Tag: Cryptocurrency

Bitcoin for Beginners

Words like “Bitcoin” and “blockchain” are repeated daily in several stories in both the daily financial and internet news, not to mention in several social media discussions by news and business personalities. For the average consumer, the terms can be easily conflated or confused, especially as most mentions in the media are about the current value trends of Bitcoin or… Read more →

Creating Your Own NFT

Non-fungible tokens or NFTs are unique tokens that grant ownership rights over digital art, JPEGs, or videos. NFTs are minted on blockchains, which means they are recorded on the same digital ledger as the namesake currency but are separate from the fungible tokens that many investors are familiar with, like Ethereum. With news outlets running stories of newly made NFT… Read more →

Bitcoin’s Widespread Adoption

Bitcoin is everywhere. At least it seems that way. Anyone who’s paid any attention to financial markets during the past year has probably felt bombarded by bitcoin. There’s been a constant flood of articles explaining what it, predicting how high (or how low) its price will go, or offering other commentary about its future. Of course, bitcoin’s been around for… Read more →

The Rise and Fall of Facebook Libra

Facebook Libra has been in the news a lot lately. This cryptocurrency was envisioned as a so-called stablecoin. Libra was designed carefully to avoid the huge fluctuations faced by cryptocurrencies like Bitcoin. The plan was to offer a more stable currency, backed by stable securities. Sponsors like Visa, Mastercard, and Paypal seemed just about ready to get on board with… Read more →

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What to Know about Switzerland’s Cryptocurrency Platform

The Emergence of Digital Currency Systems Once you begin to understand the applications of cryptocurrencies and the underlying blockchain technology, you can see the power this technology has. The people behind SIX Digital Exchange (SDX) believe in the future of the crypto space and foresee it redefining the future of the financial industry. SIX looks to bridge the gap inhibiting digital… Read more →