A Guide to Secret Network (SCRT) – Privacy for the Decentralized Web

Cryptocurrencies have come a long way since their inception more than a decade ago. However, they have yet to make the final leap to mainstream adoption for two reasons. Firstly, some regulators bemoan the lack of transparency in the cryptoverse. Secondly, some investors consider that current blockchains do not offer them enough privacy. So, how can you fix it and have it both ways? Is there a solution that is highly transparent and offers complete privacy at the same time?…

Crypto Staking, Delegating, and Validating Explained

The cryptocurrency network requires a robust infrastructure built on blockchain technology to enable it to run smoothly. Users in these networks are essential in the provision of resources to maintain it.  Two processes are essential in the maintenance of cryptocurrency systems: mining and staking. The mining process requires equipment and attention to monitor. Staking, on the other hand, provides users with a chance to earn coins without the need to mine or the need for high computational power. What is…

Dapps on EOS – The Best Decentralized Apps on the EOS Blockchain

A Brief Introduction to EOS The 9th largest by Market Cap, 7th largest by transaction volume, and apparently ranked 1st in project viability, EOS was formed by blockchain veteran Dan Larimer as a social smart contract platform. The EOS white paper, published in 2017, proposed the release of an open-source software system (EOS.IO) that would help entrepreneurs and app developers create DApps quickly and easily. The main benefits of future users were to include server hosting, cloud storage, and user authentication.…

Steem Developers and Community Collaborate in Launching Hive Blockchain

On March 18, 2020, Steem developers and community announced the launching of Hive a DPOS governance blockchain. The Blockchain is a hard fork from Steen's source code. According to the announcement, the launch is scheduled for March 20. At the same time, Binance affirmed its support for the project in a Match 18 Blogspot. Hive's developer team consists of over thirty developers, end-users, and business people. They are brought together by the drive to renew Steem's codebase and expand Hive Blockchain's…

Tezos (XTZ) Review: What Makes Tezos Stand Out?

Since you have stumbled upon this article, you must have heard a bit about Tezos or the good stuff this project is doing in the crypto space. Well, getting right into it, Tezos is one of the few projects that was developed from scratch, unlike most cryptocurrencies that have taken after Bitcoin’s infrastructure.  As far as the long list of merits about the Tezos blockchain goes, it depends on a less power-hungry algorithm than Bitcoin or Ethereum. The algorithm is…

Evaluation of Blockchain Consensus Algorithms

Since the dawn of the Internet, the transmission of value has always been a problem. The open nature of the Internet allows anyone to copy and propagate information without any repercussions. Because of the infrastructure that involves the transfer of packets in a predefined protocol, it is easier to copy stuff on the internet than to gulp down water. There arose a need for a protocol that could propagate with the same speed but does allow replication. A protocol for…