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What is Bitcoin Hivemind? Complete Beginner’s Guide

Bitcoin Hivemind — originally Truthcoin —  is an open-source, P2P Oracle protocol and conditional prediction market (PM) proposed by Paul Sztorc (Truthcoin) and designed as a Bitcoin sidechain. Hivemind specifically focuses on governance by addressing problems with multi-factor decision making through a conditional PM. The protocol targets a primary use …

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Luno or Paxful? A beginner’s guide to Bitcoin trading in South Africa

When the first cryptocurrency, Bitcoin, was launched in 2008, it was thought of as a novelty. Ten years later, the total value of all Bitcoin hit the $1.2 Trillion mark in January 2018. The cryptocurrency craze has not been limited to Europe, North America and other ‘developed’ countries; Africa has …

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A non-technical guide on how to think of Bitcoin SV

“A currency is only good if it can be spent…the goal is to create a sustainable cryptocurrency that is a viable alternative to fiat…true, tangible utility value”. These are phrases I pulled from CoinGeek’s “Crypto Crash Creating Credibility, Not Chaos”, written by Erik Gibbs, a short and sweet piece I …

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Guide to Cosmos: The Tendermint-Based Blockchain Ecosystem

Cosmos is an upcoming modular framework and Tendermint-based blockchain platform designed as an ecosystem for application-specific blockchains to plug into. Cosmos is designed around the concept of standardizing communication between various blockchains that are part of its broader ecosystem to facilitate interoperability. The project is undoubtedly ambitious, and the mainnet …

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A Two-Minute Guide To Blockchain

One of the most popular uses of blockchain technology outside of bitcoin has been collecting digital cats like these. Image via CryptoKitties Blockchain has become one of the biggest buzzwords to do the rounds in technology and business over the past year. Large companies mention it frequently in their earnings calls, …

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A guide to blockchain at MBA Annual | 2017-10-16

SPONSORED CONTENT It seems like everywhere you turn, there’s a news story about the power of the blockchain to help mortgage businesses transform digital assets. However,  some of us in the industry are still perplexed and skeptical about the technology. How does it work? How do you separate the reality …

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Here Is Your Ultimate Reference Guide for Cryptocurrency Indices

Fundstrat Global Advisors on Friday introduced new reference indices to track the comparative price performance of Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies. The new indices “are designed to track the performance of the underlying markets and provide relative performance and volatility metrics,” the firm said. The indices are also designed to “create …

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Is Bitcoin Investing Worth it? A Guide To The Risk And Reward

Shutterstock Bitcoin first arrived online in 2009, and it’s been drawing both curiosity and scorn ever since. But, cutting away all the hype, is Bitcoin worth investing in? That depends both on your appetite for risk, and just how much money you’re willing to lose. To understand Bitcoin, we need …

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