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Hard Forks & Soft Forks

Hard Forks & Soft Forks

Those who have been around cryptocurrency for some time are familiar with the concept of a fork. In the simplest terms a fork is a modification to the open-source code of a blockchain. Forks are most often created with intent to solve an existing issue. Here are a few things you need to know about […]

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Blockchain Use Cases & Applications

The field of blockchain technology is in a constant state of expansion. The technical framework that gave the world Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies has moved beyond tokenization. Businesses in many industries are now exploring what a blockchain has to offer. What are the applications and use cases of blockchains? Let’s take a look. Blockchains as […]

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How Ethereum Mining Works

How Ethereum Mining Works

If you are a regular reader of CryptoSwede then you are probably familiar with mining. It’s the process by which many cryptocurrencies are created, and it is also vital to the maintenance of a blockchain. Mining Ethereum is a little bit different than mining Bitcoin and other tokens. Here’s a quick look at how Ethereum […]

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2019 Ripple/XRP Buying Guide

2019 Ripple/XRP Buying Guide

Despite the brutal beating taken by the cryptocurrency market in 2019, investors remain hopeful. Those who are wise have turned their attention to Bitcoin’s successors. Ethereum and Ripple (XRP) seem to offer the most upside in crypto investments. Ripple is especially interesting because it holds vast potential for blockchain development. CryptoSwede has prepared a 2019 […]

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How will Ethereum (ETH) Scale?

How will Ethereum (ETH) Scale?

One of the hot topics in the world of cryptocurrency is scalability. The issue of how cryptocurrencies can support more users and transactions is usually discussed in relation to Bitcoin. The truth is that all digital currency platforms have similar challenges. How will Ethereum scale, for example? The world’s second most-popular blockchain platform is not […]

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Should I Buy Ripple (XRP)

Should I Buy Ripple (XRP)

The world of cryptocurrencies is always in a state of change. New tokens are introduced almost daily. The market is volatile. Many factors are involved when making a decision to invest in cryptocurrencies. Lately we have been asked by many readers, “Should I buy Ripple?” Ripple (XRP) is definitely a digital token that you should […]

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Trading Cryptocurrency Futures

Trading Cryptocurrency Futures

With Kraken announcing that it is now offering futures trading for cryptocurrency there are new opportunities for investors. Many people want to know about the advantages of trading cryptocurrency futures. This type of trading can offer some benefits that spot trading does not. It has been widely used with many types of financial instruments over […]

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Bitnation Founder Tarkowski Admits Profit Motive

Regular readers of Cryptoswede know that we have been following a story involving Bitnation and its XPAT cryptocurrency. As we have reported, Bitnation founder Susanne Tarkowski Templehof and her cryptocurrency project have been mired in controversy dating back to 2014. New allegations have surfaced that link Bitnation to Worldcore, a cryptocurrency exchange and payment processor […]

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The Top Ten People Of Cryptocurrency

The Top Ten People Of Cryptocurrency

Cryptocurrency is a vast digital enterprise that involves lots of behind the scenes work. For every digital token that is introduced there are developers working to refine the technology that drives crypto. A few of these individuals stand tall among the rest. We’ve complied a list of the top ten people of cryptocurrency. These are […]

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Lightning Network Development For Altcoins

Lightning Network Development For Altcoins

You may have read our explanation of the Lightning Network and how it serves to address the scalability issues of Bitcoin. The Lightning Network is a protocol that improves the speed at which Bitcoin transactions are confirmed while lowering transaction fees. Bitcoin’s blockchain averages 7 transactions per second when it comes to processing. Before it […]

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