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Top 5 Performing Altcoins In 2017

Even the most casual observer of the digital currency scene will be aware that 2017 was a record year in terms of performance. Obviously Bitcoin was the marquee attraction for new investors, as it should be given its incredible rise in December, but it was far from the only altcoin that had a banner year in 2017. Here are the top five non-Bitcoin cryptocurrencies of 2017 in terms of market capitalisation and percentage growth. 1. Ethereum How well did Ethereum do in 2017? Well, it managed to outperform Bitcoin by a factor of nine – how’s that for starters? Increasing...

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Ethereum Is The Best Cryptocurrency To Mine

As things stand at the beginning of 2018, there is no easier recommendation to make than to mine for Ethereum. Not only is it more directly profitable in terms of the cash value of altcoins mined compared to the likes of Bitcoin (no farm-level mining requirements here – even a solo player can reap a regular, if modest profit from Ethereum), there are also some long-term considerations that are about to come into play. Namely, Casper. For those of you who are unaware of this new development in Ethereum, Casper is a planned upgrade to Ethereum due to see the...

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Your Selfie Could Now Earn You Virtual Money

If you are a fan of taking selfies or documenting your day through photos, this new startup could be perfect for you. Selfllery aims to create a new take on all of the popular picture sharing platforms on social media; from the likes of Instagram and Snapchat, but with a cryptocurrency twist. Approximately 1.2 trillion photos were taken last year, so the founders could really be onto something here. So Selfllery has a mechanism in place whereby users can make money from their photos. For many, it can create a thrill or a buzz when they see that someone has...

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Everything to know about Steem

Steem is a blockchain based, social media platform that is becoming more and more popular. It rewards its content creators and site participants along with the site miners of steemit.com with combination payouts from the three currencies the platform has – Steem, Steem Dollars and Steem Power. The website, steemit.com was launched in mid 2016, and now has approximately 10 million unique users every single month. The blockchain behind Steem works in a similar way to that of Bitcoin. It is based of a Proof Of Work algorithm. However, that is where most of the similarities end, and one of...

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2018 Price Predictions For Top 3 Cryptocurrencies

The price of cryptocurrencies is incredibly volatile and it can be a little upsetting to look at your investments one day and realise you are down a few thousand dollars. Although you have not lost any of your virtual currency, the exchange rate has simply fluctuated, until you can use it in all everyday transactions, it will feel like a huge loss, as fiat currency is still used. In order to predict the prices for this year, we have to look at the data from the last 12 months. We will be placing our focus on the three top cryptocurrencies,...

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