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CryptoNote Mining Overview

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CryptoNote Mining Overview

There is no doubt that mining is the backbone of every cryptocurrency. Whether it is on a mobile phone, ASIC, or hardware in the Cloud, it is these computations, big or small, that make the transactions of users possible. Here is an up-to-date review of the CryptoNote mining scene.

CryptoNight vs. EquiHash

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CryptoNight vs. EquiHash

There have been many algorithms discussed and proposed over the years in the cryptocurrency space. There are many arguments for and against each Proof-of-Work algorithm, however, we’ll discuss two most widely known of them – CryptoNight and EquiHash.

Blockchain Consensus Types: Proof of Elapsed Time, Proof of Authority, Proof of Bandwidth

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Blockchain Consensus Types: Proof of Elapsed Time, Proof of Authority, Proof of Bandwidth

To continue where we left off in the previous part, this part delves further deeper into the various consensus mechanisms that have been making a lot of news lately and are being proven as worthy successors to the consensus problem. These algorithms have worked really well in theory but are yet to be adopted into […]

Top 10 Celebrities Promoting Cryptocurrencies

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Celebrities promoting blockchain or cryptocurrency

We know more about celebrities today than ever before thanks to social media. Be it actors or athletes, musicians or tech gurus, we all have our favorites just a click away. What you may not know is that some celebrities have jumped on the cryptocurrency train, and have been actively promoting them. The number of […]

What is IOTA (MIOTA) coin?

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IOTA (MIOTA) coin

The Internet of Things (IoT) is one of the most promising new changes to the technological world in years. But what this technology lacked was a secure backbone to ensure micro-transactions between machines could be handled properly. This is exactly the problem that the founders of IOTA (MIOTA) coin intend to solve by combining two […]

Countries With National Cryptocurrency

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Countries With National Cryptocurrency

Either very clever or extremely risky and possibly both is the phrase which instantly springs to mind with the concept “National” cryptocurrency. Clever for Governments to seek to “own” the blockchain space and potential uses, and extremely risky due to the overall volatility in the market and the sophistication of key players to manipulate it. […]

Weekly Crypto Digest July 14 – 20

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Weekly Crypto Digest July 14 – 20

Former rock star invests in blockchain startup, MasterCard filed one more blockchain patent, Stellar network passed Shariyah examination, yet another scalability-solution for Ethereum network and messaging app with own token wallet – read the most interesting news of this week in our weekly digest!