Blockchain Guides

Blockchain, often referred to as “the record-keeping technology behind Bitcoin”, is defined as a distributed, decentralized public ledger. In this section, we’d like to show that blockchain technology is actually easier to understand than that definition sounds. Check out our comprehensive guides on different types of blockchains to learn all the ins and outs of this innovative tech.

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What Is Decentralized Finance (DeFi)?

What Is Decentralized Finance (DeFi)?

By September 18th, 2019

There are a lot of talks that today the traditional centralized finance system can’t satisfy all the currently existing demands. But are there any other options? In this guide, we will tell you about DeFi, its decentralized counterpart.

What Are Smart Contracts?

What Are Smart Contracts?

By August 23rd, 2019

As you can hear about smart contracts practically everywhere today, this guide will help you to better understand their nature and their role in transforming many processes.

What is Blockchain Technology?

What is Blockchain Technology?

By March 23rd, 2018

The blockchain technology can simply be explained as a decentralized open ledger system of adding, verifying and then recording transactions between peers in a transparent, efficient and irreversible manner.

What is Open Ledger?

What is Open Ledger?

By December 18th, 2015

A group of the major fintech industry players are working on a new version of the blockchain technology as part of the Open Ledger Project.

What is SHA-256?

What is SHA-256?

By August 28th, 2014

SHA-2 (Secure Hash Algorithm) – is a set of cryptographic algorithms – single-aimed hash functions including SHA-224, SHA-256, SHA-384 and SHA-512.

What is Scrypt in Cryptography?

What is Scrypt in Cryptography?

By March 25th, 2014

Scrypt is an adaptive cryptographic function of key generation based on the password. It was invented by Colin Percival for the online service for protected storage of back up copies of Unix like operating systems in 2008.