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Cryptocurrency Knowledge Base discussion about ledgers: hardware Ledger wallets, decentralized ledgers (problem which Bitcoin solved in 2009 on Satoshi's legendary paper) and general crypto topics related to ledger.

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Understand the challenges of decentralized databases (e.g. the Bitcoin ledger)
Decentralization is what makes Bitcoin special. Cryptocurrencies are simply applications of the more general concept of decentralized databases. In fact, Bitcoin is one large database of transactions that everyone trusts because of its secure underlying cryptographic principles and proof-of-work mining system that makes it more expensive to defraud the system than the potential returns from the fraud. But, why haven't decentralized databases taken over all fields of software applications? What limitation...

Understand distributed ledgers and the importance of financial decentralization
What's the hype around decentralization all about? Why is it important? Why do we want decentralization, when centralized financial institutions seem to be working just fine? The answers to these questions range from political, ideological views all the way to software engineering challenges, network security, fault tolerance and other technical aspects. In this article we discuss some of the main points about distributed ledgers, the challenges posed by decentralization and why Bitcoin is such a relevan...

ELI5 Power Ledger (POWR Token)
Mineable? If so how is it mined? POWR or Power Ledger is a decentralized energy platform. It integrates energy applications like P2P energy trading application that allows businesses to host trading in the platform. Moreover, Power Ledger (POWR) is an asset coin and is not mineable (ERC20 token on the Ethereum blockchain). POWR can be purchased or sold on the following cryptocurrency exchanges: Binance, Bittrex, Cryptopia, EtherDelta, Gate.io, Kucoin and TDAX. In order to buy cryptocurrencies like Power...

Stellar Lumens (XLM) Celebrates 1 Million Accounts Registered On Their Ledger | Oracle Times
Stellar is celebrating an extraordinary achievement these days. Stellar has recently set a new milestone and recorder no less than 1 million accounts on their ledger. Stellar's market cap is more than $4 billion. Despite the bearish trend that lingered over the crypto market this year, Stellar enjoyed a massive addition to its value, and it marked itself at the 6th position based on its market cap, according to CoinMarketCap. XLM is currently trading in the green at $0.231379. According to the latest data, more than 300,000 accounts have been registered only since July from the 1 million total of accounts.

HW1 Ledger Wallet - Bitcoin Wiki
HW-1 is a secure and cost effective hardware wallet for Bitcoin based crypto currency. Although not as intuitive as the Trezor Wallet, the cost savings might be worth the trouble. HW-1 can be used as a standalone wallet or along with their partner services Green Address. In all a cost effective cold storage hardware wallet.

Stellar Lumens [XLM] now has over 1 million accounts on its ledger | BCFocus
Allow to send web push notifications to your desktop. Stellar Lumens [XLM] continues to have progressive year with it bumping off EOS in the recent crypto market crash. More positive news comes its way as Stellar expert, the blockchain explorer and analytics platform, announced that Stellar Lumens has over 1000,000 accounts on its ledger as of today, setting a new milestone. The Stellar expert recently published data which revealed that the network had more than 100k accounts on its ledger and tweeted that Stellar Lumens has set a new milestone with this achievement. As per the data, more than 300 thousand accounts were added in the month of August.

LedgerX's Bitcoin Derivatives Trading Is Up 7X Since Launch - CoinDesk
Bitcoin trading platform LedgerX has seen a sevenfold increase in volume in the six months following its launch of cryptocurrency derivatives. Chief operating officer Juthica Chou told CoinDesk that the startup has seen roughly $7.5 million traded weekly through 700 swaps and options contracts. Since the platform launched its derivatives products, it has cleared $130 million notional meaning the total number of assets traded at their spot price during the time of the transaction. LedgerX kicked off trading of its regulated swaps and options contracts last October, after receiving approval from the U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission in July of 2017. Within its first week, the startup saw 176 contracts traded with a notional value around $1 million, as previously reported.

Latest News on Ledger | Cointelegraph
A ledger has two different meanings regarding cryptocurrency and blockchain. The first is about distributed ledger technology (DLT) the technology of storing information that has such features as collaborative use and synchronization of digital data via consensus algorithms, geographic distribution of equivalent shares of a distributed ledger all over the world and the absence of a central administration. It is frequently confused that DLT and blockchain are the same thing. While it's true that every blockchain is a distributed ledger, not every distributed ledger is a blockchain. Besides that, ledger can also refer to Ledger, a company producing offline hardware Bitcoin wallets which can be connected to PC via USB port and provide a wide range of services related to cryptocurrency.

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