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Watch words: The terminology of timepieces explained

12-hour recorder<p>Also called a 12-hour register. A stopwatch or chronograph subdial to track 12-hour intervals.<p>24-hour time<p>Also called Military time. …

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The Basics of Mined vs. Non-Mined Cryptocurrency, Explained in Plain English

Here's everything you've ever wanted to know about how blockchain-processed transactions are validated.<p>The cryptocurrency market was virtually …

Bitcoin

How to Score Tickets to In-Demand Events

It’s a problem we all know too well—you’re excited to attend an event, whether it’s some end-of-season game or your favorite artist is finally coming …

100x Coins: Our 2018 Small Cap Crypto Picks

Altcoins With Potential $9,900% Upside<p>Let’s start this off by stating that EVERY coin on this list probably won’t do 100X their current price.<p>Some …

Blockchain

Understanding quantum computers: The basics

Theoretical physics isn’t the easiest field in science to translate into laymen’s terms. Until recently it’s solely been the domain of geniuses like the late Stephen Hawking and fictional characters such as <i>The Big Bang Theory’s</i> Sheldon Cooper. As companies like Google, IBM, and Intel work to build …

The Basics of Cryptocurrency Mining, Explained in Plain English

Here's everything you need to know about how virtual currencies are "mined."<p>The cryptocurrency market was absolutely on fire in 2017, delivering what …

How and Where To Buy Cryptocurrency? Overview

Despite the recent news about banks closing their doors on credit card purchases of crypto; one after the other, there are still available options …

WTF is an Airdrop? A Detailed Guide to Free Cryptocurrency

Money can’t appear out of no where… But cryptocurrency can<p><i>Here’s an awesome article by Kenny Li Originally Featured in Hackernoon</i><p>What is an …

Cryptocurrency

White Hat Hacking: Learn the tricks of the bad guys to get paid by the good guys

<b>Hacking</b> falls into many categories. The movies would have you believe that it always involves <b>cracking a password</b>, but on the most casual level anyone can <b>hack their Android phone</b>.<p>The <b>problem for businesses and governments</b> right now is that many of the top hackers are working for the dark side. These …

What to Expect When You Order a Hardware Wallet

<b>Over the past few months, well known hardware wallet manufacturers have been swamped with sales during and after the holiday season. Hardware wallet</b> …

Ripping Threads And Hashing Cash: Your Guide To Mining With Ryzen Threadripper

Graphics cards get the majority of the attention when it comes to mining crypto coins, so I was impressed when I discovered what a beast AMD’s Ryzen Threadripper 1950X could be at chewing through Cryptonight, an algorithm designed for CPU mining. Specifically for a processor’s L3 cache. Beyond …

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What Is Bitcoin And Cryptocurrency?

You might be aware that GPU prices have skyrocketed in recent months. This is due in large part to the rise of cryptocurrencies, to which there are many. Bitcoin is the first and most popular one, but what is Bitcoin? We're here to demystify the topic for you. While Bitcoin and cryptocurrency are …

Why you should not store your cryptos on an exchange (but use a wallet instead)

On a Friday morning in late January, the users of Coincheck, a Japan-based cryptocurrency exchange, logged in to find their wallets empty of NEM tokens, a cryptocurrency specialized for payments and other financial services.<p>But this wasn’t a temporary server outage, a common problem most exchanges …

What is Bitcoin mining?

Cryptocurrency is pretty much a household term these days and if you’ve spent any time reading about the phenomenon you’ll probably have heard of “bitcoin mining” too. The mining of bitcoin, Ethereum, Litecoin, and every other digital coinage (with the exception of Ripple) is simultaneously driving …

Everybody Wants Black Panther's Brainy, Badass Shuri to Become a Disney Princess

Walt Disney once said, "If you can dream it, you can do it." Well, it feels like the world has been dreaming about a Disney princess who defies <i>all</i> the tropes for ages, and now it seems like we've finally got one! Princess Shuri, smart-mouthed sister to King T'Challa of Wakanda, is a brainy, badass …

Bitcoin mining: What is it? Why does it consume so much energy?

Once a lucrative exercise anyone could do, bitcoin mining has grown out of control, and governments are weighing what to do.<br>Read More

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An Easy Guide to 'Crypto-Mining' the Market for What's Come to be Called 'Altcoins'

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Had you bought one bitcoin for $100 in the summer of 2013, your investment would be now worth more than $8,000 (as of this writing). In a typical investment, a 5 percent to 10 percent annual return is considered great, but in the wild …

Cryptocurrency

Bitcoin Puzzle Games Are Growing in Popularity

<b>In many respects, Bitcoin is the ultimate puzzle. Armchair sleuthers have expended countless hours trying to deduce the identity of its pseudonymous</b> …

Bitcoin

8 Ways to Invest in Blockchain Without Buying Bitcoin

Bitcoin, for better or worse, has been all the rage of late. Its breakneck 1,850% run in 2017 put the cryptocurrency on the map. In 2018, however, …

How to make money mining bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies without knowing anything about it

You might think you need an extreme know-how of computers to do any kind of crypto mining, that it couldn't possibly be done by the average person.<p>Turns out, it's absurdly easy.<p>You just need computer parts that are powerful enough to make mining profitable, and a handy piece of software called …

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What’s A Blockchain? Explaining The Technology Behind Bitcoin

The tech industry is loaded with buzzwords. This app disrupts <i>this</i>, this program gamifies <i>that</i>. So when you hear about the “blockchain” you might assume that it’s similar jargon. Another hot term which no one really understands. But though the latter part of that sentence might be true, the word …

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Coinbase to Integrate SegWit: What It Means for You | Investopedia

Coinbase customers may see some changes to their cryptocurrency wallets and transactions in the weeks to come. The largest cryptocurrency brokerage …

Learn How to Build a Robot For Less Than $20

Now you can live the premise of your very own sci-fi horror movie.<p>Ever wanted to build a robot? Trick question. Everybody wants to build a robot. …

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The top 10 cryptocurrencies

Rhys Muter 15 January 2018 NEWS<p>Who's going to stand out in a crowded cryptocurrency market?<p>OPINION: To generate a list of key currencies, I've ranked …

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Blockchain Terminology You Need To Know

Blockchain Terminology<p>The rise of cryptocurrencies has elicited mixed feelings among market participants. On one hand, some respected investors like …

Blockchain

The Basics of Blockchain Technology, Explained in Plain English

Anything and everything you need to know about what makes blockchain technology tick.<p>Historically, no asset has been a greater source of wealth …

Blockchain

Forget Cryptocurrencies, Invest In Platforms

Total market capitalization for cryptocurrencies has surged 400% in just 60 days, while Bitcoin has mostly stayed flat since December.<p>The emerging …

Cryptocurrency

The secret lives of students who mine cryptocurrency in their dorm rooms

Mark was a sophomore at MIT in Cambridge, Massachusetts, when he began mining cryptocurrencies more or less by accident.<p>In November 2016, he stumbled on NiceHash, an online marketplace for individuals to mine cryptocurrency for willing buyers. His desktop computer, boosted with a graphics card, was …

Bitcoin

How to Use Blockchain: 10 Use Cases

Forward-thinking enterprises are investigating innovative uses for this distributed ledger technology.<p>1 of 11<p>Many experts predict that blockchain …

Blockchain

4 ways the everyday internet user can earn from the blockchain

If you’ve been watching the news lately, you’d probably be curious about the rise of cryptocurrencies, and how it is minting millionaires and even billionaires just because of its phenomenal rise in value.<p>Recently, the Winklevoss twins, Tyler and Cameron have become the first Bitcoin billionaires …

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