Crypto Bites – Chat with DigiByte Founder, Jared Tate

We are really excited to announce a new video series called, Crypto Bites. In the first video of the series, Abra founder and CEO, Bill Barhydt, talks to DigiByte founder, Jared Tate, about decentralization, cybersecurity, and the popularity of DigiByte on Abra. The following is a lightly edited version the conversation: “We have an absolutely amazing community,” Tate said. “One of the unique things about DigiByte is that it’s never been an ICO or a company, it’s just a completely grassroots movement that’s going on

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What are stablecoins and why do they matter?

What are stablecoins?

It seems like stablecoins are everywhere in the crypto conversation lately. People are talking about them because they are viewed as a way to calm heavily fluctuating cryptomarkets. How that will actually happen is something we’ll take a look at in a minute. But it’s worth noting that the other reason that people are talking about stablecoins is that they are controversial — not so much as an idea, but on how they will actually be implemented. What are stablecoins? Stablecoins are cryptocurrencies that are

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How to use Abra safely

Abra security tips

We put together a quick list of safety tips while investing in new, decentralized cryptocurrencies. These tips come from the many conversations we have with Abra users. They tell us what’s working, what kinds of features they want to see, and they tell us about lessons they have learned on their journey of investing in cryptocurrencies. We also get asked a lot of questions. We keep adding to our FAQ section (we now have some video tutorials on frequently asked items), so please check that

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Get the Ultimate Altcoin Guide

Ultimate Guide to Altcoins

We wanted to share some more great news with you. We’ve released the Ultimate Altcoin Guide! The title kind of gives it away, but the guide was created to provide some deeper background on what altcoins are and why they are important. A quick spoiler: Altcoins have been gaining market traction over the past couple of years when compared to bitcoin’s market dominance. The Ultimate Altcoin Guide gives some context and background on ten different altcoins. This guide is perfect for anyone trying to do

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In focus: Monero

Abra now supports Monero

Since launching the new iteration of our app back in March, we’ve seen growing interest and support in the 25 altcoins on our platform. Monero (XMR) is one of the coins we recently added that we’re particularly excited about. For the uninitiated, Monero (XMR) was designed with user protection and privacy at its core. Against the backdrop of the almost daily news and headlines about massive hacks and data breaches that expose personal information, the idea of building privacy controls into the foundational levels of

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