Category: Research

Litecoin — the Silver to Bitcoin’s Gold (Part I)

Abstract: We plan to introduce Litecoin in three articles to help our readers understand Litecoin comprehensively. The first part of this series covers the Litecoin from the perspective of its development history and current status quo, mainly focusing on its milestones reached so far, work algorithm, block reward halving, price trend, mining pool distribution, Github commits and google search trend.

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On Lightning Network (I): A Demonstration in Solidity

How to break through a blockchain trilemma

Lightning Network first appeared in the whitepaper proposed by Joseph Poon and Thaddeus Dryja in 2015. It generated huge responses and discussions among the Bitcoin community and has been widely regarded as the second most important whitepaper on Bitcoin behind Satoshi Nakamoto’s groundbreaking work.

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What is Initial Exchange Offering (IEO)? — The Evolution of IEO Market

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The Initial Exchange Offering (IEO) has been catching the interest of traders, project teams, and exchanges after the Initial Coin Offering (ICO) fad has cooled off. Currently, major trading platforms such as OKEx, Binance, Bitrrex, Bitmax, Huobi, and KuCoin have conducted their own IEOs, and some of them have performed well after the issued tokens were listed on the exchanges. This article will walk you through the rise of IEOs, focusing on its unique nature, its current status quo, its advantages and limitations, and what should be done to make it more efficient.

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In-depth Review: What Sparks the New Wave of Stablecoin Hype?

In just 6 months’ time, the concept of stablecoins has just changed

The second wave of stablecoin craze hit the market at the beginning of 2019, but the stablecoin today already differs from what it was last year.

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