Cryptocurrencies

Introductory articles about hundreds of cryptocurrencies.

We take a look at the basics of each coin, the technology behind it, whether it’s mineable or not and so on.

Some articles in this section were contributed by 3rd parties.

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 Ancestr...
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...
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 ...
ELI5 What is CryptoRobotics? by @Cryptobill
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 dece...
Telegram Open Network – TON by Gal Crypto
Telegram Open Network (TON) is a cryptocurrency project announced by TechCrunch in late 2017 and later confirmed by Telegram in early 2018. It is a Proof of Stake cryptocurrency...
ELI5 Facebook Libra Cryptocurrency by @Cryptobill
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 b...
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 tea...
ELI5 Litecoin and Dogecoin by @Cryptobill
Litecoin and Dogecoin were once the #2 and #3 cryptocurrencies by market cap, respectively. In early 2014, when Dogecoin had just been released, the meme fever pumped the cryptocur...