How does the Lightning Network work?

Find out how the Lightning Network works on examples. Can this technology truly help Bitcoin scale past the transaction throughput of Visa?

Peercoin Explained: The Proof of Stake Pioneer

Peercoin is one of the first Proof of Stake cryptocurrencies, avoiding the need for expensive mining rigs and infrastructure centralization. Get to know it!

Your First Ethereum Address: Learning to Use MyEtherWallet

Entering the cryptocurrency space can be daunting. In this piece we'll teach you how to generate your first Ethereum address and how to use MyEtherWallet!

What is MetaMask and How to Send and Receive Ether with it?

Let's explain MetaMask - a browser-based wallet for Ethereum that lets you interact with the Ethereum blockchain and its testnets from the browser!

What’s a Bitcoin Node? Mining vs. Validation?

Let's explain the concept of a bitcoin node! What's a validation node? What's a mining node? Why is there even a difference and what does it matter?

Cryptography for Mortals – Let’s Explain Public and Private Keys!

Cryptography is a complex field - or is it? Let's break it down and explain it in a way that'll make you understand what it's got to do with cryptocurrency.

An Introduction of Ubiq – an Enterprise-Aimed Fork of Ethereum

Introducing Ubiq: a fork of Ethereum aimed at the enterprise market due to its stability and carefulness in regards to implementation of Ethereum's upgrades

The 2 Most Common Misconceptions about Hardware Wallets

What happens to cryptocurrency when the device its stored on gets destroyed? What happens when it runs out of room for wallets? Answers inside.

What Is Ethereum and How Does It Compare to Bitcoin?

Ethereum is an alternative blockchain that bears many similarities but also many differences to Bitcoin. Learn what makes it stand out in this article!

How Anonymous Are Cryptocurrencies like Bitcoin?

Why do governments fear bitcoin's anonymity so much? And how did they manage to catch Silkroad's founder if Bitcoin is so anonymous? Let's find out.