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Non-Fungible tokens is a term you may not have come across in the crypto space. You may however, have heard about projects that employ this type of token.

To understand what a non-fungible token is, we must understand what fungibility is:

In economics, fungibility is the property of a good or a commodity whose individual units are essentially interchangeable.

If a good, asset or token in this case, is fungible, then it can be interchanged or replaced by another identical token. Being non-fungible therefore means that a token is absolutely unique and is distinguishable from any other token.

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We have spoken about privacy coins and Monero briefly before in our introduction to privacy coins article. The use cases for privacy coins will likely increase over the next few years as the cryptocurrency market grows. The open source nature of Bitcoin and its public blockchain infrastructure means that transactions can readily be traced back to a particular user through wallet addresses.

The rapidly evolving nature of technology, not just in the blockchain and crypto space, means that we often give up personal information and data in exchange for convenience. …


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2018 has been an interesting year so far in crypto. We had the euphoric highs of the market in January and February, only to enter a bear market shortly after. We have continued to downtrend, moving from a market cap of over $800 Billion right down to under $200 Billion. It has been tough for many HODLers and especially for those who only entered the market for the first time at the start of the year.

With that being said, many large financial institutions and wall street are preparing themselves for the next market cycle. The next bull run will…


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Coinbase has become the most popular cryptocurrency exchange in the United States over the past 24 months and continues to grow and state its presence on a global scale. With such incredible growth, they have also had their fair share of controversy.

Coinbase is a centralised exchange. We have written about centralised exchanges vs decentralised exchanges before. Being centralised means that they are a profit oriented company that operates and holds funds on behalf of its customers.

However, Coinbase serves a very important function in the cryptocurrency market however. Being one of the exchanges that allows users to deposit traditional…


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Litecoin currently stands as the world’s 7th largest cryptocurrency with a market cap of just over $3 Billion dollars. Often dubbed as the silver to Bitcoin’s gold, Litecoin has been one of the longest established crypto project that has weathered a number of bear markets a tough times to remain relevant in the space.

As outlined on the Litecoin website “Litecoin is a peer-to-peer Internet currency that enables instant, near-zero cost payments to anyone in the world”. If this sounds familiar to Bitcoin, that is because it is. …


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To answer the question of what is Bakkt, we must first take a step back. We must look at the organisation behind this set up and what their motives are. The Intercontinental Exchange, or ICE as they are commonly known, is the overarching organisation in question here.

Originally founded in the year 2000, ICE is an electronic exchange that facilitates the purchase and sale of energy commodities. In 2013, ICE purchased NYSE Euronext, the parent company of the New York Stock Exchange. They are now the third largest exchange group in the world. …


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At this stage you probably know that decentralisation is at the core of what Bitcoin and most cryptocurrencies are about. Decentralisation of power and distribution of it amongst a network of actors is the premise upon which this ecosystem was birthed. This effort to alleviate a centralised entity controlling and maintaining power was set out in the original Bitcoin white paper.

Since then, Bitcoin has given rise to a whole host of new decentralised currencies and projects. One of the natural progressions in this space has been the emergence of decentralised applications, or, DApps. …


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Many people question the legitimacy and integrity of Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies. As with any new and emerging technology adoption can take time. In late 2017 we saw a huge bull run in the cryptocurrency market that created a hype and buzz that we had not seen before. The market was in a frenzy with new people entering, buying and trading cryptos for the first time. It was the first real sense that this new decentralised ecosystem was being legitimised by the masses.

The market capitalisation of the entire cryptocurrency market went from $18 Billion all the way up to…


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If you don’t know the basics of Ethereum already, you can take a look at the introduction we wrote about the world’s second largest crypto project. In short:

Ethereum is a decentralised platform for applications that run exactly as programmed without any chance of fraud, censorship, or third-party interference.

It is a programmable blockchain protocol and it uses its own token, Ether, to fuel the transactions being carried out on the blockchain.

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Ethereum has gone through many different upgrades and we spoke about some of these in our last article about cryptocurrency forks. Now, the Ethereum Blockchain is set to…


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You may have heard the term Bitcoin Forks being thrown around in the cryptocurrency space. But do you understand what they really are? We have already introduced Blockchains and how they work by adding the most recently verified block to the chain predating it. Well cryptocurrency forks are a split in the blockchain and can happen due to a number of reasons. In this article will look at what they are, the types of forks and why they happen.

What is a Fork?

When it comes to Bitcoin and cryptocurrencies, there are two types of forks; Hard Forks and Soft Forks. At the most…

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