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.
The minimum that an ICO wishes to collect in capital is also called a soft cap.
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.
A software wallet is a digital wallet that exists as an application on a computer and usually utilizes hot storage technolgy.
If a token is copied to another blockchain, this is called spooning.
Solidity is used to write Smart Contracts, so it is also called a contract-oriented programming language.
The difference between supply and demand price is called the spread.
State channels are considered secure transactions amongst distributed ledger technology users that do not occur on the blockchain.
A cryptocurrency which is deposited with a collateral and therefore should have less volatile properties than conventional cryptocurrencies. They aspire towards a stable price.
Corresponds to the supply, i.e. the number of coins circulating on the market.
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.
Ripple is the currency of the network also called Ripple. In terms of market capitalization, Ripple is one of the most important cryptos.
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.
The profit calculation in percent is indicated as ROI and measures the profit in relation to the initial investment.
RegTech is a new domain within the financial industry that aims to utilize technolgy to make regulatory processes more efficient.