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Blockster Onboards Student Coin To The Platform

Student Coin is a project that lets users build and manage their tokens, offering accessible interfaces to do so. After these coins are minted, the user can list them and trade them immediately using another Student Coin tool called STC Exchange. At STC Exchange, users...
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It's Time To Add BXR To Your Watchlist

Hey Blocksters, I just wanted to say a quick hello to the community and let you all know that the BXR token, which powers our all-in-one content platform for crypto, is now listed on CMC and Coingecko. So, be sure to add BXR to your...
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3 Ways To Get Your Hands On BXR – The Token Taking The World By Storm

Even though these popular platforms eased their restrictions, it has become evident that relying on mainstream networks is no longer the best way to connect with crypto communities. Consequently, decentralized platforms like Blockster emerged as viable alternatives to Facebook, Twitter, Medium, Reddit, and other major...
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Telegram Vs Whatsapp Vs Status – Which Is Best?

The emergence and adoption of instant messaging applications halted the dominance of SMS (Short Message Service) as the primary means of communication on mobile devices. Aside from being the cheaper option, IM applications introduced many additional features like group chats, voice and video calls etc....
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In 2021 – Do You Really Need A Hardware Wallet? – Pros And Cons

Basically, what the cryptocurrency wallet does is generate, according to the algorithm's requirements, a random number, which will be converted into a private key from which the public key that will be used to receive the cryptocurrencies will be derived. For private key creation, no...
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Crypto Mortgages – Are they on the Horizon?

There’s a reason why there’s so much buzz surrounding blockchain and cryptocurrency. For most of our lifetime, humans have been dependent on centralised custodians (banks, payment processors etc.) to carry out financial transactions. This reliance on third-party poses numerous disadvantages including high transaction fees, delayed...
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What are Index-Based Crypto Assets?

Index funds are quite popular as an investment vehicle because they provide investors the exposure to the price movement of a basket of specific stocks or equity that might be related to each other in terms of industry, have a similar market cap, and the...
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Will the Market Hit $3 Trillion in 2021?

Earlier this year, cryptocurrency proponents had long predicted that Wall Street's eventual jump into cryptocurrency would push the market capitalization to approach the $2 trillion mark. This milestone has convincingly materialized in May. Then analysts shifted their predictions fast towards the $3 trillion thresholds, but...
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5 Penny Cryptos to Watch for Over the Next Year

When Bitcoin initially started life as a mere concept to prove that digital assets can transact over a decentralized and publicly distributed network, the few that recognized the potential of this groundbreaking innovation amassed incredible wealth. After all, it wasn’t that long ago that one...
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BitConnect and the Exit Scam That Still Shocks Crypto Investors Today

The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has filed an action earlier this month against the masterminds behind the cryptocurrency lending platform and scam BitConnect. As part of its ongoing crackdown, which dates back to 2018, the SEC announced new charges against BitConnect founder Satish Kumbhani,...
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Which Countries Will Adopt Bitcoin Next?

Over the years, we have seen the perception of Bitcoin change from a scam to a hedge against inflation to become a country's legal tender. Yeah, you read that right. A legal tender! El Salvador Bitcoin LawOn June 9, El Salvador became the first country...
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Why You Should Keep An Eye on Avalanche (AVAX) And Fantom (FTM) Ecosystems

The monumental rise of the Solana (SOL) blockchain coupled with the sky-high gas fees on Ethereum (ETH) has piqued the crypto industry’s attention toward Layer-1 smart contract platforms. While, to date, several smart contract platforms have been touted as “Ethereum killers”, none of them have...
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Users Put Off by High Ethereum Fees Move To Tezos For NFTs

This model presented a problem because the companies and agencies had to share the money made and the rights to the creative works the professional produced. In summary, the creatives were sometimes short-changed. This is a unique problem, and like many problems in the past,...
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Counos X A New Exchange That Is Pioneering Crypto Regulation

In our world today, humans and businesses interact and transfer value using government-backed fiat currency. The use of these fiat currencies for both local and cross-border transactions help to grow the economy and shape the country’s financial system. Counos platform adopts this idea to build...
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Top Three Crypto Exchanges for Beginners

This article is here to help you make a decision. We will highlight the top three exchanges you should use as a beginner and also highlight their pros and cons, so you know what you are going for. If you're ready, buckle up and let's...
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What We Know About SushiSwap’s Shoyu NFT Marketplace

Today, the total market cap or value captured in non-fungible tokens (NFT) exceeds $2.5 billion and there are fair reasons to believe that the industry is still pretty much in its infancy and has a long way to go. CryptoPunks, Etherocks, MoonCats, these blue-chip NFTs...
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Balancer – A DeFi Platform That Balances Your Portfolio?

Invariably, when lay observers hear about cryptocurrency-related topics on the news, their mind naturally gravitates toward speculative activities. With so many digital assets, particularly high-risk altcoins like Shiba Inu minting a new generation of millionaires, it’s difficult not to view the so-called blockchain market as...
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The Top 5 Contenders For Kusama Parachain Auctions – Batch 2

The second batch of Kusama’s five parachains is up for grabs and crypto projects willing to leverage Kusama blockchain’s scalability and cheap transactions are not shying away from offering significant rewards to contributors who loan KSM for crowdloan campaigns. In this article, we will discuss...
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Star Atlas – Next-gen Gaming Metaverse that's Driving the Crypto Community Crazy

Names like Axie Infinity, Splinterlands, Alien Worlds and CryptoBay are part of the first generation of blockchain games that managed to attract community attention and inaugurated the Play-to-Earn model, rewarding users for the hours and effort spent on the game. Source:dappradar.com/rankings/category/gamesNow, the sector is getting...
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Ethereum’s Community Support of Ethiopia in the Ongoing Tokyo Olympics

Members of the Ethereum community rallied behind Ethiopia in the recently concluded Olympic games held in Tokyo after it was observed that Twitter’s hashtag-activated special emojis for Ethiopia coincided with the ticker of the second largest cryptocurrency. The twitter hashtag for Team Ethiopia, ETH, which...
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Harvest Finance (FARM) Surges 160% After Coinbase Pro Listing

Decentralized finance (DeFi) platform Harvest Finance’s FARM token has witnessed a significant increase in its price -- close to more than 160% after it got listed on Coinbase and Coinbase Pro in July. Accordingly, Coinbase users can now seamlessly buy, sell, and trade FARM tokens...
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PancakeSwap Vs Sushiswap – Which is Better?

Through these exchanges, individuals can swap one token for the other, lend or stake their cryptocurrencies and earn rewards through permissionless liquidity protocols. Among the popular DEXs available are PancakeSwap and Sushiswap. PancakeSwap and Sushiswap are both forks for UniSwap, another popular De-Fi exchange. Both...
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Bitshares NFTs Launched In April – Ultimate Guide

The rise in the popularity of non-fungible tokens or NFTs in common parlance has dominated the crypto industry for the better part of 2021. Ever since reputed digital artist Beeple sold his artwork called “Everydays - The First 5000 Days” for a whopping $69 million...
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Could ETH 2.0 Make Layer 2 Tokens Obsolete?

Ethereum is considered by many to be the most important blockchain in the cryptocurrency space. It spearheaded numerous innovations in the crypto space, including initial coin offerings (ICOs), decentralized finance (DeFi), non-fungible tokens (NFTs), and more. Thanks to its contribution to the growth of the...
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Currency.com Joins CryptoUK To Pioneer Regulated Crypto Exchanges

Belarus-based trading platform Currency.com has joined forces with CryptoUK to help achieve the latter’s goal of achieving a favorable regulatory framework for the UK cryptocurrency industry. CryptoUK primarily intends to achieve this by collaborating with companies within the ecosystem to educate government bodies and regulators,...
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Top Three Crypto Wallets That Support Staking

Staking is a mechanism that allows cryptocurrency investors to earn passive income just by holding/storing their digital assets. There is a complex mechanism behind the process and how it actually works. But to keep it simple, you can imagine it like earning interest on your...
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Blockster Partners with NFTrade

Blockster is excited to announce a new partnership with NFTrade — the first blockchain-agnostic, cross-chain NFT platform. The partnership will allow our projects to explore synergies and pursue potential new solutions that the blockchain industry has yet to discover and offer. As the hype keeps...
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Energy Sector Needs Crypto – A Look At Energy Web Token

There’s a fundamental shift from fossil fuel-driven energy systems to completely carbon neutral methods of energy generation. The United Nations (UN) terms this transition as the “world’s most urgent mission” as the high rate of carbon emissions continues to threaten our global environment. According to...
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5 Alternative Ways To Make Money Without Trading In Crypto

Yield FarmingYield farms are like a decentralized saving account where you can stake or lend your crypto to generate returns. You can stake your crypto in a “pool” and receive a decent APY (Annual Percentage Yield). In other words, you’ll get rewarded as a liquidity...
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Ethereum Is Going Proof Of Stake: How Long Can It Take?

Although cryptocurrencies represent one of the most groundbreaking innovations in the business and financial sector, no technology is immune to the competitive pressures of progress. Even Bitcoin, which pioneered the very concept of virtual currencies and the blockchain, suffered from technical inefficiencies that were ripe...
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Is Regulation Good For Crypto? Is It Inevitable?

For an industry that has provided a censorship-resilient and non-government issued system of payment, it is hardly surprising that regulation is one of the biggest concerns in cryptosphere since Satoshi Nakamoto created the foremost distributed ledger, Bitcoin. While cryptocurrencies have undoubtedly lived up to the...
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Amazon Hiring Blockchain Lead In Potential Crypto Business Move

Most cryptocurrencies saw a surge in price right after the announcement, a considerable 15% gain in just a few days. The job posting soon was subject to speculation from the crypto community, and rumours started circulating that Amazon would soon start accepting cryptocurrency payment. Amazon...
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A Beginner’s Guide To Yield Farming – Dos And Don’ts

Decentralized Finance (DeFi) has captured the interest of investors throughout the crypto and traditional finance world alike. By removing centralized parties like banks, exchanges, and others, DeFi has allowed users to access peer-to-peer economies functioning on automated smart contract functions and protected by the immutability...
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Can Bitcoin Still Make 100k By December – Many Think It Can

When Bitcoin (BTC) reached its all-time high of $65,000 in April, it felt like the $100,000 mark was the next stop for the cryptocurrency. However, the following months brought along a change in market trend and the entire cryptocurrency market took a steep dive. The...
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A Year Later – A Look At Bitcoin’s Halving

The last Bitcoin halving happened last year, in 2020, a phenomenal year when the popular crypto started to climb to new highs as more and more people started showing interest in crypto for several reasons. For a better understanding of this review, it would be...
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Cryptocurrency Pairs – Why The Market Follows Bitcoin

Cryptocurrency pairs are coins/digital assets that can be traded for each other on a trading platform — for example, Bitcoin/Ethereum (BTC/ETH). Therefore, a cryptocurrency pair is a function whereby you compare prices between two different currencies that can be swapped between one another in the...
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What Is Moon Farming And Why Is Reddit’s Crypto So Popular?

Reddit is one of the largest social media networks out there —one of the top 100 websites globally. Everyone can participate in it and use their cool features and communities. Those communities are called “subreddits” One thing about these subreddits is that some of them...
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Best Advice For Crypto Investors – Don’t Rely On The Ignorance Of Others

When engaged in an isolated endeavor like cryptocurrency trading, it’s easy to fall into logically flawed presumptions or otherwise problematic errors. Without social feedback to challenge or even correct erroneous thinking, the original fallacy can compound exponentially. Before you know it, you’re making terrible judgment...
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What Is Crypto Rugpull? How To Protect Yourself

The crypto sector has experienced its own share of positives and negatives in the past decade. New concepts like DeFi, Staking, Yield farming have been introduced that have brought about improved financial products for investors to increase their earnings. With new innovations comes dangers and...
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Tether Woes Compound As Fresh Bank Fraud Probe Looms

Stablecoin issuer and the company behind the largest dollar-pegged token, Tether is again at the centre of regulatory attack. Fresh allegations hint that the company executives may be probed by the United States Department of Justice for bank fraud. Fraud InvestigationAccording to Bloomberg, the subject...
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Four NFT Purchases That Left The World Dazzled

Non-fungible tokens (or NFTs) are unique, non-interchangeable and non-fungible digital assets. They often represent rare items like art collectibles, though their use case now spans across gaming, music, real estate, albums and other physical or digital assets. How do NFTs differ from fungible digital currencies...
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Tips To Secure Your Cryptocurrency Holdings

Digital currencies like Ethereum and Bitcoin are peer to peer. This means that without permission, they can be sent anywhere in the world. It also means that you are solely responsible for the security of your digital assets. Only you can secure it from hackers...
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Billionaire Ethereum Co-Founder Quits Crypto For Good

Anthony Di Lorio, one of the eight co-founders of the Ethereum network, recently revealed to Bloomberg that he is stepping away from the cryptocurrency scene. We look at why he is making this decision and its impact on the broader blockchain industry. Decision based on...
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How To Spot A Fake DeFi Platform

The decentralized finance (DeFi) sector made headlines in 2020 and saw a plethora of projects with DeFi applications. While the market did not start in 2020, it, however, became popular in the middle of 2020. However, its popularity has come with a litany of bad...
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Tether Reserves – How Much Can We Trust Them?

One of the most controversial cryptocurrency projects in history is Tether. For a long time, Tether (USDT) has been the only stablecoin in the market before the entry of others such as Paxos, BUSD and USDC. Tether is a blockchain-based digital currency that is backed...
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Malaysian Police Crush Over 1000 Bitcoin Mining Machines

Malaysian police have disposed of more than one thousand Bitcoin miners in one swift move. Using a steamroller to crush the seized equipment, the resulting images can be hard to stomach for Bitcoin lovers around the world. The mining equipment is estimated to be worth...
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Bank Of America Approves Crypto Futures Trading For Some Clients

The Bank of America, the second-largest bank in the United States, has reportedly given the green light for some of its clients to trade cash-settled Bitcoin (BTC) futures. While there hasn’t been an official announcement from the bank itself, two anonymous sources have come forward...
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PancakeSwap – What Is It? How Does It Work?

Among the major examples of DEXs like Uniswap and Sushiswap (both based on the Ethereum network), this article will focus on PancakeSwap. What is PancakeSwap, and what makes it different from the other Ethereum-based DEXes? Let’s dive right in! What is PancakeSwap? PancakeSwap is a...
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Blockchain Isn't 'Unhackable' – Top 3 Crypto Hacks

Blockchain Designed to be Secure Cryptocurrencies are digital assets that were designed to act as a method for exchange using cryptography innovation and remove the need for a middleman like the government or traditional banking systems. With the assistance of blockchain innovation, digital currencies have...
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Three Reasons For The Current Enjin (ENJ) Price And Volatility

According to data from CoinCheckUp, Enjin’s 30-day volatility currently stands at over 52% with a 7-day volatility above 25% at the time of writing. In comparison, Ethereum’s 30-day volatility estimate is at 5.26%. Here is a look at three likely reasons that explain the ENJ...
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NFTs Use Case Extends Beyond Digital Art – Here’s How

Non-fungible tokens, or simply NFTs are the hottest trend to emerge in the wider digital assets industry in 2021. This emerging landscape in the crypto industry took the world by storm and received mainstream attention for the first time when popular digital artist Beeple sold...
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Energy Harbor Corporation To Provide Nuclear Energy For Bitcoin Mining

Ohio-based independent power producer, Energy Harbor Corporation has penned a five-year deal with Standard Power to provide an eco-friendly and carbon-free means of mining Bitcoin. Leading hosting provider for mining companies, Standard Power will leverage Energy Harbor’s nuclear electricity to provide sustainable, reliable, and clean...
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Top 5 Countries By Crypto Adoption

The Covid-19 pandemic has had many effects on the world economy. In weak economies, the effect was even more devastating and encouraged people to turn to alternatives. In this context, cryptocurrencies were seen as a form of protection against the inflation that plagued countries. In...
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Who Are The Biggest Bitcoin Whales?

During the 12-year history of Bitcoin development, different players and niches were responsible for driving the price and adoption of cryptocurrency, accumulating a large part of the Bitcoin available supply. In the beginning, cypherpunks were responsible for buying and developing the cryptocurrency, through classic forums...
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Three Problems Slowing Bitcoin Adoption Globally

It is no longer news that technology has been the major driver of change in our world today. Every aspect of our lives is being disrupted by one new technology or the other. Bitcoin is leading the world to move from fiat to digital currency....
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5 Best Ways  To Invest In Blockchain Technology

Blockchain technology is known as a disruptor for so many reasons. This technology is a decentralized ledger that records the activities of digital assets. Data on a blockchain cannot be modified after it is uploaded, and this makes it excellent for payment, healthcare, cybersecurity, and...
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How Blockchain Helps In The War On Censorship And Promotes Free Speech

This development has also surprisingly coincided with high levels of censorship against free speech by governments globally. It is not surprising to learn of several countries blocking internet services to prevent real-time reporting of protests and imposing bans on popular social platforms. Unfortunately, big tech...
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Is Bitcoin Mining The Ultimate Rube Goldberg Machine?

Several days ago, business media went wild over a controversial crime in Kyiv, Ukraine. No, it had nothing to do with Republican accusations of President Joe Biden’s son Hunter and his alleged shady dealings in the eastern European nation. Instead, it became part of the...
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Capitulation In Bitcoin And Reset On The Market At $30k

Capitulation is the act that determines the conditions for the surrender of a troop. In war, it is about an agreement to surrender to a hostile armed force. The capitulation can be understood as the exact moment when a troop gives up the battle and...
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Top 3 Countries That Could Adopt Bitcoin Next?

El Salvador recently made worldwide headlines after the Central American nation became the first in the world to classify bitcoin (BTC) as legal tender. The move, taken at the behest of President Nayib Bukele and approved by the country’s parliament, sent shockwaves across the world...
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$BXR Buyer’s FAQ – Your Questions Answered

Our previous blog post answered some of the most frequently asked questions about BXR, such as supported wallets and future exchange listings (You can refer to the original post for more information). But during this past week, we’ve received a whole bunch of new inquiries...
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New Zealand’s Apex Bank Considers Launching CBDC

New Zealand is the latest nation to join the race for a Central Bank Digital Currency (CBDC). The Reserve Bank of New Zealand issued a statement highlighting the need to reassess the current financial system and proffer a ‘broader currency system’ for its citizens. The...
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