Archive for category: From Block One

What’s the Utility of the 18 DeFi Assets Under OKCoin Review?

How the 18 DeFi assets OKCoin is exploring for listing function in the DeFi ecosystem and why we chose them Decentralized finance (DeFi) ...

What is yETH and how will it benefit ETH?

Yearn.finance is releasing “yETH”: here’s why Ethereum could continue gaining  At OKCoin, like much of the industry, we’ve been moni...

What is an Altcoin?

For some traders and investors, there’s Bitcoin, and then there are all the other cryptocurrencies. Those other cryptos are all broadly refe...

What is a Stablecoin?

Backed by a reserve asset, a stablecoin is designed to attempt to provide price stability in cryptocurrency markets TL;DR:  First...

What is Decentralized Finance?

Permissionless and transparent protocols support a new financial ecosystem called DeFi Decentralized finance (DeFi) is a new approach to ...

What is the Ethereum 2.0 Serenity update

Explaining the Ethereum 2.0 Serenity Update

The Ethereum 2.0 update, called Serenity, is a long anticipated change to the smart contracts protocol that will improve scalability and mov...

Central Bank Digital Currency and Digital Dollar Overview

What is a CBDC and how does it work? On June 11th, a Congressional Task Force on Financial Technology held a hearing to discuss a number ...

Bitcoin Halving Explained

Bitcoin Halving Explained

With Bitcoin, there’s no central bank and there are no surprises when it comes to supply. Unlike the US dollar, we’ve known all along how ma...

Let's Build Bitcoin Together - BCH

What is BCH? A Bitcoin Cash Primer

In celebration of our Let’s Build Bitcoin Together campaign!, we’ve created a blog series that will delve into the history and vision behind...

Let's Build Bitcoin Together - BTC

What is BTC? A Bitcoin Primer

In celebration of Let’s Build Bitcoin Together!, we’ve created a blog series that will delve into the history and vision behind the three cr...