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Blockchain

What is Binance Smart Chain?

What is Binance Smart Chain?

Binance Smart Chain (BSC) is a blockchain that runs in parallel with the Binance Chain. Unlike Binance Chain, BSC has smart contract functionality and compatibility with the Ethereum Virtual Machine (EVM). Binance Smart Chain is based on a system with up to 21 Proof-of-Stake-Authority (PoSA) consensus validators, that requires minimal block validation time and offers much lower fees.

9 min
Who are WallStreetBets, Elon Musk, and what is the crypto meme?

Who are WallStreetBets, Elon Musk, and what is the crypto meme?

Low-income retail investors, hedge funds, institutions, corporations, commissions, and panicked brokers; you might expect to find these terms in the script for a new Hollywood movie such as The Big Short or The Wolf of Wall Street.

6 min
How to stake Ethereum on Guarda?

How to stake Ethereum on Guarda?

Guarda Wallet launched its own ETH staking pool. Now, to receive rewards for ETH staking you don't need to stake 32 ETH - with Guarda ETH staking pool you can start earning rewards with only 0.1 ETH.

5 min

Crypto

XinFin (XDC) Cryptocurrency Review

XinFin (XDC) Cryptocurrency Review

Thanks to the capacity to transfer value across borders at a short time period and cost of legacy systems, smart contract blockchains have long been considered to be a disruptive technology for the financial industry. However, with most modern blockchain networks currently overburdened and have high fees, their opportunities are limited. Nevertheless, several high-efficiency platforms have emerged in recent years, looking to increase this potential.

9 min
Decred (DCR) cryptocurrency review 2022.

Decred (DCR) cryptocurrency review 2022.

Decred is a cryptocurrency based on Bitcoin's source code (with some modifications) to regulate and reward users who contribute in the blockchain development, and to participate in users’ decisions and changes in the blockchain.

8 min
Near (NEAR) coin review 2022

Near (NEAR) coin review 2022

Near coin review article. Read it to learn about Near blockchain details, coin history, how to use NEAR, and where to manage it.

6 min

Tutorials

Bitcoin ATM – option to top up your wallet without online banking

Bitcoin ATM – option to top up your wallet without online banking

They bring the handiness of cash operations into fiat-to-crypto operations. Most of them are used to purchase crypto while some can sell it for cash while staying within the legal limits of your country.

5 min
What is a crypto loan?

What is a crypto loan?

If for whatever reason you need to get fiat but you do not want to exchange your crypto as you are sure that it will continue to rise, you can Borrow USDT or USDC on Guarda and leave your crypto as a collateral

8 min
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

Security

Cryptocurrency Scams: Tips from Guarda to save your funds

Cryptocurrency Scams: Tips from Guarda to save your funds

As the use of bitcoins and other cryptocurrencies becomes more and more adopted, scams targeting these currencies have also spread.In this article, we explain how not to fall victim to all common types of scams and detail the most dangerous ones, so you know how to avoid them.

15 min
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

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