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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.

Weekly Crypto Digest

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MinerGate Weekly Crypto Digest June 23-29

Coinbase CEO launched his own crypto charity project Brian Armstrong, the co-founder of Coinbase, announced his new charity project, aimed on providing unbanked individuals with financial services. The platform, called GiveCrypto, will donate cryptocurrencies to those people worldwide who have no access to the global banking and financial services. “Most people I respect and know […]

The latest Verge XVG fiasco. What is going on?

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Hackers have always attempted to manipulate and steal cryptocurrencies from the very beginning. It isn’t anything new and honestly is to be expected with something so novel and valuable.  The really beautiful thing about blockchain technology – the easiest thing to understand about it – is that it is practically impossible to hack. Take Bitcoin […]

6 Totally Anonymous Cryptocurrencies

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Even though Bitcoin was initially thought of as a highly anonymous method of payment, the truth is that the privacy options offered via Bitcoin’s blockchain even when coin mixing processes, such as CoinJoin, are used are far from being perfect. Later on, many cryptocurrencies were created to solve Bitcoin’s anonymity flaws in an attempt to […]

Some Privacy Please: Does Monero or Zcash offer you more protected transactions?

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The emergence of cryptocurrency market with the introduction of Bitcoin has laid solid foundation for further development in Blockchain technology, cryptography and virtual currencies or altcoins. With more privacy, confidentiality, anonymity and other technological concerns in the cryptocurrency market, altcoins are gradually gaining more interest among users of virtual or digital currencies. The following post will […]