61
Tether is backed by Bitcoin converted to U$, not by actual US Dollars
June 3, 2018
Tether is backed by Bitcoin converted to U$, not by actual US Dollars
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...
Related Assets: BTC, USDT

62
James Ellis: The British cryptographer who invented public key cryptography before Diffie-Hellman (and kept quiet about it)
June 3, 2018
James Ellis: The British cryptographer who invented public key cryptography before Diffie-Hellman (and kept quiet about it)
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...

63
Understand asymmetric AKA public key cryptography
June 3, 2018
Understand asymmetric AKA public key cryptography
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...

64
Understand Multisignature Systems
June 2, 2018
Understand Multisignature Systems
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...

65
Understand Bitconnect : Is it legit?
June 2, 2018
Understand Bitconnect : Is it legit?
While the official Bitconnect website still accepts registrations, the BCC Bitconnect cryptocurrency has collapsed to U$ 0,62 in 2018, down from an all time high of over U$ 550 in ...

66
Understand the Double Spending problem
June 1, 2018
Understand the Double Spending problem
As the name implies, the double spending problem consists in executing a transaction twice while subtracting only once from your balance. This, of course, represents a failed finan...

67
Understand Airdrops : Free  lunch? Are airdrops legit?
June 1, 2018
Understand Airdrops : Free lunch? Are airdrops legit?
If you've been around cryptocurrencies for a while you've probably woken up one day and found that some strange named tokens had been deposited to your Ethereum address. You go to ...

68
Who is Vitalik Buterin?
June 1, 2018
Who is Vitalik Buterin?
As part of the Who's Who section of Crypto.BI, today we present the profile of one of the most influential software developers in the cryptocurrency field, being co-responsible for...

69
What is a Mining Pool? Do I need to join one?
June 1, 2018
What is a Mining Pool? Do I need to join one?
As the name suggests, a mining pool is a group of miners working together to solve blocks and split the block rewards. Mining pools have become popular since GPU and ASICs started ...

70
What is Base58 encoding? Why create yet another encoding scheme?
June 1, 2018
What is Base58 encoding? Why create yet another encoding scheme?
Base58 is a character encoding system developed by Satoshi Nakamoto. It was first released on the earliest Bitcoin source code tree. Satoshi felt that a new encoding was necessary ...