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BitPay Handled $1 Billion in Transactions in 2018, Sees Record Revenues

Despite cryptocurrency prices steadily declining throughout 2018 caught in a bear market, BitPay was able to generate record revenues during the year. The company secured Series...

Binance Launches New Fiat-to-crypto Exchange in Jersey for Euro and Pound

Cryptocurrency investors based in Europe and Britain now have a new platform where they can invest in digital assets using their respective fiat currencies. Binance...

Cryptocurrencies are cryptographically secured digital currencies which run using blockchain technology. They use a decentralized peer-to-peer network to process transactions. Bitcoin, Ethereum, and Litecoin are cryptocurrencies, along with many altcoins which have emerged since Bitcoin’s debut in 2009. Stay informed with the latest cryptocurrency news today on blokt. Transactions processed using cryptocurrency are typically publicly viewable and cannot be tampered with once they are stored on the blockchain, a type of a public ledger.

A cryptocurrency is often called a digital currency, virtual currency or crypto. Cryptocurrencies are peer-to-peer digital currencies which are powered by blockchain technology. They are secured cryptographically through a process known as mining. There are various mining algorithms used for this purpose. Bitcoin (BTC) is the leading cryptocurrency by market cap. It has more public awareness than any other cryptocurrency and was the original crypto, released in 2009 by the anonymous pseudonym, Satoshi Nakamoto.

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BitPay Handled $1 Billion in Transactions in 2018, Sees Record Revenues

Despite cryptocurrency prices steadily declining throughout 2018 caught in a bear market, BitPay was able to generate record revenues during the year. The company secured Series B funding, added more customers and supported new cryptocurrencies in...
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Winklevoss Twins Believe Bitcoin Can Overtake Gold and Say Crypto Needs Banking-style Regulations

Tyler and Cameron Winklevoss, the owners of New York-based Gemini cryptocurrency exchange recently said that Bitcoin could...
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SEC’s OCIE Lists Cryptocurrency as One of Its Examination Priorities in 2019

Office of Compliance Inspections and Examinations (OCIE) of the US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) recently released...

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38-Year-Old Crypto Millionaire to Move Out of His Mother’s House

Darren Evans, a 38-year-old self-proclaimed “expert crypto trader” from the UK, has recently announced he will be moving out of his Mother’s house into...