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NFT: reality, or hype?

All About NFTs If you keep up with blockchain and the wider tech industry then you’ve likely heard the term ‘NFT’ being thrown around these days. Every other day, there is some headline about an NFT being sold for a large...
Review of the HardFork of Ethereum

Review of the HardFork of Ethereum

The cryptocurrency industry is constantly changing and this is particularly true of the blockchains behind top tokens like bitcoin and ether. Bitcoin, for example, has seen several hard forks that have led to the creation of bitcoin cash and bitcoin SV. Now that the...

Iranian Government Seizes Crypto Mining Equipment

Iranian Government Seizes Crypto Mining Equipment

The Iranian government has historically had a complicated relationship with cryptocurrency. A few years ago, the government threatened that crypto miners would be cut off entirely from the national grid after it was found out that several miners were tapping into the...

Ethereum Soars to New All-time High

Ethereum Soars to New All-time High

Ethereum fans have had reason to celebrate over the last week as the popular altcoin has soared to a new all-time price high. As of May 6, 2021, the all-time price of Ethereum is almost $3,500 which represents an increase of around 300% since the beginning of 2021,...

The Beginner’s guide

How to avoid cryptomarketing scams?

This article is complementary to previous articles related to ICOs. Now that you understand the ICO system, you will now know the different scams that "everyone else" is likely to fall into. Indeed, the crypto-currency...

Lightning Network explained

"Bitcoin makes all banks look ridiculous!" This is a sentence I hear too often! Indeed, there are still many steps take before convincing our people to replace traditional currencies in order to benefit from the advantages...

What is a cryptocurrency?

When you return from a tropical holiday, do you also regret finding yourself with extra tickets that you cannot exchange? Because of the expensive costs associated with the exchange rate and the commissions charged during...

Fibonacci retracements

Leonardo FIBONACCI was an Italian mathematician who lived in the 12th and 13th centuries ((1175 - 1250). He is known to have highlighted the famous Fibonacci sequence. The sequence of fibonacci numbers is, after 0 and 1, a...

How Blockchain Technology Contributes to the Financial Sectors

The existence and democratization of Blockchain technology recently made a lot of noise. The first cryptocurrency of its kind, Bitcoin, officially launched in 2009, has enabled a large-scale democratization of the...

Most General Types of Blockchain Consensus Mechanism: PoW and PoS

Blockchain is probably something familiar to you, especially you may know it was first applied to the cryptocurrency. All you know about blockchain is about the technology underlining the creation of cryptocurrency, as a...
The history behind Bitcoin & Blockchain

The history behind Bitcoin & Blockchain

The origin of the phenomenon: It all began with the 2008 subprime crisis in the US. These real estate loans appeared in the 2000s in the United States and were intended for people who were not eligible for a traditional real estate loan. But financial institutions and...

The different types of Blockchain

The different types of Blockchain

I often hear, wrongly, that the controversial Ripple (XRP) is a centralized crypto-currency because of its blockchain. We are far from the truth ! To fully understand the different existing Blockchain architectures (we will only talk about the main ones here), I...

The Ethereum Blockchain

The Ethereum Blockchain

The functionalities of the Bitcoin blockchain, although revolutionary, are limited because they reside solely in the exchange of value as we will detail in the next chapter. Following this reflection, a young 19-year-old computer programming prodigy, Vitalik Butterin...

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