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What is a blockchain bridge

What’s a Blockchain Bridge?

What is a blockchain bridge? An introduction. One way to understand a blockchain bridge is to first understand what a blockchain is. Blockchain is just the latest evolution in a series of distributed data technologies. Blockchain bridges are a new…

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What is helium crypto (HNT)

Billions of devices and objects will soon be connected to the Internet in what is being referred to as the Internet of Things (IoT). These devices being added to the IoT are what helium crypto (HNT) refers to as “helicopters”…

What is Uniswap?

Uniswap was one of the first decentralized finance (or DeFi) applications to gain significant traction on Ethereum — launching in November 2018. Since then, numerous other decentralized exchanges have been launched (including Curve, SushiSwap, and Balancer), but Uniswap is currently the…

What is a token?

“Token” is a word that you hear a lot in cryptocurrency. In fact, you might hear Bitcoin described as a “crypto token” or something similar, because — technically — all crypto assets can also be described as tokens. But the…

What is a smart contract?

Definition A smart contract, like any contract, establishes the terms of an agreement. But unlike a traditional contract, a smart contract’s terms are executed as code running on a blockchain like Ethereum. Smart contracts allow developers to build apps that…

What is a non-fungible token (NFT)?

In February 2021, a 10-second video by an artist named Beeple sold online for $6.6 million. Around the same time, Christie’s announced that it would be selling a collage of 5,000 “all-digital” works by the Wisconsin-based artist, whose real name is Mike…

What is an ETF?

Exchange-traded funds, better known as ETFs, are similar in many ways to mutual funds. They generally track the price of an asset (like gold) or a basket of assets (like the S&P 500) making it easy for investors to diversify…

What is Ethereum? A Guide For Beginners.

Ethereum is a decentralized platform that runs smart contracts: applications that run exactly as programmed without any possibility of fraud or third-party interference. Ethereum is unique in that it allows developers to create decentralized applications (Dapps) on its platform. These…