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The Future of Cryptos: Byteball and IOTA vs Bitcoin and Ethereum

Category: Altcoins, Blockchain, Commentary, News, Tech

The Future of Cryptos: Byteball and IOTA vs Bitcoin and Ethereum

Cryptocurrencies have emerged from the shadows. It is hard to argue this point after the unprecedented price rise of bitcoin and the adoption of Ethereum through a multitude of industries, there’s an argument to be made that cryptos are inching ever closer to the mainstream. With this kind of attention to Bitcoin and Ethereum, certain issues with them, and the…

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DAG vs the Blockchain

Category: Blockchain, Commentary, News, Tech

DAG vs the Blockchain

A first glance at cryptocurrencies, especially to the layman, shows an evident tendency towards blockchain-related technologies. The most notable obviously being Bitcoin, with Ethereum gaining traction with their own form of the tech. However, that’s really not all there is to the cryptocurrency scene. Even before Bitcoin took the scene and market by storm, there were other versions of cryptocurrencies….

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IOTA Partners with Cisco, Volkswagen and Others on Data Marketplace

Category: Altcoins, News, Tech

IOTA Partners with Cisco, Volkswagen and Others on Data Marketplace

On November 28, 2017, the IOTA project, an open-source ledger infrastructure, announced partnerships with some of the world’s largest companies with the intention of launching a secure marketplace for data. The list of companies is quite extensive and encompasses several industries, ranging from automobiles to consumer electronics. According to the co-founder of IOTA, David Sønstebø, some of the participating companies…

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Byteball Second Distribution Round Scheduled For February’s Full Moon

Category: Altcoins, Finance, News, Tech

Byteball Second Distribution Round Scheduled For February’s Full Moon

Byteball, which BTCManager first covered regarding their first round of distribution, is coming close to distribution round number two. Newcomers, as well as existing holders, will be able to participate in this new round. The first distribution round occurred on Christmas Day, 2016. The second round is scheduled to occur for the next full moon, which occurs February 11, 2017….

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SPECTRE Protocol: DAG Structure to Solve Scalability?

Category: Altcoins, Bitcoin, News, Tech

SPECTRE Protocol: DAG Structure to Solve Scalability?

SPECTRE, described as a “fast and scalable distributed ledger protocol,” could be the solution to some of Bitcoin’s woes. Utilizing a Directed Acyclic Graph (DAG) similar to ByteBall, SPECTRE, an acronym for “Serialization of Proof-of-work Events: Confirming Transactions via Recursive Elections,” claims to increase the throughput of the network, confirmation times, and be as resilient, if not more so, against…

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Byteball’s Christmas Day Giveaway to Bitcoin Holders

Category: Altcoins, Bitcoin, News, Tech

Byteball’s Christmas Day Giveaway to Bitcoin Holders

Bitcoiners will receive a gift in the form a new cryptocurrency on Christmas Day, proportional to their holdings. The name of this cryptocurrency; ByteBall, which utilizes a DAG, or a Directed Acyclic Graph, instead of a blockchain, to circumvent the block size issue, issues with throughput or any future scalability problems that Bitcoin is facing. As Lewenberg and others state…

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