BTC

short for Bitcoin

Proof-Of-Stake

are a class of consensus mechanisms for blockchains that work by selecting validators in proportion to their quantity of holdings in the...

Proof-Of-Work

is a decentralized consensus mechanism that requires members of a network to expend effort solving an arbitrary mathematical puzzle to...

Halving

is when the reward for mining bitcoins is cut in half. At the current rate that bitcoins are being produced, halvings happen about every...

Mining

the competitive process that verifies and adds new transactions to the blockchain for a cryptocurrency that uses the proof-of-work (PoW)...

Node

is a computer connected to a cryptocurrency network and can execute certain functions like creating, receiving or sending information

Blockchain Technology

is a system of recording information in a way that makes it difficult or impossible to change, hack, or cheat the system.

Open-Source Project

anyone is allowed to download, modify and redistribute software. Open Source is one of the reasons why projects, which incorporate peer...

Decentralized

decentralization refers to the transfer of control and decision-making from a centralized entity (individual, organization, or group...

Encrypted Technology

a means of securing digital data using one or more mathematical techniques, along with a password or "key" used to decrypt the...

Digital Address

made up of letters and numbers, that you use for sending and receiving Bitcoin transactions. In just the same way that an email address...

Cryptography

Cryptography is the practice and study of secure communications techniques that allow only the sender and intended recipient of a...

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