Cryptocurrencies are rising in popularity, and it’s time that you consider the benefits of investing in this asset. Market Insider writes that there were already 106 million cryptocurrency traders in January. And though cryptocurrencies are mainly associated with millennials, there’s a growing number of investors over the age of 55. These digital tokens have been a hot topic lately, especially following the price increases of Bitcoin and Ethereum. But besides the potential ROI, there are plenty of other reasons why it’s worth investing in cryptocurrencies.

More industries are adopting blockchain technology

Blockchain technology is the backbone of cryptocurrencies, like Bitcoin and Litecoin. This is because it…


Everyone knows that Dogecoin started as a joke, but surprisingly it is getting a lot of traction these days. Many people argue whether it will be the next big thing in crypto or die young. In this article, we’ll learn about some of the most interesting and unexpected facts about this amusing crypto. Enjoy your read!

1. Dogecoin’s Creator Sold All His Doge

Billy Markus mentioned on Twitter that he’s no longer a part of the Doge Project and that he sold all the crypto he had in 2015 after getting laid off.

2. Dogecoin Was Created in about 2 Hours


At Nooor Blockchain Armenia, we refer to blockchain applications in various industries from time to time. Those industries vary from fashion to healthcare, from education to aviation, and from real estate to HORECA. Today, our topic is something no human can live without, any substance consumed to provide nutritional support for an organism (according to Wikipedia :D).

Food.

What blockchain has to do with the food industry? What challenges might it help to overcome? Will its use cases get more overtime, or the impact it might have is not that significant?

Today we will find out the answers to these…


Valentine’s day is finally upon us. Dear crypto lover couples, if you’re still struggling to find something extraordinary and unique, then this article is for you. Next, you’ll find the best gift ideas to surprise your significant other and make this Valentine that unforgettable one.

A Sum of Bitcoin

Gift an ever-growing Bitcoin as a symbol of your ever-growing love! Even if you can’t purchase a full Bitcoin, any amount of it will make a great gift. You just need to securely purchase Bitcoin and give the private key to your better half. Then both of you’ll share the same excitement towards the Bitcoin…


If you’ve read our previous blogs you’ve surely noticed that the blockchain market has been booming in the recent year more than ever before. So it’s no surprise that the most in-demand hard skill of 2020 in the US, the UK, France, Germany, and Australia was blockchain. Many factors increased the interest in the blockchain itself, hence, the demand for blockchain professionals. You can check our previous blogpost for more information about the most exciting moments of crypto in 2020.

Now let’s take a look at one of the fastest-growing job markets in the world. So if you’ve ever considered…


2020 has been a tough and challenging year that we’ll long remember. Besides the pandemic, a series of major events shook the global economy. A lot happened in the healthcare, finance, banking industries and the crypto and blockchain spheres were no exception. However, anyone who has at least a little understanding of these industries will agree that the market is hotter now than ever before. And if you’ve missed the latest news, don’t worry. We are here with the main crypto highlights of 2020, for you to be ready to catch the wave in 2021.

1. Decentralized Finance (DeFi)

As we all know, DeFi…


Originally published at https://nooor.io on December 22, 2020.

I bet you’ve been thinking of bitcoin recently. You may have even considered buying or selling some, if not already. Probably, you also know that the most popular go-to place to trade crypto is an exchange. But you can get burned if you don’t know what you’re doing. There’s a risk of theft, scam, or excessive fees. There are more than 30,000 crypto exchanges out there. How to know which one is the best?

Where to Buy Bitcoin?

First, there are several types of exchanges-centralized, decentralized, and peer-to-peer (P2P) marketplaces.

A centralized exchange acts as a…


We know you’ve missed our Nooor talks! So here we are with another interview with one of the most remarkable members of the blockchain industry — Jim Ballingal. Jim is a good friend of Nooor and was one of our speakers during ChainPoint 19. No more details here; continue reading to know who Jim is, what his background is, about his projects, and more!

1. Tell our community about yourself, your professional experience, and how you have entered the blockchain space?

I am the Executive Director for The Initiative for CryptoCurrencies and Contracts (IC3). IC3 is by far the world’s leading academic initiative devoted to blockchain research — with seventeen faculty spanning nine campuses at top universities…


The world develops at a very fast pace. Technology does too. We are sure you’ve heard a lot about blockchain recently. But what is all that buzz about? Does blockchain really have any good to do to the world? Or is it just a hype that will pass some time later? Should you start investigating that field or not?

The short answer will be: no, blockchain is not just hype and is totally worth learning. …


A number of new opportunities are arising for software developers as the blockchain technology and its numerous applications are getting more and more popular. One of the leading job positions in the industry is the blockchain developer. Yet due to being such a unique profession, the position is not as defined as other tech positions that have been in the market for many years. That is because any software engineer that is capable of working with blockchain technologies can be considered as a blockchain developer.

In recent years, blockchain has become a very desirable skill. Moreover, it is the most…

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