Tag: POS

What is DPoS

Delegated Proof of Stake (DPoS) – Total Beginners Guide

Bitcoin was created with the Proof of Work model used for consensus, but since then there have been other consensus models developed. This has led to sometimes heated discussions within the cryptocurrency community as users and developers put forward their...

/ August 20, 2018
Rchain Review

Review of RChain (RHOC): Building Scalable Blockchain Applications

The current group of blockchain platforms have brought about a new decentralized world, but they also come with some problems that need to be addressed. Problems with speed, scalability and safety will ultimately keep blockchain technology from reaching widespread adoption...

/ August 3, 2018
Best Decred Pools

Finding The Best Decred Pools: Complete Beginners Guide

Decred (DCR) was one of the first privacy focused coins, and was released in February 2016. Since then we’ve seen many changes in cryptocurrencies and the mining and trading of coins and tokens. Back in 2016 Decred was worth just...

/ July 24, 2018
Zcash ASIC

The Battle Against ASICs: Antminer Z9 Angers the Zcash Community

On May 3rd, Bitmain, the Bitcoin mining company behind ASIC (application-specific integrated circuit) chips, announced the release of a new Antminer Z9 mini, an ASIC miner capable of mining any crypto currency running the Equihash proof-of-work algorithm, particularly Zcash. This...

/ May 10, 2018
Cardano ADA Review

Deep Dive into Cardano (ADA), The Third Generation Cryptocurrency

Cardano (ADA) is a third generation blockchain. What does that mean? In a nutshell, it builds on all the lessons learned from other coins to create a layered and distributed computing platform which places a special emphasis on security and...

/ April 19, 2018
POS Mining

Comprehensive Guide to PoS Mining: What you need to know

Mining in cryptocurrency is the process of securing and verifying transactions (called blocks) along the blockchain. Cryptocurrency mining (also called crypto-mining); helps to maintain network security by ensuring that, only valid blocks are recorded on the digital ledger. Participants in...

/ March 11, 2018
Decred Explained

Decred Explained: Everything you Need to Know about the Project

Decred, which was launched in February 2016, aims to be an open, and progressive self funding cryptocurrency that is based on community governance. One of the most interesting aspects of the Decred cryptocurrency is how it tries to combine the...

/ February 16, 2018
Pivx Privacy Coin Review

PIVX: Everything You Need to Know about the New Privacy Coin

Privacy is quickly becoming one of the most important features for any new blockchain cryptocurrency. Even the big stalwarts such as bitcoin, Ethereum, and Litecoin are beginning to get in on the privacy craze. One cryptocurrency is taking a completely...

/ January 31, 2018
Ethereum Upgrades Metropolis

Update on the Ethereum’s Casper POS Hybrid and Sharding

All seems to be going well for development at the world’s second most valuable cryptocurrency. The team at the Ethereum foundation is actively busy testing the latest featured of the Metropolis upgrade. One of the most important of these features...

/ January 30, 2018
Managing Cryptocurrency Risk

Managing Cryptocurrency Risk in Your Portfolio: Top Tips

Although there are numerous stories abound of people who have made massive returns on their investments from investing in particular cryptocurrencies, it is also important to understand that there is a lot of risk in these markets. People tend to...

/ October 30, 2017