Benedict

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Benedict George is a freelance writer for CoinDesk. He has worked as a reporter on European oil markets since 2019 at Argus Media and his work has appeared in BreakerMag, MoneyWeek and The Sunday Times. Benedict holds a bachelor’s degree in Philosophy, Politics and Economics from the University of Oxford and a master’s in Financial Journalism from City, University of London. He does not hold any cryptocurrency.

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Centralized Exchange (CEX) vs. Decentralized Exchange (DEX): What’s the Difference?
The recent chaos around the centralized exchange FTX has sparked questions about the pros and cons of keeping your coins on centralized versus decentralized exchanges. We break it down.
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Crypto Credit Cards and Debit Cards: What You Need to Know
When choosing the right card, it’s important to consider the rewards rates, spending limits, regional restrictions and other requirements like staking.
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Can You Buy NFTs Without Owning Crypto?
For consumers who want digital collectibles, music or art but feel reluctant to use cryptocurrency, here's some good news.
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A Crypto Must-Know: Public vs. Private Keys
If you're just starting out in crypto, you'll hear a lot about "your keys." But there are two kinds and knowing which is which is, well, key.
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Getting Started With Crypto Twitter
Keeping up with #cryptotwitter can help you stay informed of the latest news, conversations and controversies that matter in the world of cryptocurrency.
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What Is Near Protocol and How Does It Work?
The layer 1 competitor to Ethereum wants to be the fastest blockchain on the block.
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Learn-to-Earn, Move-to-Earn: How to Earn Crypto in New Ways
From exchanges that reward you to learn about certain tokens to apps that give you crypto for staying active, the play-to-earn crypto idea is extending beyond online games.
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What Is the Sandbox and How To Get Started
Here's a step-by-step guide on what you need to know to explore and play in The Sandbox metaverse.
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What Is a Consensus Mechanism?
Cryptocurrency and blockchain technology rely on consensus mechanisms to function and be trusted by users.
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What Is Bitcoin Pizza Day?
In May, 2010 Laszlo Hanyecz set out to buy two large pizzas with bitcoin.
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