5 Essential Tips Every Cryptocurrency Newbie Should Consider

By Austin Floyd | October 19, 2018

Most of you have probably heard about Bitcoin as a new form of money. Your knowledge might either come from the newspaper headlines screaming about the phenomenal Bitcoin price surge at the end of 2017, or some of your tech-savvy fellows that started investing in Bitcoin a while ago. But cryptocurrency goes well beyond Bitcoin.…

Everything You Need to Know About Cryptocurrency Regulation

By Austin Floyd | August 20, 2018

Written by Gary Ross This article was originally published on UpCounsel. The meteoric rise of cryptocurrencies has taken the world by storm. Innovators, investors, users, and governments are scrambling to wrap their heads around cryptocurrencies and the blockchain technology that they rely upon. The emergence of a new market and business model has created great…

Consensus 2018 and Coinbase Targets Institutional Investors

By Austin Floyd | May 19, 2018

Here’s the scoop for what’s going on this week in cryptocurrency… Consensus 2018 Takes Place in NYC Cryptocurrency advocates from around the world are all embarking to New York City as Consensus 2018, put on by Coindesk, takes place. The consensus is one of the largest cryptocurrency based conventions and attracts major companies from around…

Bitcoin Price Targets $9k Again and Markets Aim For $400 Billion

By Austin Floyd | April 24, 2018

It’s been a while since we’ve seen positive media on cryptocurrency… The market has been quiet, and so have most of the people who got in before this big rise and crash. But finally, we’re seeing some movement come back to the market. Bitcoin Price Targets $9k Again Bitcoin price rose all the way to…

Coinbase ERC20 Support To Be Added For New Assets

By Austin Floyd | March 26, 2018

Coinbase has had a rough year… After adding Bitcoin Cash, people started to wonder the validity of what they were doing, whether insider trading was to question. And then, they have been engaged in multiple lawsuits based on locked funds of intermediary transfers. Despite these setbacks, their ultimate goal to help the world buy cryptocurrency…

John Oliver Hosts Last Week Tonight on Cryptocurrency

By Austin Floyd | Mar 12, 2018 | Comments Off on John Oliver Hosts Last Week Tonight on Cryptocurrency
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The Big Bang Theory cryptocurrency episode was big news for the industry. Granted, the episode wasn’t that good, and it didn’t do much of anything to the price overall. Last night, John Oliver took the stage with a featurette of about 25 minutes that completely broke down what cryptocurrencies are and how they work. Last…

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To Catch A Thief – Binance Hacker Bounty Offers $250k

By Austin Floyd | Mar 11, 2018 | Comments Off on To Catch A Thief – Binance Hacker Bounty Offers $250k
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We’ve all been burned. Whether we’ve sent funds to the wrong wallet address or wrong coin wallet address, clicked a phishing link, or experienced Mt.Gox. There has been a lot that has burned those in the cryptocurrency industry. Binance is aiming heavily at making sure that doesn’t happen anymore, especially with their platform which handles more transactions…

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Exchange Bithumb Starts Putting Crypto Kiosks in Resturants

By Austin Floyd | Mar 10, 2018 | Comments Off on Exchange Bithumb Starts Putting Crypto Kiosks in Resturants
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One of the largest cryptocurrency exchanges, Bithumb, has recently started a new initiative… Bithumb is an exchange that runs out of South Korea, is the largest there, and is ranked in the top 5 for 24-hour trading volume on Coinmarketcap.com. Bithumb Starts Stocking Restaurants With Crypto Kiosks With mass adoption on the verge and 2018 being…

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Shadow Bans, Blocked Accounts, and Giveaway Twitter Scams

By Austin Floyd | Mar 7, 2018 | Comments Off on Shadow Bans, Blocked Accounts, and Giveaway Twitter Scams

If you’re on twitter and following cryptocurrency accounts then you probably have seen what is going on… Account shadow bans, blocking of legitimate accounts, and 1000s of twitter scams claiming to giveaway free cryptocurrency for sending some their way. And it has only been getting worse. Heck, in an article we wrote last week, Elon Musk…

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[Updated] Possible Binance Account Hacks Leads To Massive Dip In Bitcoin Price

By Austin Floyd | Mar 7, 2018 | Comments Off on [Updated] Possible Binance Account Hacks Leads To Massive Dip In Bitcoin Price
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FUD is everywhere in cryptocurrency. From the anarchists and libertarians frightened at the government taking control of cryptos, with hacks’ popping up nearly every few days, it seems it won’t stop. But, we have today what might be a dramatic hack pushing the price of Bitcoin down substantially. Binance Account Hack Leading To Account Funds…

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Breaking News: Coinbase Launches An Index Fund

By Austin Floyd | Mar 7, 2018 | Comments Off on Breaking News: Coinbase Launches An Index Fund
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Traditional investors are used to having multiple streams of investments (some more volatile and some less). With cryptocurrency, that has been difficult for some time. Bitwise is a cryptocurrency index fund that we have followed and liked since its inception. But, in breaking news, Coinbase has just released a Coinbase Index Fund. The Coinbase Index…

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Vechain Creates The Series X Node Program Pledging 50 Million VET

By Austin Floyd | Mar 6, 2018 | Comments Off on Vechain Creates The Series X Node Program Pledging 50 Million VET

Vechain is a cryptocurrency based company that is aiming to help create smart RFID for supply chain and pave the way for an IoT (internet of things). Recently, they underwent a complete update moving from Vechain to Vechain Thor. Although, yesterday they released an article on medium detailing their plan to donate 50 million Vechain…

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Pre-Registration For Ethos Universal Wallet Now Available

By Trent | Mar 6, 2018 | Comments Off on Pre-Registration For Ethos Universal Wallet Now Available
Ethos Universal Wallet

Ethos is a favorite here at Global Crypto Academy… Their mission, “is to make the daunting cryptocurrency market accessible to everyone, accelerate adoption of blockchain technology and democratize ownership of cryptocurrencies” (1). This universal wallet is going to offer a number of amazing benefits on top of storing and investing into cryptocurrency such as: Smart…

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2,170 Bitcoins To Be Auctioned Off By U.S. Marshalls This Month

By Austin Floyd | Mar 6, 2018 | Comments Off on 2,170 Bitcoins To Be Auctioned Off By U.S. Marshalls This Month
us marshall bitcoin auction

The U.S. Marshalls are great at confiscating goods. When the Silk Road (an illicit free-market trading website operated by Ross Ulbricht) was shut down they forced, after many threats, Ross to turn over the Bitcoin he owned to the government. This is one of the reason’s Andreas Antonopoulos talks about Money as a means of…

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Our Top 6 Favorite Cryptocurrency Youtube Channels

By Austin Floyd | Mar 5, 2018 | 3 Comments
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There’s a lot of noise when it comes to cryptocurrency and the media. Check out any of the mass media channels and you’ll get more FUD than you can probably handle. On the other hand, some Cryptocurrency Youtube channels are perfect for both times of FUD, exclusive interviews, and personalities alone. Here are our top…

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