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Blockchain

Bitcoin Cash Split 2020 | BCH Hardfork

Bitcoin Cash Split 2020 | BCH Hardfork

In order to avoid losing funds, you can split your address Guarda BCH Split functionality and automatically get two separate addresses with current balances.

5 min
What are Atomic Swaps & Why do we need them?

What are Atomic Swaps & Why do we need them?

Atomic swaps can be implemented both on-chain - between two blockchains, and off-chain - outside the blockchain. The concept of cross-chain trading is innovative. Daniel Larimer introduced the P2PTradeX protocol considered to be the first prototype of the atomic swap in 2012. The communities of Bitcoin, Litecoin, Komodo, and Decred have played a significant role in the development and growth of this technology.

7 min
What are softforks and hardforks?

What are softforks and hardforks?

In the field of cryptocurrencies, hardforks and softforks are in the focus of considerable discussion among community and investors.

6 min

Crypto

What is Binance DEX?

What is Binance DEX?

A decentralized exchange is an exchange that operates on the basis of a distributed ledger, does not store users' funds and personal data on its servers, and acts as a simple search mechanism for orders to buy or sell user assets. Trading on such platforms takes place directly between participants without third parties.

5 min
Types of Consensus Algorithms

Types of Consensus Algorithms

Blockchain projects are decentralized and do not have any central authority within the network so consensus algorithms are important for them.

7 min
What are stablecoins?

What are stablecoins?

If you observe the dynamics of even the most popular cryptocurrencies like Bitcoin or Ethereum, it quickly becomes obvious how volatile they are. The main goal of stablecoins is to provide a consistent value over time.

9 min

Tutorials

What is the Internet of Things?

What is the Internet of Things?

IoT is a class of digital devices that can interact and monitor the environment, report status, receive instructions, and act on the information received. IoT technology is the interconnected network of physical devices, objects, and sensors (for example, thermostats, heart-rate monitors, and home security systems) that communicate with computers and other devices through the Internet.

7 min
Deep Dive Into Cryptocurrency Wallets

Deep Dive Into Cryptocurrency Wallets

So, we have decided that it is a good time to revise Crypto 101. Relax, make yourself some tea and remember about the heroes keeping your cryptocurrency safe — the wallets.

10 min
What are TRON Bandwidth Points?

What are TRON Bandwidth Points?

TRON, while similar to the Ethereum network, offers some new features. To ensure sleek network operation, and no delays on transaction confirmation, the TRON network gives everyone a free pool of Bandwidth points for free transactions every 24 hours.

3 min

Security

What is a Digital signature?

What is a Digital signature?

A digital signature is a cryptographic method used to verify the validity and integrity of digital data. It is a digital equivalent of traditional handwritten signatures, with a higher level of complexity and security. Simply put, it is a special code attached to a message or document, acts as proof that the message or document has not been tampered with.

6 min
What is Double-spending?

What is Double-spending?

The primary goal of blockchain technology is to create a reliable and secure digital money system. Before Bitcoin was invented, attempts to design a similar system had already been made, but they were all faced with the problem that transactions could be copied.

3 min
What is 51% Attack

What is 51% Attack

51% attack is a hackers' assault on the blockchain network, where one person or a group of miners, for example, one mining pool can control much of the hashing speed. It can lead to disruption of the network processes as the attacker will have enough hashing power to exclude or change a specific transaction or the order of transactions.

4 min

Defi

How to earn Compound COMP Tokens?

How to earn Compound COMP Tokens?

Compound Finance is a project that algorithmically implements money markets. It allows generating markets where it is possible to lend assets and borrow them.

6 min
How To Earn YFI with Yearn Finance?

How To Earn YFI with Yearn Finance?

The Yearn Finance platform provides the opportunity for crypto holders to participate in Yield Farming by interacting with DeFi-protocols. Farming on a blockchain is similar to the usual planting of seeds in the ground for their multiplication.

10 min
How To Earn UNI On Uniswap

How To Earn UNI On Uniswap

The Yearn Finance platform provides the opportunity for crypto holders to participate in Yield Farming by interacting with DeFi-protocols. Farming on a blockchain is similar to the usual planting of seeds in the ground for their multiplication.

10 min