DeFi Vocab: Yield Farming & Liquidity Mining

Yield Farming Yield Farming is a goofy phrase but it does elucidate, in a succinct way, what can be done within Ethereum decentralized finance. Now that a young ecosystem of applications have arisen with non-custodial and automated financial markets, there is a lot of opportunity to have your digital assets accumulate yield with a little… Read More

Edge Development Update

In the latest release of Edge, we’ve added support for Ethereum Classic (ETC), the Compound Governance token (COMP), and made updates to our FIO integration for new users of the protocol.  Ethereum Classic is a smart contract platform designed to support decentralized applications (dApps). Ethereum Classic is the legacy chain that remained intact after the… Read More

How To Buy Tezos (XTZ) in Edge

The purpose of the Tezos project is to create a secure and reliable smart contract platform in which digital assets and financial applications can be created and utilized.  The Tezos community promotes unity and has built Tezos on the premise that chain-forks are problematic. Blockchain based forks happen when different ideological constituencies or interest groups… Read More

The Financial Foundation of the United States

Independence Day is tomorrow, a favorite holiday of Americans and an inspiration to many around the world who are sympathetic to the cause of human freedom and liberty. While some at Edge aren’t American citizens we all take the message of the Declaration of Independence seriously: A free people has the right and duty to… Read More

How to Buy LINK in Edge

LINK has become one of the more popular assets in the crypto-asset space and recently found itself on a prestigious list published annually by the World Economic Forum (WEF). The WEF selects 100 of the most promising Technology Pioneers every year and Chainlink was amongst the chosen.  Past recipients include Airbnb, Google, Kickstarter, Mozilla, Palantir… Read More

Enter to Win 500,000 Satoshis!

Edge users can win up to 500,000 satoshis by registering a FIO address through Edge and sending us a FIO request by midnight (PST) of June 30th! We’ll select a total of four winners for simply trying out the FIO protocol within Edge! How To Enter to Win: Register a FIO address in Edge on… Read More

Ethereum Development Update: ETH 2.0

Ethereum is getting closer to the second generation of its design, known as ETH 2.0. Ethereum 1.0, like Bitcoin, has used Proof of Work (PoW) for security and consensus. However, the Ethereum community will soon be transitioning away from PoW and will be implementing a Proof of Stake (PoS) algorithm for security and consensus. We… Read More

FIO Development Update

For the past month, Edge users have been able to: register FIO addresses under our @edge domain, connect multiple wallets and assets to their addresses, send crypto to any other FIO-enabled wallet, and  send payment requests.  Now, in the latest release of Edge, users can create their own: custom FIO domains and can renew their… Read More

The Threat of High Fees & How Edge Calculates Them

During the past couple of weeks, many users experienced a period of higher than usual fees when using the Bitcoin network. A lot of this has been caused by the dynamics around the halving of the block reward on May 11th.  The halving causes difficulty for inefficient or high cost miners, given the smaller block… Read More

Ravencoin Development Update: KAWPOW

A few weeks ago, Ravencoin, underwent a successful proof of work algorithm upgrade. Congratulations to their community and all the hard work put in to make the transition as smooth as possible. It looks like everything went smoothly and the network is moving along nicely. One of the design goals of the Ravencoin project was… Read More