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.

Building Daedalus Cardano wallet without nix by JF
This is a 2 part tutorial showing how you can create your own sovereign cryptocurrency using existing Cardano software. Part I explains how to set up a genesis block and get yo...
Create your own cryptocurrency using Cardano technology by JF
This is a 2 part tutorial showing how you can create your own sovereign cryptocurrency using existing Cardano software. Part I (this post) explains how to set up a genesis blo...
ELI5 Bitcoin Cash [BCH] by Gal Crypto
Bitcoin Cash is a Bitcoin Core fork from August 2017. At block 478559, Bitcoin Cash started mining its own blockchain away from the original Bitcoin chain. Common Ance...
Digital World Exchange DWECoin [DWE] in a Nutshell by Gal Crypto
Digital World Exchange was both a cryptocurrency trading platform and a token announced in October 2018. The very first tweet by DWE happened a few days later in November ...
Coffee Coin / CoffeeCoin [COF] [CFC] [CFC2] by Gal Crypto
CoffeeCoin may refer to two (or three) different cryptocurrencies: the earlier Coffee Coin (2014) with symbols CFC and CFC2 and the more recent CoffeeCoin (2017) with symbol COF. ...
ELI5 Understand the several OneCoin’s by Gal Crypto
There are several cryptocurrency projects called OneCoin. In some naive cases, the name was not properly researched and got accidentally reused by different small projects throu...
Cardano ADA in a Nutshell by @Cryptobill
Cardano ADA is a 3rd generation cryptocurrency being developed by IOHK. The Cardano project began in Tokyo, Japan, with help from a former member of the Ethereum development te...
Understand how Tether cryptocurrency works by @Cryptobill
How does the Tether cryptocurrency work? How come its value is pegged to U$ 1? In this article we talk briefly about the curious case of a cryptocurrency that was created, from the...
ELI5 XZC (ZCoin) Cryptocurrency by @Cryptobill
Mineable? If so how is it mined? ZCoin is an altcoin that provides completely anonymous foreign exchange transactions. It utilizes the Zerocoin protocol and is a mineable cryptocu...
KNC Kyber Network in a Nutshell by @Cryptobill
Mineable? If so how is it mined? Kyber Tokens are not mineable but it can be acquired through setting up a Kyber Network wallet to buy Ethereum. The Ethereum you bought then can b...