Basic Concepts

ELI5: What is a full node ELI5: What is a full node
A full node is a network connected computer that runs the official cryptocurrency client and has a complete and synchronized copy of the blockchain. When Bitcoin first appeared,... This entry was obtained by us on January 18, 2019.

Why are there so many cryptocurrency exchanges Why are there so many cryptocurrency exchanges
You may have noticed the suffix "EX" appears a lot while studying or working with cryptocurrencies? "EX" is short for EXchange and there are literally tens of them, perhaps over... This information was obtained by us on January 16, 2019.

ELI5: Cryptocurrency master keys ELI5: Cryptocurrency master keys
A cryptocurrency master key is a theoretical concept where one specially crafted cryptographic private key would be able to decrypt ciphertext encrypted using any public key. As... This share was first found by us on January 10, 2019.

ELI5 Crypto cap ELI5 Crypto cap
"Crypto cap" may refer to different things, depending on context. Unless it's a stylish wearable hat with a reference to cryptocurrencies on it, then crypto cap probably refers ... This information was retrieved by us on December 3, 2018.

Can I buy Bitcoin at Walmart Can I buy Bitcoin at Walmart
It's not possible to buy Bitcoin at Walmart directly but there are indirect methods that you can use. Some sellers do not accept cash, Visa or Mastercard (!) on their Bitcoin sa... This information was retrieved by us on November 29, 2018.

ELI5 Is Coinbase safe ELI5 Is Coinbase safe
There's an old saying by cryptocurrency experts that goes a little like this: "if you don't control your private key, then you don't really own cryptocurrency." This is technica... This posting was first found by us on November 29, 2018.

ELI5 How many Bitcoins are there Is the number of Bitcoins limited ELI5 How many Bitcoins are there Is the number of Bitcoins limited
tl;dr; There are 17.4 million Bitcoins in circulation today. Yes, Bitcoin supply is limited. Bitcoin is capped at 21 million BTC. This limit will be reached in the far future as bl... This article was discovered by us on November 29, 2018.

ELI5 How to mine Litecoin ELI5 How to mine Litecoin
Litecoin is a top 10 ranked cryptocurrency that's been around since 2011. It was forked from the main Bitcoin source code by a developer called Charlie Lee. Bitcoin's hashing al... This data was retrieved by us on November 29, 2018.

ELI5: What is Cryptocurrency Micromining ELI5: What is Cryptocurrency Micromining
Micro mining is a type of cryptocurrency mining where usually large quantities of small and low computing power devices execute the mining work. The idea stemmed from concepts r... This item was found by us on November 25, 2018.

ELI5 : What is Proof of Trust (PoT) ELI5 : What is Proof of Trust (PoT)
Proof of Trust is a consensus mechanism where users "stake" the trust they've earned in a network in order to verify cryptocurrency transactions. In a proof of trust system, use... This information was discovered by us on November 18, 2018.


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