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Polygon (MATIC)—Bringing Ethereum to the Future

Most of us are familiar with Ethereum, arguably the biggest smart contract ecosystem of its time, but few know...

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Solana (SOL) - The New King of Smart Contracts?

Many titled Ethereum (ETH) as the ultimate leader, but can Solana (SOL) become the new king of smart contracts? In this...

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What is Proof of Work? PoW Simply Explained by coinpass

Blockchains are among the systems with the highest security ever. This safety is partially achieved by various decentralised...

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DEX meaning—What is Uniswap, Pancakeswap, and a DEX in general?

Decentralised Exchanges (DEXs) are vital parts of the crypto world, but how...

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Remain Diligent About Financial Fraud

The Christmas holiday period is a time for giving andsharing with your family and loved ones but scammers...

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What is Bitcoin BTC? 101: Introduction

Bitcoin is the world's first decentralized cryptocurrency created in 2008 by the still unknown Satoshi...

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What is Ethereum ETH? 101: Introduction

Ethereum is the first blockchain in the cryptocurrency space to do things differently. Ethereum was...

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What is Ripple XRP? 101: Introduction

Ripple is a company in the United States currently developing and deploying the Ripple...

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What is Litecoin LTC 101: Introduction

Litecoin is considered the digital silver to Bitcoin’s digital gold...

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What is Bitcoin Cash BCH? 101: Introduction

Bitcoin Cash is a fork of Bitcoin. Bitcoin Cash sets out to be fast, immutable peer to...

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What is Polkadot DOT? 101: Introduction

"Polkadot development is on track to deliver the most robust platform for security, scalability...

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What is Chainlink LINK? 101: Introduction

"Chainlink is the bridge between blockchains and real worlddata." - chain.link...

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What is Stellar XLM? 101: Introduction

"Stellar is an open network for storing and moving money." -stellar.org...

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What is Cardano ADA? 101: Introduction

The Cardano token was named after the 19th-century mathematician who was known as the “first computer...

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What is UNISwap UNI? 101: Introduction

The UNISwap Protocol is a peer-to-peer1 system designed for exchanging ERC-20 cryptocurrencies on the Ethereum...

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What is Dogecoin DOGE? 101: Introduction

"Doge" is a fun, friendly mascot! The Shiba Inu is a Japanese breed of dog that was popularized as an online meme and represents Dogecoin.

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What is Tezos XTZ? 101: Introduction

Tezos is an open-source platform for assets and applications that can evolve by upgrading itself. Stakeholders...

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What is EOS EOS? 101: Introduction

The EOS Public Network is a blockchain that operates on Delegated Proof of Stake, built on the open-source...

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What are Stable Coins? 101: Introduction

Stable coins represent a digital value of an existing fiat currency that can be quickly moved between...

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What is Bitcoin? How does it work?

Bitcoin. You have heard your friends talk about it, seen it posted on Facebook and Twitter, heard...

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What Makes a Successful Crypto Trader?

Trading and Investing in any financial market is a life skill that anyone can learn. Developing your...

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How To: Protect Yourself From Crypto Scams

Individuals wanting to make a quick buck have been around as long as money itself. The concept of...

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Trading Vs. Investing - What is the Difference Between a Trader and an Investor?

What is the difference between a trader and an investor? What are the key differences between them...

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How to Invest in Cryptocurrency in the UK — The coinpass way

In spite of its legendary volatility, the cryptocurrency market continues to grow in popularity across...

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What is Fiat Money? Fiat Currency 101: Introduction

Fiat currencies are the hard cash in your wallet and the digits on your phone or computer screen...

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Are Bitcoin Profits Taxable in the UK?

The HMRC states that tax on the capital gains and profits on assets must be filled on your yearly personal...

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Pound Cost Averaging for Crypto Investments Explained

There’s no perfect strategy for trading bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies. This doesn’t mean that...

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Self-Sovereign Wealth Should be Everyone’s Goal

Through decades of financial change, regulation, inflation, war, political and economic changes we’ve been told...

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Bitcoin (BTC) Basics: A Beginner's Guide

Stories of the risks and rewards of Bitcoin often hit the press, yet it's estimated that around 76 percent...

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Crypto Essentials: Minimum Risk vs. Maximum Returns

Recent years have seen Bitcoin become dubbed "digital gold", and 2019 saw this become far more of a...

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Buying Crypto in the UK - A Brief History

At coinpass, we feel buying crypto needn’t be cryptic nor expensive. The founders of coinpass built the platform...

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