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# PoW News

March 13, 2019 by at Blockchain, Guides, News, Tech
Privacy and scalability are two of the most prevailent topics in the blockchain industry. Bitcoin, the brainchild of Satoshi Nakamoto offers a decentralized, peer-to-peer, and transparent alternative to fiat currency. One of the major reasons why bitcoin is imbibed with these characteristics is because they are a polar opposite to...
Over the past few years, awareness of blockchain technology has grown exponentially. Major institutions and key figures in business and politics are now aware of the technologies potential to decentralize our global financial and economic systems. Following Protocol The long-term goal of cryptocurrencies and blockchain technology has been to achieve...
February 25, 2019 by at Blockchain, Business, News, Tech
The eagerly-awaited Ethereum Constantinople hard fork is expected to introduce severe changes to the Ethereum Improvement Proposal. Several factors will get affected including the blockchain’s core protocol specifications, client APIs and contract standards. This, according to the official announcement in an official Ethereum blog post on February 22, 2019. [Image...
February 13, 2019 by at Altcoins, Mining, News
Monero developers are set to fork the network in their continued efforts to brick application specific integrated circuit (miners) on the blockchain. The move should significantly lower hash rate allowing small-scale mining operations running graphics processing units (GPUs) to compete favorably and make the network’s PoW algorithm less ASIC-friendly.This according...
The so-called 51% attacks are among the major security threats to digital currencies as they allow enable perpetrators to control the network and all transactions passing through it. What Is a 51% attack? Cryptocurrencies are bolstered by blockchain technologies or distributed ledgers which store information about all transactions ever made...
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