HomeCategoryCTN Guides Archives - CryptoTechNews

http://cryptotechnews.co/wp-content/uploads/2019/03/dash-vs-ethereum.png

Bitcoin is usually is the first cryptocurrency that comes to mind when talking crypto, however Ethereum and Dash also have growing place at the table. Both platforms are playing major roles in laying the groundwork for further development in the blockchain and crypto ecosystems. Below we deep dive into some interesting facts about these two popular cryptocurrencies and their differences. What is Dash? Dash is a peer-based decentralized system that allows people to send its eponymous...

http://cryptotechnews.co/wp-content/uploads/2019/02/bitcoin-mining-softwares-1280x720.jpg

Have you ever wondered how “Bitcoin mining” and “Block Rewards’ works? Below is a succinct summary from MintDice who delve into the ins and outs of Bitcoin mining some different mining software available. What is Bitcoin mining? A common understanding is that the Bitcoin network is secured by collective groups of people known as miners. But outside of that, there are many technicalities to the entire mining process. Bitcoin mining is a lucrative venture that...

http://cryptotechnews.co/wp-content/uploads/2018/12/image-from-rawpixel-id-1570-jpeg-1200x720.jpg

We have previously delved into the story and evolution of ledgers, and how it has shaped blockchain technology. Now we want to delve into cryptoeconomics and how the new technology can change and improve services. Institutional economics understands the economy is made of rules. Rules (like laws, languages, property rights, regulations, social norms, and ideologies) allow dispersed and opportunistic people to coordinate their activity together. Rules facilitate exchange — economic exchange but also social and political exchange...

http://cryptotechnews.co/wp-content/uploads/2018/12/image-from-rawpixel-id-449999-jpeg-1200x720.jpg

Blockchain is a digital, decentralised, distributed ledger. But what does that really mean? We thought we would delve into what ledgers are and how they’ve been a fundamental part of companies and traditional economy structures. Most explanations for the importance of blockchain start with Bitcoin and the history of money. But money is just the first use case of blockchain, and it is unlikely to be the most important. It might seem strange that a ledger — a...

http://cryptotechnews.co/wp-content/uploads/2019/01/ripple-cryptocurrency.jpg

Ripple (XRP) is a decentralized real-time gross settlement system (RTGS), remittance network, and currency exchange. It was created as a distributed open source protocol by Ripple Labs Inc., a US-based technology firm. Ripple (XRP) was initially derived from RipplePay, back in 2004, a platform that had plans to grow into the current Ripple services, long before Bitcoin had emerged. It was rebranded and co-founded by Jed McCaleb, a prominent industry figure who later founded Stellar Lumens, another...

http://cryptotechnews.co/wp-content/uploads/2018/11/bitcoin-gold-e1542928961484.jpg

With so much talk on Bitcoin hard forks, we pulled together a quick guide on Bitcoin Gold, getting down to the detail, characteristics and people’s views on the future of the chain. What is Bitcoin Gold? Only a few months after the Bitcoin Cash hard fork, the Bitcoin blockchain experienced another community-driven hard fork known as Bitcoin Gold (BTG). Bitcoin Gold hopes to change the paradigm around mining on the Bitcoin blockchain. According to the founders, the Bitcoin blockchain...

http://cryptotechnews.co/wp-content/uploads/2018/10/cryptocurrency-wallets.png

When buying crypto, you need to open a crypto wallet to hold your new assets. Below, we have pulled together a guide detailing some of the most popular wallets out there. However, before you start, ask yourself: Do you need a wallet that can hold several currencies? There are plenty of wallets that allow you to hold different cryptos. Do you plan on frequently trade? Some wallets make it easier for frequent traders, and others prioritize security and...

http://cryptotechnews.co/wp-content/uploads/2018/10/cryptocurrency-3423264_640.jpg

Bitcoin, Ethereum and Litecoin are amongst the top 5 coins in terms of market share and price. At CTN we want to help you understand the main differences between them and help you make more informed decisions. Check out the quick guide on pricing, wallets and mining below. While cryptocurrency has only recently become a popular term in finance, it has been around for a long time. Before names like Bitcoin, Ethereum, and Litecoin even existed, there were attempts to...