12th August, 2021

    What are Staking Rewards?

    Staking has become an increasingly popular way for holders of cryptocurrencies to grow their assets. For those who are new to the space, it is useful to understand the nature of staking rewards, the differences in staking conditions offered by blockchains, and the factors that affect the reward rates.
    26th July, 2021

    What are Decentralized Exchanges (DEXs)?

    With a fast-growing market and impressive innovations, decentralized exchanges (DEXs) are undoubtedly one of the most interesting segments of DeFi to watch.
    15th July, 2021

    What is Dfinity (Internet Computer)?

    The Internet Computer (originally called Dfinity) is a crowd computing service working to revolutionize the internet by combining the collective computing power of the nodes on its blockchain network to create the ‘Internet Computer’.
    30th June, 2021

    What is Swarm?

    Swarm is a decentralized storage, service, and communication platform designed to deliver permissionless, censorship resistant infrastructure for the deployment of dApp code.
    28th May, 2021

    What is Solana?

    Solana is a blockchain that promises to allow dApp developers to deploy crypto apps and then grow rapidly without the congestion and scalability issues that affect some other networks.
    20th May, 2021

    What is Dogecoin?

    Dogecoin is a decentralized cryptocurrency that enables fast, decentralized transactions between users all over the world. It was first created as a humorous take on the meme-fueled popularity of cryptocurrencies, but has now gained new-found prominence.
    6th May, 2021

    What is Compound?

    Compound is a decentralized algorithmic money market protocol running on the Ethereum blockchain that uses lending pools to facilitate loans in a variety of cryptocurrencies.
    3rd May, 2021

    What is Sharding?

    Sharding is one of the solutions to the problem of blockchain scalability. It implies partitioning of the database into so-called “shards”, where each shard is responsible for processing only part of the data stored in the network.
    27th April, 2021

    What is Uniswap?

    Uniswap is an Ethereum-based automated market maker protocol that facilitates trades without the need for a centralized administrator.
    25th April, 2021

    What is Dash?

    DASH is a blockchain project based on the codebase of Bitcoin but which offers users added speed and privacy features.
    22nd April, 2021

    What is Aave?

    Aave is a decentralized money market running on the Ethereum blockchain that enables users to lend and borrow a range of crypto assets.
    30th March, 2021

    What is Cosmos?

    Cosmos is a project which aims to create an ecosystem of parallel blockchains that are able to both scale and interoperate together.
    25th March, 2021

    What is Decentralized Storage?

    Blockchain technology is changing the face of cloud computing with the emergence of platforms offering decentralized data storage. This offers an alternative to storing files centrally on hard drives or in centralized servers.
    19th March, 2021

    What is Binance Coin?

    Binance Coin (BNB) is the native cryptocurrency token of the Binance Chain and performs a wide range of transactional functions on the network.
    15th March, 2021

    What is an NFT?

    Non-fungible tokens (NFTs) are digital assets based on blockchain technology. Each NFT represents some unique digital object
    10th March, 2021

    What is a Parachain?

    Parachains are individual blockchains running in parallel within the Polkadot ecosystem (the Polkadot and Kusama networks).
    8th March, 2021

    What is Proof of Work

    Various cryptocurrencies including Bitcoin are built on blockchain technology, where proof-of-work (PoW) plays a fundamental role in supporting the security and integrity of crypto-financial technology.
    4th March, 2021

    What is Proof of Stake?

    Proof-of-stake in blockchain refers to a particular mechanism that is used to decide who can add and validate new blocks in the blockchain. The concept of proof-of-stake was introduced by Scott Nadal and Sunny King in 2012, and it was first adopted by Peercoin blockchain in 2013.
    17th February, 2021

    What is Filecoin?

    Filecoin is a decentralized storage system that aims to store “humanity’s most important information”. Unlike cloud storage competitors, data is stored on a peer-to-peer blockchain, with financial incentives for users that provide storage space on their own computers.
    10th February, 2021

    What is Kusama?

    Kusama is an experimental version of its more well-known “cousin” Polkadot created to test and perfect the scalability and interoperability functionalities before deploying them on the Polkadot network. Kusama, with its low barriers to entry, caters to early stage projects with innovative and experimental ideas.
    26th January, 2021

    What is Polkadot?

    Polkadot is a blockchain protocol that enables different blockchains to run independently within one network, protected by a shared security system. Founded by Gavin Wood, co-founder and former CTO of Ethereum, the genesis block of Polkadot was launched in May 2020.
    26th January, 2021

    What is Bitcoin’s Lightning Network?

    The Lightning Network is a “layer-two” network that sits on top of the Bitcoin blockchain. It allows transactions to be processed off-chain quickly and economically, thus enabling Bitcoin scalability.
    20th December, 2020

    What is MakerDAO?

    One of the most popular decentralised finance protocols, MakerDAO has led the way with its stablecoin DAI - and other innovations for decentralised lending.
    16th November, 2020

    Bitcoin Suisse Crypto Glossary

    The Bitcoin Suisse Crypto Glossary explains the most important terms necessary to understand the fundamental concepts of crypto assets and cryptocurrency investments.
    1st November, 2020

    What is Litecoin?

    Litecoin is one of the first cryptocurrencies derived from Bitcoin which tried to address some of the adoption issues. Since its creation, Litecoin has experienced its ups and downs but managed to hold the interest of the crypto community and remain a top 10 cryptocurrency.
    16th October, 2020

    What is Ocean Protocol?

    Ocean Protocol seeks to unlock the potential of data for use in new ways, and especially for Web 3.0.
    5th October, 2020

    What is Chainlink?

    Since it came on the cryptocurrency scene, Chainlink has made waves in crypto markets attracting the attention of DeFi companies, crypto investors, blockchains, and big tech and financial players such as Google and SWIFT.
    17th August, 2020

    What is DeFi?

    One of the fastest growing areas in the crypto industry - and often dubbed the future of finance - DeFi is a dynamic space and evolving space.
    9th August, 2020

    What is Cardano?

    A proof-of-stake blockchain, Cardano and its native cryptocurrency ADA have gained increased recognition recently with a focus on provenance and banking the unbanked.
    9th August, 2020

    What is Staking?

    Proof-of-stake blockchains allow holders of a blockchain's native cryptocurrency to stake their holdings and earn staking rewards as they help the network reach consensus.
    30th July, 2020

    What is Tezos?

    Conceived as a self-amending crypto ledger, the Tezos blockchain and its native cryptocurrency XTZ (Tezzies) have continued to grow and expand their usage over the past years.
    22nd May, 2020

    What is Tether?

    The largest and most popular stablecoin plays an important role in the crypto financial world.
    3rd April, 2020

    What is Bitcoin SV?

    A fork of Bitcoin Cash, with promise of supporting even faster transactions
    27th March, 2020

    What is Ripple (XRP)?

    Helping solve the global remittance problem
    27th March, 2020

    What is Bitcoin Cash?

    A prominent fork of Bitcoin, with the promise of fast transactions
    27th March, 2020

    What is Ethereum?

    World computer, truth machine - and second-largest cryptocurrency
    25th March, 2020

    What is Blockchain?

    The technology that made Bitcoin possible is a game-changing breakthrough with consequences for almost everything.
    24th March, 2020

    What is Bitcoin?

    Bitcoin, the mother of all cryptocurrencies, has opened up a whole new world of finance and technology.
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