It is never to early to be vigilant about the security of your digital assets
Crypto theft exists for a reason — it is arguably the most profitable and hardly traceable due to the nature of blockchain. Malicious attempts to get hold of your digital assets might look legit at some point, but they are easy to spot if you pay extra attention.
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A market cycle analysis framework for Bitcoin
Atthe end of June 2019, the Bitcoin (BTC) market caught everyone by surprise with a sudden price surge from around US$8,500 in early June to almost US$14,000. Although the sudden boom ceased the bull/bear argument (for the time being), this is still one big question left unanswered for the market — how to predict when the next bull run will come?
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Good investors know opportunities. The best investors understand risks
Don’t bet all your chips on just one thing — this is an investing rule of thumb most have learned on day one. Yet, to beginners, spreading the risks out is often easier said than done. In a place as volatile as the digital asset market, what can you do to protect yourself while the market trend is on the downside? Here are some hedging strategies you need to know.
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Calling all Bitcoin hodlers: this is no April Fools’ hoax
Bitcoin hodlers enjoyed a wonderful week with an unexpected surge of Bitcoin price to a 5-month high on April 2. Not only did Bitcoin rise in price, but altcoins also experienced impressive gains. With Bitcoin jumping nearly US$1,000 to over US$5,000 in just 24 hours, what could have triggered the pump?
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Will you consider using Bitcoin to store your wealth?
Since Bitcoin was invented 10 years ago, it has been established as a digital currency that can change the way we live. It can be used as a form of payment, to send money around the world, to trade other cryptocurrencies and many more. But have you ever considered that it can be a safe haven for storing your wealth?
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Decentralized exchanges are garnering popularity
The biggest fear for any crypto traders is probably waking up to a hacked account with nothing left in the wallet except your tears. Well, it’s 2019 and conventional crypto exchanges have been looking into ways to up their game and provide a seamless user experience — a decentralized exchange (DEX).
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A handy guide to the next ETH hard fork expected in October 2019
The long-debated Ethereum Improvement Proposal (EIP) 1057 about the Progressive Proof-of-Work (ProgPoW) consensus model is finally confirmed to be included in the next Ethereum hard fork named Istanbul in October 2019, as long as two third-party security audits confirm no technical issues that could cause a delay.
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3 Interesting real-world applications of blockchain
The crypto craze has been going on for over 10 years now and it seems like no one is getting enough of it. How have you been enjoying the boom of cryptocurrency trading? Is that all blockchain has to offer? Where else has blockchain been adopted in real life?
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Is Initial Exchange Offering a new trend in 2019?
OK, let’s get to the point here. We’re not going to tell you how ICO boomed in 2017 to early 2018. And we’re not going to stress on how billions of dollars were raised during that period of time. We’re just going to give you a simple comparison on the two models, from the point of view of an investor.
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The social media giant has jumped on the blockchain wagon
According to an article published by the New York Times on Feb 28, Mark Zuckerberg’s internet empire is working on its very own cryptocurrency, which plans to integrate with Whatsapp, Messenger, and Instagram — three of their most popular apps with over 2.7 billion users worldwide.
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