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.
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.
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 […]
There is no doubt that mining is the backbone of every cryptocurrency. Whether it is on a mobile phone, ASIC, or hardware in the Cloud, it is these computations, big or small, that make the transactions of users possible. Here is an up-to-date review of the CryptoNote mining scene.
There have been many algorithms discussed and proposed over the years in the cryptocurrency space. There are many arguments for and against each Proof-of-Work algorithm, however, we’ll discuss two most widely known of them – CryptoNight and EquiHash.
This year has been an eventful year for forks. We have seen excitement build over and over again as a barrage of forks came our way from every corner of the cryptocurrency community. Monero, in particular, saw no less than 5 forks in just a few past months. Here we will look forward to the […]
The words “blockchain” and “distributed ledger technology” sounds like synonyms for most people. Only a few can tell the distinction between this two terms. But DLT is not equal to the blockchain, even though they have so much in common.
You may have seen ZCash, known to miners and exchanges as ZEC, while looking through the list of mineable coins on MinerGate. So what is ZCash and why should you mine it?
Digital currencies are still continuing to sweep the world and establish new financial paradigms for our changing lives. There is no doubt that the future of money lies in this new, decentralized ledger-based system.
Digital collectibles games have been around for years, even though they were often hard to trade, and almost impossible to transfer between games. Coin based games have been around since before 2014 though dwarfed by PC and game console communities. Collectible games have been the foundation for the concept of earning “coin” to pay for […]
To continue where we left off in the previous part, this part delves further deeper into the various consensus mechanisms that have been making a lot of news lately and are being proven as worthy successors to the consensus problem. These algorithms have worked really well in theory but are yet to be adopted into […]