Bitcoin

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Will Bitcoin lose its #1 market cap crown?
June 7, 2018
Will Bitcoin lose its #1 market cap crown?
Ethereum has just overtaken Bitcoin! But, wait! We're not talking about market cap... As you've probably seen reported elsewhere, ETH now (Jun/2018) has more unique active...
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What is Base58 encoding? Why create yet another encoding scheme?
June 1, 2018
What is Base58 encoding? Why create yet another encoding scheme?
Base58 is a character encoding system developed by Satoshi Nakamoto. It was first released on the earliest Bitcoin source code tree. Satoshi felt that a new encoding was necessary ...

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Understand the Dandelion Bitcoin privacy project
May 30, 2018
Understand the Dandelion Bitcoin privacy project
The Dandelion privacy project is a BIP that is based on an idea that has been under public discussion since June 2017. It was submitted as a BIP in May 2018 and since then it has g...

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Understand cryptocurrency futures
May 30, 2018
Understand cryptocurrency futures
Trading futures is an art. It's probably one of the riskiest investment games you can play, since futures contracts don't actually represent a current asset, but something that is ...

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Understand the Basics of Trading Cryptocurrencies
May 24, 2018
Understand the Basics of Trading Cryptocurrencies
Cryptocurrencies can be traded in many different ways which, in the end, aren't very different from the stock, option and derivative markets. The same models used in centralized st...

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Six myths about Bitcoin that should be ignored
May 22, 2018
Six myths about Bitcoin that should be ignored
by Moris Beracha - With the entire distortion field surrounding Bitcoin, it is hard to see all the arguments in favor of the crypto currency. However, we should consider that the ...

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What is Bitcoin?
May 21, 2018
What is Bitcoin?
Bitcoin is a decentralized peer-to-peer cryptocurrency that is based on work published by Satoshi Nakamoto. The first Bitcoin transactions happened on January 3 2009. Today Bitc...

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Understand the Lightning Network
May 21, 2018
Understand the Lightning Network
What is the Lightning Network? Why is it being talked about so much? Here's a brief intro to this new development in the Bitcoin ecosystem and how you can use it to your advantage....

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The U$ 170 million Bitcoin milk carton reward
May 21, 2018
The U$ 170 million Bitcoin milk carton reward
In 2012 the 2600 Hacker Quarterly magazine published what was to become the world's largest milk carton reward - ever. At today's Bitcoin market valuation (U$ 8568.00 / BTC) any ti...

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Understand what Bitcoin needs to scale
May 20, 2018
Understand what Bitcoin needs to scale
Bitcoin has survived the most sophisticated attacks ever devised against any modern consumer technology. There's probably not a single mass consumer product which has been tested ...