Edge Year in Review

2020 is a year most people would like to forget. A rare, once in a generation culmination of a worldwide pandemic, civil unrest, and political turmoil. It shed light to the barely understood and underestimated effects of human isolation. It is a year where technology rose to the occasion to keep us connected, entertained, and… Read More

Aragon Upgrade (ANT v2)

The Aragon Network was one of the early projects to launch on the Ethereum network in mid-2017. The white paper was released on April 20th, 2017 and shortly after, the sale and distribution of the Aragon Network Token (ANT) commenced. ANT was one of the earliest governance tokens that could be used to participate in… Read More

Dogecoin Genesis

Dogecoin is one of the oldest cryptocurrencies, being used by cryptocurrency enthusiasts all over the world for over six years. Dogecoin was a part of a mini alt-coin boom that was created in the wake of a huge Bitcoin bull run in 2013. Whenever a technology, company, or person has success you can almost guarantee… Read More

Who Controls Bitcoin Mining?

We know that Satoshi and Hal Finney were the earliest miners, with many more coming after, but the first year of Bitcoin mining was very static and boring. The network’s hashrate was stuck at a max of 7 million hashes per second, which could have been created by no more than 100 people with CPUs…. Read More

Formation Of The Fed: The Meeting At Jekyll Island

In late November, 1913, on a private island off the coast of Georgia, a few of the most powerful men in the United States and the world gathered to craft up the plan for a new Central Bank in the United States. This Central Bank would come to be called the “Federal Reserve” and would… Read More

Is ETH Sound Money?

The concept of sound money has been around for millennia, but our current conception of sound money gained prominence as a more refined concept early in the 19th century amongst liberal (classical) economic theorists, financiers, and political power brokers during American and European based globalization. These thinkers were trying to answer deep questions about what… Read More

Bitcoin Cash Development Update: November Hard-fork

Bitcoin Cash is due for another upgrade on November 15. Unfortunately this upgrade will likely result in a contentious chain-split, potentially creating another cryptocurrency due to differences between the founders of Bitcoin ABC and the rest of the Bitcoin Cash network.  There are two proposals set to be implemented in Bitcoin Cash, but it appears… Read More

Edge Book Recommendations

Below is a list of our staff’s book recommendations for anyone trying to understand what bitcoin and the crypto revolution is all about. We’ve sorted the books into beginner, intermediate, and advanced levels. We’ve included some books in the mix that aren’t exactly about bitcoin, crypto, or blockchain and might not even mention them, but… Read More

Edge Development Update

In our latest release, users in Germany, Austria, Switzerland, and Belgium, through our partner, Banxa, can use the Sofort payment network to buy BTC, BSV, ETH, LTC, USDC, and USDT for Euros! Sofort is the predominant online banking method in countries such as Germany, Austria, Switzerland and Belgium, serving over 20 million people. Edge users… Read More

Important Bitcoin Vocab

Bitcoin is difficult to understand. A lot of this difficulty can be attributed to the newness of the terminology being used to describe Bitcoin. Once one starts to understand the vocabulary being used, one can use Bitcoin with greater ease and follow its progression without being totally confused and overwhelmed. Satoshi The first name of… Read More