• The Avalanche project was created under the leadership of Emin Gün Sirer, Cornell University professor and CEO of Ava Labs. With the help of Kevin Sekniqi and Maofan Yin, he the Avalanche network and its native token, AVAX, in September 2020
  • For those looking to launch their own digital assets or cryptocurrencies, the Avalanche project offers a solution without the need to develop a new blockchain
  • The Avalanche network’s native token, AVAX, acts as a payment and reward system for users within the network
  • The total supply of AVAX is capped at 720,000,000 AVAX tokens
  • At the time of writing, AVAX’s lowest price was ₺23.49 (31 December 2020). Its highest price was ₺504.85 (10 February 2021)
  • Access the Avalanche platform and AVAX site at https://www.avalabs.org/
  • Dive into the technical details of Avalanche in its whitepaper at https://www.avalabs.org/whitepapers

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  • The Synthetix protocol was established by Kain Warwick in September 2017, originally under the name Havven (HAV). After a year it changed its name to Synthetix. Synthetix is ​​a decentralised finance (DeFi) protocol built on the Ethereum blockchain that provides liquidity to cryptocurrencies and other digital assets
  • Users can trade cryptocurrencies, stocks, and commodities belonging to other blockchains on the Synthetix protocol. There is also the opportunity for users to earn income using Synths (highly liquid synthetic assets native to the platform)
  • SNX is the protocol’s ERC-20 based token. It is used in the project’s staking mechanism
  • The total supply…

  • The Basic Attention Token (BAT) was created by Brendan Eich and Brian Bondy, two notable figures in the internet browser industry. It was launched with an ICO in 2017
  • Basic Attention Token (BAT) is an ERC-20 token that runs on the Ethereum blockchain. It is the digital asset of blockchain-based digital advertising platform, Brave Ads
  • The total supply of BAT is capped at 1,500,000,000 BAT. At the time of writing, 1,495,931,132 BAT was in circulation
  • At the time of writing, BAT’s lowest price was ₺0.5537 (16 July 2017). Its highest price was ₺13.79 (13 April 2021)
  • Access the Basic Attention Token (BAT) site at https://basicattentiontoken.org/
  • Take a look at the technical details of the Basic Attention Token in the BAT whitepaper here https://basicattentiontoken.org/static-assets/documents/BasicAttentionTokenWhitePaper-4.pdf

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  • The Polygon platform was founded by Jaynti Kanani, Sandeep Nailwal and Anurag Arjun in October 2017, originally under the name MATIC (which remained the name of the project’s token)
  • The Polygon platform is one of the first projects that offered scalability and infrastructure development on the Ethereum blockchain
  • MATIC is an ERC-20 token. It’s used for for local payment transactions on the Polygon platform
  • The total supply of MATIC is capped at 10,000,000,000 MATIC. At the time of writing 4,877,830,774 MATIC is in circulation. MATIC tokens are released on a monthly basis
  • At the time of writing, the MATIC’s lowest ever price price was ₺0.02489 (9 May 2019). Its highest price was ₺8.69 (9 May 2021)
  • Access the Polygon platform and MATIC website at https://matic.network/
  • Review the technical details of Polygon and MATIC in the project’s whitepaper here https://github.com/maticnetwork/whitepaper

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Those two pizzas are now worth around 3,820,000,000 TRY…

On 18 May 2010, a BitcoinTalk forum user who went by the name “Laszlo”, created a thread proclaiming that he would pay 10,000 BTC* for a couple of pizzas. He didn’t mind if they were from a restuarant or homemade as long as they were a good size. While there was some initial interest from other forum users, Laszlo would have to wait a while.

He finally announced on 22 May 2010 that he successfully bought a pair of pizzas for 10,000 BTC. …


Bitcoin protocol upgrades

The Bitcoin blockchain is now preparing for the Taproot Upgrade, building on 2017's SegWit (Segregated Witness) Upgrade.

Bitcoin, which was kickstarted in 2008 with Satoshi Nakamoto’s whitepaper, enables users to transfer value thanks to a protocol that can approve transactions without the need of a central authority or third party. Nakamoto developed a solution to the “Byzantine Generals Problem” to tackle the problem of trust in payment transactions. This issue is resolved thanks to the Bitcoin core protocol. The decentralised Bitcoin network can also be altered and developed, provided the majority of stakeholders agree.

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  • The Ankr network was founded by Chandler Song and Ryan Fang in 2017 with a goal of creating blockchain node hosting solutions
  • By creating an infrastructure platform to connect to blockchain technologies and decentralised finance applications, it offers this as a Web 3.0-compatible cloud service
  • A payment token, ANKR, has been created within the Ankr network
  • At the time of writing, the amount of ANKR in circulation is 6,496,232,711. The maximum supply 10,000,000,000 ANKR
  • To date, ANKR’s lowest price was ₺0.005767 (13 March 2020). Its highest price was ₺1.8323 (28 March 2021)
  • You can access the Ankr network’s website at https://www.ankr.com/
  • You can access the Ankr network whitepaper at https://s3-us-west-1.amazonaws.com/app.ankr.network/assets/Ankr_Whitepaper_20190524.pdf

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  • Maker (MKR) is the token of decentralised finance platform MakerDAO, launched by Rune Christensen on 2 December 2017
  • Maker (MKR) runs on the Ethereum blockchain and is an ERC-20 standard token
  • MakerDAO also has a stable cryptocurrency called DAI that is pegged to the US dollar
  • MKR is used to produce DAI and to the DAI price from fluctuating.
  • Additionly, Maker users have voting rights, influencing updates and other changes on the platform
  • The entire supply of Maker will be released incrementally by MakerDAO and is not put into circulation through mining or other production methods
  • To date, MKR’s lowest…


Uniswap was developed by Hayden Adams in 2018 as a clearing and liquidity platform to allows the exchange of Ethereum and ERC-20 digital assets on the Ethereum platform

UNI, the digital asset of the platform, was launched on 16 September 2020 via an airdrop

One billion UNI has been produced on the Ethereum platform for the project — this total supply will stay fixed for four years. 450 million UNI was set aside to be distributed to liquidity providers

150 million UNI was given away, free of charge, to people active on the Uniswap platform before 1 September 2020

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A non-fungible token (NFT) is what its name suggests: a cryptographic digital asset that cannot be exchanged for another coin of its kind. The scope and overall usage of NFTs has increased greatly over the last two years — recently they have been covered in the media and discussed at length on social media. The most important solutions NFTs provide are digital ownership, copyright establishment and the ability to prove the true value of assets in a digital environment.

Real-world objects or digitally produced creations are represented as NFTs on platforms and then sold either via direct sale or by…

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