A New Way to Earn Bitcoin Playing Your Favorite Video Games: Leetcoin

A New Way to Earn Bitcoin Playing Your Favorite Video Games: Leetcoin

 

Wouldn’t it be great to be able to play your favorite video game and become rich doing it? If all those hours you have spent playing Counter-Strike could be translated into money? Well if you have the skills to beat some of the fiercest competition in your video game of choice, Leetcoin is here to turn that dream to a reality.

Leetcoin is a new competitive gaming platform where players are given the opportunity to monetize their talent in their favorite video game.

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Top-5 Bitcoin Firsts

Top-5 Bitcoin Firsts

Once in a while we hear the inspiring, amusing and often ridiculous stories about Bitcoins, the innovative cryptocurrency that is taking the world by storm. Here is an overview of the Bitcoin’s first achievements in integrating into the mainstream.

The first transaction

Some of you might have heard the story about the incredibly pricy pizza bought for Bitcoins. On May 21, 2010, an IT specialist Laszlo Hanyecz from Florida transferred 10,000 Bitcoins to an unknown Bitcoin-enthusiast in England, who would order a pizza from a Laszlo’s local Papa John’s and got it delivered to him.

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What influences the price of Bitcoin?

What influences the price of Bitcoin?

Intro

Since its launch, Bitcoin seems to create a new question for each one  it answers. Questions such as “Is the system viable?” or “Is It a Ponzi scheme?” have been answered.  Often still, with any increase in price, and the subsequent correction, community argued that the price reached its maximum. In the wild west of cryptocurrencies forecasts are plentiful, and range from complete devaluation of the currency, up to 100000 USD per Bitcoin.

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Promising Altcoins

Promising Altcoins

New cryptocurrencies appear every day. At the moment, there are over 200 of them and the number increases almost exponentially.  With this many coins, it is hard to find those that have any potential. Simply, numbers are overwhelming and do not allow for a clear view on the entire ecosystem. With this in mind, we decided to pinpoint several altcoins that show promise, at least, in our opinion. Furthermore, our hope is to provide users with tools that will help them wade trough the altcoin forest.

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How to Track Bitcoin Difficulty

How to Track Bitcoin Difficulty

For anyone who is entering the Bitcoin mining industry, difficulty is one of the most important statistics to track on a regular basis. There are plenty of different factors to look at when it comes to figuring out whether or not a Bitcoin mining operation is going to be profitable, and difficulty is one of the more difficult variables to predict. While other costs such as hardware and electricity are somewhat transparent, changes in Bitcoin difficulty can come out of nowhere and have a massive impact on one’s share of the total network hashrate.

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Introduction to the Miss Bitcoin Economy (Exclusive)

Introduction to the Miss Bitcoin Economy (Exclusive)

There are not so many really active women within the Bitcoin community, are there? So, it would be a huge mistake from our side not to pay attention to Moran Shaked, a beautiful woman and co-founder of Miss Bitcoin. You would probably ask what is Miss Bitcoin even if you have already heard about it. But it’s the mystery that intrigues us most, right? Let us move on to an exclusive interview with Moran and see if she takes us to the backstage of Miss Bitcoin.

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CEX.IO Introduces New Trading Pairs and Updates Trading Page Layout

As part of its continual evolution and expansion of services to the crypto-currency community, CEX.IO Bitcoin Crypto Exchange is pleased to announce the significant addition of new trading pairs.

The new trading pairs extend the trading options available in the current beta phase of USD trading as well adding trading opportunities for Litecoin, Darkcoin and Doge.

According to Jeffrey Smith, CEX.IO CIO, ‘the addition of the new trading pairs has been a direct result of our engagement with the crypto community.

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Successful Trading with CEX.IO: Trading Styles

Successful Trading with CEX.IO: Trading Styles

All markets have 3 distinct directions in which price can move — Up, Down and Sideways.  Within those 3 directions there will be 2 other elements at play Time & Volatility.

As a trader, knowing the dynamics at play of your chosen market(s) and also of your own Trading Psychology will enable you to choose a trading style or a number of trading styles that suit you and the outcomes you are trying to achieve.

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How to Read the Charts on BitcoinWisdom.com

How to Read the Charts on BitcoinWisdom.com

The price has always seemed to be the most important aspect of the Bitcoin ecosystem, and it actually blinds people from seeing the true potential behind a distributed, global ledger. Many of the most adamant Bitcoin proponents claim that the price doesn’t matter to them, but the reality is that it still makes sense to check in on it from time to time. BitcoinWisdom.com is one of the most widely-used Bitcoin chart websites on the Internet these days, but you have to know what you’re looking at if you’re going to be able to make any sense of the lines, candlesticks, and numbers.

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LinkedIn as a New Home for Bitcoin Groups

LinkedIn as a New Home for Bitcoin Groups

 

It would appear that Bitcoin communities have found a new home in the LinkedIn social network. Until now, most Bitcoin community activity has been happening on reddit, a social network that allows a topic to have multiple threads and sub-threads in addition to the standard inbox facilities present in all social networks. Reddit followed by Twitter still hold a commanding lead on matters bitcoin. With the growth of bitcoin communities on LinkedIn, there are reasons why you should be paying attention.

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