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Wallet address best practices

In order to be able to receive cryptocurrency into your wallet, you will need to provide the sender with a wallet address. A wallet address is a unique series of numbers and alphabets that links to your wallet, to which cryptocurrency can be sent. Bitkoin Africa generates a wallet address each time you visit the “Receive” tab from your wallet page. This is because we believe in ensuring users’ safety when it comes to transferring cryptocurrency. Here are a few…

We’re hiring! – BuyCoins Customer Success Officer

At BuyCoins, we’re passionate about making sure Africans can participate in the cryptocurrency market with ease. Our platform ensures this by enabling quick, safe and convenient trades complete with instant settlements. We believe cryptocurrency is the future and we want Africans to get involved. By joining us, you’ll be part of a fast-growing African startup that sets out to make its mark in the global cryptocurrency space. As Customer Success Officer, you will help strengthen our relationship with our customers…

Bitcoin Isn’t Anonymous, and That’s Okay

Author: Marshall Taylor For most people who have found themselves deep into this topic of blockchain and cryptocurrencies, there was likely a moment or series of moments where the idea of blockchain clicked. Your understanding of it brought on a wave of ideas about how blockchain could be used and what applications might be crafted to better humankind. For a lot of us, once the dots were able to connect and the first layer of this new thing was shed,…

Crypto Roundup: Top Cryptocurrency News From This Week

Here are the top cryptocurrency news this week between January 21st and January 26th 2018. 50 Cent accidentally made $8 million in bitcoin Imagine waking up and realising that you’re a millionaire. coque iphone pas cher Well, a bigger millionaire than you already were in this case. coque iphone 2019 In 2014, 50 Cent allowed his fans buy his album ‘Animal Ambition’ with Bitcoin. 1 BTC was worth about $662 at the time. coque iphone 2019 pas cher 50’s Bitcoins…

Crypto Roundup: Top Cryptocurrency News From This Week

It’s the end of another week and time for the top cryptocurrency stories. 1. Jack Dorsey Says Bitcoin is the Currency of the Future Bitcoin got another endorsement from Twitter and Square co-founder Jack Dorsey. Jack believes Bitcoin will be the defacto currency of the internet in a few years. It also turns out his payment company Square, processed over $30 million in Bitcoin transactions in Q1 of 2018. soldes coque iphone 2019 2. How to Earn Bitcoin We carried…

How to Buy Bitcoin in Nigeria With Debit/Credit Card

  In this article, we will be sharing a tutorial on how to Buy Bitcoin in Nigeria using your debit or credit card. The process is simple and straightforward but you need to payattention to make your purchase seamless. Where to Buy Bitcoin in Nigeria with card? There are many websites and services that allow you buy Bitcoin in Nigeria with your debit or credit card. They are called “Bitcoin Exchanges”. coque iphone pas cher Every exchange has its unique…

Cryptocelebrities Lets You Buy Celebs With Ethereum

Last year, Cryptokitties – a game where people bought and sold cats with Ethereum was one of the biggest uses of cryptocurrency asides transfers. Enter Cryptocelebries – another Ethereum-based game but this time you’ll be buying some of the most popular people in the world. Cryptocelebrities is pretty simple. coque iphone pas cher A user can buy a sole contract of a celebrity with Ethereum. If another user wants to buy, they’ll have to pay double the amount; thereby allowing…

Crypto Roundup: Top Cryptocurrency News From This Week

1. Cryptocurrency prices plummet sharply, with significant losses across the board Almost all of the top one hundred cryptocurrencies by market cap have seen significant losses within the space of just a few hours today, June 22. Total market capitalization of all cryptocurrencies has dropped to just under $268.4 billion, dropping a hefty $16 billion on the day. 2. Crypto exchange, Bithumb, halts withdrawals after $31 Million hack South Korea’s Bithumb, one of the largest cryptocurrency exchanges in the world by trading…

Cryptography: A Brief History from Symmetry to Bitcoin

Author: Wilton Thornburg Introduction to Cryptography “There’s nothing you can know that isn’t known. Nothing you can see that isn’t shown. All you need is…PUBLIC KEY CRYPTOGRAPHY!!!” – with apologies to Lennon-McCartney Without public key cryptography, cryptocurrency fails. Public key cryptography proves ownership and enforces privacy. It arrived relatively recently, though, appearing on the scene in the mid-1970’s at the same time as the personal computer revolution. The art and science of cryptography encode (i.e., encrypt) messages so that no…

Japan Has 3.5 Million Active Crypto Traders

Data from Japan’s Financial Services Authority shows that Japan has about 3.5 million active cryptocurrency traders. This number makes Japan the largest country in terms of cryptocurrency traders. The Financial Services Authority carried out a survey of 17 crypto exchanges and found some interesting stats. soldes coque iphone The most-traded cryptocurrencies are Bitcoin, Ethereum, Ripple, Bitcoin Cash, and Litecoin. They also found that a majority of traders are between 20 and 40 years old. coque iphone 6 Bitcoin trading leads…