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Learn more about blockchain, cryptocurrencies, and wallets here. Guarda team has collected the most relevant data for crypto newcomers as well as for advanced users.

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Blockchain

What are Atomic Swaps?

What are Atomic Swaps?

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 is Decentralized Finance (DeFi)?

What is Decentralized Finance (DeFi)?

The main goal of Decentralized Finance is to create an open, free, and transparent ecosystem of financial services that is available to everyone and not controlled by a centralized government. Throughout Defi projects, users take full control of their assets and interact with the ecosystem through peer-to-peer (P2P) decentralized applications (dApps).

5 min
Softforks and Hardforks

Softforks and Hardforks

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

6 min

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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
Consensus algorithms

Consensus algorithms

The consensus is very important in all spheres of our lives, using it, the parties involved are willing to make decisions on important issues.

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

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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
How to Prevent Your Crypto Wallet From Being Hacked

How to Prevent Your Crypto Wallet From Being Hacked

Nowadays, cryptocurrency is showing up in numerous industries. Though we cannot tell anything for sure, the latest predictions of crypto experts sound rather optimistically: in the nearest future we’ll be able to pay in crypto for the groceries, enjoy our favourite online games on the websites like PartyCasino and even complete tax payments with cryptocurrency.

5 min
Double Spending problem

Double Spending problem

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

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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 is TRON Bandwidth Points?

What is 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

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