Altcoins

Altcoin is one of the most dynamic and controversial sectors in the crypto world. If you already know enough about mainstream coins such as BTC and ETH, you might as well step out of your comfort zone and take an exciting trip to the cutting edge of the crypto industry.

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BounceBit: Cross-Chain Liquidity, Flexible Staking, Building a New Bitcoin Ecosystem
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BounceBit: Cross-Chain Liquidity, Flexible Staking, Building a New Bitcoin Ecosystem

BounceBit is a project built within the Bitcoin ecosystem, aiming to generate staking rewards for BTC by creating the BounceBit Chain. Its core is the BTC re-staking mechanism, allowing users to convert BTC to BBTC and stake it on the platform to earn rewards. The project adopts a dual-token system, including governance token BB and BBTC pegged to the value of Bitcoin. BounceBit also integrates DeFi and CeFi, providing liquidity management and cross-chain operations, supporting asset transfers between different blockchains. Additionally, it employs the Proof of Stake (PoS) consensus mechanism and introduces the LSD (Liquidity Staking Derivatives) mechanism, allowing users to maintain liquidity while staking assets. BounceBit has gained support from notable investors such as Binance Labs.
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What is Zcash (ZEC), and how does it work?
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What is Zcash (ZEC), and how does it work?

Zcash (ZEC) is a privacy-focused cryptocurrency that allows users to choose anonymity when conducting transactions. It is based on the Bitcoin codebase but utilizes a different hashing algorithm and security protocol. Zcash employs zero-knowledge proofs (zk-SNARKs) technology to offer "shielded addresses," enabling transaction anonymity. Users can opt for shielded or transparent transactions. The total supply of Zcash is capped at 21 million, similar to Bitcoin.
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What Happens When New Tokens Flood The Market?
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What Happens When New Tokens Flood The Market?

This article analyzes and discusses the current issuance status of altcoins and their impact on the market. There is a trend in the cycle where a large number of new tokens are launched with high FDV (Fully Diluted Valuation) and airdrop models, followed by a massive unlocking of tokens held by venture capitalists (VCs). Due to the market's reflexivity, prices often remain above or below equilibrium levels for extended periods, only shifting when participants realize their views are no longer grounded in reality. Lock-up periods for VC tokens, along with comprehensive assessments of market capitalization, price, and FDV, all contribute to enhancing trading information and judgment.
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What is Lumerin? All You Need to Know About LMR
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What is Lumerin? All You Need to Know About LMR

Lumerin is a routing protocol that controls data paths and commodifies Bitcoin hashpower through smart contracts, enabling a decentralized marketplace
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With SAGA All the Rage, Modularization + GameFi May Become a New Narrative in Crypto
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With SAGA All the Rage, Modularization + GameFi May Become a New Narrative in Crypto

The article explores the market performance of the SAGA token after its launch and analyzes its innovations. SAGA is a Layer 1 protocol that supports developers in creating dedicated chains (Chainlets) to achieve modular infrastructure. SAGA adopts a unique "musical chairs pricing" mechanism to provide low-cost block space. The article also discusses the new trend of modularization and GameFi integration in the crypto market, mentioning projects like GALA, RON, and Arbitrum, which drive the development of the GameFi industry by offering high-performance blockchains and rich gaming ecosystems. In particular, the article mentions DAW (Decentralized Autonomous Worlds) as an emerging game genre that allows players to freely create and expand experiences in the gaming world.
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All you need to know about DRC-20
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All you need to know about DRC-20

The explosion of DRC-20 tokens has driven Dogecoin's daily trading volume to an all-time high, even once surpassing both Bitcoin and Litecoin. Presently, the Dogecoin ecosystem's infrastructure has also improved, providing a smoother user experience than the Bitcoin ecosystem.
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What is PolySwarm? All You Need to Know About NCT
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What is PolySwarm? All You Need to Know About NCT

PolySwarm (NCT) is a cybersecurity threat detection and intelligence platform using blockchain technology.
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What is Dogelon Mars? All You Need to Know About ELON
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What is Dogelon Mars? All You Need to Know About ELON

Dogelon Mars (ELON) has captured the attention of many crypto enthusiasts with its spacefaring canine mascot and aspirations of intergalactic currency. But is it a good investment? This guide dives into Dogelon Mars and explores its tokenomics, uses, and future potential to help you decide.
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What is Clore.ai? All You Need to Know About CLORE
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What is Clore.ai? All You Need to Know About CLORE

Clore.ai (CLORE) is an AI platform for deep learning and data analysis applications.
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What is Numeraire? All You Need to Know About NMR
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What is Numeraire? All You Need to Know About NMR

Numeraire (NMR) is a blockchain-based hedge fund allowing trading based on AI and global data scientist predictions.
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What is Automata Network? All You Need to Know About ATA
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What is Automata Network? All You Need to Know About ATA

Ergo (ERG) is a cryptocurrency focusing on contract-based, decentralized applications with features like privacy and light client use.
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What is LTO Network? All You Need to Know About LTO
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What is LTO Network? All You Need to Know About LTO

LTO Network is a hybrid blockchain platform for creating and managing decentralized workflow applications.
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SAFE to Launch: Overview of Tokenomics and Ecosystem
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SAFE to Launch: Overview of Tokenomics and Ecosystem

This article introduces the decentralized custody protocol and digital asset management platform Safe (formerly Gnosis Safe), which allows users to manage digital assets through smart contracts. Safe's token, SAFE, has a fixed total supply of 1 billion, distributed among users, ecosystem members, institutional investors, the foundation, core team, and DAO vaults. Safe is a leader in the field of DAO fund management tools, with a thriving ecosystem and multiple projects already funded on its platform. Safe is more than just a multi-signature wallet; it is a composable smart account framework, fully programmable smart accounts, suitable for various use cases and user groups.
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9 Web3 Projects to Help You Turn Old Phones and Computers into Treasure
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9 Web3 Projects to Help You Turn Old Phones and Computers into Treasure

Old phones and computers can still "dig for gold" in the crypto world, with DePIN and some Layer1 projects transforming them into mining sites. This article introduces nine projects that give new life to old devices.
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What is ParaSwap?
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What is ParaSwap?

Discover ParaSwap in our detailed article, exploring its role as a DEX aggregator, historical development, operational mechanics, and key features.
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