What is Lisk? | The Ultimate Beginner’s Guide

By John Becker | May 22, 2018 | 0 Comments

Lisk is a blockchain application platform designed to provide developers with easy to use tools with which to build and maintain their own decentralized applications (DApps). Based on the Lisk blockchain network and LSK tokens, Lisk users can create and distribute their own modular sidechains that act as fully independent and customizable blockchains, including support…

Kraken vs GDAX | Detailed Comparison of Two Fiat Exchanges

By Cindy Huynh | May 16, 2018 | 0 Comments

Kraken and GDAX (Global Digital Assets Exchange) are popular, well trusted, and secure cryptocurrency exchanges aimed at experienced traders. Both of these San Francisco-based exchanges accept fiat currencies, but are separated by their numbers of supported cryptocurrencies: GDAX only lists 4 of the most popular cryptocurrencies, while Kraken offers trading for more than 15 cryptocurrencies.…

GDAX vs Bittrex | What Separates These Two Exchanges

By Trent Rhode | May 14, 2018 | 0 Comments

Bittrex and GDAX are two of the most popular and trusted cryptocurrency exchanges in the industry. Both platforms been around for a relatively long time for crypto exchanges¬†and have thus far proven themselves to be secure, high liquidity options to acquire cryptocurrency. However, the two U.S. based exchanges are often used for different, complimentary purposes.…

Blockchain Consensus Mechanisms | A Beginner’s Guide

By Trent Rhode | May 11, 2018 | 0 Comments

A blockchain is a decentralized peer-to-peer network that stores append-only (add to the end of) data and verifies the integrity of that information across the network. Collectively validating the accuracy of said data (reaching consensus) is one of the defining features of a blockchain. The idea of a blockchain goes back to at least the…

What is Qtum? | The Ultimate Beginner’s Guide

By Joe S. | May 9, 2018 | 0 Comments

Qtum (pronounced “quantum”) is a cryptocurrency and smart contract platform that combines what Qtum developers see as the best parts of Bitcoin and Ethereum, to create a superior solution for industrial scale businesses. Founded in 2016 by Patrick Dai of the Singapore-based Qtum Foundation, Qtum raised $16.6M in two rounds of a crowdfunding ICO in…

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