What is Bitcoin Cash?

what is bitcoin cash

Bitcoin Cash (BCH) is a cryptocurrency that launched in 2017 as a “hard fork” of the Bitcoin blockchain.  It was founded by Bitcoin miners and developers who were concerned about the cryptocurrency’s scalability. Bitcoin Cash increased the size of blocks, which allows more transactions in a single block. The result is payments that can be […]

What is Uniswap?

what is uniswap

Uniswap is a cryptocurrency exchange that uses the Ethereum blockchain and allows users to make exchanges without a centralized third party. It is the biggest of the decentalized exchange (DEX) platforms by trading volume as well as one of the top five most popular exchanges. Uniswap is a key part of the decentralized finance ecosystem, […]

What is Ripple?

what is ripple

Ripple is a digital payment network that has its own cryptocurrency, XRP.  The concept started between 2004 and 2005 when RipplePay was developed by Canadian computer programmer Ryan Fugger to offer secure payment options to members of an online network. It was designed to be a replacement for money transfer network SWIFT. Ripple is the […]

What is DeFi?

what is defi

Decentralized finance, also known as DeFi, refers to financial services that are democratized and don’t have a central authority. The opposite of DeFi is centralized financial services such as those offered by banks and other traditional financial institutions. DeFi services are typically faster, cheaper and easier to use with new benefits and services being introduced […]

What is a Bull Market?

what is bull market

A bull market – sometimes referred to as a bull run – is a sustained period during which the stock market rises. There is no standard measure that defines a bull market, but a common benchmark is a 20 per cent increase in prices from the last low and signs that prices will keep growing. […]

What is Litecoin?

what is litecoin

Litecoin, also known as LTC, is the second oldest cryptocurrency after Bitcoin. It was launched in 2011 with the goal of operating alongside Bitcoin as a more efficient means of transacting.  Former Google engineer, Charlie Lee created Litecoin to act as “the silver to bitcoin’s gold”. The idea being that Bitcoin would act as a […]

Who is Satoshi Nakamoto?

who is satoshi

No one knows who Satoshi Nakamoto is, it is the name used by the person (or group of people) who invented Bitcoin and created the Bitcoin protocol. Nakamoto published a paper on the ‘Cryptography Mailing List’ in November 2008 and launched the first version of the Bitcoin application software in 2009. Information about the Bitcoin […]

What is web 3.0?

what is web 3.0

Web 3.0 (Web3) is the third generation of web technology advancement. The web, also referred to as the World Wide Web, is the base layer on which the internet operates to deliver applications and website services.   Web 3.0 is still evolving and being defined, which means there is no universally accepted definition. However, it’s […]

Crypto fear and greed index?

crypto fear & greed index

The Crypto Fear and Greed Index uses market signals and social signal patterns to assess the overall sentiment in the market for Bitcoin and other major cryptocurrencies. It is an index because it collects data from many sources and combines the results into a single picture. The index uses a score of 0 to 100 […]

What is a bear market?

what is bear market

A bear market is when a stock market experiences a prolonged price decline. Typically, this refers to a situation in which the price of securities fall 20% or more from highs in the face of widespread positivity and negative outlooks amongst investors. A bear market is often associated with the overall market’s decline or an […]