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Cryptocurrency Daily Roundup – May 22

Cryptocurrencies are trending lower for a second straight day, as sentiment was damped by some dismal predictions regarding the future for the top cryptocurrency, Bitcoin. Here is a wrap of the main news from the cryptocurrency and blockchain space over ...

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Crypto Lexicon – DCA

DCA is short for Dollar Cost Averaging. This is an investment strategy used by cryptocurrency investors who HODL, or hold a crypto, for longer term gains. Under DCA, a fixed dollar amount of Bitcoins, or the chosen cryptocurrency, is bought ...

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Australians Lost Nearly A$2 Mln In Crypto Scams In 2017

Australians lost nearly A$2.1 million in crypto scams in 2017, as the popularity of cryptocurrencies peaked in the final quarter of the year. Cryptocurrency prices surged in the final quarter of 2017, with Bitcoin hitting a high of around US$20,000. ...

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Crypto Lexicon – MINING

Mining is the process using which new bitcoins are created by a competitive and decentralized process. Individuals or groups of individuals called miners use freely available special software to solve mathematical problems every 10 minutes to verify and confirm each ...

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Cryptocurrency Daily Roundup – May 21

Bitcoin was modestly higher Monday morning, while Ethereum was lower. The top cryptocurrency moved higher as markets were looking for a rally following upbeat predictions from analysts. Here is a wrap of the main news from the cryptocurrency and blockchain ...

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China Releases First-ever Blockchain Rankings

China released the world’s first-ever blockchain rankings by a government, even though it had banned the use of cryptocurrency. And Ethereum, whose native currency is called Ether, was ranked first, while the distributed ledger of Bitcoin received only a 13th ...

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Swiss University To Issue Certificates On Ethereum

A university in Switzerland became the first to issue course completion certificates using blockchain in an attempt to secure academic credentials from fraud. The Center for Innovative Finance (CIF) of the University of Basel partnered with the Swiss fintech startup ...

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Thailand’s Economy Expands Most In 5 Years

Thailand’s economy expanded at the fastest pace in five years in the first quarter on exports, consumption and investment, the National Economic and Social Development Board said Monday. Gross domestic product grew 4.8 percent year-on-year, faster than the 4 percent ...

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