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October 31, 2017

Don’t Forget About Taxes

Crypto 101, Crypto News

10/31/2017 A lthough cryptocurrency is thought of as digital money by those who purchase, exchange, sell and spend it, the IRS does not consider any of the many cryptocurrencies as currency for tax purposes. Instead, the IRS considers...

October 31, 2017

The Blockchain’s Ancient Roots

Blockchain, Crypto 101

This video by What Happens Next examines how ancient tradition of using large stones for currency on a tiny island in the Pacific is not all that different from the way blockchain technology makes cryptocurrency possible. A lot of...

October 20, 2017

Bitcoin Basics

Bitcoin, Crypto 101

Here’s a quick and easy 90 second video about the very big picture of how Bitcoin works and what some of the advantages are over fiat currency....

October 20, 2017

What Does ‘Crypto’ Mean?

Bitcoin, Crypto 101

How on earth is it possible for crytocurrencies to function as currency without a centralized banking system? Why can’t someone fake cryptocurrency transactions and mess up the whole system? The answer lies in the art and science...

October 19, 2017

How To Buy Cryptocurrency

Crypto 101

Buying cryptocurrency isn’t hard, but it can be a little intimidating to get started. That’s why we made this quick and thorough video on how to buy the most common cryptocurrencies....

September 28, 2017

NEO Surges 30% to Top 10 Spot

Crypto News, NEO

09/27/2017 NNEO beat the crypto markets with a 30% surge in value on speculative news about a future collaboration between NEO and the Chinese government. China recently shutdown cryptocurrency exchanges in the country, but NEO founder...

September 28, 2017

Will Bitcoin Hit $6K in October?

Bitcoin, Crypto News

09/27/2017 Bitcoin is quickly rebounding from its dramatic price drop just a few weeks ago when China banned ICOs and shut down all cryptocurrency trading and exchanges, effectively closing the world’s second largest economy to...

September 26, 2017

Seven Fascinating Facts About Cryptocurrency

Crypto 101

Though the concept of b-money has been around since 1998, seven short years ago bitcoin was still a twinkle in Satoshi Nakamoto’s eye; and yet, since the first ever Bitcoin transaction in 2010, awareness of cryptocurrencies and their...

September 15, 2017

Blockchain Basics

Blockchain, Crypto 101

If you want to understand how cryptocurrencies work on a foundational level, you have to get a little bit familiar with blockchain technology. The blockchain is what allows for payments and other agreements to take place without the...

September 15, 2017

A Brief History of Cryptocurrency

Crypto 101

In 2008 the U.S. economy and much of the global economy was in turmoil. On Wall Street, financial behemoths like Lehman Brothers, Merrill Lynch, AIG and others were literally melting down in what became the worst financial crisis since...