Tag: altcoins

Altcoins take up more of the market as investors look for ICO winners

Bitcoin gets a lot of mainstream media attention. Outside the cryptosphere, few can name other coins. However, increasingly many alternative tokens are on investors’ radar. As altcoins take off, more investors delve into the cryptocurrency investment craze. For example, a little over a week ago, Tron was worth around $0.03, now it’s worth $0.15 — up by 80%. In addition, Ripple overtook Ethereum last week for the second position in market capitalization. 2018 will be the year that more unknown cryptocurrencies double in value. Which ones will double? It’s anyone’s guess. ICO market Once led by Bitcoin and a...

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Raiblocks breaks into the top 20 cryptos. But what is it?

What is Raiblocks? RaiBlocks is a relatively young project. The beginnings of listing on the Coinmarketcap portal date back to March 2017. Then the price per unit was less than a penny. By December it had reached the level of about $0.20, but the last month of the year caused it to shoot up to $30. RaiBlocks developers address some of Bitcoin’s biggest problems. Scalability, high fees, transaction times, and gigantic energy consumption are among the issues RaiBlocks hopes to solve. RaiBlocks’ creators promise in their Whitepaper that XRB will have free real-time transactions without having to consume as much...

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Dowbit’s cryptocurrency choices for 2018

Last year the cryptocurrency market grew exponentially, and nothing is stopping it. Careful, patient investors made huge profits and supported great projects. As 2018 starts, we would like to leave a list of some projects that are definitely worth keeping an eye on. Since Bitcoin is on everyone’s radar, we’ve only compiled a list of altcoins. As always, it’s up to you to research deeply about any project before investing in it, and that goes for the ones on this list too! Do your research and never invest more than you can afford to lose. Ethereum The Ethereum project...

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John McAfee: cryptocurrency influencer, or manipulator?

John McAfee is certainly the most controversial person of the last month. In December, the creator of one of the most popular anti-virus software contributed to the gigantic and violent surges of Verge, and also began to promote the most valuable altcoins in his opinion. McAfee tweets As reported by Dowbit in a previous article, McAffee has influenced the price of altcoins like Verge. Beginning tomorrow, I will each day talk about a unique altcoin. Most of the 2,000 coins are trash or scams. I've read every white paper. The few I'm connected to I will tell you. The rest...

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Nióbio Cash, A Brazilian National Cryptocurrency

 2017 was a huge year for cryptocurrencies all over the world. Several countries have introduced a national cryptocurrency either to facilitate cross-border payments or to dodge sanctions. Brazil, however, wants to promote its vast natural resources — that’s right– with crypto. Brazilians are becoming interested in the world of digital currency. Pretty much unknown until recently, cryptos are now a household name. Waves of investors, scholars and just regular people are suddenly curious to know more about cryptos and blockchain.  Still, the Brazilian cryptocurrency market is only taking its first baby steps. The birthplace of Samba has already launched...

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