Cryptocurrency bubble: truth or FUD Cryptocurrency bubble: truth or FUD
June 5, 2018 What is a financial bubble? Why do cycles of boom/bust happen in the markets? These questions have been asked ever since trade and commerce began happening and the first financial ...

What is actually a cryptocurrency fork What is actually a cryptocurrency fork
June 5, 2018 Unless you've been living in a cave for the past 9 years, then you've probably heard about cryptocurrency forks. Bitcoin Cash was probably the most hyped, feared, loved, talked ...

Summary of cryptocurrency consensus mechanisms Summary of cryptocurrency consensus mechanisms
June 4, 2018 There are currently two mainstream consensus mechanisms used by cryptocurrencies: proof of work and proof of stake. But other consensus mechanisms also exist and others are being r...

Who is Gavin Andresen Who is Gavin Andresen
June 4, 2018 As part of the Who's Who section of Crypto.BI, today we present the profile of Gavin Andresen, one of Bitcoin's most important figures and its lead developer for many years. And...

What is a Metaverse What is a Metaverse
June 4, 2018 A Metaverse is a conceptual virtual world that incorporates ideas from the Internet, augmented reality, virtual reality, artificial intelligence and other state of the art technolo...

Understand Complementary Cryptocurrencies Understand Complementary Cryptocurrencies
June 4, 2018 Complementary cryptocurrencies are a concept similar to complementary fiat currencies. They're not standalone cryptos which hold their own value but, as the name suggests, they ser...

Tether is backed by Bitcoin converted to U$, not by actual US Dollars Tether is backed by Bitcoin converted to U$, not by actual US Dollars
June 3, 2018 A lot of the controversy surrounding the Tether cryptocurrency seems to focus on whether it is fully backed by US Dollar funds or not. Several relevant questions have been posed in...

James Ellis: The British cryptographer who invented public key cryptography before Diffie-Hellman (and kept quiet about it) James Ellis: The British cryptographer who invented public key cryptography before Diffie-Hellman (and kept quiet about it)
June 3, 2018 When you think of heroic British spies, the image of a math guy in heavy frame glasses working behind a desk piled with math books does not usually come to mind. While the world en...

Understand asymmetric AKA public key cryptography Understand asymmetric AKA public key cryptography
June 3, 2018 For thousands of years the art of encryption consisted in hiding one secret from the enemy. By gaining access to this secret the opponent could decode the message and, perhaps, fut...

Understand Multisignature Systems Understand Multisignature Systems
June 2, 2018 A Bitcoin is simply a signed transaction on the blockchain. When you say you own X Bitcoins, it means one or more transactions were signed, using private keys, attributing a certai...