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  1. Subchain

    | Glossary

    A blockchain that runs separately from a cryptocurrency's main blockchain, using the native currency to carry out transactions. Subchains help scalability by reducing the amount of data stored on a cryptocur...

  2. How Cryptocurrency Will Change the World

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      Understanding the Difference Between “Blockchain” and “Cryptocurrency"   Despite the fact that  “blockchain” and “cryptocurrency” a...

  3. Corporate Interest in Crypto Grows As Walmart Seeks Crypto Patent

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    From Facebook’s Libra to Amazon’s new blockchain products, major entities are realizing that there is a need for digital currencies and an application for blockchain that can help improve transparency an...

  4. Lightning Network

    | Glossary

    A network layer that functions on top of the Bitcoin blockchain and allows for a huge number of low-fee microtransactions.

  5. Orphan

    | Glossary

    A block that is no longer a part of the original blockchain because it was not verified by the majority of miners.

  6. Multi-Layer

    | Glossary

    When a blockchain features several levels for scalability and encryption purposes, it can be said to be "Multi-Layered."

  7. Oracle

    | Glossary

    A third-party entity capable of transmitting reliable information to a blockchain so that smart-contracts can be executed.

  8. Bitcoin Network

    | Glossary

    The first blockchain-based peer-to-peer protocol that allows its users to store and transfer wealth.

  9. SegWit

    | Glossary

    Segregated Witnesses. A protocol implemented by Bitcoin to increase transaction speed. SegWit allows more transactions to be written into a single block on a blockchain.

  10. Stale Block

    | Glossary

    A block that has been worked on by a miner but is not included in the blockchain because another miner successfully completes another block first.

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