What is Dash?

What is Dash? It’s a cryptocurrency. At its simplest, Dash is a form digital cash you can send over the internet to a friend or retailer without a middleman like a bank. Dash began its journey in 2014 and is currently the sixth largest cryptocurrency in the world by market cap — behind Bitcoin, Ethereum, Bitcoin Cash, Read More…

What is IOTA?

IOTA is a cryptocurrency, but that doesn’t tell you much. It’s very different from other forms of digital money like Bitcoin, Ethereum, Ripple, and Dash — it’s designed for the Internet of Things (IoT). Its developers see a future where machines trade resources (electricity, storage, bandwidth, data, etc.) and services with each other using IOTA as payment. So what is IOTA, exactly? Read More…

What is Ripple?

Bitcoin is the largest cryptocurrency in the world by market cap. Most people have heard of it. You can’t turn on the TV these days without someone mentioning it. Ripple is different. Despite being the fourth largest cryptocurrency in the world, most people have never heard of it. So what is Ripple? Like Bitcoin and Ethereum, Read More…

What Is Litecoin?

Lіtесоіn (LTC оr Ł [1]) is a рееr-tо-рееr сrурtосurrеnсу аnd open ѕоurсе software project released under MIT/X11 lісеnѕеѕ. Crеаtіоn аnd transfer оf соіnѕ іѕ bаѕеd on an ореn source сrурtоgrарhіс рrоtосоl and іѕ nоt mаnаgеd bу аnу сеntrаl authority. Whіlе inspired bу, and in mоѕt regards technically almost іdеntісаl tо Bіtсоіn (BTC), Litecoin іѕ far Read More…

What is Ethereum?

Before you can understand ethereum, it helps to first understand the internet. Today, our personal data, passwords and financial information are all largely stored on other people’s computers – in clouds and servers owned by companies like Amazon, Facebook or Google. Even this CoinDesk article is stored on a server controlled by a company that Read More…

How does Bitcoin work?

This is a question that often causes confusion. Here’s a quick explanation! The basics for a new user As a new user, you can get started with Bitcoin without understanding the technical details. Once you have installed a Bitcoin wallet on your computer or mobile phone, it will generate your first Bitcoin address and you can create Read More…

What is Bitcoin?

To cut through some of the confusion surrounding bitcoin, we need to separate it into two components. On the one hand, you have bitcoin-the-token, a snippet of code that represents ownership of a digital concept – sort of like a virtual IOU. On the other hand, you have bitcoin-the-protocol, a distributed network that maintains a Read More…