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Shilling in cryptocurrency: how to spot and avoid it April 16, 2019

As long as people have been selling products and services, there have been ‘shills’ who are paid to pump up a said product or service to make it seem more appealing. Even before the proliferation of social media, it was hard to know the veracity of such claims.

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What is the Lightning Network, and why should you know about it? April 11, 2019

The simplest way to think about it is to imagine two people who know each other well (friends, spouses, etc.) who set up a trusted shared ‘wallet’ where they can trade bitcoin back and forth freely. Let’s dive in a little deeper and see why the Lightning Network is important.

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Why a crypto bear market is the best learning experience March 25, 2019

If you’re just looking for short-term gains, then a bear market might not help you out. But if you really believe in the future of cryptocurrency, a bear market won’t fase you much.

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Different levels of decentralization in cryptocurrency March 20, 2019

A truly decentralized cryptocurrency will have a wide user base, a large number of nodes that are trusted to validate the blockchain that underpins the currency, and either a large leadership group or true open-source ownership.

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Are cryptocurrencies the next step in financial freedom? March 06, 2019

Cryptocurrencies were developed to return financial freedom to the people and they have the ability to drastically overhaul future money transfer services.

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