In 2008-2011, gold kept going up as the world recovered slowly from the global financial crisis. This year (2020) we have yet another global crisis after COVID-19 pandemic hit the entire world. And once again, gold proved its worth whenever the world goes into uncharted territory. Gold recently broke all-time high and there’s no sign of it slowing down anytime soon.
Brave Browser is a Chromium browser without all the features from Google. It is also one of the few adblock browsers with native adblock capabilities. Many people like it and it’s massively popular with over 10 million downloads on Google Play Store alone. Behind Brave Browser, there’s this cryptocurrency called Basic Attention Token (BAT), which serves as the core economy of Brave Browser.
Ethereum is a real game-changer. Since its inception many years ago, Ethereum has matured to become a monster in the crypto space. Unlike Bitcoin and other older-gen altcoins, Ethereum has a native capability to create smart contracts. This is especially important because it allows the crypto ecosystem to create something that was not thinkable before.
Previously known as AntShares, NEO was once the biggest competitor to Ethereum when it comes to smart contracts. It was often dubbed as the “Chinese Ethereum”. However, the spotlight around NEO has been diminishing in the past few years. Since the beginning of crypto winter in 2018 until today, NEO kept going down. NEO tries to keep its hope alive by quietly developing NEO 3.0, which would fundamentally change NEO forever.
Since the creation of Tether (USDT), things started to change in the crypto space. Previously, people were trading BTC against altcoins, and they only withdraw back to fiat whenever they want to take profit. However, the rising popularity of Tether has allowed crypto traders to use the stablecoin as their actual base cryptocurrency as the valuation is pegged to USD.
Bitcoin Cash is the most popular Bitcoin fork on the planet. While other Bitcoin clones are not doing very well in terms of attracting community interest, BCH actually has some hardcore supporters on their side. Not only that, but Bitmain (one of the most well-known ASIC manufacturers) is also one of the main forces that support Bitcoin Cash hash power.
Before we dive deeper into Bitcoin, we need to understand the underlying technology behind it. Bitcoin’s technology is called blockchain. Before we continue, make sure to understand the basic idea about Bitcoin, where you can read more on this link.
A good question that often comes to people’s minds in the crypto space is “Will Ethereum Overtake Bitcoin?” A question that pops up once every few months or at least once every year. This question is normal considering Ethereum has been the “runner up” in the crypto ranking for quite some time now.
The Bitcoin movement has been praised by many people for introducing the idea of decentralization and blockchain technology. When one Bitcoin was only worth $100 or less, many people ignored it and they assumed it was just a scam or part of a Ponzi scheme.
Privacy-centric cryptocurrencies or better known as privacy coins have a special place in the heart of crypto investors. Coins such as Monero (XMR), Zcash (ZEC), DASH, and Zcoin (XZC) and others added a layer of privacy on top of public blockchain networks.