Blockchain Technology Definition & News

Blockchain is a distributed ledger technology, where data is immutable, the network is built on the principles of decentralization and cryptography. Read recent news about blockchain technology use cases and future projects in our blog.

The community aspect of Grincoin

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The community aspect of Grincoin

The community is an essential part of blockchain networks. It’s pretty obvious because there will be no decentralized projects without people to support such a structure. That’s why along with technical development, cryptocurrency projects should carry on the community management. It always starts with the idea. There are dozens of blockchains and cryptocoins today, so […]

About Monero (XMR) hardfork

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All you need to know about the Monero update

Dear miners! MinerGate is pleased to inform you, that our developers’ team is working on the preparations for the upcoming hard forks in Monero (XMR) network, which is planned on March 9, 2019. The list of changes and improvements of the update could be found in official XMR sources. MinerGate will fully support the hard […]

All you need to know about PoW-based mining algorithms

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All you need to know about PoW-based mining algorithms

For the past 10 years since Bitcoin was introduced to the world, people all around the globe have more or less got used to some classic model of cryptocurrency existence. Cryptocurrency is a reward method for maintaining the work of the blockchain network. Blockchain network is a decentralized ledger. Maintaining the blockchain along with obtaining […]

Story of the coin: Bytecoin

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Story of the coin: Bytecoin

Bytecoin is a cryptocurrency that was first to implement the CryptoNote protocol. Bytecoin made a significant impact on the cryptocurrency industry and remains to be one of the most popular coins on the market to this day. Bytecoin became a base for multiple forks, some of which are Monero, AEON, and Fantomcoin.

Top-4 blockchain trends in 2018

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For a long time blockchain was considered only to be a driving technology behind cryptocurrency. However, the modern approach to the blockchain is constantly widening for the last several years and covers more and more enterprise fields. Current blockchain development trends are some of the most promising for IT and FinTech industries that provide them […]

Smart Contracts in Blockchain Explained

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Smart Contracts in Blockchain Explained

Smart contracts is a feature that is mentioned in almost every blockchain-related discussion. Indeed, the technology turned out to be extremely handy for many influential institutions and is widely considered to be the future of day to day transactions. However, it still produces a certain amount of confusion. In this article, we will tell everything […]

Dead coins: How to make profit on them?

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Dead coins: How to make profit on them?

Dead coins are an actual burden for the cryptocurrency community. Not only do they result in substantial losses for miners and traders but they also leave a mark of unstable and fraudulent nature on the whole blockchain industry. The blockchain developers are precisely the people to deal with such issues, so they already came up […]

Crypto Opportunities for Developing Countries

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Crypto Opportunities for Developing Countries

One of the latest trends for cryptocurrency and blockchain developers is making projects aimed at so-called developing countries. Limited access to the traditional banking system makes these markets favourable for the further development of various blockchain projects, which could improve conditions of life for many people there.

Stablecoins: what are they and what perspectives they have?

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Stablecoins: what are they and what perspectives they have?

Cryptocurrencies, as we all know, are not secured with some stable assets, however, they’ve got a value and an exchange rate against the U.S. Dollar, which is accepted as a worldwide common currency. That makes them volatile and inconvenient for daily transactions. The adoption of stablecoins comes up as a necessity as the decentralized economy […]