Cryptocurrency is a new form of digital assets (virtual currency) and is used as a hot medium of exchange. Cryptocurrencies are famous because they are very secure, their transactions are irreversible, they don't need any permission and are super fast and real identity can be kept hidden. Some of the basic cryptocurrencies are Bitcoin, Ripple, Ethereum, Litecoin, and Dash.
Top resources included here in this Cryptocurrency basics are as follows -
What is Bitcoin Technology?
Differences between Bitcoin and Ethereum
Differences between Ethereum and Litecoin
Differences between Ripple and Stellar
Differences between Bitcoin and Litecoin
Bitcoins | Advantages and Disadvantages of Bitcoin Technology
Bitcoin is a global digital currency. It allows people to own their own money instead of letting the banks or other agencies maintaining them. Whereas, Ether has two functions. Firstly, it is treated as another cryptocurrency and regularly used as a digital currency.
Litecoin has been in the market for quite a while. It came in the year 2011 and since then it has made its name. Ethereum, on the other hand, came quite late, only in the year 2015. But it has grown much faster than Litecoin.