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Why Is Bitcoin Falling?

Why Is Bitcoin Falling?

John Martin 8 min read
The cost of bitcoin has been declining since the beginning of this year. The coin reached a historic high of $69 thousand in November 2021. By mid-July, 2022, it was trading at $20.77 thousand. August, as the history of observations shows, is traditionally not the best month for Bitcoin. Over the past 11 years, in 6 cases, cryptocurrency has show
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What is IPFS?

What is IPFS?

John Martin 8 min read
IPFS (InterPlanetary File System) is an open-source hypermedia protocol that allows peers to store and distribute data in a single distributed file system. The author of the decision — the founder and head of the American startup Protocol Labs Juan Benet - called it a "distributed, permanent web," bearing in mind that the site created in IPFS c
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Crypto Mixers and the Story of Tornado Cash

Crypto Mixers and the Story of Tornado Cash

Ruth Kise 8 min read
All transactions in the network of Bitcoin and many other cryptocurrencies are recorded in the blockchain, so this system is as transparent and public as possible. But at the same time, such transparency is a significant drawback for cryptocurrency holders who want to remain completely anonymous. Bitcoin addresses (to a certain extent) can be tr
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All You Need to Know About Ethereum Merge (and PoW Ethereum Fork)

All You Need to Know About Ethereum Merge (and PoW Ethereum Fork)

John Martin 10 min read
The transition from Proof-of-Work (PoW) to Proof-of-Stakes (PoS) is the most important and difficult upgrade in the history of Ethereum . The process that has been going on for seven years has reached the finish line. In the past, the upgrade was called differently: Serenity, Casper , Shasper, Ethereum 2.0, and, finally, "merger" (The Merge).
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People of Crypto in 2022

People of Crypto in 2022

Ruth Kise 11 min read
Blockchain's innovative ideas, ever-changing rules, extremely risky market movements, and crypto-sphere fraud make understanding cryptocurrencies really challenging. No matter what level you are in, you can and should learn more and draw valuable insights from the most influential people called crypto influencers. Influencers are network persona
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XRP vs SEC: A Wild Ride

XRP vs SEC: A Wild Ride

John Martin 6 min read
On September 14, 2021, the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) published a document stating its meetings with representatives of SBI Holdings, FinHub, and CME Group. According to this document published by the SEC in the framework of the case against Ripple, representatives of SBI Holdings (Ripple's main partner) and other companies hel
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SwapSpace's Birthday Celebration: A Lottery for Our Customers with $1000 in Prizes!

SwapSpace's Birthday Celebration: A Lottery for Our Customers with $1000 in Prizes!

June Katz 2 min read
Hey guys, it’s SwapSpace’s birthday! This year, we decided to celebrate by giving you a chance to win $1000 in prizes — up to $300 individually! To enter the lottery, during the period from August 5 to August 15 just rate the exchange service you’ve used to swap your coins on SwapSpace. We ask you to leave your rating at the end of the exchange
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Promising DeFi Startups and Crypto Trends of 2022

Promising DeFi Startups and Crypto Trends of 2022

John Martin 10 min read
The popularization and development of DeFi projects will make the use of financial services more modern, democratic, and convenient. The structure of the industry contains a lot of important components: information management, insurance, lending, tokenization of assets, and the emergence of stable digital coins that are not subject to high volatil
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Vulnerabilities of Smart Contracts: DAO, DeFi, and Re-entry Attack

Vulnerabilities of Smart Contracts: DAO, DeFi, and Re-entry Attack

John Martin 7 min read
The decentralized finance space has shown exponential growth over the past year, increasing from a total of $540 million recorded in March last year to more than $47.6 billion at the time of this article's release. The growth of the DeFi sphere has opened up new opportunities for users, developers, and the industry as a whole, but also brought
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Blockchain Companies and Stocks: Traditional Finance in the Crypto World

Blockchain Companies and Stocks: Traditional Finance in the Crypto World

Ruth Kise 5 min read
2022 is in full swing, and it is already clear to everyone that the cryptocurrency world is alive, will live, and, in general, is still developing. Time has shown that the crypt market is growing, pushing the idea as well as attracting large funds. But how to put your own skin into the game, and where to start to earn money — is still difficult to
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The Collapse of the Crypto Lending Market: 3AC, Voyager, Celsius

The Collapse of the Crypto Lending Market: 3AC, Voyager, Celsius

John Martin 4 min read
Those people who have been closely following the crypto market for some time regularly see news about the collapse of a coin or token .  After the Terra Luna crash it became clear that many very large projects had big holes in them. While the whole crypto industry was doing well, they could promise their clients super profits and easily a
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New EU Crypto Regulation: What's Going On?

New EU Crypto Regulation: What's Going On?

John Martin 5 min read
On the last day of June 2022, the European Union agreed on the main provisions of the law that will regulate the crypto industry. The bill was called Markets in Crypto-Assets, or MiCA. In short, the EU authorities want to oblige all crypto exchanges to provide personal data of customers, including information about transactions. Of course, many us
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