A shielded transaction is essentially a transaction that is between two shielded addresses.
A roadmap is a high-level visual summary that helps map out the vision as well as the direction of a specific product.
Roger Ver, also known as Bitcoin Jesus, has been a long-term proponent of Bitcoin and Bitcoin Cash.
Short for “Return on Investment,” the ratio between the net profit and cost of investing.
Roth IRAs are generally the best investment option when you think your taxes will be higher in retirement than they are now.
A rug pull is a type of scam where developers abandon a project and take their investors' money.
Rust is a multi-paradigm programming language, similar to C++.
Ryuk ransomware is a ransomware attack first discovered in August 2018.
The Standard and Poor's 500, also known as S 500, is a stock market index that represents a list of 500 public companies located in the U.S and their performance in the market.
The smallest unit of bitcoin with a value of 0.00000001 BTC.
The individual or group of individuals that created Bitcoin.
The scaling problem is the limitations of a blockchain's transaction throughout and ability to have fast and low cast transactions.
A scaling solution is a method of enable a system to expand.
A scheme that is designed to dupe people out of cash or crypto.
Coins that are created as "get rich quick schemes" by their developers are referred to as a scamcoin.
A scammer is someone that participates in a fraudulent scheme.
A scholarship is a popular practice in the Axie Infinity universe where managers lend their free Axies to new players (scholars) and earn passively from the battle rewards.
A computer script is a list of commands that are executed by a certain program or scripting language.
An alternative proof-of-work (PoW) algorithm to SHA-256, used in Bitcoin mining. Scrypt mining relies more heavily on memory than on pure CPU power, aiming to reduce the advantage that ASICs have and hence increasing network participation and energy efficiency.
A set of solutions built on top of a public blockchain to extend its scalability and efficiency, especially for micro-transactions or actions. Examples include Plasma, TrueBit, Lightning Network and more.
A secondary market is a place where investors or traders can buy and sell different kinds of assets or securities that they own, with others.
A secure element is a type of hardware chip that runs a specified number of applications.
SMPC is a subfield of cryptography that allows parties to compute a function while keeping the inputs private.
An independent agency of the United States federal government, responsible for enforcing federal securities laws, proposing securities rules, and regulating the securities industry, the nation's stock and options exchanges, and other related activities and organizations.
The term securities refers to a fungible and tradable financial instrument that carries a type of monetary value.
A security token is essentially a digital form of traditional securities.
A security token offering (STO) is a public offering where tokenized digital securities are sold.
A single starting point when deriving keys for a deterministic wallet.
A Bitcoin Improvement Proposal (BIP) that aimed to fix transaction malleability on Bitcoin.
A situation in which a miner mines a new block but does not broadcast this new block to the other miners.
A situation where a large limit order has been placed to sell when a cryptocurrency reaches a certain value.
The ambition of the Semantic Web is to enable computers to manipulate information on our behalf.
A settlement layer is a layer that essentially provides an anchor for an entire ecosystem.
A cryptographic hash function that generates a 256-bit signature for a text, used in Bitcoin proof-of-work (PoW).
Essentially, a shard is a portion of a blockchain network that has been split into multiple shards, which has its own data.
In the world of cryptocurrencies, sharding can reduce the network congestion as well as increase transactions per second through the creation of new chains