Common Types of Cryptocurrency that You Should Know – Blockchain News, Opinion, TV and Jobs

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Blockchain News, Opinion and Jobs
Cryptocurrency is steadily winning grounds. You can use cryptocurrency as an investment or a means of payment. It’s a digital alternative to cash or credit cards to make everyday payments. In the past, the crypto business sounded scary. But many are now gaining trust and investing in the different types of cryptocurrencies available.
What is blockchain cryptocurrency?
Blockchain cryptocurrency is a digital asset that works as a medium of exchange. It’s different from the common traditional currencies in that it works on digital channels with strong encryption to secure all online financial transactions. The encryption layers also control the creation of additional units and also verify the transfer of assets. There are various types of blockchain cryptocurrencies such as:
1. Bitcoin
Bitcoin is one of the commonly used currencies. It’s perceived to be an original cryptocurrency and was created in 2009. Bitcoin uses blockchain technology and enables users to make peer-to-peer transactions. The transactions are secured through an algorithm within the blockchain. You can view the transactions, but only the bitcoin owner can decrypt it using a private key.
Bitcoins are different from bank transactions in that there’s no central regulatory authority. The …

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