Category: Fundamentals

ZK-Snarks Guide

What is zk-SNARKs? An Introduction to this Privacy Protocol

In the blockchain world, privacy is becoming increasingly more important. When someone tells you that bitcoin is anonymous, this is an inherently false claim. This is because blockchains are by their very nature fully open and transparent. So while each...

/ January 17, 2018 / 0 Comments
Winklevoss Twins Profile

Crypto Profiles: The Winklevoss Twins, Gemini Exchange Founders

Cameron Winklevoss and Tyler Winklevoss, universally known and referred to as the Winklevoss Twins, have taken an unusual road towards achieving their fame. Few can include on their resumes that they are Olympians, Harvard Graduates, and Bitcoin billionaires, but those...

/ January 16, 2018 / 0 Comments
Cryptocurrency Predictions 2018

Cryptocurrency Predictions For 2018: What To Watch Out For

2017 was seemingly a breakthrough year for the cryptocurrency ecosystem, as the surging bitcoin price brought droves of new investors into the space. Now, everyone's wondering what's next. Will 2018 be an even more explosive year than 2017 when it...

/ January 15, 2018 / 2 Comments
Masternodes Guide

What are Masternodes? Complete Beginner’s Guide

As mega investor Warren Buffet once said, "If you don't find a way to make money while you sleep, you will work until you die." And whether you love that quote or hate it, when it comes to the cryptocurrency...

/ January 11, 2018 / 0 Comments
COSS Exchange Review

Beginner’s Guide to COSS: Complete Review

COSS.io, otherwise known as the "Crypto One-stop Solution," is a newer cryptocurrency exchange that goes far beyond the normal contours of your regular, vanilla crypto exchanges. That's because COSS is not only an exchange; it's also a payment gateway for...

/ January 10, 2018 / 2 Comments
Atomic Swaps

What Are Atomic Swaps? Our Guide to a Revolution in Decentralization

One of the major themes in the cryptocurrency ecosystem's beginning decade has been the bottleneck pains of having to resort to a small array of centralized exchanges in the early, unregulated space in order to trade in cryptos. Indeed, the...

/ January 10, 2018 / 0 Comments
BitConnect Ponzi Scheme

BitConnect – Is it A Ponzi Scheme?

2017 turned out to be a very important year for the cryptocurrency world. Not all developments, however, were positive ones. Last year saw many large Ponzi scheme‘s come and go. But none of them even hold a candle to the...

/ January 9, 2018 / 0 Comments
Vitalik Buterin Profile

Crypto Profiles: Vitalik Buterin, Creator of Ethereum

Journalist. Publisher, Scholar. Digital currency creator. These are some of the many labels that can be applied to Ethereum’s designer and lead researcher, Vitalik Buterin. A multifaceted individual, he has been involved in the crypto community for nearly seven years,...

/ January 9, 2018 / 0 Comments
Cointal Review

Beginner’s Guide to Cointal: Multi-Currency Peer-to-Peer Exchange

Cointal takes a new approach to the world of cryptocurrency exchanges by cutting out the middleman and offering a peer-to-peer marketplace. In fact, the approach is so new that this is the very first peer-to-peer Ethereum and Ripple marketplace. The...

/ January 8, 2018 / 0 Comments
Solidity Guide

What is Solidity? Our Guide to the Language of Ethereum Smart Contracts

When you think of Ethereum, you probably think of its powerful smart contract system. For those who don’t know, smart contracts are essentially programs that exist on the Ethereum blockchain. They perform various tasks such as sending or receiving Ether...

/ January 8, 2018 / 1 Comment