Burn, baby, burn
August 9, 2021
One of the most anticipated upgrades for Ethereum has happened on August the 5th 2021. London brought the implementation of EIP-1559, which is supposed to reduce volatility in network fees and make it overall more transparent and easier to set the correct fees in order to transact on the Ethereum blockchain. Now that the hard fork commenced the results are in and the question is what to expect from the implementation in the near and the far future of Ethereum.
What is an ERC-20 token? A standard explained
June 2, 2021
Many cryptos available on the market aren’t real cryptocurrencies. Most of them are in fact tokens and have different use-cases than Bitcoin or any other cryptocurreny for that matter. Tokens and token standards are not often discussed, because most investors are rather interested in the token economy than in the technical aspects of the tokes they are buying. With this article we like to give you a brief introduction to ERC-20 tokens and their specifications.
Bitcoin vs. Ethereum: What is the difference between the two biggest Cryptocurrencies?
April 21, 2021
Bitcoin and Ethereum are the top two cryptocurrencies in the world and the choice of many investors. Bitcoin has seen enormous interest form institutional investors in the last 6 months, because they are looking for a store of value that offers even better features than gold. Ethereum has a very different use case and is powering decentralized finance and all leading platforms offering art that is connected to non-fungible tokens.
Ethereum explained: Why is there Ethereum Classic?
April 14, 2021
As Ethereum is going to a lot of changes and is facing its own transition to Ethereum 2.0, there has already been a split in the past. While the changes and developments in Ethereum 2.0 are voluntary and supported by the vast majority of the community, Ethereum Classic was born during troublesome times in the year 2016. What is Ethereum Classic and why is there a classic version in the first place? Today we are going to take a closer look at Ethereum’s little sister.
Ethereum 2.0: Why the paradigm shift is so important for Ether
March 29, 2021
Ethereum is the most successful cryptocurrency in the world after Bitcoin. This is primarily because Ethereum did not try to be a competitor to Bitcoin and have a currency function or one as a store of value, but opened up a completely new dimension for blockchain technology. The biggest achievement, which most of our readers have probably also come into contact with, is the smart contract.
Binance Smart Chain: How BNB is challenging Ethereum
March 29, 2021
Decentralized finance is the most important application on the Ethereum blockchain. Ranging from decentralized exchanges up to lending or generating passive income there are literally thousands of different businesses that could possibly build on this technology. But there is a huge downside to it. Ethereum is not scaling well and is overrun by users trying to benefit from different DeFi products. Many challengers tried to beat Ethereum in the past and it seems that only recently a mayor competitor rose up and is attempting to overthrow Ethereum for good. In this article we are taking a closer look at the Binance Smart Chain and the possibilities in the market for Binance Coin (BNB).