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Christopher Thomas Williams

Christopher Thomas Williams is a British writer and language educator working at a university in South Korea, one of the hotspots of the global cryptocurrency boom.

His background includes a BA in English with Film from King’s College London and a Master’s degree in Applied Linguistics. He has previously worked at universities in Japan and the Netherlands.

Christopher has more than ten years’ experience writing on a wide range of topics. He has a strong interest in cryptocurrency and the development of blockchain technology, with his writing now focusing on exciting new projects and trends within the cryptocurrency space.

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    Litecoin’s Value Leaps 60% in 24 Hours

    Litecoin is one of the oldest cryptocurrencies in existence, being created by former Google employee Charlie Lee in October 2011. Litecoin’s name is a reference to the decreased block size compared to Bitcoin. A new Litecoin block is mined every 2.5 minutes, while Bitcoin’s blocks take 10 minutes. This allows for far faster transaction confirmation […]

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    What’s Going on With Bitcoin, Tether and Bitfinex?

    As Bitcoin’s price has set staggering new all-time highs over the past couple of weeks, many cryptocurrency enthusiasts have become convinced there’s something nefarious beneath the sudden growth. As major financial groups prepare to launch Bitcoin futures trading, many think the price could be being inflated by big-money investors hoping to make a killing by […]

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    Are Wall Street Whales Pumping Bitcoin’s Price to Short a Crash?

    The last ten days have marked a wild end to the craziest year in the short history of cryptocurrency. Hype and mainstream media attention have grown with every new all-time high as Bitcoin went from $1000 in January to $10,000 on November 28. The price has soared since breaking the $10,000 psychological barrier, hitting highs […]

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    Canada’s Central Bank Issues White Paper on Government-Backed Digital Currency

    The current boom in Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies is bringing an emerging technology ever close to the financial mainstream. Governments around the world are looking closely at how cryptocurrency and blockchain technology could be incorporated into existing financial infrastructure. A recent Canadian Central Bank white paper explores the feasibility and potential consequences of introducing Central […]

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    MonaCoin Price Jumps from $0.50 to $17 in Two Months

    MonaCoin is a relic from the early days of cryptocurrency, when spending 10,000 BTC on two pizzas seemed like a reasonable investment. As with a lot of early alt-coins, MonaCoin was little more than a clone coin with a cute character slapped on it. Suddenly, this cute character has made MonaCoin attractive enough to jump […]

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    IOTA is exploding in a way that could only be compared to Ethereum

    The incredible speed and volatility of cryptocurrency was on full display over the past few days with IOTA. At the start of November, IOTA was a relatively obscure coin that was trading at around $0.38. Today, its value is closing in on $5. While there’s nothing unusual about minor cryptocurrencies experiencing huge spikes in their […]

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    How long can Bitcoin reign as king of cryptocurrency?

    With the price of Bitcoin seeming resilient above $11,000, you could be forgiven for thinking that the notoriously volatile king of cryptocurrency has never been in a stronger position. However, as Bitcoin closes out an incredible 2017 with a final surge in value, it’s continued bearish outlook against the US dollar masks strong indications that […]

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    Finding Undervalued Assets in the Cryptocurrency Marketplace

    You don’t have to have been monitoring cryptocurrency developments for more than a few months to have seen the same pattern play out with Bitcoin half a dozen times. A new all-time high is reached, the price creeps up higher, then it falls back at a rate that would be considered catastrophic with traditional investments. […]

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    QUOINE & QASH: making cryptocurrency truly borderless

    As Bitcoin edges ever closer to the financial mainstream, it moves further away from the original vision of a frictionless global currency. The surge in demand for Bitcoin has led to ever-increasing transaction costs, while the ballooning size of the blockchain leads to ever-slower transaction times. The meteoric rise in Bitcoin’s value means people now […]

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