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Understanding Bitcoin (BTC) Price Trends: Charts, Analysis, and History
It is no stretch to say that the Bitcoin price set the standards for every other cryptocurrency on the market. As evidence of its lasting effect, it has held the uncontested title for most valuable cryptocurrency by market capitalization, always accounting for at least one-third of the entire crypto market. This measure has come to be known as “Bitcoin dominance.”
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What is GYEN?
GYEN is a fiat-backed stablecoin that tracks the price of the Japanese yen (JPY) and is issued by Japan’s GMO-Z.com Trust Company.
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What is ZUSD?
ZUSD is a fiat-backed stablecoin that tracks the price of the US dollar (USD) and is issued by Japan’s GMO-Z.com Trust Company.
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Solana and Ethereum are both smart contract platforms that support a broad ecosystem of applications and tokens. While the two projects share many similarities, they also have several important differences for users and traders.
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What is the Difference Between Crypto Lending and Crypto Staking?
Crypto lending and crypto staking both involve the loan of digital assets to generate a return, but the mechanics are different. Broadly, lending involves loaning funds to borrowers, while staking involves providing funds to a blockchain network.
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Crypto-backed mortgages involve using cryptocurrency holdings as security against a homeowner loan.

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What can we expect from AI in crypto?
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Artificial intelligence is demonstrating a wide array of use cases across the cryptocurrency sector in areas including trading, security, and risk management.
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What are Modular Blockchains?
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ERC-404 is an experimental Ethereum token standard that combines properties of fungible and non-fungible tokens to create a new type of token described as “semi-fungible.”

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What are Solana NFTs?
What are Solana NFTs?
Solana NFTs are provably unique, non-fungible assets minted on the Solana blockchain.
What is BRC-20?
What is BRC-20?
BRC-20 is a token standard that uses the Ordinals protocol to create fungible tokens on Bitcoin.
What is the Solana Program Library (SPL)?
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How to send and receive Ethereum (ETH)?
How to send and receive Ethereum (ETH)?
Ethereum (ETH) is the native cryptocurrency of one of the most popular blockchain-based distributed computing platforms for deploying smart contracts, developing decentralized applications and launching initial coin offerings (ICOs). While the primary role of ETH is to function as fuel for all kinds of transactions on the blockchain, it is also a highly-traded asset. In fact, it is one of the top cryptocurrencies by market cap and among the most-traded cryptocurrencies by volume.
How to send and receive (XRP)?
How to send and receive (XRP)?
XRP is designed and operates somewhat differently from other major cryptocurrencies such as bitcoin and ether. This holds true for both transfers and the storage of the XRP cryptocurrency.
How to store Ripple (XRP)?
How to store Ripple (XRP)?
If you own XRP, or if you are considering buying some, the first thing you should determine is where you will store your digital assets. As is the case with other major cryptocurrencies, such as BTC and ETH, XRP can be stored in different ways. You might opt to store your assets in a wallet – any of the multiple types, including paper, software and hardware wallets – or you might choose to store your XRP at a crypto exchange.

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What are Multi-Party Computation (MPC) Wallets?
What are Multi-Party Computation (MPC) Wallets?
Multi-party computation (MPC) is a cryptographic protocol that enables multiple parties to compute a single function based on their individual inputs without any input being revealed to the other parties. MPC wallets are a practical implementation of MPC technology, offering benefits such as security and efficiency of fund transfer.
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Who is Barry Silbert?
Who is Barry Silbert?
Barry Silbert is an entrepreneur and founder of several companies, including Grayscale Investments, a digital asset management company, and Digital Currency Group (DCG), a venture firm that owns companies, including troubled crypto lender Genesis. Both firms have been embroiled in allegations of fraud from regulators and other cryptocurrency operators.  
Who is Changpeng Zhao?
Who is Changpeng Zhao?
Changpeng Zhao, often known simply by the initials CZ, is the co-founder and former CEO of Binance, a global cryptocurrency exchange that he founded in 2017.
Who is Hal Finney?
Who is Hal Finney?
Hal Finney was a computer scientist, programmer, and cryptographer, known for receiving the first ever Bitcoin transaction from Satoshi Nakamoto. He was the second person to download the Bitcoin software (after Satoshi) and made many early contributions to the project.