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On Bitcoin and Alt-Coins – Hacker Noon

Dec
09

I wonder how many of my articles have a picture that is actually related to the article itself.

Bitcoin is useless.

Okay. That wasn’t supposed to mean what you just thought. What I am saying is that Bitcoin is way less useful and more robust than other currencies like Ethereum. It’s slow. It…

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Stop buying Bitcoin. Seriously. – Hacker Noon

Dec
08

What is Ripple Coin?

Credit: Coindesk (https://www.coindesk.com/global-banks-test-ripples-digital-currency-new-blockchain-trial/)

Ripple Coin (XRP) is the asset offered by Ripple to provide financial institutions with a reliable, on-demand option to source liquidity for cross-border payments….

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How I turned $26.24 into $1,000+ of Bitcoin – Hacker Noon

Dec
07

The concept behind my idea was relatively simple. I wanted to use the $10 Coinbase referral program to offer my own Coinbase promo code. (Basically, when someone signs up for Coinbase and spends $100 USD, Coinbase gives you $10 USD worth of Bitcoin.)

With the meteoric rise in Bitcoin and the ease…

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The Great Bitcoin Scaling Debate — A Timeline – Hacker Noon

Dec
03

2009–04

In a discussion on the Block size on Bitcointalk, Mike Hearn shares an early email he received from Satoshi Nakamoto in response to his question about the block size limit:

It is important to understand that much has changed since Satoshi Nakamoto left Bitcoin, but evidence that Satoshi…

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1st Amendment Protections – Hacker Noon

Nov
24

Digital Democracy

The Blockchain is a peaceful place of assembly under a shared idea. The currency systems involved with the Blockchain environment are nothing more than measures-of-progress in the shared pursuit. The Blockchain is a place where everyone agrees to leave their guns outside, empty…

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A Beginner’s Guide to Buying Litecoin – Hacker Noon

Nov
06

You have either read about Litecoin or understood it or haven’t understood but don’t wanna miss the train.

This 10 baby steps guide would help you get started with your journey to cryptocurrency world

Any which way, if you have decided to invest in Litecoin(or any…

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We already know blockchain’s killer apps – Hacker Noon

Nov
01

It wasn’t too long ago that Silicon Valley scoffed at cryptocurrencies. All over coffee shops in Mountain View and Menlo Park, you heard the same conversation: “Sure, it’s cool technology, but when are we going to see the killer app”?

A few merchants dipped their toes into accepting…

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Why hard forks are good for Bitcoin – Hacker Noon

Oct
28

An optimistic outlook on how Bitcoin Blockchain splits may actually help to advance the Cryptocurrency eco-system

What is a hard fork?

So we’re heading for another hard fork.

Whereas to the general public this is a phrase most associated with motoring, to the cryptocurrency community, a hard…

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The Future of Lending is Blockchain – Hacker Noon

Oct
22

I invest in everything. I hold stocks, bonds, mutual funds, and cryptocurrency. I copy trade. I hold microloans, real estate, cryptocurrency miners, cash, fiat currency, gold, silver, you name it, I hold it. The variety of my holdings goes beyond diversification. I’m interested in testing…

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Blockchain in 100 lines of code – Hacker Noon

Oct
21

Everything should be made as simple as possible, but not simpler

What is blokchain?

From technical point of view, this is a distributed database with special features like validation, storage and data synchronization.

From business perspective, this is a concept which allows efficient and reliable…

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