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ELI5 Bitsquare (BISQ) by @Cryptobill
What is Bitsquare? Bitsquare is the former name of a decentralized cryptocurrency exchange (DEX). It was renamed to BISQ in March 2017 due to trademark-related issues. In Fe...
ELI5 Crypto cap by @Cryptobill
"Crypto cap" may refer to different things, depending on context. Unless it's a stylish wearable hat with a reference to cryptocurrencies on it, then crypto cap probably refers ...
Who is Wagner Tamanaha? Does he know Satoshi Nakamoto? by @Cryptobill
Despite claims from certain Bitcoin personalities, Satoshi Nakamoto's real identity remains a mystery. But just a few hours ago a striking new development has gripped the Bitcoi...
ELI5 Cryptocurrency futures trading by @Cryptobill
As the name implies, futures trading involves buying and selling something that will happen (or come to exist) at a later time. Futures are traded using contracts. Contracts ...
ELI5 Wraith Protocol by @Cryptobill
Wraith protocol was introduced by the Verge cryptocurrency team in late 2017. It allows users to choose whether to make their transactions private or not. The initial Wraith ...
Can I buy Bitcoin at Walmart? by @Cryptobill
It's not possible to buy Bitcoin at Walmart directly but there are indirect methods that you can use. Some sellers do not accept cash, Visa or Mastercard (!) on their Bitcoin sa...
ELI5 Is Coinbase safe? by @Cryptobill
There's an old saying by cryptocurrency experts that goes a little like this: "if you don't control your private key, then you don't really own cryptocurrency." This is technica...
ELI5 How many Bitcoins are there? Is the number of Bitcoins limited? by @Cryptobill
tl;dr; There are 17.4 million Bitcoins in circulation at the time of this writing. Bitcoin supply is limited at 21 million BTC. This limit will be reached in the far future as bloc...
ELI5 How to mine Litecoin by @Cryptobill
Litecoin is a top 10 ranked cryptocurrency that's been around since 2011. It was forked from the main Bitcoin source code by a developer called Charlie Lee. Bitcoin's hashing...
Fake cryptocurrency market caps, Part II – Graphical Evidence by @Cryptobill
If you've been following Crypto.BI then you've likely seen one of our most popular articles, about fake cryptocurrency market capitalizations. Our main argument is that most cry...