Hyperledger Blockchain vs. Ethereum Blockchain

Hyperledger – a Linux foundation project: Hyperledger, a Linux Foundation project, is an open source community to help advance technology and thought leadership. It was originated from IT majors like IBM and Intel who saw the benefits of Blockchain technology in Bitcoin. They didn’t wanted it to be used for financial transactions, so, forced them to develop their own software. Since doing it separately would be a waste of resources, these companies centralized their software...

All about Bitcoin for beginners

The first name which flashes in our mind when someone says Blockchain or Digital Currency is Bitcoin. In my initial days of learning, when I tried talking to my friends about Blockchain technology many of them wouldn’t even have heard about it, the only name heard was Bitcoin. I think, today also in many part of the world Blockchain means Bitcoin. Since we are working on a series - ‘Cryptocurrency for beginners’, let’s...

A beginner’s guide for ‘Cryptocurrency’

What is Cryptocurrency? Cryptocurrency, also known as Virtual Currency or Digital Currency is a medium of exchange that is created by and for the transaction over the blockchain. It consists of two terms ‘Crypto’ and ‘Currency’. The term ‘Crypto’ is the short form of ‘Cryptography’ which means the art and science of concealing the messages to introduce secrecy in information security. The word ‘cryptography’ was coined by combining two Greek words, ‘Krypto’ meaning hidden and...

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