Tag: cryptocurrencies

A Closer Look At Stable Coins & Centralized Cryptocurrencies

As the original and first cryptocurrency, Bitcoin, was built on the premise of delivering decentralization, removing the control of institutions (governments) that they hold in the form of day-to-day fiat currencies. However, further growth of the crypto universe is bringing with it a large number of coins – that, some may argue, goes against the spirit of decentralization, these would…

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Is Blockchain Over-Hyped?

“Blockchain” is one of the most popular modern topics that people are searching these days – especially during the period of December 2017 – January 2018, when Bitcoin’s price hit a record of $20,000. This is no wonder, since blockchain is the technology that underlies the core principles of Bitcoin: fast transaction times, decentralized, transparent, and secure. However, like everything…

Cryptocurrency Use In Singapore

Singapore is one of the many players in the world that are vying to become predominant blockchain tech hubs. Already, Singapore has a reputation for being progressive and innovation-friendly. Also, the country boasts of being a global trade and finance epicenter. All these combined with the region’s well-educated workforce, robust regulatory framework, and technologically advanced economy make the area a…

Analysis – Crypto Market – August 2018

The overall trend for cryptocurrencies in August is negative. In the first two weeks, the cryptocurrency market experienced a 20% drop in value. This sharp descent seems to have been triggered mainly by the SEC’s choice to postpone its decision on Bitcoin ETFs (Exchange Traded Funds) from CBOE into this month (September). China’s increased war on crypto may have further…

The State Of Cryptos In Malaysia

Malaysia is a Southeast nation that occupies parts of the Malay Peninsula and the Island of Borneo. It’s famous for its beautiful beaches, dense rainforests, and a mix of several cultural influences. Malaysia consists of 13 states and three federal territories, all separated by the South China Sea into two regions, Malaysia Borneo and Peninsular Malaysia. It has one of…

Cryptocurrency Slang

Yo, welcome homie to our dank new infographic about cryptocurrency slang, prep to have your mind blown by these totally stellar code words in the crypto hood. Now, please as we’ll brb with our normal tone of voice.  Yes, that’s right,  it’s cryptocurrency slang time. If you haven’t noticed, the digital currency community has developed its own set of words…

The State Of Cryptocurrencies In India

The Indian Cryptocurrency market has been seeing some interesting times of late. Apart from a surge in cryptocurrency-related scams, the Indian government seems to have had enough of cryptocurrencies in the nation. In April of this year, the Reserve Bank of India (RBI), had barred all RBI regulated bodies from having business relationships with any entities dealing with cryptocurrencies. It…

ASEAN: Governments and Cryptocurrencies

ASEAN, Association of Southeast Asian Nations, was originally formed in 1967 by five member nations, namely Singapore, Thailand, Malaysia, Indonesia, and the Philippines. The original 5 member alliance’s aim was to promote regional stability. Currently, ASEAN consists of 10 member countries. Brunei joined ASEAN in 1984, Vietnam joined in 1995, Myanmar and Laos joined in 1997, and Cambodia joined in…

Recent Bitcoin Developments

Bitcoin has managed to dominate the cryptocurrency market ever since its inception. Besides being the most popular cryptocurrency, it’s also the most expensive crypto in the world. Its price skyrocketed back in the last quarter of 2017 where it nearly breached the $20,000 mark. Most users adopt it as an investment asset by hodling it, but much of its hype…