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Proof of Work vs Proof of Stake: Is cryptocurrency mining doomed?

Since Bitcoin’s creation, mining has been an essential driver of cryptocurrency’s growth. By restricting the production of new bitcoins to computers solving complex problems, Satoshi Nakamoto enshrined scarcity into Bitcoin’s DNA....
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Bitcoin Cash Hard Fork & Why It’s Crashed Crypto Markets

When Bitcoin Cash was created as a hard fork of Bitcoin on August 1, 2017, it precipitated a wild bull-run for Bitcoin and the wider crypto market. As Bitcoin Cash itself...
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Could Gaming be Blockchain’s First Killer DApp?

Many comparisons have been drawn between the current state of blockchain and cryptocurrency adoption and the Internet before it became an essential facet of daily life. Cryptocurrencies are current deeply entrenched...
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What is Iniative Q: a marketing genius or the future of finance?

Initiative Q is a project high on hype and low on details. Bursting into consciousness with a genius marketing scheme, Initiative Q has generated a massive userbase and many online articles,...
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Is Ethereum Out of Gas?

When Vitalik Buterin spearheaded the creation of Ethereum in 2013, it was borne out of frustration with the inflexibility of Bitcoin. Buterin had been writing for online publications about Bitcoin since...
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Review: Lite.im Facebook Messenger Bot for Litecoin

Swiss blockchain startup Zulu Republic is bringing Litecoin payments to Facebook Messenger with the launch of its new chatbot. The new Facebook Messenger service is part of Zulu Republic’s Litecoin platform...
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8 Examples of DApps With Major Disruptive Potential

Decentralized applications - DApps - are the key to the future success of most projects in the cryptocurrency space. Since Ethereum launched in 2015, cryptocurrency and blockchain has evolved from being...
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Is Blockchain About to Revolutionise the Beef Industry on the Emerald Isle?

The global demand for beef is increasing year by year and it’s something that producers in Ireland are struggling to keep pace with. This is due in no small part due...
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Bitcoin Cryptocurrency Approaches 10 Year Anniversary

The 31st of October 2018 marks the 10th anniversary of the birth of Bitcoin. From humble beginnings, the trailblazer of the crypto world is at the very heart of modern finance and...
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Bakkt’s Bitcoin futures to start trading on December 12, 2018

ICE Futures U.S., Inc. will list the new Bakkt Bitcoin (USD) Daily Futures Contract for trading on Wednesday, December 12, 2018, according to the notice. The Bakkt Bitcoin (USD) Daily Futures Contract...