The Technology Behind Top Crypto Currencies

ETH, BTC, ADA, DOT, And More

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Ethereum (ETH)

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Chainlink (LINK)

source — chainlink website

Bitcoin (BTC)

source — bitcoin organisation website

Cardano (ADA)

Polkadot (DOT)

source — polkadot

Stellar (XLM)

source — stellar website
Transaction fee = # of operations * base fee

Solana (SOL)

source — solana website


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  • Nano: low latency digital money.
  • Hedera Hashgraph: decentralized governance model for enterprise applications with a native cryptocurrency called HBAR.

How to buy cryptocurrencies

  • Coinbase: is a popular crypto market, it is easy to use and provides mostly the trusted currencies. It is one of the easiest to transfer fiat money from your credit card or the bank.
  • Binance: Largest cryptocurrency exchange and available in many countries. It includes many new altcoins that might be riskier to trade. The transaction fee is fairly low.
  • Kraken: modern user experience for digital currency with low fees.



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