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Institutional Investors To Pump Billions In Crypto: McAfee



Internet security expert and cryptocurrency enthusiast John McAfee has come back with yet another bullish prediction on the crypto market. "Institutional investors are preparing to enter the cryptocurrency market with a vengeance. They are generally long term investors and will be pumping billions into the market", McAfee, the founder of the computer anti-virus company named after him, tweeted.
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Walmart's Patent Application For Blockchain-based Digital Marketplace



Retail behemoth Walmart has filed a patent for a blockchain-based digital marketplace to resell purchased products, as part of its efforts to expand digital services to retail customers. In a filing released by the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office, the company outlines a blockchain ledger that can track items that have been sold to particular customers.
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altcoin-052318.jpg Altcoin means alternative coin and it is any cryptocurrency other than Bitcoin. Bitcoin is the first cryptocurrency and altcoins followed. Some are built on the same distributed ledger technology as Bitcoin, while others are created on new platforms such as Ethereum and IOTA.

markettrading-may22.jpg DCA is short for Dollar Cost Averaging. This is an investment strategy used by cryptocurrency investors who HODL, or hold a crypto, for longer term gains. Under DCA, a fixed dollar amount of Bitcoins, or the chosen cryptocurrency, is bought at regular intervals, regardless of whether the price is high or low at that time.

mining-may22.jpg Mining is the process using which new bitcoins are created by a competitive and decentralized process. Individuals or groups of individuals called miners use freely available special software to solve mathematical problems every 10 minutes to verify and confirm each bitcoin transaction in a block, which is generated based on a system called "hashcash proof-of-work".

cryptocurrencyexchanges3-041218.jpg Cryptocurrency exchanges are a crucial player in the cryptosphere as they are key to supporting prices of different cryptocurrencies, disseminating information, and facilitating transactions in digital currencies through their platforms. They are often in news for both right and wrong reasons. Some have grown beyond trading and diversified into payment processors and crypto lending platforms.

Slideshow1-Bitcoin-062016-sm.jpg Bitcoin, once dismissed as something reserved for geeks and the cryptography enthusiasts, is back in the limelight, as the price of the cryptocurrency appreciated in recent weeks.