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How (and where) to Buy & Store the NEO Cryptocurrency

What is NEO? NEO is a Chinese blockchain project out to build a decentralized economy. It runs on a dBFT protocol, a low-cost solution preventing network forks and providing finality for all transactions. Its smart contract and reward systems are backed by a secondary token, Gas. Nodes can execute smart contracts by trading in their Gas and all NEO token holders receive regular Gas payouts. …

How (and where) to Buy and Store Lisk: 3 Safe & Competitive Options

What is Lisk? Lisk, in one sentence, is a cryptocurrency used by developers to make their own blockchain projects.  Some existing projects plan to revolutionise digital privacy, academic accreditation and music.  In comparison to its competitors, Lisk appeals to the wider developer market with an easy-to-use sidechain platform. Sidechains are blockchains backed by the Lisk mainchain, but use different tokens. Lisk tokens can be converted to sidechain tokens, so …

How (and Where) to Buy Siacoin

Is Siacoin a Cryptocurrency? Siacoin is the tradeable token used in Sia’s decentralised cloud storage service. Founded in Boston during 2014, Sia connects users who need computer storage with those willing to offer it through its decentralised service. Holders of Siacoin can either spend their tokens on Sia’s storage network or hope for long-term price appreciation. If Sia’s use increases, so will the demand for …

What is Waltonchain and How to Buy It

Waltonchain is a China/Korea-based blockchain project named after Charlie Walton, the first patent holder (and thus considered the inventor) of the RFID device. RFID, as you probably already know, stands for Radio Frequency Identification Device. The concept behind Waltonchain is to merge blockchain and RFID technology. Waltonchain is a decentralized ecosystem that would allow for the management of networks of various RFID devices (and the …

How (and Where) to Buy Factom

Is Factom a Cryptocurrency? Before you get started on the Factom journey, it’s a good idea to make sure you investigate exactly what a Factoid (the principal currency token of the Factom project) is. Factoids, in contrast to other blockchain tokens such as Bitcoin, are not intended to be used as a form of currency. Instead, the Factom team’s whitepaper outlines that the Factoid, whilst …