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What is “formal verification” of cryptocurrency software?

You may have heard that Cardano ADA is aiming for formal verification of its core software. What does it mean for software programs to be formally verified? Why is it important for...

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What is network difficulty?

It is intuitive to most cryptocurrency miners that when more people join the mining operation, the less reward is paid to each participating miner. It seems logical that it should ...

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What is a nonce? Why are nonces important in mining?

A nonce is a number that is only used once. Hence its name is a portmanteau of number-used-once. Why is this kind of concept useful in cryptocurrencies' mining? Because nonces allo...

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What are CryptoDepository Receipts?

A CryptoDepository Receipt is a smart contract that is meant to represent something. It is a cryptographic note that can represent anything, any asset, any rights, currency or anyt...

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Understand cryptocurrency and ICO bounties

If you follow interesting cryptocurrency projects on forums and social media then you've likely seen the term "bounty" appear every now and then. What is this bounty they refer to ...

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Understand the Basics of Trading Cryptocurrencies

Cryptocurrencies can be traded in many different ways which, in the end, aren't very different from the stock, option and derivative markets. The same models used in centralized st...

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Understand how decentralized cryptocurrency exchanges work

Decentralized cryptocurrency exchanges are true P2P systems where investors can trade cryptos directly with their counterparts, without a centralized middleman. To better unders...

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Six myths about Bitcoin that should be ignored

by Moris Beracha - With the entire distortion field surrounding Bitcoin, it is hard to see all the arguments in favor of the crypto currency. However, we should consider that the w...

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Understand how cryptocurrency price is determined

The US Dollar price we see listed for major cryptocurrencies is an average that takes all the major crypto exchanges into consideration. For example, on Coinmarketcap, there is a s...

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How do cryptocurrency debit cards work?

Cryptocurrency debit cards aren't really related to cryptos per se. They're not decentralized and they are mostly based on legacy technology. The only difference being that they're...