What is Ripple?

What is Ripple? Ripple is a privately-held fintech company that provides a global payment solution via its patented payment network called Ripple Network (also known as RippleNet). RippleNet is a payment network that is built on top of Ripple’s consensus ledger, called XRP Ledger (also known as XRPL). Ripple funded the development of the open-source […]

What is Tether?

What is Tether? Tether is a stablecoin pegged to the US Dollar. A stablecoin is a type of cryptocurrency whose value is pegged to another fiat currency like the US Dollar or to a commodity like Gold. Tether is the first stablecoin to be created and it is the most popular stablecoin used in the […]

What is Ethereum?

What is Ethereum? Ethereum is a global, open-source platform for decentralized applications. In other words, the vision is to create a world computer that anyone can build applications in a decentralized manner; while all states and data are distributed and publicly accessible. Ethereum supports smart contracts in which developers can write code in order to […]

What is Bitcoin?

What is Bitcoin?   Bitcoin is a cryptocurrency. It is a decentralized digital currency that is based on cryptography. As such, it can operate without the need of a central authority like a central bank or a company. Bitcoin is unlike government-issued or fiat currencies such as US Dollars or Euro in which they are […]

What is Litecoin?

Who created Litecoin? Charlie Lee during an interview with Coin Congress. Source: everipedia.org Litecoin was created by Charlie Lee in October 2011 as a spinoff of Bitcoin, and is considered as one of the early alternative cryptocurrencies (altcoins). Litecoin aims to be the “Silver to Bitcoin’s Gold” by taking on the best innovations of Bitcoin […]

What is Decentraland? MANA Coin

What is Decentraland? Have you read or watched Ready Player One? If you have then you know where we are headed. Decentraland is a decentralized VR (virtual reality) world that is powered by the Ethereum blockchain. In this virtual world, you can purchase land, build it, monetize, and immerse into the applications and content that […]