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Top 3 ICOs of 2017

2017 has been a record year for Initial Coin Offerings in several aspects. Not only has ICO fundraising surpassed all the Venture Capital funding invested in Blockchain start-ups since the inception of Blockchain, ICOs have raised more than seed funding raised in 2017. So far, 92 projects have raised a combined $1.3 Bn of token … Continued

Coinbase Supporting Bitcoin Cash Despite Volatility

One of the more well-known exchanges, Coinbase, will begin accepting Bitcoin Cash starting January 1st, 2018. A recent blog post released by Coinbase ensures it’s existing customers, that both Bitcoin (BTC) and Bitcoin Cash (BCH) remain safely stored on the exchange. This announcement comes after Coinbase stated they will not be supporting the fork in a blog … Continued

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Passionate about Cryptocurrencies? Join the Movement @ CryptoCanucks It has been quite a journey we’ve travelled over the last couple of months and we’re looking to grow our team of Cryptocurrency enthusiasts, analysts, investors and mentors. If you’re looking for an exciting, educational and beneficial internship opportunity working within a rapidly growing industry, then CryptoCanucks … Continued

The Hidden Treasures of Litecoin

Over the last few years, public interest in digital currencies has increased dramatically. While Bitcoin has been at the forefront of this attention, a number of other altcoins have emerged (825+ of them according to Coinmarketcap). One currency, in particular, Litecoin, has been quietly gaining popularity. Litecoin was founded in 2011 by ex-Googler and MIT … Continued

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Toronto Lawyer’s Cryptocurrency Insight

Toronto Law Firm to Accept Cryptocurrency Grinhaus Law Firm is Growing With Their Clients and Technology Grinhaus Law Firm (grinhauslaw.ca), a boutique, full service Tax and Corporate Law Firm located in mid-town Toronto, joined a small group of Toronto Law Firms that accept Cryptocurrency. Cryptocurrencies such as Bitcoin, Ethereum and Litecoin are not official forms … Continued

Ripple Payment Protocol – Overview

Since the early days of Bitcoin, a large number of alternative cryptocurrencies have emerged, including Ethereum, Litecoin, and Ripple. These altcoins, short for alternative coins, are based on the Bitcoin blockchain, aiming to address Bitcoin’s shortcomings. For instance, Litecoin facilitates payments approximately four times faster than Bitcoin at a fraction of the cost. While most … Continued

Key Dates for Possible Bitcoin Blockchain Split

Bitcoin’s price has dropped as low as 1851.66 USD and 2357.14 CAD within the last 60 days. With August 1st soon approaching, the trajectory of Bitcoin Core (BTC) is still questionable. Due to the fact that Bitcoin has no central authority, the mining community holds the power on decisions for future improvements as mentioned in … Continued

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What is Lightning Network?

  What is Lightning Network? Lightning Network is a decentralized Blockchain using smart contracts functionality to enable instant payments across a network of participants. It allows bitcoin transactions to occur instantly without any delay in block confirmation times (verification process for peer-to-peer payments). It will allow millions of transactions to occur within a few seconds, at … Continued

What is a Hard Fork?

Hard Fork is a mandatory software update permanently diverging within the Blockchain. Non-upgraded nodes within the Blockchain cannot validate blocks of transactions without updating their software. The hard fork would cause a split in the chain and thus creating two separate coins that are not compatible with one another – this update is irreversible.    

What is a Soft Fork?

A software update that isn’t mandatory, because the new soft-fork rules also follow the old software rules. Computers running the old program will adjust to the new features implemented by the soft fork update. The update is reversible if the majority of miners decide the older version was more favorable.

Is It Legal to Own Bitcoin In Canada?

Bitcoin is Legal to buy and transact in Canada and is regulated by anti-money laundering legislation and counter-terrorist financing legislation. Given its popularity, it’s not surprising that Bitcoin got under Canada Revenue Agency’s radars. If you buy, hold and sell virtual currency, and make a profit in the process, you must claim that profit as … Continued

Head to Head: Golem (GNT) & Elastic (XEL)

  The first Supercomputer was developed 50 years ago to analyze experiments conducted for nuclear research. Since then, humans have been able to build larger, more sophisticated machines to achieve weather forecasting, climate research, oil and gas exploration and molecular modeling. These supercomputers do produce the desired outcomes, however, it does have it’s drawbacks. It … Continued

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How To: Mining Bitcoin or Ethereum as a Beginner

If you’re here reading this article, then you’ve probably gained some interest in mining cryptocurrencies. However, setting up your own mining rig and finding the right GPUs ( Graphic Cards ) can be a daunting task, especially if you have no technical background or knowledge. Luckily, there are services out there which help you get … Continued

What is Bitcoin Mining?

What is Bitcoin Mining? A great video by BitcoinMining.com on what Bitcoin mining actually is. Watch the video below to learn more about what Bitcoin mining is and then head over to our article on How-To: Mining Bitcoin or Ethereum as a Complete Beginner to get started.

Wagerr Altcoin Review

What is Wagerr? Let’s face it, everybody knows someone that loves to place bets on sports. Wagerr is a cryptocurrency designed for a safe and secure way of betting on various sporting events. Betting worldwide is a three trillion dollar ( USD ) industry and Wagerr looks to have a big piece of that pie. … Continued

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Head to Head: Siacoin (SC) & Storj (STORJ)

Storing and accessing your data over the internet has become very seamless. The benefits of cloud computing surpasses that of physical storage. Google, Apple, Microsoft and Amazon have been leading the industry in providing cloud storages that are flexible, can be recovered and secure. However, nowadays we have blockchain and cryptography which are leading the … Continued

South Korea Working on Regulating Digital Currencies

According to the Korean Herald, the South Korean Government is working on establishing a new set of rules and regulations for digital currencies such as, Bitcoin, Ethereum, Litecoin and more. The rules will protect South Koreans from the potential risks in transacting with cryptocurrencies. A statement by Rep. Park Yong-jin of the Democratic Party of … Continued