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How to buy cryptocurrency: Crypto buying basics

Where to buy cryptocurrency Cryptocurrency exchanges To get started with buying cryptocurrency, you’ll need to make an account with a cryptocurrency exchange. A cryptocurrency exchange is a third-party service that processes cryptocurrency transactions on your behalf. The exchange typically charges a flat or percentage-based fee in exchange for providing this service.  If you’re looking to …

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Bitcoin and Monero 'coins' representing what is cryptocurrency

What is cryptocurrency?

Cryptocurrency is a digital asset that can be used for peer-to-peer transactions, without needing to go through a central intermediary like a bank or money wire service. Instead of relying on a central authority, cryptocurrencies usually use a decentralised network of nodes that all share the responsibility of maintaining a trusted ledger of transactions. Cryptocurrency …

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Blockchain (chain of linked green cubes representing the blockcain)

What is blockchain?

The blockchain is a distributed ledger of transactions secured with cryptography, usually maintained by decentralised networks of nodes, masternodes or service nodes. Blockchains are designed to provide consumers with an effective way to facilitate immutable and transparent data transfers. While people had previously attempted cryptographically linked digital data transfers, this ambitious goal wasn’t fully achieved …

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