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What is Bitcoin? A Complete Guide

Bitcoin | Magazine

It is hard to deny that Bitcoin has got its fair share of attention over the last few months, both good and bad. Many cryptocurrency investors remain optimistic despite the rocky start to the year, and there is a lot of evidence to suggest that it is worth holding onto

What is Blockchain Technology? A Beginner’s Guide

Bitcoin | Magazine

Blockchain technology is one of the most talked about topics of the moment, with unprecedented interest in cryotocurrencies such as Bitcoin seeing their value surge. Despite turbulence in the early part of the year, cryptocurrencies continue to hold high values, and as they become ever more mainstream, they have the

An A-Z of Cryptocurrency – W is for Wallet

Ripple | Magazine

A cryptocurrency wallet is a software program that stores private and public keys and interacts with various blockchain to enable users to send and receive digital currency and monitor their balance. If you want to use Bitcoin or any other cryptocurrency, you will need to have a digital wallet.

An A-Z of Cryptocurrency – U is for Ubiq

Ubiq | Magazine

Ubiq (UBQ) is an open-source, public, blockchain-based distributed computing platform featuring smart contract (scripting) functionality. The Ubiq network provides a stable blockchain to host an Ethereum Virtual Machine, integrating a decentralized Turing-complete virtual machine that allows for the creation of contracts and tokens. It provides a value token called "Ubiq (UBQ)", which was generated by transferring the value of a three-year old

An A-Z of Cryoptocurrency – S is for Satoshi Nakamoto

Genesis Bock | Magazine

Satoshi Nakamoto is the name used by the unknown person or people who designed bitcoin and created its original reference implementation. As part of the implementation, they also devised the first blockchain database. In the process they were the first to solve the double-spending problem for digital currency. They were active in the development of bitcoin up until December 2010.

An A-Z of Cryptocurrency – P is for Peer to Peer

Crypto-Currency Special | Magazine

Blockchain technology is based upon a distributed ledger system, which relies principally on a Peer to Peer (P2P) network for validating new blocks. P2P as a definition refers to the decentralized interactions between two parties or more in a highly-interconnected network. Participants of a P2P network deal directly with each