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?
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.
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 […]
MinerGate mining pool is going off-chain, outsourcing their withdrawal infrastructure in order to focus solely on their core business, which is mining. The adoption of off-chain microtransaction technology will modernize the company’s service, introducing fast, free, and easy transaction execution. Users will benefit from new features: Free and instant withdrawals to your automatically created Freewallet […]
We know more about celebrities today than ever before thanks to social media. Be it actors or athletes, musicians or tech gurus, we all have our favorites just a click away. What you may not know is that some celebrities have jumped on the cryptocurrency train, and have been actively promoting them. The number of […]
Many big companies like IBM, Microsoft, and Coca-Cola have announced interesting blockchain projects using this decentralized ledger technology. So now, both large companies and individuals alike are inspired by blockchain technology. Novice developers are intrigued by how this new technology will further their life’s passions while companies attempt to fill the voids and flaws of […]
The Lightning Network or “Lightning” is basically a payment protocol that runs atop a blockchain (primarily for Bitcoin network), and is added as a kind of the second layer in order to process more transactions and eliminate mining fees. It does so by settling a transaction before it’s published on the blockchain. The reason for […]
Introduction to DApps You’ve likely seen the news of many Fortune 100 companies looking into Decentralized Applications, otherwise known as DApps. Why are developers of so many top companies suddenly excited about DApps? Well, they are based on the blockchain technology, which provides the infrastructure for a new and innovative market of decentralized, open, and […]
Either very clever or extremely risky and possibly both is the phrase which instantly springs to mind with the concept “National” cryptocurrency. Clever for Governments to seek to “own” the blockchain space and potential uses, and extremely risky due to the overall volatility in the market and the sophistication of key players to manipulate it. […]