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The Rise Of StableCoins And Their Potential Risks

Before 2015, many cryptocurrency traders chose to trade their altcoins against Bitcoin. As a result, they were exposed to extreme volatility because both altcoins and Bitcoin had very volatile price actions. To solve this problem, a company called Tether decided to create a stablecoin with 1-to-1 valuation to the US dollar. That stablecoin is called…

Most Popular Ethereum Figures And Where Are They Today

Ethereum was introduced by the Russian-Canadian geek Vitalik Buterin back in 2013. In the beginning, Vitalik Buterin was a Bitcoin enthusiast, but he quickly realized that Bitcoin had a big limitation in its software. Vitalik envisioned a blockchain where it has native capabilities to build smart contracts. He wrote a whitepaper for Ethereum and published…

Will The Next Ethereum Stand Up?

Ethereum has been the pioneer of smart contracts since many years ago. After its rise to the top of the crypto market in 2016-2017, everybody rushed to build their DApps (decentralized applications) on top of Ethereum blockchain. It has become the second most popular cryptocurrency in the world after Bitcoin itself. However, the popularity of…

The difference between Bitcoin and Etherum

Cryptocurrencies have been doing very well in 2020. The crypto space has been taking advantage of the pandemic due to their image as a good store of value against the falling fiat currencies. Bitcoin itself has been making good gains, and it has successfully proven itself as the digital gold in the time of uncertainties…

How do smart contracts work and why do they matter?

When Ethereum went live for the first time in 2015, everybody in the crypto space celebrated its creation. Ethereum single-handedly popularized the concept of smart contracts among the crypto community. Unlike previous generation blockchain platforms where they were only used for cross-border transactions, Ethereum has native capabilities to process smart contracts. It was deemed revolutionary,…

History of Bitcoin

Bitcoin is the king of all cryptocurrencies. Whenever someone says “cryptocurrency” or “blockchain”, the first word that comes to people’s mind would be Bitcoin. There’s a reason why the Bitcoin market cap has hit over $200 billion. It’s insanely popular, and it’s also the first cryptocurrency that popularized the idea of decentralization.  Many other cryptocurrencies…