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Hired Actors and Identity Theft as Crypto Crimes Grabs the Spotlight; Japan Okays Cryptocurrency Political Donations

Japan, which has proven to be a crypto-friendly country so far, has given the green light to cryptocurrency donations to politicians and lawmakers. Indonesia, the biggest economy in Southeast Asia, has massive potential for the use of cryptocurrencies. Cryptocurrency firm hires actors to pose as banking executives while a Singaporean man racks a bill of […]

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A Comprehensive Guide To Opening A Crypto Asset Exchange In Japan

Japan has taken the lead in cryptocurrency regulation. Whether you want to open an exchange, list your token, or market to Japanese traders, companies must follow the regulations put in place. The regulations can sound quite complex at times which is why it is important to consult an attorney in Japan before proceeding. This guide […]

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A Non Bias Look Into Ripple

The difference between XRP and Ripple Ripple has had its fair share of controversy over the years. If you’re on #cryptotwitter then you know either the XRP Army is in full fledge promotion mode or the detractors are calling it a #shitcoin. One of the key distinctions that needs to be made is Ripple and […]

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Asia Takes Massive Crypto Lead Over US

The war of developers, hash rates, and internet money Recently, Bitcoin and the whole crypto community have been making headlines with world leaders starting to pay close attention. It started in June when China called Bitcoin a safe haven asset which is important news because prior to that, many headlines frequently surfaced about China banning […]

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Libra Association Focused On Pleasing USA

Takeaways From Libra Congress Hearing This morning, David Marcus, co-creator of Libra and Calibra leader, sat in front of US Congress to answer questions on the future plans of the Libra Association. Overall, if you have been following this story (if not check out my article summarizing Libra’s key points) the past month the concerns […]

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What is an Altcoin? An Alternative to Bitcoin and its Flaws

What is an altcoin? Let’s start from the beginning. Shortly after the 2008 financial crisis, a new digital currency was introduced to the world via a white paper sent to a mailing list of a cypherpunk community. It was known as bitcoin. It was built on top of a new technology known as the blockchain […]

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What is Ripple? A Protocol and a Digital Currency for the Payments Industry

Ripple is as interesting as they come. It is the name of both a protocol and a currency. Ripple is a real-time gross settlement (RTGS) system or an open source network used to facilitate cheaper and faster global transactions. It is very different from Bitcoin which was initially created to be used as a form […]

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Guide To Top 10 Coins by Market Cap

The top 10 coins by market cap are not the most popular digital assets in the world, but they also have a value of $151.756 billion in a market currently worth $180 billion at the time of writing. Out of 2,126 cryptocurrencies listed by CoinMarketCap, the top 10 cryptocurrencies account for more than 84 percent […]

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What is Litecoin? An Early Bitcoin Fork Nearly Identical to the Original Chain

In the world of blockchain and cryptocurrencies, there is a large number of forked protocols that inherit the majority of their properties from the parent blockchain networks. Litecoin is one such network forked from Bitcoin, the largest and most popular blockchain protocol in the world. It comes as no surprise that Litecoin’s technical details are […]

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What is Bitcoin Cash? A Product of Bitcoin Hard Fork

Bitcoin Cash is a digital asset, payment network, and an off-shoot of the Bitcoin hard fork introduced to the world in August 2017. The name of the digital asset is contentious and is sometimes called Bcash. The digital asset was created in order to increase Bitcoin’s block size from 1MB to 8MB and allow more […]