What is cryptocurrency and how it works?
A cryptocurrency (or “crypto”) is a form of payment that can circulate without the need for a central monetary authority such as a government or bank. Instead, cryptocurrencies are created using cryptographic techniques that enable people to buy, sell or trade them securely.
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What Is Cryptocurrency? Here’s What You Should Know

Here’s a look at some of my favorite Crypto reads this week:

5 NFT-based blockchain games that could soar in 2022

NFTs look ready to rule 2022, and the recent pivot toward NFT utility in P2E gaming could make blockchain gaming this year’s sector darling.

This Tesla owner says he mines up to $800 a month in cryptocurrency with his car

Siraj Raval has tried just about every way there is to mine for cryptocurrencies from his 2018 Tesla Model 3.

He’s run free bitcoin mining software on his Apple Mac mini M1 and powered the computer by plugging an inverter into the 12-volt power socket located in the center console of his car.

NFTs In A Nutshell: A Weekly Review

‘High highs, and low lows’ has seemingly been the theme of the week in crypto, and NFTs were no exception. As we kick off the first full week of 2022, there was plenty of action in the NFT landscape to review.

We’re ringing in 2022 in a similar style as 2021 – a hefty dose of NFT news from throughout the week. Let’s put it all in a digestible format with this week’s Nutshell.

Central Bank of Bahrain Tests JPM Coin

The Bank aims to provide efficient settlement solutions. The adoption of blockchain technology has increased in Bahrain over the last 12 months.

Illegal Crypto Transactions Hit Record High in 2021

Illicit addresses received nearly $14 billion last year. Crypto-based unlawful transfers represented 0.15% of overall volume.

Messaging App Giant WeChat to Support Digital Yuan Payments (Report)

China’s central bank digital currency comes to the country’s largest messaging app WeChat Pay.

China’s leading messaging application – WeChat Pay – will reportedly begin supporting the e-CNY. The app has more than one billion users, meaning the initiative could significantly boost the distribution of the digital yuan.

As Bitcoin About To Loose $40K, This is the Most Critical Level for the Bulls (BTC Price Analysis)

Amidst another red weekend, Bitcoin is facing its most critical support area in the mid-term. So far, despite 2022’s first day, the new year has recorded seven consecutive daily red candles (keeping in mind there are a few more hours until today’s candle close).

Leading VC Andreessen Horowitz Raises Another $9 Billion

Leading VC firm Andreessen Horowitz raised another $9 billion to further its involvement in both crypto and tech.

Andreessen Horowitz – a leading venture capital firm and a prominent investor in the cryptocurrency space – has raised a fresh $9 billion to further its involvement in the growing industry.

Plus: NFT thefts, a ransomware wave in schools, and more of the week’s top security news.
Key drivers behind Chainlink’s exponential growth

The Chainlink ecosystem continues growing at a rapid pace, as the protocol expands support for additional blockchain environments.

Melania Trump Congratulates Bitcoin On 13th Anniversary Of Bitcoin Genesis Block

Cryptocurrency and Bitcoin investors spread to almost every sector and among different personalities. With the increase in the adoption of digital assets, most people are joining the investment train to reap enormous potential growth. Celebrities and government officials from both past and present governments globally are not left behind.

The former US first lady, Melania Trump, just gave her congratulatory message to Bitcoin on its 13th birthday. A little after launching her personal ‘nonfungible token (NFT)’ in December 2021.

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