Hardware Wallets and Attack Surface

People who own cryptocurrencies have the option to store their coins either in hot wallets or online wallets which are always connected to the internet or in cold wallets which are hardware devices not connected to the internet. Hot wallets have a reputation of being subject to hacks and theft because of their perpetual connection... Continue Reading →

Smart Contract Platforms

Smart Contracts have been all the rage ever since they first appeared on the radar of techies around the world. They were both very exciting and quite mysterious as a lot of their potential hadn’t been tapped into. This made them a mainstay on thousands of tech, especially crypto, forums all over the world. But... Continue Reading →

Lightning’s Security Model

The Lightning Network was conceived with the idea of solving the scalability issues associated with Bitcoin transactions. The fundamental idea behind the Lightning Network is to make small and everyday transactions don't have to be stored on the blockchain. This is also called the 'off-chain approach.' In a scenario where someone wants to pay for... Continue Reading →

Why Running a Node is Important.

Nodes are storage devices that are connected to the internet and store all transaction data right from the start, as a chain of information. This chain of information is known as the blockchain. Nodes send transaction information from the user to the miner and also store the same on the blockchain. They check every transaction,... Continue Reading →

State of Massachusetts warming up to Blockchain Industry

As Western U.S. states embrace the blockchain revolution with even Congress inching closer towards crypto-friendly regulation, Massachusetts’ chief of securities has launched a new working group in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts to clear up some of the murky regulation for blockchain innovators. Regulators in the state haven’t made it easy for blockchain entrepreneurs. Bitcoin and... Continue Reading →

Inflation and Debt Systems

With the introduction of Bitcoin in 2009 and later, subsequent altcoins, many people were of the opinion that cryptos can be used as debt instruments. Debt is something that is owed to someone, but this is not the case while dealing with cryptocurrencies. Bitcoin and other Cryptos aren't Debt Instruments You might not notice this... Continue Reading →

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