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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 Zcash (ZEC)?

What Is Zcash (ZEC)?

By July 30th, 2021

This guide focuses on the Zcash token, its core features, use cases, and the technology that the virtual currency employs. It also highlights Zcash’s advantages over the most popular digital asset, Bitcoin (BTC).

What Is Telcoin (TEL)?

What Is Telcoin (TEL)?

By July 27th, 2021

The guide deals with Telcoin – an alternative to what is currently obtainable. It gives users the opportunity to send remittance payments across the world in the fastest possible time at the cheapest possible fee.

What Is Huobi Token (HT)?

What Is Huobi Token (HT)?

By July 25th, 2021

As cryptocurrency exchange companies are considering it necessary to launch their own tokens, it is important that crypto users get familiar with these coins before making investment decisions. Here is a guide on a leading crypto exchange native token, Huobi Token.

What Is Decred (DCR) Protocol?

What Is Decred (DCR) Protocol?

By July 25th, 2021

Many compare Decred and Bitcoin owing to their features and store of value. However, Decred is unique due to its core principles and functioning features. Find out more in the guide below.

What Is Harmony (ONE)?

What Is Harmony (ONE)?

By July 25th, 2021

The growth of the DeFi ecosystem has been on a consistent rise as new innovations seem to be making the community more interesting for enthusiasts. Here is a guide on a scalability-focused blockchain project Harmony (ONE).

What Is Siacoin (SC)?

What Is Siacoin (SC)?

By July 25th, 2021

The guide gives you a clear understanding of the functioning of Siacoin (SC) – one of the biggest P2P cloud storage platforms with a marketplace for cloud services.

What Is Bitcoin SV (BSV)?

What Is Bitcoin SV (BSV)?

By July 24th, 2021

Bitcoin SV (BSV) appeared as a hard fork of Bitcoin Cash in 2018 with a view to become more technologically advanced regarding the continuation of the original Bitcoin protocol. The guide will help you to understand what is BSV and why it is more useful for businesses.

What Is Neo (NEO) Token?

What Is Neo (NEO) Token?

By July 24th, 2021

The crypto space often faces certain regulatory backlashes. However, some cryptocurrencies have proven to be a hedge over most loopholes. Neo is one of such regulatory-friendly cryptocurrencies operating a smart economic system. Here is all you need to know about Neo.

What Is AMP (AMP) Protocol?

What Is AMP (AMP) Protocol?

By July 13th, 2021

Amp protocol has become the first project that provided staking collateral and maintaining custody for their assets for the network users. Find out more about it in this guide.

What Is Tezos (XTZ) Protocol?

What Is Tezos (XTZ) Protocol?

By July 12th, 2021

The guide provides all you need to know about Tezos – an open-source, self-amending cryptographic ledger platform allowing smart contracts and developing dApps on its advanced platform.

What Is Cardano (ADA)?

What Is Cardano (ADA)?

By July 12th, 2021

The guide provides a complete picture of Cardano, Ethereum’s rival that brings a new standard in technology, open and inclusive, to challenge the old and activate a new age of sustainable, globally distributed innovation.

What Is Klaytn (KLAY)?

What Is Klaytn (KLAY)?

By July 12th, 2021

There are thousands of cryptocurrencies in the market, hence the challenges with understanding the underlying technologies with each of them are inevitable. As such, we bring to you a vivid review of a business-oriented blockchain-based project Klaytn.

What Is Iota (MIOTA) Coin?

What Is Iota (MIOTA) Coin?

By July 3rd, 2021

To enlighten our readers on certain underlying crypto technologies, this guide brings a vivid review of a very efficient instrument and a backbone to IoT that records the exchange of machine-to-machine transactions, Iota.

What Is LEOcoin (LC4)?

What Is LEOcoin (LC4)?

By July 2nd, 2021

Providing innovative new facilities to increase privacy and security, LEOcoin is now in a league of its own, being a better alternative as it comes with lots of benefits for your business. Here, we explain how it sets the standard for the future of digital currency.

What Is Mdex (MDX) Token?

What Is Mdex (MDX) Token?

By June 30th, 2021

The guide provides details on Mdex, which is the optimal way to create cross-chain compatibility between leading chains to create a composite DEX ecosystem. Find out more about its benefits here.

What Is Algorand (ALGO)?

What Is Algorand (ALGO)?

By June 21st, 2021

Algorand’s unique features remove the technical barriers that for years undermined mainstream blockchain adoption. These features are decentralization, scalability, and security. The guide explains how the platform has achieved that.

What Is Kusama (KSM) Protocol?

What Is Kusama (KSM) Protocol?

By June 19th, 2021

Kusama, often called “Polkadot’s Canary network”, is designed to facilitate an audit system for Polkadot. Here’s a guide to deeply understand all that Kusama entails and its relevance in the industry.

What Is VeChain (VET)?

What Is VeChain (VET)?

By June 19th, 2021

The guide provides a full description of the VeChain platform that offers a blockchain solution to businesses while building a trust-free and distributed business ecosystem to enable transparent information flow, efficient collaboration, and high-speed value transfer.

What Is Bitcoin Taproot?

What Is Bitcoin Taproot?

By June 19th, 2021

The crypto industry is not easy to comprehend, considering some unfamiliar terms enthusiasts come across. In a bid to share better understanding of some of these terms, we have provided a guide to help understand all there is to know about “Bitcoin Taproot”, a proposed Bitcoin upgrade.

What Is Vega (VEGA) Token?

What Is Vega (VEGA) Token?

By June 19th, 2021

The guide gives a clear picture of Vega Protocol that strives to be one of the core infrastructures of decentralized finance, just like Ethereum. It aims to build tools that guarantee the freedom to trade and make that freedom accessible to anyone on earth.

What Is Solana (SOL) Coin?

What Is Solana (SOL) Coin?

By June 6th, 2021

Solana is a permissionless, high-performance blockchain that offers scalable, fast, and decentralized marketplaces and apps. Here you will find everything you need to know about this protocol.

What Is Cook Protocol (COOK)?

What Is Cook Protocol (COOK)?

By June 4th, 2021

Here is everything you need to know about Cook Protocol – a transparent and secured platform for DeFi democratization that offers investors access to secured and liquidized funds.

What Is Student Coin (STC)?

What Is Student Coin (STC)?

By June 4th, 2021

Student Coin is a platform where students and educational organizations can develop their own tokens and provides a comprehensive collection of tools and products that make blockchain adoption in the educational section faster. The guide explains how STC does it.

What Is Ethereum’s ‘Difficulty Bomb’?

What Is Ethereum’s ‘Difficulty Bomb’?

By May 26th, 2021

Here, we provide a guideline on the Difficulty Bomb – one of the features integrated into Ethereum that describes the increasingly difficult levels of the mining algorithm which miners need to solve to get rewards on the blockchain.

What Is XinFin Network and XDC Token?

What Is XinFin Network and XDC Token?

By May 25th, 2021

The guide is ensuring a deeper understanding of XinFin Network – a platform that aims to solve most of the problems that blockchain networks are experiencing at the moment and focuses on social development goals. 

What Is Polygon (MATIC)?

What Is Polygon (MATIC)?

By May 16th, 2021

With the guide, you will get a clear understanding of the Polygon (MATIC) network that has ambitions of alleviating the problems of the Ethereum network whilst also promoting true and routine blockchain interoperability.

What Is MakerDAO’s DAI Stablecoin?

What Is MakerDAO’s DAI Stablecoin?

By May 8th, 2021

DAI stablecoin launched as a result of the need to create a cryptocurrency with a stable value independent from the traditional market. The guide provides details on its functioning and use cases.

What Is TerraUSD (UST) Stablecoin?

What Is TerraUSD (UST) Stablecoin?

By May 4th, 2021

TerraUSD (UST) appeared as a stablecoin that intends to benefit users and the community at large. The guide provides detailed description of the coin and explains the advantages of UST over alternative stablecoins.

What Is Chia Network (CHIA)?

What Is Chia Network (CHIA)?

By April 28th, 2021

Have you heard of Chia Network – the protocol that is doubling down on Bitcoin, adopting its core principles, and implementing the new technology? Here you will find everything you need to know about it.

Introduction to Cosmos Network and Its ATOM Token

Introduction to Cosmos Network and Its ATOM Token

By March 28th, 2021

The guide provides an explanation of the Cosmos network that aims to solve the typical scalability issues, provide a marketplace for the outstanding number of networks in the space, and lay down a more beneficial protocol for the community with a unique and scalable network for blockchains.

What Is PancakeSwap (CAKE)?

What Is PancakeSwap (CAKE)?

By March 24th, 2021

The guide provides an explanation on PancakeSwap (CAKE) – BSC-based DEX that facilitates the trading of BEP-20 tokens and implements AMM.

What Is THORChain and Its RUNE Token?

What Is THORChain and Its RUNE Token?

By March 13th, 2021

Here you will find all you need to know about THORChain – an independent crypto network that aims to enable the exchange of assets across disparate blockchain networks in a non-custodial manner.

What Is Universal Market Access (UMA)?

What Is Universal Market Access (UMA)?

By March 13th, 2021

The guide deals with Universal Market Access (UMA) protocol – an open-source infrastructure that allows DeFi developers to create their synthetic tokens and derivatives in the Ethereum network that can keep track of any asset’s prices.

What Is Fantom (FTM)?

What Is Fantom (FTM)?

By March 9th, 2021

The guide provides everything you might need to know about Fantom – a fast, high-throughput open-source smart contract platform for digital assets and dApps.

What is SushiSwap (SUSHI)?

What is SushiSwap (SUSHI)?

By March 1st, 2021

The guide deals with a novel liquidity pool platform SushiSwap, which is an Ethereum-based decentralized exchange (DEX) with an Automated Market Making system (AMM).

What Is Avalanche (AVAX) Token?

What Is Avalanche (AVAX) Token?

By March 1st, 2021

Some users call Avalanche the “Internet of Finance”. In essence, the platform serves as the meeting point of the traditional market and the decentralized applications.

What Is Compound (COMP)?

What Is Compound (COMP)?

By February 9th, 2021

Despite being criticized for not being fully decentralized, Compound has offered several advantages for users in the crypto and DeFi space. Therefore, it is often referred to as a “crypto-economic miracle”.

What Is Cryptojacking?

What Is Cryptojacking?

By January 19th, 2021

Cryptojacking in recent times has become widespread as hackers are getting more sophisticated in their attacks. Read this guide to learn what it is and how you can detect it.

What Is Non-Fungible Token?

What Is Non-Fungible Token?

By December 28th, 2020

The NFT industry has grown from a market cap of $30 million in 2017 to over $300 million by 2020. This guide will help you to learn more about non-fungible tokens.

What is DeFi Lending?

What is DeFi Lending?

By October 4th, 2020

Decentralized Finance is seen by many to have numerous advantages over the traditional finance system, part of it due to DeFi’s unique lending system. In this guide, we’ll tell you all about DeFi Lending.

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.