Cryptocurrencies

Cardano’s Shelley testnet is live: time to invest?

Cardano’s Shelley testnet is live: time to invest?

Cardano (ADA) is in the process of testing its next version, Shelley, which many see as a signal of a price hike in the coming weeks. Therefore, it might be useful to take a look at Cardano, what it is, what sets it apart, and how good of an investment…
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IMF perspective on Central Bank Digital Currency (CBDC)

IMF perspective on Central Bank Digital Currency (CBDC)

Central Bank Digital Currency (CBDC) relates to a new form of money – digital money created by the central bank, rather than commercial banks as it is now. Central banks around the world are discussing it, some of launching pilot projects. What is CBDC? What are its upsides and risks?…
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Will Facebook’s new Libra coin bring cryptos to the masses?

Will Facebook’s new Libra coin bring cryptos to the masses?

Unless you have been living under a rock, you must have heard that Facebook has recently released the first concrete information about its new cryptocurrency, dubbed Libra. As there is a lot of great in-depth content about this, in this article focus will fall on potential issues or areas of…
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7 reasons for Bitcoin’s May price rise, and future BTC outlook

7 reasons for Bitcoin’s May price rise, and future BTC outlook

It started in April when the price of Bitcoin rose 20% in 24 hours. Since late March, the price of BTC has doubled. What are the reasons behind this new exciting Bitcoin run? First, you may ask: why should I care about Bitcoin’s price at all? In short, because it…
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UK’s first ever crypto-friendly bank is coming this year

UK’s first ever crypto-friendly bank is coming this year

As consumers, it is quite easy now to join the Blockchain revolution and purchase some cryptocurrencies. But if you’re a crypto business, banking is a nightmare. Banks often refuse to open an account for crypto companies, not because it’s illegal, but because compliance is a hassle. And this happens to…
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What is Binance DEX and centralised vs decentralised exchanges

What is Binance DEX and centralised vs decentralised exchanges

Binance DEX is Binance’s new decentralised exchange, or rather, a “decentralised order matching engine”, as the main page will tell you. It was launched on April 23rd, 2019, on Binance’s new blockchain: Binance Chain, and is meant to be the quickest platform when it comes to exchanging assets – it…
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All you need to know about Binance Chain

All you need to know about Binance Chain

In this article, we shortly explain what Binance Chain is, how does it relate to Binance Coin (BNB), and what could the new blockchain indicate for the BNB token. What is Binance Chain? Binance Chain is a blockchain software system launched by Binance and its community. It’s a new blockchain…
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How to buy Binance Coin (BNB) on eToro?

How to buy Binance Coin (BNB) on eToro?

Binance Coin (BNB) is an attractive investment and eToro is a highly recommended, regulated brokerage. In this article, we will show you a step-by-step guide on how to buy BNB on eToro. Step 1. Find Binance Coin (BNB) on eToro Use the search function on the main page. You can either…
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Binance Coin – good investment or just hype?

Binance Coin – good investment or just hype?

Binance Coin (BNB) is the native token of the Binance exchange, one of the biggest crypto exchanges in the world. And it has a lot speaking for it: it has a market cap of 2.7 billion USD, and a daily trading volume of over 167.5 million USD, which has earned…
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How to run a successful ICO in a bear market: interview with ARYZE

How to run a successful ICO in a bear market: interview with ARYZE

ARYZE has recently successfully finished its ICO. It was a private presale that ran in the second half of 2018, raising around 1.6 million USD from over 280 contributors. It was one of the first, if not the actual first successful ICO from Denmark, which is especially impressive considering the…
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A true P2P marketplace. No fees. No restrictions. Welcome to OpenBazaar

A true P2P marketplace. No fees. No restrictions. Welcome to OpenBazaar

OpenBazaar is the world’s first and only fully decentralized marketplace, which means it connects people directly and securely to each other via a peer-to-peer network, rather than through a centralized website, like online marketplace giants Alibaba, Amazon, or eBay. There’s no big company behind the scenes that can act as…
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Managing your crypto assets: Blox Q&A

Managing your crypto assets: Blox Q&A

Blox is the go-to solutions for crypto assets tracking, management, and bookkeeping. It is aimed at both users and enterprises, and is becoming very popular among both groups. Why was Blox created? What do you believe was missing from previous solutions? When we founded Blox it was out of a…
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Towards a mass adoption of Ethereum with Status

Towards a mass adoption of Ethereum with Status

I have sat down with the COO of Status, Nabil Naghdy, to talk about mass adoption of Ethereum, Status contribution to it, and its use cases. What needs to be done to drive mass adoption of Ethereum? First of all, it should be said that there is already quite a…
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Crypto-UBI models: how Blockchain will decrease inequality

Crypto-UBI models: how Blockchain will decrease inequality

Basic Income, as explained in our previous UBI article, has significant potential to decrease inequality. However, there are several issues: it is expensive, and it is difficult to do a pilot project due to bureaucracy, which only exacerbates the problem of lack of definitive results. Thankfully, several projects across the…
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Easy explanation of Constantinople and the contentious Create2

Easy explanation of Constantinople and the contentious Create2

In this article we will shortly describe the upcoming Constantinople update, with the focus on Create2 – a contentious protocol that may have as many advantages as vulnerabilities. What is Constantinople? Constantinople is a hard fork, that is “a permanent divergence from the previous version of the blockchain”. As the…
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