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From Blockchain to The Metaverse: Your Cryptocurrency Pocket Glossary

These days, discussing cryptocurrency can feel on par with chatting about the weather — even for those of us who aren’t in the fintech space, it’s often hard to avoid. But for all its popularity, it’s not exactly easy to engage with the ecosystem behind it. The world of digital coinage is not without its […]

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Top crypto or cryptocurrency terms people use

This column was originally published in November 2021. Despite Bitcoin launching way back in 2009, it’s only until recently that you can’t turn on the news or browse the web without coming across some mention of cryptocurrency. I got so many questions from my readers and national radio show listeners that I wrote an e-book […]

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Bitcoin glossary: Every blockchain and cryptocurrency phrase you need to know

SOPA Images/Getty Against all odds, blockchain technology has gone mainstream. Bitcoin has become a household word, and financial institutions around the world invest in cryptocurrencies or allow their customers to do so. Meanwhile, NFTs have attracted the patronage of celebrities like Eminem, Jimmy Fallon and Stephen Curry.  But despite all the publicity, blockchain technology is […]

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Cryptocurrency Investors Try to Turn Private Islands Into Blockchain Utopias

For as long as cryptocurrencies have existed, libertarians have dreamed of using them to create communities, seasteads, and cities free from the prying eyes of the state and its tax collectors. We’ve seen crypto-inspired attempts to claim disputed lands as tax havens, use UFOs and fireworks to christen a new tax-free Bitcoin town, build cities […]

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‘Blockchain Rock’: Gibraltar moves to become world’s first cryptocurrency hub | Cryptocurrencies

On the southern Mediterranean coast, nestled in the shadow of the Rock’s sheer limestone cliffs and its tangle of wild olive trees, the Gibraltar Stock Exchange (GSX) is quietly preparing for a corporate takeover that could have global consequences for the former naval garrison. Less than half a mile away, next to the blue waters […]

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Ethereum ($ETH) Will Be the Next Cryptocurrency to Explode, Says HIVE Blockchain Chairman

The Executive Chairman of HIBE Blockchain Frank Holmes, CEO and CIO of U.S. Global Investors, has predicted Ethereum ($ETH) will be the next cryptocurrency to explode after arguing it could be seen as the silver to Bitcoin’s gold. During an interview with Kitco News, Holmes compared demand for BTC and ETH to the demand that […]

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Cryptocurrency expert pleads guilty to helping North Korean government use blockchain to evade sanctions

Cryptocurrency expert Virgil Griffiths has pleaded guilty to helping North Korean officials evade sanctions using blockchain and cryptocurrency in 2019. Griffiths is now facing up to 20 years in prison and will be sentenced on January 18, 2022. Griffiths was arrested in November 2019 after he flew to North Korea in April 2019 and gave […]

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What Is Cryptocurrency? Everything to Know About Blockchain, Coins and More

Select’s editorial team works independently to review financial products and write articles we think our readers will find useful. We may receive a commission when you click on links for products from our affiliate partners. Someone in your life is talking about cryptocurrency — maybe your partner or best friend. Or maybe you’ve seen it […]

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