereum: which is better?

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In addition to TRON, there are other platforms with similar functionality to Ethereum - Cardano, Stellar, EOS, NEO, IOTA, etc. The developers of these networks believe that their platform has the potential to become the main infrastructure for decentralized applications and smart contracts. In this...

Market Capitalization

What is coin market cap?

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The capitalization of all cryptocurrencies is the total value of all coins at the moment. It is defined as the product of the number of tokens in circulation by the current price. If 100 coins of a specific currency have been released to the market, and each coin is currently worth $10, then the...

what is libra

What is Libra, Facebook's cryptocurrency?

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What is Libra? Libra is a cryptocurrency-based payment system. The project belongs to Facebook, which has been joined by another 27 companies (eBay, Uber, Booking.com, Vodafone, etc.). The Libra's rate will have to be determined on the basis of a currency basket of the dollar, euro, yen, and pound...

Ether EOS

EOS vs Ethereum: Smart contracts, consensus and awards

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Ethereum is the most popular platform for launching smart contracts. However, several years ago, the central network of EOS was launched - perhaps the strongest competitor to Ethereum. In this article, we are going to compare the strong and weak sides of these two networks. General...

ERC777

What is ERC777 standard?

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The new ERC777 blockchain token standard, developed by Jordi Baylina, Jacques Dafflon, and Thomas Shababi, and potentially replacing the currently widely used ERC20 standard, is about to be launched. ERC is short for Ethereum Request for Comments and describes a set of standards created to be...

blockchain gambling

Blockchain in the modern gambling business

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For a long time, the Internet has become a part of our everyday life, without which no person can imagine his life. With the advent of the Internet, most companies and services have decided to expand their boundaries and go online. The same thing happened after the spread of blockchain technology....

what is bitcoin sv

What is Bitcoin SV (BSV)?

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What is Bitcoin SV BSV is a hard fork of Bitcoin Cash, which appeared on November 15, 2018. "SV" in the Bitcoin SV stands for “satoshi vision”. The development of the crypto coin was taken by Craig Wright. He addressed the scalability issue and increased the block size to 128 MB....

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