A cryptocurrency is a medium of exchange using cryptography to secure the transactions and to control the creation of additional units of the currency. Cryptocurrencies are a subset of alternative currencies, called altcoins, or specifically of digital currencies.

Bitcoin became the first decentralized cryptocurrency in 2009. Since then, numerous cryptocurrencies have been created. These are frequently called altcoins, as a blend of bitcoin alternative. The most popular altcoins now (August 2016) – Ethereum, Steem, Ripple, Ethereum Classic, Litecoin, Dash, Dogecoin.

Cryptocurrencies use decentralized control as opposed to centralized electronic money/centralized banking systems. The decentralized control is related to the use of bitcoin’s blockchain transaction database in the role of a distributed ledger.

New ERC-20 Stablecoin Generates up to 45% Profit to Crypto Investors
March 19th, 2019

Allowing investors to get a 45% bonus during the additional sales stage, USDDex aims to attract the crypto community to active participation in the project. 

Celer Network’s ICO Completed in 17 min on Binance’s LaunchPad
March 19th, 2019

Binance Launchpad, the token sale platform of the world’s largest cryptocurrency exchange, has completed yet another successful token sale – that of Celer Network.

Stellar Price Jumps 5% With the Announcement of Coinbase Listing
March 19th, 2019

With the growing popularity of Stellar Lumens (XLM), the world’s eight largest cryptocurrency got recently listed on popular crypto exchange Coinbase.

Flipside Letter Grades Break into the Mainstream Featuring on CoinMarketCap
March 19th, 2019

CoinMarketCap features Flipside crypto asset letter grades. With this move, online publishers will enable users to determine how digital assets keep evolving in real time in an enhanced transparent environment.

Insider Insights: Binance Set to Become the World’s First Decentralized Corporation
March 19th, 2019

It is said that Binance will transfer all the company’s value to its native BNB coin to become the first decentralized corporation in the world.

Mike Novogratz: Another BTC Value Surge is About to Happen
March 19th, 2019

As Bitcoin (BTC) is clinging on to its $4,000 price tag, major crypto figures are betting big on a potential bull run. However, it doesn’t necessarily mean that cryptocurrency investors should get too carried away by the recent price uptick.

South Korea’s Biggest Messaging Platform KakaoTalk Plans a Crypto Wallet Integration
March 19th, 2019

KakaoTalk wants to leverage blockchain-based crypto transactions providing instant and low-cost payments facility to its 44 million users.

Ethereum Price Analysis: ETH/USD is Targeting $149 Price Level
March 19th, 2019

Further increase in the Bullish pressure will penetrate the supply zone of $149 and may target $161 price level. On the other hand, in case the Bulls lose their pressure Ethereum price may continue ranging towards $134 demand zone.

6 Banks Sign up to Issue Stellar-based Stablecoins on IBM’s World Wire
March 18th, 2019

IBM announced today that its global payment network, IBM Blockchain World Wire, has enabled payment locations in 72 countries, with 47 currencies and 44 banking endpoints and that it has signed letters of intent with six global banks.

Bitcoin Price Analysis: BTC/USD is Heading Towards $4,254 Level
March 18th, 2019

Should the Bulls maintain their momentum, it will lead to heavy buy-off that will send Bitcoin price to the resistance level of $4,254 but lose in the Bull’s momentum may lead to consolidation around $4,050 price level.