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The blockchain is the foundation technology upon which all cryptocurrencies are built. The first implementation of a blockchain was in 2009 when the Bitcoin protocol was launched by Satoshi Nakamoto. While blockchain technology is relatively young, it is the basis for all digital currencies that exist today.
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Litecoin was the first cryptocurrency to be forked off of Bitcoin, with its own features to make it unique. To truly understand Litecoin, you must have a decent understanding of Bi
tcoin and blockchain technology.
Ripple is a payment platform designed to provide solutions for cross-border payments. It’s also one of the only cryptocurrencies designed to assist fiat currency rather than replace it. Because of this, and the fact that it is not truly decentralised, it’s one of the more controversial digital currencies around. Read on for more about how Ripple works and what it’s used for.
The Ethereum network, which runs the cryptocurrency ether, is becoming increasingly popular. Where Bitcoin uses blockchain technology for financial transactions, Ethereum uses it for decentralised software applications.
Read on to learn more about it, why it’s worthwhile paying attention to and how to show your support.
Bitcoin is known for being the first ever cryptocurrency in existence. It’s also the most popular and well supported out of all the digital currencies. In this section of the guide, you’ll learn more about Bitcoin, where it came from, what it’s used for and how to buy it.
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