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Understand Bitcoin and altcoin prices

How is the price of Bitcoin determined? Where, exactly, does the U$ valuation of Bitcoin come from? In this article we take a look at how cryptocurrency prices are formed and we...

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Understand distributed ledgers and the importance of financial decentralization

What's the hype around decentralization all about? Why is it important? Why do we want decentralization, when centralized financial institutions seem to be working just fine? Th...

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What’s a “paper wallet”? Doesn’t sound too high tech?

[caption id="attachment_864" align="alignright" width="330"] Five steps to make paper in ancient China[/caption] Printing secrets on paper doesn't sound high tech, but it's one ...

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Why is Bitcoin a deflationary currency? What does this mean in practice?

To understand deflation we must first define its opposite: monetary inflation. We hear a lot about inflation on the news, but what exactly does it mean? As the term itself sugge...

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How do I convert Bitcoin to US Dollars and Euros?

To convert Bitcon and other cryptocurrencies into US Dollars, Euros or other currencies, you need an exchange that will work with fiat money. Most cryptocurrency exchanges don't...

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Understand Metcalfe’s law and how it relates to Bitcoin price

Bob Metcalfe is a computer networking pioneer whose work includes the invention of the Ethernet networking standard (what users normally call "the network cable"), founding the 3Co...

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Bitcoin is faster than credit cards, SWIFT and Western Union

We've all heard a lot of criticism about Bitcoin lately. Since November 2017, the unconfirmed transactions pool had been spammed by certain groups who invested heavily in an altern...

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SegWit adoption now over 30%

Bitcoin has set a new landmark in SegWit adoption, having just crossed the 30% rate. With the 0.16.0 Bitcoin Core release, which introduced full support for SegWit, the network has...

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Latest Bill Gates Reddit AMA shows he still does not understand cryptocurrencies

Bill Gates has done another AMA on Reddit to promote his philantropic work via the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation. One of the questions was about cryptocurrencies, to which...

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e-Franc: Is Switzerland about to release a cryptocurrency version of CHF?

A statement by Romeo Lacher, chairman of the Six Swiss Stock Exchange, has generated buzz in the cryptocurrency space: according to him Switzerland could use an e-Franc, a informal...