The History and Development of Ripple

The History and Development of Ripple

Ripple is unique among the 1,500 or so cryptocurrencies. Decentralization and cryptographic security distinguish this market, in spite of how many criticize Rippleā€™s development as having a tendency to move towards centralization. Nevertheless, its token is subject to...
The History and Development of Ethereum

The History and Development of Ethereum

Proposed in 2013 and released in 2015, Ethereum was an overnight success. In 2016, a major hack eroded about $50 million worth of ether, thus causing its value to tumble by nearly 60 percent. The ultimate result of the hack was a hard fork that produced Ethereum...
A Layperson’s Guide to Cryptocurrency

A Layperson’s Guide to Cryptocurrency

Since the advent of personal technology in the form of the PC, the internet and mobile devices, the average user has gotten used to the fact data can be copied pretty effortlessly. It was not until encryption was standardized that it became possible to create unique...
Why Is Cryptocurrency So Volatile?

Why Is Cryptocurrency So Volatile?

Experienced investors expect volatility in the cryptocurrency market. After all, the market is still relatively small and the technology is disruptive. Not only that, but cryptocurrency is constantly competing with financial institutions and concerns regulators....