Tech Deep Dives

The crypto industry is rapidly changing — that’s what makes it so much fun, but it can become easy to get lost in the whirl of new technologies. CMC’s tech deep dives are here to help.
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Everything You Need To Know About the Ethereum Merge: Misconceptions Debunked
The Merge has set a date, following the successful Goerli testnet Merge — but there are still common misconceptions about what will happen to Ethereum post-Merge. Read on to find out.
By Andrey Sergeenkov
2 days ago
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Ethereum Proof-of-Work (PoW) vs Ethereum Proof-of-Stake (PoS)
With the long-awaited Ethereum Merge approaching in a month, recent developments on a potential fork of the ETH PoW chain have emerged. But what exactly does that entail? Read on to find out.
By Ivan Cryptoslav
2 days ago
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A Deep Dive Into OdysseyDAO
OdysseyDAO is a decentralized autonomous organization focused on educating, and onboarding, people into Web3 by providing free courses and articles.
By Werner Vermaak
1 week ago
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The Future of Cryptocurrency Mining
Bitcoin and crypto mining has evolved since the days of CPU mining, but what does the future holds for this growing industry? Read on to find out.
By Daniel Phillips
1 week ago
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What Will Be the Next Bull Market Catalyst? A Look at Crypto in 2025
This article will cover industry-specific trends that could ring in the next bull market — mainly looking at what Web3 is bringing to the table.
By Ivan Cryptoslav
1 week ago
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3AC: The Fall of the Crypto Hedge Fund Behemoth
A look at what went wrong under the hood of one of the most prolific investors in the crypto space — eventually resulting in the declaration of Chapter 15 bankruptcy.
By Avyan
1 week ago
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What Is Siacoin? Features and Tokenomics
Siacoin is a decentralized cloud storage platform that aims to protect user data privacy.
By Hassan Shafiq
1 week ago
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What Is Decentraland? Features, Tokenomics
Real estate investment is a difficult process — but not in the metaverse!
By Ivan Cryptoslav
2 weeks ago
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What Is IPFS?
While blockchain is also a distributed and decentralized protocol, IPFS has much broader goals — read more to see how IPFS plans to decentralize the internet.
By Emi La Capra
2 weeks ago
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What Is Polygon? The Ultimate Guide to the Polygon Ecosystem
CoinMarketCap Alexandria takes a deep dive into the Polygon ecosystem, one of the leading layer-2 ecosystems with over 19,000 DApps.
By Ivan Cryptoslav
3 weeks ago
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Technical Walkthrough of EIP-1559
What even is EIP-1559? Take a dive into the technicalities of the Ethereum fee market mechanism upgrade — and how it will affect Ethereum's supply.
By Ernesto Frontera
1 month ago
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What Is Starkware? The Ultimate Guide to the Starkware, StarkNet and StarkEx Ecosystem
CoinMarketCap Alexandria takes a look at the Starkware ecoystem — comprising of the permissionless StarkNet and permissioned StarkEx layer-two scaling solution for Ethereum.
By Ivan Cryptoslav
1 month ago
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What Is ZKSync? The Ultimate Guide to the ZKSync Ecosystem
CoinMarketCap Alexandria takes a look into an Ethereum layer-two zero-knowledge rollup scaling solution — zkSync, its upcoming zkSync 2.0 update, token airdrop and ecosystem of DApps.
By Ivan Cryptoslav
1 month ago
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What Is NEAR Protocol? A Guide to the NEAR Ecosystem
CoinMarketCap Alexandria takes a deep dive into NEAR Protocol, a highly-capable layer1 blockchain designed to host powerful decentralized applications. Read more!
By Daniel Phillips
1 month ago
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What Is Solana? The Ultimate Guide to the Solana Ecosystem
CoinMarketCap Alexandria takes a look at promising layer-one blockchains and their most interesting protocols. Fasten your seatbelts because we're taking a look at super-fast Solana.
By Ivan Cryptoslav
1 month ago
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What Is Optimism? The Ultimate Guide to the Optimism Ecosystem
CoinMarketCap Alexandria looks at one of the top layer-2 blockchain — Optimism and its DApp ecosystem, including its roadmap and highly anticipated OP token airdrop.
By Ivan Cryptoslav
1 month ago
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What Is Arbitrum? The Ultimate Guide to the Arbitrum Ecosystem
CoinMarketCap Alexandria takes a look at one of the top layer-2 scaling solution Arbitrum, its ecosystem and a potential token airdrop in the near future.
By Ivan Cryptoslav
2 months ago
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What Is Trust Wallet? Features and Tokenomics
CoinMarketCap takes a deep dive into Trust Wallet, one of the most popular hot wallets for cryptocurrencies.
By Ivan Cryptoslav
2 months ago
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