Fundamentals

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Fundamentals

What is Proof of Capacity? An Eco-Friendly Mining Solution

Learn about proof of capacity mining, the ability to use empty space on your hard drive to mine free coins. Is this method really the eco-friendly option?

What’s a Cryptocurrency Airdrop? A Beginner’s Guide

Crypto Fundamentals: What’s an airdrop? This guide will teach you what an airdrop is, how they work, and how to participate in them in the future.

What is the Lightning Network?  A Beginner’s Guide

What is the Lightning Network? Check out our Lightning Network introductory guide to get a better understanding of the off-chain transaction protocol.

A Quick Guide on Cryptocurrency Taxes for People in a Rush

Crypto markets are always in flux & most investors do not have time to learn about taxes. This guide will provide the busy investor some crypto tax basics.

Cryptocurrency Taxes 101: What to Know Come Tax Season

The new year comes with hopes of growth in virtual currency markets. Unfortunately, it also means we need to pay taxes on our cryptocurrency profits from 2017.

Making Sense of Proof of Work vs. Proof of Stake

Crypto Fundamentals: What are proof of work and proof of stake algorithms? What’s the difference between them? We’ve got you covered in this guide.

How to get coins from Bitcoin forks

Crypto Fundamentals: Learn what Bitcoin forks are, why they happen and how to claim the “free” forked coins from them in this short, instructive guide.

3 Common Cryptocurrency Tax “Loopholes” and Why They Don’t Work

Can you take advantage of tax loopholes to avoid paying taxes on your digital currency exchanges? See three of the most common ones and why they don’t work.

How to Make Money with Bitcoin

In this short article, we describe four different ways (other than investing) that you can make money with Bitcoin in the cryptocurrency market.

Understanding ERC20

The ERC20 token standard, which stands for Ethereum Requests for Comment, is a set of programming “rules” that all Ethereum-based token is expected to follow.