A misspelling word of “hold” which means “keep”. A Hodler is a cryptocurrency trader who buys a coin and does not see himself selling in the near future. FOMO Abbreviation for “fear of missing out”. The feeling a trader feels when a tall green candlestick appears on the chart and he does not own that coin. FOMO has a big influence in crypto as trading is an emotionally driven decision making. FUD Abbreviation for “fear, uncertainty, and doubt”. Usually, crypto opponents make statements against crypto which influences price drop. Example: Warren Buffet spread FUD by saying Bitcoin is a rat…

Those not familiar with Bitcoin may say, it’s just a fad that’s going to be forgotten by everyone in the near future. They say the traditional currency is here to stay and Bitcoin won’t ever replace it. In this article, you will know four of the biggest reasons why cryptocurrencies and Bitcoin, in particular, are here to stay and why they’re not going to vanish anytime soon. Very minimal transaction fees. More people are finding out every day the benefits of paying for and receiving Bitcoin payments. There are no expensive transaction fees. Unlike when you pay with a credit…

Are you looking for some passive income with your computer’s GPU? Before you even consider doing that it’s important to see how much money you’ll make doing it or see if you can even profit at it. A disclaimer. Mining difficulty is always changing, so the calculators should be taken with a grain of salt since more than likely mining difficulty will increase down the line. Powered by CryptoRival Read more at 7bitcoins.com: https://7bitcoins.com/bitcoin-mining-calculator/

What is Nimiq coin or (NIM)? I came across NIM searching for coins that can be mined from the browser, and I found how easy is to mine NIM. Just go to https://nimiq.com create a wallet and start mining. There are many pools you can join but the best I found is nimiq.skypool.org . From my testing, I found that mining NIM with my i5 laptop using the browser miner gives a hash of 1-1.5kh/s which is not too much but if you use the skypool miner which you can download here https://github.com/skypool-org/skypool-nimiq-miner/releases you can get 4-5 times the speed of the browser miner.…

Bitcoin is a digital currency that does not exist physically. This basically means that Bitcoin only exists in digital or virtual format. However, you can use Bitcoin to buy and sell merchandise, both online and offline. You can use it to buy plane tickets, high-tech gadgets, pizza, cable service, chicken wings and so much more. In fact, with bitcoins increasing popularity hundreds of thousands of merchants now accept Bitcoin payment and this number continues to rise every day. Bitcoin is a decentralized cryptocurrency it is not controlled or backed by any bank or government. Unlike national currencies such as the…

In this article, you will learn about Bitcoin mining how it works and why it’s such an integral component for the entire Bitcoin network to work. Bitcoin miners don’t need pickaxes, safety goggles, steel-toed boots, long-sleeve shirts, heavy pants and helmets to go to work on the Bitcoin mines. They don’t need to get muddied and dirty to earn some money and there is certainly very little risk to getting physically injured while Bitcoin mining. You may think Bitcoin miners do a lot of hard work physically! No they do not. Maybe mentally or digitally for sure. You see miners…

We all know how much banks hate bitcoin and cryptocurrencies and we early this month wrote an article about Why Bitcoin is a Real Threat to the Traditional Financial System But as an old proverb says “if you can’t beat them, join them” If your enemy is stronger then you, it is better for you to join their side. This is what Mastercard is trying to do with the last patent they filed about Fractional Reserve Cryptocurrency Bank. Cryptocurrencies & Mastercard: Not a Friendly Relationship Like most financial institutions and companies, Mastercard never predicted the blockchain implementation, and by the time they noticed…

Bitcoin has suffered an 82% price decline from its ATH in December 2017, while altcoins faced a much bigger decline. The overall cryptocurrency market cap in December 2017 was nearly $835 billion but now at the time of writing the overall crypto coinmarket is around $100 billion. According to a research led by the Cambridge Center for Alternative Finance Despite the large downfall in a long bear market, the cryptocurrency adoption is increasing steadily. According to the chart above the total number of users increased each year in 2016, there were 45 million users, in 2017 there were 85 million users and…

Bitcoin price is making a 10% rally each day for the last two days. Positive news ahead of 2019 as Bakkt, the first futures that will pay in bitcoin is expected to get soon approval from regulators. The last bull run in crypto markets started before the launch of CME and CBOE futures back in December 2017 when bitcoin price hit $20,000. After that, the price dropped more than 80 in the 2018 bear market. The futures launched by New York Stock Exchange owner Intercontinental Exchange is targeting institutional players who have avoided cryptocurrency because of worries that they are unregulated and prone to market…

What is Ethereum? Ethereum and Smart Contracts for BeginnersEthereum and Smart Contracts for BeginnersIn this article, you’ll learn what is the ethereum but first, et talk a little bit about Bitcoin so we can see the difference between them.Bitcoin was created in 2008 by Satoshi Nakamoto (we don’t know who he is) and the great thing about Bitcoin is nobody owns it, it is a decentralized technology that is online without CEO-s, CTO-s etc. There are just developers and core teams around the world that are working on the Bitcoin protocol together to expand the technology.Bitcoin is really really good…

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