Solana Pivots To Mobile Amid NFT-Fueled Growth

Solana's ecosystem is getting a significant upgrade - for mobile. The Ethereum-like ecosystem that powers smart contracts will get a much-needed upgrade. Thanks to two significant players expanding into the space, the system will be easier to interact with on mobile. Recently, Phantom, a browser-based wallet, announced releasing an app for Android and Apple users. Developers said that that they will release a private beta of the app "around the holidays." They are planning to release the full launch in…

Ether Surges To All-Time High On Enthusiasm Over Ethereum 2.0

Ether reached its all-time high as crypto surged on new developments in the DeFi space. The second-largest crypto has reached an all-time high of over $4,700. Other major cryptocurrencies were up as well. Bitcoin was up 8% over the last week to $66,000. Many investors believe it will soon reach its all-time high of $67,000. Binance Coin surged almost 20% to $649, and Solana was up 23% to $250 over the last week. Ether was up just under 11% in…

Crypto Mining VS Crypto Validating – Beginner’s Guide

Blockchain technology is a robust network designed to ensure that cryptocurrencies/ digital currencies remain reliable and serve their inception purpose. Learning about blockchain and cryptographic processes is quite fascinating to technology enthusiasts and beginner investors. Generally, cryptocurrencies are released in the blockchain through a process called mining. Although mining adds the blocks onto the chains, a preceding process called validation streamlines everything for mining. What are validation and mining? What differentiates the two? Keep reading to understand the way new…

Qtum: Combining the Best of Ethereum and Bitcoin

When it comes to blockchain, Bitcoin and Ethereum are unbeatable. Bitcoin, the most popular and stable network, gave birth to a new decentralized digital currency form. Ethereum, on the other hand, brought smart contracts that are used to power tamper-proof financial contracts and decentralized applications (DApps). In essence, Ether - Ethereum's coin was meant to complement and not compete with Bitcoin - Bitcoin's coin and the first cryptocurrency. In other words, the two networks can be combined to come up…

Blockhain Hashing Algorithms Explained – All You Need to Know

A Hash is a central concept in all modern communication, storage, and security. Some might even call Hashing the backbone of the internet. But when we say hash, what do we mean? Is it simply something to do with random numbers? Are numbers that important? This introduction may seem difficult to understand, yet the concept is not difficult at all. Of course, we will not enter into the details of the algorithm's functioning, but we will describe it in essence…

Beginner’s Guide to HashGraph – The Competitor to Blockchain

Blockchain - The Solution to Centralization The advent of a decentralized, distributed, and self-fulfilling platform, i.e., Blockchain, has revolutionized how we exchange value and information with each other for good. In many ways, blockchain will help us move away from the world with central regulatory bodies needed for brokering trust and towards a decentralized trust-less ecosystem. A world where technology shoulders the responsibility of federating the trust. Belief is that Satoshi Nakamoto, the anonymous inventor(s) of Bitcoin and Blockchain technology,…