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The definition of a cryptocurrency is a digital asset containing cryptographic protocols that make transactions secure and immutable. Cryptocurrencies are built on top of distributed ledger technology, blockchain — which allows it to be decentralized and immune to government control and interference. Transactions involving cryptocurrencies involve public and private keys, enabling minimal processing fees, allowing users to be able to make transfers without traditional third-party institutions.


World Economic Forum Views Cryptocurrency as Pivotal Tool for Financial Inclusion
The WEF thinks cryptocurrencies can be pivotal in offering financial services to one-third of the world’s adults, approximately 2 billion people, who are unbanked.
Cryptocurrencies’ Fixed Supply Will Hinder Their Functionality as Actual Currencies, says UBS Economist
Paul Donovan, chief economist at UBS Global Wealth Management, believes that cryptocurrencies are flawed as their supply cannot be slashed when demand flops.
US SEC Releases List of Suspicious Crypto Firms Targeting International Investors
The US SEC has issued a list of fake crypto firms that majorly target non-US investors. The regulator has warned investors to beware of “red flag” signs of potential crypto fraud.
How To Buy Bitcoin and Crypto With Paypal in 2021
In November 2020, PayPal announced that all US users would be able to buy bitcoins and 3 other cryptocurrencies (LTC, BCH, ETH) directly through their PayPal digital wallet.
Treasury Secretary Nominee Janet Yellen Plans to Encourage Legitimate Crypto Use
Biden's pick to lead the United States Treasury Department, Janet Yellen thinks crypto has potential to enhance the financial system and wants to encourage its legitimate use.
Ethereum Whales are on a Spending Spree as Addresses with at least 10,000 ETH Hit All-Time High
New data by on-chain data provider Santiment reveals that the number of Ethereum addresses with more than 10,000 ETH has broken the record at 1,225.
Ex-Ripple Board of Directors Member Selected by Joe Biden to be Next Comptroller of the Currency
A former member of Ripple’s board of directors is expected to succeed Brian Brooks and become the next Comptroller of the Currency (OCC).
Janet Yellen says Crypto Terrorist Financing is a Concern Following Attacks on US Capitol
Janet Yellen highlighted the “growing concern” of crypto being leveraged to finance terror just weeks after the US Capitol was attacked by domestic terrorists paid in BTC.
Hodling Bitcoin is the Trend Once Again, according to Santiment
New data by on-chain data provider Santiment reveals that dormant Bitcoin has been on the rise as the BTC hodling culture comes back into play.
5 of the Best Cryptocurrency Exchanges to Use in 2021
Cryptocurrency exchanges remain the primary gateway to the industry, providing an opportunity to trade and earn a profit. Here are five of the best platforms.

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