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Bitcoin Demand in South Korea Rises as Trade Volume Hits Monthly High

As demand returns to the markets South Korea is once again leading the way for trade volume. Bitcoin recorded a monthly high trading volume on exchanges in the country as fears of clampdowns subside and confidence returns to the crypto markets. Local media reported that domestic Bitcoin trading volume reached a maximum value in the […]

Protect Yourself And Your Cryptocurrency From Real Criminals

Security experts advise on how to keep yourself and your digital coin safe from  thieves that focus on the crypto-wealthy. Criminals targeting cryptocurrency investors Cases of thieves targeting those who have gotten wealthy from the boom in Bitcoin, Ethereum and other digital currencies are on the rise worldwide. From Phuket, Thailand, to Manhattan to the Ukraine, […]

Bitcoin Price Technical Analysis for 02/19/2018 – Aiming for Extension Levels?

Bitcoin Price Key Highlights Bitcoin price is still trending higher after breaking above a few key resistance levels. Bulls are gaining traction and allowing price to move above an ascending trend line on the 1-hour time frame. Price appears to have completed its pullback from the recent rally and could head up to the extension […]

Cryptocurrencies Surging in Africa as Alternatives to Traditional Banking

Africa is rarely considered to be one of the larger markets for cryptocurrencies, but with the right factors in place — such as an increasingly tech-savvy populous and inflation triggered by central banks — that might be set to change. Case in point: The surge in popularity of cryptocurrencies has contributed to the opening of […]

A Beginner’s Guide to Counterparty

While many cryptocurrencies exist as competitors to or as evolutions of the Bitcoin protocol, there are other initiatives that instead seek to cooperate and bolster the pioneer blockchain. Perhaps the oldest and most profound of these projects is Counterparty, an asset layer created directly on the Bitcoin blockchain. What is Counterparty? Counterparty (XCP) is a […]

Pool Mining for Average Joe

Despite the rise in mainstream media adopting a more positive stance on cryptocurrencies, at least in terms of reporting on the actual news relating to the subject, the regulatory environment remains as murky and as uncertain as ever. Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies are banned in around a half-dozen countries around the world and it remains […]