When it comes to alternatives to Bitcoin (BTC), NEM (XEM) is one of the best options for newbie cryptocurrency investors. Besides the fact that it consistently ranks as one the top ten highest-valued crypto-coins on the market from week to week, NEM (XEM) has been making some impressive gains...
IOTA (MIOTA) has been climbing the crypto-coin ranks. At the time of writing, it’s the 7th most valuable digital currency. Currently worth $10.3 billion, it’s just behind Cardano (ADA) – which is worth about $0.3 billion more. While its price has sunk about 27 percent lower in the last week,...
The combined market capitalizations of all cryptocurrencies hit a new all-time of $600 billion yesterday, December 18, according to market value data from coinmarketcap.com. To give you a better idea of just how much money that represents, earlier this year Google’s parent company, Alphabet, surpassed the $600 billion mark...
A new niche cryptocurrency is being launched via an initial coin offering (ICO) today, and it’s called carVertical. As you can probably imagine, this blockchain-based digital currency has everything to do with cars – and actually tries to tackle a real-life problem in the consumer automotive industry. According to the...
It seems like every day there is a new story about how bitcoin, or another cryptocurrency out there, is being more intertwined into our daily lives. It shouldn’t come as a surprise, considering the soaring profits coming from cryptocurrency investments, the new types of digital coins popping up left...
If you don’t know what Verge (XVG) is yet, you really should. This anonymity-focused cryptocurrency has soared by more than 2,154% over the last 30 days. That kind of growth usually only happens after about one year in the crypto world. But possibly more important than Verge’s trading value is...
Ripple (XRP) is no longer just an altcoin. It’s fast becoming an institutionalized currency, even being legitimized by major financial institutions. It has also experienced a stunning rise in the past week. Its growth has been so strong that it is now the second most-valuable crypto-coin on the global...
Siacoin (SC) is the cryptocurrency of Sia – a blockchain-based cloud storage solution that has gotten a whole bunch of attention lately. It may be because of the fact that this platform’s coin has added 13% to its price today. It may also be because of the fact that...
No, I’m not talking about the Apple AirDrop function on your iPhone. I’m talking about cryptocurrency airdrops, of course, which is simply when you get free coins deposited you’re your crypto wallet – usually with a big group of other people who get free coins. They are far the...
Stellar (XLM) is an interesting distributed network, because the whole thing also works as a decentralized exchange. Any asset that a user has created on the network, like a freshly-issued token from a new decentralized application (dApp), can be traded on the network and exchange history is recorded on...