Coins Vs. Tokens: How Are They Different

Coin Vs. Token

“Coin” and “Token” are two common terms to refer to cryptocurrencies. But what is the difference? The short answer is that a coin is a cryptocurrency that has its own blockchain. A token is a cryptocurrency that runs as a smart contract on an existing blockchain. Our featured blog post breaks down these two terms with examples of each. Coins vs. tokens isn’t really a rivalry in cryptocurrency. Both serve unique roles and work in tandem to support the development and adoption of blockchains. Blockchains

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Abra Now Supports Two-Factor Authentication (2FA)

2FA On Abra

Abra now supports two-factor authentication (2FA) to create a more secure crypto experience for our users. When you download the Abra app, 2FA is disabled by default. You can follow the instructions below to enable 2FA in the app. Instructions To Enable 2FA Open the Abra app on your mobile phone or tablet. If you are an existing user, enter your 4-digit Abra PIN to enter the app. Next, click the hamburger menu in the top-left corner of your screen. Find and click on the

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Swaps added to Abra’s Web Platform


If you can’t get enough alt coins in your life, we’ve partnered with Changelly to allow you to swap crypto on Swaps are an easy way you can exchange crypto tokens without having to worry about trading pairs. In a traditional exchange, if you wanted to convert one crypto to another, you might have to trade to Tether and then process a second trade to get the coin you want. Swaps will do the lifting for you aggregating the best rates across multiple exchanges

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Ethereum 2.0 Upgrades: What Crypto Investors Need To Know

Ethereum 2.0 Upgrades

As the largest token creation platform and smart contract platform, Ethereum is an integral part of the blockchain industry. At the heart of this innovation is ETH – the coin which powers everything, from simple transactions to complex applications. With that being said, there is still a lot of work to be done before the Ethereum network is ready for mass adoption. A massive upgrade, known as Ethereum 2.0, is being phased in at the moment. What is Ethereum? Ethereum is designed to create more

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Polygon (MATIC) Now Available On Abra

We are excited to announce the launch of Polygon (MATIC) on Abra. MATIC is now available for trading in the app. Polygon, formerly known as MATIC Network, is built as a layer 2 protocol that allows developers to scale and build infrastructure on the Ethereum blockchain. With Ethereum’s scaling issues tied to robust security and decentralization, Polygon has emerged as an alternative for many blockchain projects that want the best experience on the Ethereum blockchain network. History of Polygon Polygon launched in October 2017 on

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