Tag: Bitshares

Stablecoins: A Deep Dive, Featuring Basis, Carbon, and Fragments

As cryptocurrency works its way toward mass adoption, one of its biggest obstacles is volatility. Markets change overnight, and we’re so desensitized to it that we don’t even blink at dips that would bring national economies to their knees. Stablecoins – cryptocurrencies that are tied to existing currencies or commodities like the US dollar or gold – are fungible, easily traded assets that bring us one step closer to mass adoption. While promises of $1 = …
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What Is BitShares?

Cryptocurrency aficionados are familiar with the concept of BitShares. This particular project offers a wide variety of financial services in a decentralized manner. More specifically, there’s a big focus on decentralized exchanges and banking on the blockchain. Even though this project has been around for several years, now is a good time to take a closer look at what Bitshares is all about. More importantly, it’s time to look at …
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WAX vs. BitShares vs. Veritaseum

Digital assets have become a lot more popular over the past 12 months. We are not talking about regular cryptocurrencies here, but rather new assets which are issued on a blockchain. Several key projects are focusing on the digital asset industry as we speak, although they all seem to offer a slightly different take on things. We have outlined the basic ideas behind three of these projects below and how each …
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BitShares’ BTS Value Surges to US$0.20 out of the Blue

It would appear as if any alternative cryptocurrency can see its value pumped these days. In most cases, these value increases have nothing to do with actual news of developments, but are merely the word of market manipulators. The recent rise of BitShares is raising  a lot of questions, as it does not appear there is any major news to speak of. The project has been around for some time, …
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