18 April 2018 | Analytics | Articles | Blockchain techs | Cryptocurrency

A couple of years ago, the blockchain society was speculating about future of the crypto money and that someday it will become possible to buy real things in exchange for Bitcoin, coffee, for instance. Today, the reality is a little different. With the growth of the Bitcoin rate, transactions fees are getting high as well. This makes it impractical to buy everyday products, including a cup of Starbucks coffee. Originally, Bitcoin was meant to be low-cost, safe and quick for transactions. However, lately, each transaction was made for about $5 on average with slight decrease occurred later that lowered Bitcoin […]

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13 April 2018 | Analytics | Articles | Blockchain techs | Cryptocurrency

Fluctuations in the price of Bitcoin and volatility of the overall cryptocurrency market are buzz words constantly circulated in the media sources with financial agencies of some governments warning consumers against risks associated with investments in tokens and coins. Negative forecasts, however, are balanced by optimistic sentiments and views offered by major Wall Street companies and analysts.

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11 April 2018 | Analytics | Articles | Blockchain techs | Cryptocurrency

Bitcoin is viewed by most outsiders as some exchange instrument used for manipulations, and such sentiments are generously fed by some enthusiasts alleging that cryptocurrencies are good only for making investments. However, in fact, cryptocurrencies are increasingly taking over other niches in the lifestyle of consumers, coming into online stores as a payment method accepted for purchases and services. This is our brief summary of a small portion of companies out of many, which offer their customers to pay with Bitcoin for goods and services.

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5 April 2018 | Analytics | Articles | Blockchain techs | Cryptocurrency

While in many states across the globe cryptocurrencies are not recognized as actual money, and many governments treat them as commodities or assets, users still need special instruments to hold their coins and protect them against theft. These instruments, unsurprisingly dubbed as ‘wallets’, may be hardware or software-based and differ by a range of supported cryptocurrencies and other extra perks. Today we review just a couple of examples out of thousands of wallet options available in the market for holding cryptocurrencies.

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3 April 2018 | Analytics | Articles | Blockchain techs | Cryptocurrency

Ethereum is a global platform that has grown far beyond its initial use as a smart contract blockchain and a cryptocurrency. Ethereum has developed a special protocol to enable new startups and authors of innovative ideas to create their own blockchains and cryptocurrencies on top of it. It has become a roof for a large number of projects allowing them to raise funds through crowdsale of their tokens. Below are just some of the most successful ones.

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