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A sidechain is a blockchain that is connected to a mainchain via a two-way bridge.

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Before a transaction can be sent, it must be signed with a private key. This happens in wallets in the background and is called Sign.

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The minimum that an ICO wishes to collect in capital is also called a soft cap.

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If the rules of a blockchain changes its backwards-compatibility, this is called a softfork. No new blockchain is created because all the miners follow the upgrade.

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A software wallet is a digital wallet that exists as an application on a computer and usually utilizes hot storage technolgy.

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If a token is copied to another blockchain, this is called spooning.

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Solidity is used to write Smart Contracts, so it is also called a contract-oriented programming language.

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The difference between supply and demand price is called the spread.

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State channels are considered secure transactions amongst distributed ledger technology users that do not occur on the blockchain.

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A cryptocurrency which is deposited with a collateral and therefore should have less volatile properties than conventional cryptocurrencies. They aspire towards a stable price.

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Corresponds to the supply, i.e. the number of coins circulating on the market.

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A race attack is a particular form of attack subject to double-spending, by exploiting information asymmetries. The attacker (payer) launches the attack by supplying a payment transaction to a victim ( the vendor) as we as the network in which the attack is being orchestrated.

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Ripple is the currency of the network also called Ripple. In terms of market capitalization, Ripple is one of the most important cryptos.

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A regulatory sandbox is a supervised space that is open to both authorized and unauthorized companies. The space provides a set of regulations that facilitate innovators to trial their products in an environment void of some or all legal restrictions.

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RegTech is a new domain within the financial industry that aims to utilize technolgy to make regulatory processes more efficient.

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