Arweave is a new type of storage that backs data with sustainable and perpetual endowments, allowing users and developers to truly store data forever — for the very first time.
As a collectively owned hard drive that never forgets, Arweave allows us to remember and preserve valuable information, apps, and history indefinitely. By preserving history, it prevents others from rewriting it.
Can a cryptocurrency be elastic and stable at the same time? Learn how Ampleforth breaks new ground in blockchain.
While asset-backed and crypto-collateralized stablecoins represent a pillar of the digital economy, algorithmically driven assets like Ampleforth are emerging with a more decentralized approach that is less reflective of legacy financial processes. Ampleforth’s AMPL currency maintains price stability with a flexible supply. It achieves this via a process of rebasing — which adjusts the supply of AMPL on a daily basis, providing more price stability than fixed-supply cryptocurrencies.
Providing accurate external data to on-chain environments is essential for creating powerful decentralized apps, platforms, and marketplaces. API3’s dAPIs — decentralized APIs — make real-world data from existing oracle API providers natively compatible with smart contracts, dApps, and blockchain-based applications. Decentralized APIs can be bridged to support practically any blockchain, and exist as a multi-layer, cross-platform oracle solution for supplying data to any decentralized ecosystem that needs it.
Launched in December 2020…
1,000 transactions per second, and five-second finality — how does Algorand do it?
Algorand is an open-source, decentralized blockchain network that leverages a two-tiered structure and a unique variation of the Proof-of-Stake (PoS) consensus mechanism to increase transaction speeds and achieve finality. Algorand’s block rewards are distributed to all ALGO coin holders, offering all ALGO holders an opportunity to earn rewards instead of just block producers.
Algorand is a decentralized network built to solve the…
Bitcoin wallets are programs that allow you to send and receive Bitcoin. However, in order to choose the best wallet for your needs there are a lot of factors to take into account. In this post I’ll cover everything you need to know about wallets and also review the best Bitcoin wallets around.
A Bitcoin wallet is a software program in which Bitcoins are stored. Technically, Bitcoins are not stored anywhere. For every individual who has a balance in a Bitcoin wallet, there is a private key (secret number) corresponding to the Bitcoin address of that wallet. Bitcoin wallets facilitate…
Understanding cryptocurrencies alone can be daunting, and if you’re new to crypto trading, finding the right platform to buy and sell popular assets like Bitcoin, Ethereum, and Litecoin can be another challenge. The foremost concern when trading and purchasing Bitcoin, or other cryptocurrencies, is safety and security. Whether you intend to purchase and hold long term, want to trade frequently, are interested in anonymity or privacy, or simply want ease of use, the following exchanges are the best for any use case you may have.
The main things to look for when choosing an exchange are:
Polkadot is an open-source sharding multichain protocol that facilitates the cross-chain transfer of any data or asset types, not just tokens, thereby making a wide range of blockchains interoperable with each other. This interoperability seeks to establish a fully decentralized and private web, controlled by its users, and simplify the creation of new applications, institutions and services.
That’s the basics of how to buy Polkadot! For a…
Binance Coin (BNB) is a cryptocurrency that can be used to trade and pay fees on the Binance cryptocurrency exchange. The Binance Exchange is the largest cryptocurrency exchange in the world as of January 2018, facilitating more than 1.4 million transactions per second. In this post, I’ll give a brief overview of what BNB is and where you can buy it online.
Cardano is an open-source, decentralized cryptocurrency that began in 2015 and only became available for trading on October 2017. In this post I’ll explain a bit about what Cardano is, its currency (ADA) and how to buy it online.
Here’s how to buy Cardano (ADA):
That’s how to buy Cardano in a nutshell. If you want a deeper explanation of Cardano and the buying process keep on reading, here’s what I’ll cover:
XRP, commonly referred to as Ripple, has been gaining momentum as one of the leading cryptocurrencies around. In this guide I’m going to give you an overview of Ripple Labs, the company behind Ripple, the cryptocurrency XRP, and list the different ways it can be bought online.
How to Buy Ripple Summary XRP, Ripple’s cryptocurrency, can be bought in the following way:
Keep in mind that every Ripple wallet requires an initial 20 XRP deposit to prevent…