Cryptocurrencies

In this section you’ll find introductory articles about  cryptocurrencies.

We take a look at the basics of each cryptocurrency, the technology behind it, whether it’s mineable or not and other details.

Several cryptocurrencies forked from the original Bitcoin source code, while others began from zero and introduced several innovations.

Understand how Tether cryptocurrency works by @Gal
How does the Tether cryptocurrency work? How come its value is pegged to U$ 1, exactly? In this article we briefly discuss the curious case of a cryptocurrency that was cr...
ELI5 Power Ledger (POWR Token) by @Gal
Australian cryptocurrency project Power Ledger (POWR) is a decentralized electricity exchange platform which aims to make excess energy trade a commodity. POWR is a smart cont...
ELI5 POLYMATH Cryptocurrency by @Gal
Polymath (POLY) is a securities tokens platform which aims to unify regulatory requirements from around the world into a smart contracts framework. POLY makes the legal proces...
ELI5 XZC (ZCoin) Cryptocurrency by @Gal
ZCoin is an altcoin that provides completely anonymous foreign exchange transactions. It utilizes the Zerocoin protocol and is mineable. XZC is an OSS open-source and privacy c...
Decred DCR Cryptocurrency in a Nutshell by @Gal
Decred is a first generation cryptocurrency which forked Bitcoin and introduced several innovations considered far ahead of its time in 2013. Many of Decred's features were lat...
Bitcoin: The mother of all cryptocurrencies by @Gal
On January 12 2009, an individual or group using the pseudonym Satoshi Nakamoto, announced that the first Bitcoin transaction had taken place. Ten Bitcoins had been magically t...
ELI5 Facebook Libra Cryptocurrency by @Gal
Facebook is getting ready to unveil their new cryptocurrency project called Project Libra Network on June 18 (9 days from now). In this post I’ll summarize everything I’ve ...
ELI5 What is CryptoRobotics? by @Gal
When I first heard the term "crypto robotics" I imagined a physical machine which somehow interfaced with a blockchain. Something like a bot with trusted commands submitted by dec...
Telegram Open Network – TON by Gal Crypto
Telegram Open Network (TON) was a cryptocurrency project announced by TechCrunch in late 2017 and later confirmed by Telegram in early 2018. It would have been a Proof of Stake...
Mobile Go Coin [MGO Token] by Gal Crypto
Mobilego was an ICO from 2017 which offered MGO tokens in exchange for access to online DApps. The original project was to support a decentralized eSports system, a store which...