General

General answers about Maiar and cryptocurrencies and blockchain space.

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What is BTC?

Short description of BTC - Bitcoin.
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What is BNB?

Short description about the Binance BNB token and its usecases.
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What happens if someone sends me crypto while my phone is offline?

Even if your phone is not connected to the internet or is off, the blockchain still syncs all transactions.
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What is ETH?

Short description about the Ethereum ETH token and its use cases.
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What are network fees?

Maiar doesn’t collect any part of network fees.
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What is a blockchain explorer?

Blockchain explorers are websites that allow everyone to see all the details of every transaction that took place on the blockchain.
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What other security steps can I take to reinforce my security?

We highly recommend you take the following additional steps to enhance the protection of your device, your email, and your cloud service.
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What is DeFi?

DeFi is short for “decentralized finance” and represents equivalents to financial instruments that are running exclusively on the blockchain
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What is an Exchange?

Cryptocurrency exchanges are platforms that allow traders to buy and sell cryptocurrencies.
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What is Trading?

It basically means exchanging one coin for another, for example exchanging Bitcoin for USDT or Ethereum for eGold.
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What is a stablecoin?

They are tokens whose value is pegged to the value of another asset, usually a fiat currency.
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What is a Smart Contract?

A smart contract is a piece of software running on blockchain.
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What is issuance?

Issuance represents the process of adding new coins to the existing circulating supply.
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What is token supply?

Each blockchain project has its own economy that is based on the blockchain’s underlying token.
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What is the market cap?

Market capitalization - market cap for short - measures the total market value of a cryptocurrency.
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What is staking?

Staking means locking cryptocurrencies to secure the underlying blockchain network and receive rewards.
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What is a protocol?

A blockchain protocol is the set of rules that govern a decentralized network and the tasks performed by its Validators.
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What is a private key?

Blockchain cryptography uses pairs of private and public keys.
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What is a wallet or account?

Accounts on a blockchain are characterized by a unique address, a balance in the native token and a nonce.
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What is a blockchain?

A cryptocurrency blockchain is similar to a bank’s balance sheet or ledger.
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Why is cryptocurrency and blockchain the future of finance?

Blockchains allow transactions to happen without a middleman, and without the added costs and complexity that come with them.
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What is a cryptocurrency?

A cryptocurrency is just like a digital form of money.
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What is eGold?

eGold is the native currency of the Elrond blockchain and is designed for simplicity and global adoption.
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I’m a merchant and would like to accept payments using Maiar. How can I learn more?

Please email contact@maiar.com to tell us more about your business.
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What is Elrond, why is it different from other blockchains?

Elrond is an internet-scale blockchain for fast, secure digital payments. Elrond Gold (eGLD) is the native currency of the Elrond blockchain
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