Darkcoin gaining value due to privacy qualities

Darkcoin gaining value due to privacy qualities

May 21, 2014

Someone out there likes anonymous money. In only a month, the little-known bitcoin alternative known as Darkcoin has rocketed nearly tenfold in value–from around 75 cents a coin to almost seven dollars. Its selling point: Darkcoin offers far greater anonymity than bitcoin, mixing up users’ transactions so that it’s incredibly difficult to trace a payment to a...

Ready for Kim Coindashian? We’ll see if Kim is

Ready for Kim Coindashian? We’ll see if Kim is

Feb 22, 2014

There’s an old saying that goes, “There’s no such thing as bad publicity.” That line of thought goes that if you are trying to market yourself, a product or a brand, any way you can create awareness of yourself is good — whether you are seen as virtuous or less-than-virtuous in the process. A group of altcoin developers is...

Vertcoin Developer Paul Bradley Talks Zerocoin, ASIC Resistance, and More

Vertcoin Developer Paul Bradley Talks Zerocoin, ASIC Resistance, and More

Feb 21, 2014

Great post about Vertcoin.  Vertcoin is one of the few altcoins that is truly an alternate or altcoin.  One of the best aspects of the coin, in our opinion, is ASIC resistance.  This is techniques applied to large pools of ASIC mining to monopolize or control the block reward that effectively shuts out mining diversity that creates a stable payment network....

Dogecoin ‘Forked’: Miners Hit Troubling Network Anomaly

Dogecoin ‘Forked’: Miners Hit Troubling Network Anomaly

Feb 19, 2014

Is Dogecoin’s bite getting it in trouble?  No, it’s a forking problem. Forking is a term used by programmers when a team takes code from one project and “forks it” to create another project.  Dogecoin started out, as with with most altcoins,  using the Bitcoin code. Then the Dogecoin team forked code the to create their own wallets that...