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What Is Proof-of-Work?

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Proof-of-work is the blockchain-based algorithm that secures many cryptocurrencies, including Bitcoin and Ethereum.

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What Is Proof-of-Work?

What Is Proof-of-Work?

Proof-of-work is the blockchain-based algorithm that secures many cryptocurrencies, including Bitcoin and Ethereum.

Slasher: A Punitive Proof-of-Stake Algorithm

Slasher: A Punitive Proof-of-Stake Algorithm

The purpose of this post is not to say that Ethereum will be using Slasher in place of Dagger as its main mining function. Rather, Slasher is a useful construct to have in our war chest in ...

Explained: 51 Percent Attacks on Bitcoin and Other Cryptocurrencies

Explained: 51 Percent Attacks on Bitcoin and Other Cryptocurrencies

One of the worst things to happen to a proof-of-work cryptocurrency is a 51 percent attack. Such attacks undermine the immutability—and consequently the trust—in a blockchain.

Bitcoin Cash ‘Halved,’ DeFi Gets a Boost and Bisq Halts Trading

Bitcoin Cash ‘Halved,’ DeFi Gets a Boost and Bisq Halts Trading

Miners are exiting the Bitcoin Cash blockchain while Tezos looks to add a bridge to bitcoin's liquidity. Here's the story.

What is Blockchain -Accounting technology

What is Blockchain -Accounting technology

Blockchain: what is block chain, its history, How its decentralized, its effects, How it works in transactions in virtually and its futures. Learn Now!

Report: Cryptocurrency hackers earned $20M with 51-percent attacks in 2018

Report: Cryptocurrency hackers earned $20M with 51-percent attacks in 2018

So far this year, hackers have executed at least five separate '51-percent attacks' on cryptocurrency projects, with profits amounting to almost $20M.

Not clear if bitcoin can keep functioning with current design, says BIS economist

Not clear if bitcoin can keep functioning with current design, says BIS economist

Bitcoin, the first and best-known digital currency, has specific limitations that may put its long-term sustainability at risk, according to the Bank of International Settlements.

What is Bitcoin? The Ultimate Guide for Beginners

What is Bitcoin? The Ultimate Guide for Beginners

What is Bitcoin? Read the Ultimate Guide to Bitcoin for Beginners, Including History, Technical Design, Mining, Governance & Future of BTC.

What Is Cryptocurrency? Everything You Need to Know

What Is Cryptocurrency? Everything You Need to Know

Cryptocurrencies like Bitcoin aren't actual physical coins, but they've become a financial phenomenon in their own right. Here is your comprehensive guide for understanding cryptocurrency.

Beyond the doomsday economics of "proof-of-work" in cryptocurrencies

Beyond the doomsday economics of "proof-of-work" in cryptocurrencies

It then zooms in on the basic economics of proof-of-work, mining, and equilibrium “difficulty”.10 A payment transaction in Bitcoin and its blockchain: system overview At face value, the ...

Proof-Of-Work And Proof-Of-Stake: How Blockchain Reaches Consensus

Proof-Of-Work And Proof-Of-Stake: How Blockchain Reaches Consensus

Proof-of-work and proof-of-stake consensus protocols are some of the most popular blockchain protocols today, but neither is perfect. Which one is right for your business -- and which will ...

Why the Ethereum Classic hack is a bad omen for the blockchain

Why the Ethereum Classic hack is a bad omen for the blockchain

The 51 percent attack is real, and it’s easier than ever