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Find answers to recurring questions and myths about Bitcoin. Table of contents General What is Bitcoin? Bitcoin is a consensus network that enables a new payment system and a completely digital money. It is the first decentralized peer-to-peer paymen
Bitcoin’s recent meteoric rise in value to over $1,000 has shone the spotlight on alternative currencies, but bitcoin is not the only new digital currency vying for relevancy in 2013. Like bitcoins most of these currencies are mined by computers solv
Commonly cited alternative applications of blockchain technology include using on-blockchain digital assets to represent custom currencies and financial instruments ("colored coins"), the ownership of an underlying physical device ("smart property"),
Although individual bitcoins enter the Bitcoin economy as miners are rewarded for processing transactions, it's much more helpful to think of all 21 million bitcoins as having been created when Satoshi Nakamoto defined the Bitcoin protocol and launch
What are Colored Coins? Colored Coins is a way to issue and transfer any assets on the Bitcoin blockchain
Assume for a second that we found a proof of work algorithm that had all of the good properties of sha256, but was also useful for SETI and maintaining world peace. Now suppose a group of miners collectively have more than 51% of the hashing power. I