What are altcoins?

Ethereum, Litecoin, Ripple, Dogecoin. There are a lot out there. Are they all the same as Bitcoin? What do they even do? Find out right here.

What are altcoins?

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Definition of 'altcoin'

A high level overview of what is, and what isn't an altcoin, from Investopedia.

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Blockchain Project Ecosystem

A visual map of the ecosystem and explainers on each category. Helps you understand the function of many different types of cryptos.

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Altcoins - What are they and why should I care?

Almost all of us have heard of cryptos at this point. Between hearing your coworkers talk about Bitcoin, to seeing them discussed on the news, the topic can’t be escaped.

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Do altcoins threaten to replace Bitcoin?

Andreas discusses the competition between Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies.

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What is an Altcoin?

Most people are somewhat familiar with Bitcoin. However, once they get involved with crypto, they may be surprised to learn that there are hundreds of types of cryptos known as altcoins.

What is Ethereum?

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What is Ethereum. Guide for Beginners

In order to fully understand Ethereum, what it does and how it can potentially impact our society, it is important to learn what does and how it differs from other cryptos.

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Programmer explains Ethereum

What is Ethereum and decentralised applications? How is this related to the future of the Internet?

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What is Ethereum, in layman's terms?

A simple explainer on Ethereum from Donald McIntyre on Quora

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A beginner’s guide to Ethereum

According to the Ethereum website, “Ethereum is a decentralized platform that runs smart contracts.”

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Smart contracts - Simply Explained

What are smart contracts and what do they have to do with blockchains and cryptocurrencies?

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A beginner’s guide to Ethereum tokens

Ethereum tokens are built on top of Ethereum's blockchain. They benefit from Ethereum’s existing infrastructure instead of developers having to build a new blockchain.

What is Litecoin?

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A beginner’s guide to Litecoin

According to the Litecoin website, “Litecoin is a peer-to-peer Internet currency that enables instant, near-zero cost payments to anyone in the world.”

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What is the Difference Between Litecoin and Bitcoin?

Litecoin was announced in 2011 with the goal of being the 'silver' to bitcoin's 'gold'.

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What is Litecoin? Explained in 90 seconds

What is Litecoin? And how is Litecoin different from Bitcoin?

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Litecoin (LTC) Cryptocurrency Review

In this video, I'll be reviewing Bitcoin's younger sibling cryptocurrency: Litecoin.

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What is Litecoin?

Whіlе inspired bу, and in mоѕt regards technically almost іdеntісаl tо Bіtсоіn (BTC), Litecoin іѕ far quісkеr аnd cheaper.

What is Ripple?

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What is Ripple?

In this weeks video, Jackson Palmer breaks down what Riple is, and why it may not be as decentralized as some think,

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A quick Ripple primer to make you an informed user

Ripple doesn’t have its own public blockchain. The XRP Ledger network runs on an internal blockchain, it doesn’t use proof-of-work and little else is known about it.

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What is Ripple?

What is Ripple? Technically speaking, is Ripple a cryptocurrency in the mold of Bitcoin? The short answer is probably “no,” but that doesn’t stop it from often being lumped into that same category.

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What is Ripple? Programmer explains

Ripple's price has exploded due to new banks joining the platform. However Ripple may be one of the hardest cryptocurrencies to understand.

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5 alarming reasons Ripple might not be what you think

In the world of crypto-investing, news and misinformation run rampant. And revealing the truth is important for everyone looking to be a part of the next big innovation.

What is Bitcoin Cash (Bcash)?

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A beginner’s guide to Bitcoin Cash

According to the Bitcoin Cash website, “Bitcoin Cash is peer-to-peer electronic cash for the Internet.

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Bitcoin Cash is the new Bitcoin? Programmer explains

Is Bitcoin Cash taking over Bitcoin and why is Bitcoin so slow nowadays? Let's discuss and take a look at some charts.

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What is Bitcoin Cash? A Basic Beginners Guide

In this guide, we are going to be telling you about all the incidents that have led up to the creation of Bitcoin Cash.

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Coinbase Should Stop Selling Bitcoin Cash (BCH). Seriously!

tl;dr: Bitcoin Cash (BCH) is marketing itself as Bitcoin (BTC), scamming consumers into thinking they are buying Bitcoin at a lower price.

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The TRUTH about Roger Ver, Bitcoin and BCH (and why you and your $ should stay away)

Chances are, however, that you have no idea of just what a masterful con-man Roger Ver is.

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Bcash & Coinbase: collusion, manipulation, and FUD

Bcash is a hostile hardfork, which is an attempt to co-opt the Bitcoin name and brand.

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