Author: Colin Harper

What Is Enigma?

Enigma is a crypto platform that’s trying to solve the problem of privacy on the blockchain. Using an off-chain network layer, Enigma gives blockchains access to much-needed storage, privacy, and scalability. Additionally, it employs what it dubs secret contracts, a brand of smart contract that gives users an element of privacy that’s not intrinsic to current blockchain protocols. How it Works Enigma functions by taking data from the blockchain and, …
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What Are the Differences Between Tangle and Blockchain?

What if I told you that not every cryptocurrency uses a blockchain? And what if I told you that one of the most popular cryptos on the market is a blockchain nonbeliever? Well, you best bet your bottom dollar on it, because today we’re going to get acquainted with the Tangle, a cryptographic alternative to blockchain technology. In addition, we’ll be going over IOTA, the top 15 coin that has …
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Following Weekend Pullback, Cryptocurrency Prices Continue to Dip

We’re a week out from the largest correction the cryptocurrency market has seen since the Mt. Gox crash, and it looks like the market still isn’t done playing possum. Prices continued to bleed on Monday after a weekend dip that had most coins down from their 24-hour highs. As crypto’s total market cap flirts with the US$500 billion threshold, you may be wondering, “Is last week’s correction still in full swing?” …
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What Is Gifto?

Behind Satoshi Nakamoto’s creation of Bitcoin lies a simple, core belief: that financial transactions in a digital world can be peer-to-peer. To that end, certain projects have looked to extend blockchain technology to a variety of services including content curation, digital advertising/marketing, and social media/content platforms. Gifto is tackling all three of these areas with its digital gift service. Using Gifto, consumers will be able to pay creators for their content …
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