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We are all familiar with URLs like www.viabtc.com. As we enter these well-known URLs in the address bar, before leading us to the specific webpage, the browser first needs to translate the URLs into IP addresses like 58.220.70.XX. In this complex process, the Domain Name System (DNS) plays a key…


In the early days of the crypto market where the networks of cryptocurrencies such as Bitcoin remained in their infancy, there were plenty of bugs and technical vulnerabilities. At the time, certain manufacturers took advantage of the algorithmic flaws and produced “block-snatching” mining machines, which can obtain block rewards from…


Most people associate Africa with labels such as poverty, famine, and underdevelopment. You would be surprised to find that, when it comes to cryptocurrencies, Africa is ahead of most countries, including more developed economies. Since 2020, the African crypto market has surged, according to a report by Chainalysis, a company…


Have you ever gone to the supermarket with your grandparents? If so, you probably have heard them say: “When I was young, beef and veal were way cheaper”. Old folks do like to talk about how cheap things once were, and they are right, prices were indeed a lot lower…


During the past two years, affected by the global pandemic, countries have adopted comparatively loose monetary policies. Due to massive quantitative easing programs, currencies around the world are threatened by rising inflationary pressures. A great number of market players hope that governments can gradually tighten the monetary policies and terminate…


Lately, miners affected by the recent Chinese crypto policies are on the lookout for new destinations, and the network hashrate of Bitcoin is also recovering. …


The global pandemic of COVID-19 has triggered a worldwide economic depression. As the result of central bank policies, hyperinflation, and macroeconomic instability, countries around the world have suffered from currency volatility and depreciation. During the same period, the crypto market has achieved a rapid expansion. Individual investors, listed companies, and…


Miner extractable value (MEV) was initially proposed by Philip Daian et al. in the paper “Flash Boys 2.0” in April 2019. As the DeFi market grows, the concept has been taken more seriously by people day by day. So why do we say, Ethereum MEV is no longer a “miner…


On September 13, tech services company Support.com announced the closing of its merger with Greenidge, a New York-based bitcoin mining and power generation company as of market close on September 14. …


In the crypto world, the number of non-zero addresses is one of the key metrics for asset analysis. The more non-zero addresses a token has, the more holders there are, which means that more people are investing in the asset. Besides, it also shows a high degree of consensus. …

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