Crypto Coins Meaning & Articles

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All you need to know about the Monero update

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All you need to know about the Monero update

Monero (XMR) was initially released in April 2014 and was one of the first anonymous cryptocurrencies in the field. Since its launch, the Monero network has experienced many changes and updates, the most recent one taking place on 9 March 2019. Let’s have a quick look at what changed and what people need to do […]

The community aspect of Grincoin

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The community aspect of Grincoin

The community is an essential part of blockchain networks. It’s pretty obvious because there will be no decentralized projects without people to support such a structure. That’s why along with technical development, cryptocurrency projects should carry on the community management. It always starts with the idea. There are dozens of blockchains and cryptocoins today, so […]

About Monero (XMR) hardfork

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All you need to know about the Monero update

Dear miners! MinerGate is pleased to inform you, that our developers’ team is working on the preparations for the upcoming hard forks in Monero (XMR) network, which is planned on March 9, 2019. The list of changes and improvements of the update could be found in official XMR sources. MinerGate will fully support the hard […]

All you need to know about PoW-based mining algorithms

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All you need to know about PoW-based mining algorithms

For the past 10 years since Bitcoin was introduced to the world, people all around the globe have more or less got used to some classic model of cryptocurrency existence. Cryptocurrency is a reward method for maintaining the work of the blockchain network. Blockchain network is a decentralized ledger. Maintaining the blockchain along with obtaining […]

51% attack on ETC cannot discredit cryptocurrency.

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This is unfortunate and resulted in a lot of negative press. And any major failure casts a shadow on the entire industry.

There are several important concepts behind cryptocurrency. The first and most basic is security. We believed that trust between users was secured by the system. And this concept has justified itself. But there are still exceptions. Despite ETC’s claimed primacy of code, it was subject to a 51% attack. This is unfortunate and resulted in […]

Story of the coin: Bytecoin

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Story of the coin: Bytecoin

Bytecoin is a cryptocurrency that was first to implement the CryptoNote protocol. Bytecoin made a significant impact on the cryptocurrency industry and remains to be one of the most popular coins on the market to this day. Bytecoin became a base for multiple forks, some of which are Monero, AEON, and Fantomcoin.

Dead coins: How to make profit on them?

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Dead coins: How to make profit on them?

Dead coins are an actual burden for the cryptocurrency community. Not only do they result in substantial losses for miners and traders but they also leave a mark of unstable and fraudulent nature on the whole blockchain industry. The blockchain developers are precisely the people to deal with such issues, so they already came up […]