Taking the Cryptic out of Crypto.

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Posted: 01/02/2019 | 2 min read

What Is Airdrop?

Airdrops can be defined as the process whereby a cryptocurrency company distributes cryptocurrency tokens to the wallets of some users free of charge. ...

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ICO’s (Initial Coin Offerings)

You’re probably familiar with Initial Public Offerings or IPOs, but since we’re in the crypto world let’s explore Initial Coin Offering or ICOs. ICOs are the offering of...

Posted: 25/01/2019 | 2 min read

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Mining For Crypto Gold

Cryptocurrency mining celebrates its 10th year of existence this year. What is mining though? It's somewhat misunderstood as the process of "finding coins", but it's more comp...

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What Is Ripple?

The name Ripple is gaining a lot of traction in the cryptocurrency world. It promises to fulfill transactions incredibly fast with minimal cost has caught the attention of som...

Posted: 11/01/2019 | 2 min read

Compare Public And Private Blockchains

Ultimately, the difference between a public and private blockchain network boils down to who is allowed to participate. This can be crucial based on the scale of the project ...

Posted: 03/01/2019 | 2 min read

What Are Utility Tokens?

You may have noticed a lot of cryptocurrencies popping up in the last year, but did you know the word cryptocurrency refers to both coins and tokens?...

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Posted: 17/12/2018 | 3 min read

What Caused The Bitcoin Cash Hard Fork

In 200 CE, merchants across the ancient trade routes of the Silk Road were willing to accept a variety of coins. From Roman Emperors to Eastern Gods, these coins had....

Posted: 14/12/2018 | 2 min read

What Is Ethereum?

No question about it, as far as technological advancement is concerned, we have left our ancestors in the dust. It’s almost comical to think about what someone from the 1800...

Posted: 11/12/2018 | 2 min read

Decentralized Applications (DApp’s)

DApps or decentralized applications are a revolutionary use of blockchain technology. Essentially, Dapps utilize a peer to peer (p2p) distributed ledger network to establish a...

Posted: 07/12/2018 | 3 min read

What are Smart Contracts?

Smart Contracts are digitally binding contracts between two or more parties that do not require a central authority for enforcement. Simply put the clauses of any contract con...

Posted: 03/12/2018 | 2 min read

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Mobile Bitcoin Wallets: Bitcoin on the Go!

The ability to securely store digital assets is pivotal for Bitcoin. Digital wallets store your cryptocurrency like a physical wallet stores cash. The most secure wallets are....

Posted: 20/07/2018 | 2 min read

What Is A Cold Wallet?

You can think of cold wallets as a safe and secure way to store your cryptocurrency similar to the way that your real-life wallet stores your Canadian dollars and coins.....

Posted: 18/07/2018 | 2 min read

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What Is A Cryptocurrency Anyway?

Cryptocurrency is sort of an alias - it doesn’t actually mean “a currency that is cryptographic.” Simply put, it is a digital currency. Not tied to any single country's ...

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