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Changelly Exchange Review Changelly is a cryptocurrency platform that has been in operation since 2015. It allows one to trade cryptocurrency without registering at any exchange or needing verification. Changelly offers instant conversion of 80+ currencies. Originally associated with the Minergate team, Changelly’s aim is to remove the…

Bitstamp Exchange Review  This Bitstamp exchange review is about one of Western Europe’s leading exchanges for trading Bitcoin. Bitstamp was started in 2011 at a time when the only way to buy Bitcoin was to wire funds to the Mt. Gox exchange in Japan. This was a slow,…

What Is Gold-Backed Cryptocurrency?  In spite of the world going ga-ga over digital currencies, nobody seems to know what’s making cryptocurrencies tick. And that’s because most digital currencies have no physical backing and are transferred from peer to peer, via a computer. Enter gold-backed cryptocurrencies. As their name…

Bittrex Review  Founded in 2014 by four security professionals, Bittrex has rapidly risen to become the No. 1 cryptocurrency exchange, with more than $1.0 billion worth of daily trading volume. This Bittrex exchange review for 2018 will give you a glimpse into topics like the Bittrex pros and…

Binance Exchange Review Binance is currently the world’s fastest-growing cryptocurrency exchange. Today, the exchange has multi-language support (Chinese, English, Korean, Japanese) and is capable of processing a whopping 1.4 million orders per second. The exchange offers basic and advanced exchange interfaces. This makes it easy for beginners to…

Poloniex Review Poloniex is a cryptocurrency exchange based in San Francisco. Thanks to its ability to double up as a digital currency exchange and a platform for trading on margin (rarely seen in the cryptocurrency market), Poloniex has quickly earned a reputation as one of the world’s leading…

What is Stellar Lumens Stellar is an open source network with the same blockchain technology used by bitcoin. But unlike bitcoin, Stellar's transactions settle in 2 to 5 seconds allowing users to quickly exchange government-backed currencies. Stellar's native coins are officially called lumens, or xlm. The best way to answer…

Kraken Exchange Review Kraken is one of the most popular exchanges where users can buy and sell cryptocurrencies. It is arguably the largest Bitcoin exchange, based on liquidity. Kraken was also the first Bitcoin exchange to have its trading price and volume displayed in the "Bloomberg Terminal". Having…

Stellar Lumen (XLM) Explanation Lumen (XLM), the native cryptocurrency of the Stellar network, is creating quite a buzz in the crypto-market, thanks to Stellar’s recent tie-up with IBM (NYSE:IBM). The original name for Lumen in 2014 was "Stellar" but, in 2015, the name was changed to Lumen to avoid confusion between the…

What Is Stellar Lumen (XLM)? Stellar is an open-source, decentralized, hybrid blockchain built on the premise that the digital world needs a worldwide financial network open to anyone. Its infrastructure is designed to facilitate cross-asset transfers of payments. By integrating into the Stellar Network, one can be part…

Coinbase Exchange Review Investors keen on digital currencies need a platform on which to trade them. This Coinbase exchange review will give newcomers a few important pointers on how to interact with blockchain and store digital currency, as well as serve as a basic Coinbase buying guide. Coinbase is…

What Is Stellar Cryptocurrency? Stellar is an open source infrastructure for distributed payments. The basic idea behind Stellar is to be a cryptocurrency platform that will help connect people, payment systems, and bank, enabling the transfer of funds quickly, reliably, and for a fraction of a penny. Stellar’s…

A recent partnership with IBM (NYSE:IBM) has seen a relatively new cryptocurrency race up the charts. People are now curious about how to buy Stellar lumens (XLM). But before we get to the topic of how to buy and sell them, let’s take a quick look at what XLM is all…

What Is Dash Currency? Dash is a unique peer-to-peer cryptocurrency that is exchanged through encrypted software. Think of Dash as digital cash that you can use to make private payments, make instant payments online, and much more. Dash was first introduced by Kyle Hagan and Evan Duffield as…

Dash Wiki Before we get into Dash applications, a brief Dash wiki is in order. Dash (digital cash) is a cryptocurrency that has been getting a lot of interest in recent times. And for good reason. Its unique two-tier network easily allows for upgrades, so it is always future-ready.…

IOTA Wiki IOTA has a major difference from other cryptocurrencies: there are no blocks, no chains, and no miners. The IOTA platform is a revolutionary, publicly distributed ledger built around a new data structure called "Tangle." As the name implies, instead of a chain of blocks, the structure…

What Is IOTA? IOTA is a cryptocurrency designed for the "Internet of Things" (IoT), but IOTA applications have a lot more potential than just enabling microtransactions for the IoT. To get a proper grasp of what IOTA is bringing to the cryptocurrency table, one has to understand "Tangle"…

What is Dash? Dash is one of the fastest growing altcoins in the cryptocurrency market. Often called "digital cash," Dash has been on a tear in 2017 thanks to its platform’s ability to continuously add new upgrades. In this article, we’ll be discussing how to buy Dash on…

Monero Wiki Monero is a cryptocurrency that focuses on privacy, scalability, and decentralization. It uses an open source public ledger to record transactions and creates new units through mining. The ultimate aim of Monero is to obscure the details of the sender, recipient, and value of every transaction.…

What Is Dash Coin? Dash is digital cash. Judging by the number of "What is Dash?" searches on various search engines, Dash is the cryptocurrency to get hooked onto. But before you start acquiring Dash, you have to figure out how to store Dash and the factors you…