The first thing everyone should know when it comes to Edge is that it is a decentralized Bitcoin wallet which rebranded after being Airbritz. The name Edge comes based on the company’s philosophy to become the most innovative and leading edge of blockchain security of Airbitz’s brand.
KeepKey is one of the most popular, if not the most popular Bitcoin hardware wallet out there. It is designed with advanced security against any virtual or physical theft. One of the unique selling points is the low price which means more users can give it a try.
EOS is another popular cryptocurrency from the list of ten biggest digital currencies out there – and a blockchain technology that is very similar to Ethereum Brought to life by Dan Larrimer in June 2017, the project started its ICO aiming to become a next-level decentralized operating system where developers can build applications.
Some know it as Stellar while others refer to it as Lumens or Stellar Lumens. What’s true is that Stellar (XLM) is a cryptocurrency that is designed to facilitate cross-asset transfers of value such as payments and transfer of money. Created by the founder of eDonkey, XLM is an open-source and fully decentralized global financial network.
While most people refer to it as ‘just another altcoin’, New Economy Movement (NEM) is actually a platform that brings a lot of novelties and interesting features to the blockchain system. It all started out as a little more than a proof-of-concept technology and since 2015 (its formation), has been picked up by the commercial blockchain Mijin which caused the value of XEM which is the platform’s currency to soar.
Litecoin is a peer-to-peer cryptocurrency project that is fully open source and released under the MIT/X11 license. The project was inspired by and is nearly identical to Bitcoin (BTC) in terms of its technicalities. However, the creation of Litecoin and the transfer is based on an open-source protocol without management from a central authority.
Ripple is one of the most popular cryptocurrencies at the moment and was once the second largest cryptocurrency in terms of market cap. In fact, the battle between Ripple and Ethereum for the second place has always been close. Ripple’s co-founder, Chris Larsen, is the eight wealthiest man on earth holding an equivalent of about $55 billion as Ripple’s market cap.