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Cryptocurrency Is Having a Bad Time Right Now

Cryptocurrency has been heralded by some as the future of digital payments, without the overhead of a central bank or government. However, at least some overhead might be needed, if the past few weeks have been any indication…

What Is Cardano’s Vasil Hard Fork?

One of the most popular smart contract blockchains will be receiving a much-needed upgrade. In early June 2022, Cardano’s founder, Charles Hoskinson, announced that the Cardano blockchain will undergo an upgrade dubbed the Va…

What is a Hard Fork in Crypto?

When a blockchain hard forks, a new blockchain is created from an existing one. Think of it like an off-ramp when driving on a highway: The interstate remains but a new road follows a different course….

What Are Fan Tokens?

Fan tokens are cryptocurrencies that allow holders to vote on minor decisions related to sports clubs, earn rewards, and have a shot at unique experiences like meet and greets. They can be used by any other organization to en…

What Happened to Celsius, the Crypto Lender?

The crypto market has been rattled again in June 2022 due to a groundbreaking announcement made by crypto platform Celsius. The company announced it would no longer allow users to withdraw, swap, or transfer account balances….

What Is a Wrapped Bitcoin (WBTC)?

A wrapped Bitcoin (WBTC) is a way to represent Bitcoin on the Ethereum blockchain. Bitcoin and Ethereum are the top two cryptocurrencies in the world, but they can’t normally interact with each other—hence the need for wra…

What Is Fiat Currency?

Currencies with no other commodity backing them are known as fiat currency. The euro, pound, yen, and other major currencies are all considered fiat currencies.

What Is Yield Farming in DeFi?

DeFi promises to eliminate the need for banks almost entirely. Known as yield farmers, holders of a cryptocurrency can earn yields by serving the same role that banks traditionally did. Here’s how it works….

What Is an Airdrop in Crypto?

Blockchains and cryptocurrencies continue to challenge traditional ideas around finance. Project developers have leveraged these innovations by introducing new ways to market and advertise. Airdrops are one of these recent de…

How to Add a MetaMask Wallet to iPhone or Android

MetaMask is a popular cryptocurrency wallet that you can download to your phone for free. Once installed, you can connect MetaMask to all kinds of DeFi applications (dApps) to easily send and receive cryptocurrency….

How to Install MetaMask in Your Web Browser

There are many different cryptocurrency wallets out there, but Metamask is an incredibly popular one. It’s simple and versatile. You can use it for NFTs, buying and selling tokens on decentralized exchanges (DEXs), or accessi…

How to Buy Bitcoin With the Strike Mobile App

One of the simplest ways to buy Bitcoin is by using the Strike mobile app. Thanks to its use of the Lightning Network, Bitcoin purchases on Strike have a much lower transaction cost. Here’s how to use it….

Crypto Token vs. Coin: What’s the Difference?

Tokens and coins are similar. The difference between a coin or a token may be a technicality, but understanding the difference can help you better understand how blockchains and cryptocurrencies function….

What Is ApeCoin?

ApeCoin has recently captured the public’s attention like many other memecoins. However, unlike Dogecoin or Shiba Inu, ApeCoin might actually provide some real utility and be here for the long haul.
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