Crypto News and Updates

Learn all you need to know about bitcoin transactions, how they work, where bitcoin transactions are stored and how many confirmations a Bitcoin transaction needs. Since the Bitcoin network was created in 2009, the cryptocurrency has taken the world by storm....

08/03/19

There are two ways to swap cryptocurrencies for each other. You can swap the old fashioned way by selling out your position in Crypto A and buying an equivalent amount of Crypto B. This is the way traders have done business...

23/10/18

Let’s be honest. We love Bitcoin around here. We’re excited, if not positively giddy, about what cryptocurrency means for the future of money. Still, this one is a kind of hard number for even us to swallow. According to a 2017...

23/10/18

Which countries make it legal to trade Bitcoins with Xcoins.com? Almost all of them! Xcoins.com does business with enthusiast clients in 167 countries! Who wouldn’t want to know where they can log into the exciting world of XCoins.com? After all, it’s pretty much...

11/10/18

First thing’s first, the good news: If you’re on XCoins.com, you’ve got nothing to worry about. We’ve mentioned before how bright and good looking our lawyers are, and when it comes to making sure that your trades are safe and...

04/10/18

When it comes to cryptocurrency, the rules of the road can change pretty widely from country to country. This should come as no surprise. Blockchain projects sit on the intersection of two fields that governments have always controlled pretty tightly:...

03/10/18

Welcome to the wild world of cryptocurrency!  After all, you’ve gone to all the (very little) trouble of (quickly and easily) registering an account, and you’ve spent (an affordable amount of) money. Now you own your first few bitcoins. What can you...

02/10/18

Readers of this blog will know that we’ve mentioned in-person Bitcoin trading once or twice. Or three times. It comes up. So we thought it was about time to dedicate an entire blog post just to the topic of swapping tokens for...

17/09/18

You may have seen them floating around. Often they’re bright yellow and look like the machine that monitors a parking garage. Others might resemble an oddly out-of-date cash machine, sort of as if one merged Bank of America with a...

17/09/18

Should you buy more than one type of cryptocurrency? The answer is, it depends entirely on what you want to do. Broadly speaking, there are two reasons to purchase cryptocurrency: as spending money, or as an investment product. How many currencies you...

04/09/18

Is every altcoin just drafting the price of Bitcoin? Is there any point to buying a cryptocurrency other than Bitcoin if they all just play follow the leader? Heck, why even have other cryptocurrencies when Satoshi Nakamoto gave us the...

04/09/18

When you decide to sell your Bitcoins, it’s time to sell. Not next week, not tomorrow, not even after lunch. You’ve settled on the price that’s right and it’s time to make some money. So, how can you move those coins...

18/08/18

Simply put, Bitcoin is a form of digital currency. Come again? What Is Bitcoin? To completely understand Bitcoin, think really quickly about what money is. Money is what’s called a “medium for storage of value.” It’s any tradeable commodity that allows you to give...

17/08/18

Xcoins has chosen Consensus Singapore as the venue to announce the launch of our new, highly-anticipated exchange product that will make buying, selling, or exchanging cryptocurrencies easier than ever! Despite the difficult market for cryptocurrencies in 2018, Xcoins has continued to grow...

09/08/18

Before we get started, know this: Airbnb does not accept bitcoins.  Nor do most hotels, landlords or sharing services. A scam has been making the rounds lately claiming to rent home shares in exchange for cryptocurrency payments. Typically, this scam focuses on...

08/07/18

  If you have friends or colleagues who like to buy cryptocurrencies regularly, you might have heard yourself or someone else asking this question at least once — how do you buy bitcoin instantly? Or in other words how long should...

06/08/18

Owning bitcoins will affect your taxes. A lot of traders don’t seem to know that. According to reporting by CNBC, on one tax platform alone less than 1 in 2,500 people reported their cryptocurrency gains this year. They’re hardly alone, but...

27/01/19

Bitcoin is the near-eponymous online currency. It is cash, digital money that’s spendable and swappable like any dollar in your pocket. So what the heck is Bitcoin Cash? Bitcoin Cash is an independent cryptocurrency based on Bitcoin’s code. Don’t get confused....

25/07/18

They are the two biggest cryptocurrencies on the block. At the time of writing, they have a combined market cap of over $81 Billion. They’re Bitcoin and Ethereum, the two blockchain projects you’ve almost certainly heard of — even if...

17/07/18

Ever since Bitcoin's inception, it has been throwing challenges at users interested in buying, selling or holding bitcoins. For the process of buying bitcoins and creating a bitcoin wallet can be confusing —regardless of how tech-savvy you are. Moreover, if...

13/07/18

Welcome to the blockchain. Now, what the heck is that? In this guide to blockchain, you’ll learn all the details about blockchain technology that you need to start investing in cryptocurrencies. First-time investors in cryptocurrency often want to know about the system...

09/07/18

You’ve begun to invest in cryptocurrencies. As any smart investor should, you’re probably spinning up your research on just what a bitcoin is and how, why, and where to buy one. We’re certainly not going to stop you. In fact, we...

26/06/18

  A blockchain driven financial system is inevitable and when it happens, cryptocurrencies are going to be at the centre of it. So, no matter what everyone says about bitcoins, start buying them as soon as possible.   If you are new to...

25/06/18

Whether you are new to cryptocurrencies or are an early adopter who is sitting on a mountain of “digital cash”, ensuring that your investments are secured in a hack-proof manner is vital.  This guide reveals how to securely store your crypto...

14/06/18

If you want to invest in cryptocurrencies, it is important to be aware of your crypto wallet options. A cryptocurrency wallet acts as your digital bank account in which you can store, send, and receive digital currencies like bitcoin. This guide...

01/10/18

Are you currently contemplating making a foray into cryptocurrency trading and investment? If so, here is a look at the five best cryptocurrencies of 2018 and what makes them stand out among all the other virtual coins on the market. #1...

01/06/18