Archive for the ‘Virtual Currency’ Category

Bitcoin v Litecoin

The Bitcoin blockchain started with a genesis block on January 3rd 2009. A couple of years later on October 7th 2011, Charlie Lee, a former Google employee, started the Litecoin blockchain, inspired by Bitcoin. It is an alternative cryptocurrency to Bitcoin and was created with a couple of intended improvements. The first noticeable difference is [...]

Bitcoin, a Currency of the Future

Somewhere back in 2008, a person or group of people under the pseudonym Satoshi Nakamoto published a white paper which detailed the proposal of a global currency that is not controlled by a single country, government or organisation.  The  system would involve the transfer of digital units from person to person through the internet through [...]

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