@Cryptobill

Cryptobill is a writer, geek, crypto-curious polyheurist, a dog's best friend and coffee addict. He edits crypto.bi and BelaBake.com Follow @CryptoDotBi on Twitter

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Proof of Authority (PoA) Summary [Cryptocurrency consensus mechanisms] by @Cryptobill
Proof of Authority is a consensus mechanism where members of a cryptocurrency network are identified and receive delegated powers to solve blocks. If they defraud the system t...
Proof of Elapsed Time (POET) Summary [Cryptocurrency consensus mechanisms] by @Cryptobill
In this poetically named consensus mechanism, network participants prove that they have slept for a random amount of time before being able to mint a block. POET was released b...
Proof of Location (PoL) Summary [Cryptocurrency consensus mechanisms] by @Cryptobill
In a Proof of Location consensus algorithm, users' geospatial coordinates are accounted for as proof of value. This kind of algorithm is usually employed in cryptocurrency geom...
Proof of Stake Velocity (PoSV) Summary [Cryptocurrency consensus mechanisms] by @Cryptobill
As the name implies, Proof of Stake Velocity is a variation on traditional PoS. It was developed for the Reddcoin project, which abandoned Proof of Work in favor of the more en...
Proof of Stake Summary [Cryptocurrency consensus mechanisms] by @Cryptobill
In a Proof of Stake system, participants stake a certain amount of cryptocurrency in order to have a chance at being chosen to solve a block. PoS rules vary among cryptocurrenc...
Proof of Work Summary [Cryptocurrency consensus mechanisms] by @Cryptobill
PoW uses a brute force approach where miners compete to find block hashes beginning with a certain number of zeroes. The more zeroes, the more difficult it is to find such hash...
DIMCoin is Dead by @Cryptobill
Everyone knows that 2017 was a mad year for ICO's and crypto in general. Throughout the madness, DIMCoin stood out as one of the most hyped ICO's of the year. Thousands of in...
Our 2018 cryptocurrency portfolio: Events to look forward to and pitfalls to avoid by @Cryptobill
Few events have the power to make a cryptocurrency multiply 10X. Being widely adopted, becoming the standard in its niche, developing an innovative or very unique feature, having a...
SegWit2X is happening, here’s what you need to know by @Cryptobill
Another weekend, another fork. You know how the song goes, Everybody Wants to Rule the World. Looks like SegWit2X is going ahead and will happen between 6PM and 8PM UTC (tonight...
A major South American Bitcoin exchange may be going down in São Paulo, Brazil by @Cryptobill
A company named STM Investimentos (aka STM Operações) which ran a Bitcoin investment fund and the STMBit Exchange has stopped all payments, quit taking calls and investors are fu...