A cryptocurrency is a digital medium of exchange. If compared with the current traditional fiat currencies system a cryptocurrency is far more efficient in terms of usage and transaction costs. The first cryptocurrency to begin trading was Bitcoin in back 2009. Since then we have seen numerous cryptocurrencies being created with new algorithms, longer or shorter block times and overall behavior changes to better suit a future economy.

If Bitcoin is like http for money, Zcash is https. Zcash offers total payment confidentiality, while still maintaining a decentralized network using a public blockchain. Unlike Bitcoin, Zcash transactions can be shielded to hide the sender, recipient, and value of all transactions on the blockchain. Only those with the correct view key can see the…

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Ethereum Classic is the remaining blockchain of Ethereum (ETH) after the hard fork event in July 2016. Where a hacker found a loophole in the smart contract called TheDAO. TheDAO is a Decentralized Autonomous Organization that gathered up around 150 Million USD in Ether from investors. Due to a large amount of funds stolen the…

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Steem is a blockchain-based social media platform that challenges the very concept of social networks. In the current world of social media, giants like facebook and twitter rake in billions of dollars from your data, each year. Money created from user-generated content that goes straight to the shareholders of the big corporations. Steem has set…

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Gridcoin (GRC) is a decentralized, open source math-based digital asset (cryptocurrency). It performs transactions peer-to-peer cryptographically without the need for a central issuing authority. It is the first block chain protocol that delivered a working algorithm that equally rewards and cryptographically proves solving BOINC (Berkley Open Infrastructure for Network Computing) hosted work, which can be…

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Lisk is a decentralized application and sidechain platform, providing a full stack solution for the most widespread programming language in the world – JavaScript. Lisk aims to provide one of the best cryptocurrency user experience with its easily manageable user interface and its integrated Dapp Store. Lisk is prepared to become the de facto standard…

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Decred is an open and progressive cryptocurrency with a system of community-based governance integrated into its blockchain. The fusion of technology, community, and governance the Decred way means development is self-funding and remains sustainable. Decred Features Technology The hybridized proof-of-work proof-of-stake consensus system to strike a balance between miners and voters and create a more…

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NeuCoin is a decentralized cryptocurrency designed for online microtransactions. NeuCoin aims to reach mainstream adoption by strategically distribute and reward participants in the ecosystem. The cryptocurrency has 2.25 million of initial funding from its founders and strategic angels that will help NeuCoin forge strategic partnerships and drive consumer adoption further. In-App Tipping NeuCoin Value Cykle…

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On the 19th of July 2014 the Shadow Project sprung up from a group of like-minded people that wanted to anonymize and decentralize trade and communication. With that mission in mind they started to create the next truly anonymous and decentralized platform with components to facilitate just that. The open source project is now in…

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GameCredits is a cryptocurrency that seeks to merge the gaming industry with a socially interchangeable token ideal for in-game currency, play money and boundless applicable implementations. The GameCredits API provides developers and gamers with robust in-game monetization options that are not bound by national borders. GameCredits Foundation Unified Governing Structure Team behind GameCredits consists of…

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Ethereum is a decentralized platform that runs smart contracts: applications that run exactly as programmed without any possibility of downtime, censorship, fraud or third party interference. In many ways Ethereum is how the internet was supposed to be. Free, open and uncensored. In some aspects it’s design is very similar to Bitcoin. Miners hash blocks…

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