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Major European Bitcoin Exchange Closes Its Doors

At the end of April 2019, the next victim of the declining Bitcoin markets was claimed, a major European cryptocurrency exchange based in Poland called Coinroom has reportedly closed its doors and ceased operation, leaving a number of investors out of pocket, with some claiming to have lost as much as $15,000.00 worth of cryptocurrency as a result of this closure. Let this remind you of some of the risks involved with storing your cryptocurrency within an exchange. If the exchange goes down (which seems to happen more and more often these days) your stored assets could go down with...

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Could This Be Bitcoin’s Solution?

Reports out this week have surfaced discussing a new research paper that has been published, written by one of the co-creators of the original lightning network paper - discussing the architecture for the Bitcoin that we know and love today. Tadge Dryja is the researcher in question and is one of the people who first created Bitcoins experimental payment solution, lightning network. In Dryja’s latest paper, new ideas for scaling solutions are discussed in a piece of research that aims to improve the way Bitcoin scales transactions. One of the big issues with Bitcoin at the moment is that it...

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Is There a Zucker Born Every Minute? Facebook’s Crypto About to Find Out!

After months of intense speculation, several market roller coaster rides at CryptoLand, and the possibility of a USD 5 billion fine from Uncle Sam’s Federal Trade Commission, Facebook is set to leave the blockchain space ablaze on 18 June when it reportedly unveils details about its cryptocurrency, now codenamed Libra. We are sure Mark Zuckerberg commands pristine views of any zodiac constellation anytime he desires from his def Palo Alto crib, but in many ways some of Facebook’s fate could hang in the balance – à la the scales of Libra. Oh, Irony, hast thou blue thumb pointeth upwards? On...

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TRON & ETC: Will They Hit All-Time Highs Before EOY?

After I woke up and got ready for the day this morning, I took a look at CoinMarketCap to see that the market was shining green. It was a nice change of pace from seeing the market bleeding red or being multi-coloured, to instead see something more bullish for the future. A lot of altcoins are performing well right now and many of them seem to be getting ready to reach an all-time high before the year's end. With this, let’s take a look at two of the top altcoins that could potentially hit an all-time high by the end...

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XRP, BTC Or ETH? Which One Do You Prefer?

In addition to being an author and entrepreneur, Jesse Torres is also the host of the Money Talk radio show on KCAA in Southern California. With this, Torres has over 440k followers on Twitter and so earlier this week he decided to ask them what their cryptocurrency of choice is in the form of a poll. Torres gave his followers four options. Bitcoin, Ethereum, XRP or Other. What’s your cryptocurrency of choice? — Jesse Torres (@jstorres) June 4, 2019 The poll garnered just under 8,500 votes with only five percent of voters preferring Ethereum, proving that it is the least...

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