something that is not directly useful (like a commodity) but which can be used as a medium of exchange or a store of value. Essentially, money.

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How to connect pool worker to another stratum pool bitcoin

I have own pool server.In that pool server,i have created workers.I need to connect this worker to another pool worker (like stratum pool URL,worker username ,password) Is this possible in ...
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Cryptonote vs an X11 Coin

Which one is a more desirable feature in an altcoin? The X11 or the Cryptonote? Also why cnt the 2 be implemented together? X11 seems to allow 11 algos to mine the coin, and cryptonote is based on ...
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Is there an API that provides this functionality?

Sorry I couldn't make my title more descriptive, but it might be a little long winded. What I need is the following, and preferably an API that can support the popular crypto currencies, not just ...
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Anonymous transactions technology for a cryptocoin?

I’m thinking of investing in a cryptocoin with anonymous transactions feature. So far there are 3 well-known technologies for that: coinjoin (Bitcoin), masternodes (Darkcoin) and CryptoNote ...
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Is demurrage already integrated into Ripple? If so, how does one create a demurrage currency?

The Ripple wiki has a page about demurrage currencies being a possibility in Ripple. However, it's not entirely clear whether this feature is already implemented in the server or client, and if so, ...
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What are the biggest motivations for common people to adopt crypto currencies?

So far I've seen only two sets of people using crypto currencies: 1. Who does illegal things (like black money/drug trading etc) 2. Who sees them as shortcut to become rich But what are the other ...
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Which transactions are being submitted in the very first blocks of some digital currency?

This is more like general question about digital currencies rather than about Bitcoin specifically, but it still is relevant to Bitcoin I guess (at least this SE section is more suitable for this ...
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Export Market realtime rate

Please is there any web site that purpose web services, to export Market rate value of different currency even bitcoin.
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Does it make sense to use BitCoin to transfer money to yourself internationally?

If you have a bank account in the US and an account in the UK, and you want to move money from one to the other, is Bitcoin a sensible way to do it, or are you better off using TransferWise or just ...
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Creating trade engine steps [duplicate]

How cryptocoin trade engine works? I want to build a simple trade engine(trading bot) in ruby on rails for cryptocoins. Can anybody lead me through proper steps. I am a newbie to cryptocoins.
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Which cryptocurrencies deviate significantly from Bitcoin?

There's been dozens of alternate cryptocurrencies but I don't believe many of them did much other than find/replace some strings. We see Bitcoin as made up of the blockchain and proof-of-work via ...
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How to transfer different cryptocoins from one daemon to another

How to transfer different cryptocoins from one daemon to another. I want to send currency from dogecoin to bitcoin, I think trading engine do such process. Can I implement such process across local ...
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How accept trade works on creating order [duplicate]

I want to build a rails application to create buy or sell offer for coins. If buy offer is accepted by seller, How the coins exchanged between the buyer and seller. How can it be implemented? What is ...
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How can we trust any Crypto Currency If The NSA Could Use 51% Attacks? [duplicate]

My understanding of cryptocurrencies is that with the "51% attack" you can fake transactions and stop anybody from making any transactions. If any crypto currency actually threatens Government backed ...
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How can I create buy offer and sell offer using bitcoin daemon?

How do I support trading for multiple crypto coins? Is that possible to create buy or sell offer using bitcoin daemon?
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A crypto-currency for supporting informal education?

I am involved with Funoon (funoonfoundation.org), a non-profit working to organise informal learning spaces. These informal spaces are basically physical spaces where learning happens on a ...
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Which crypto currencies have shortest payment address?

Different crypto-currencies have different lengths of payment addresses. For example, LTC address length is 34 case sensitive letters and numbers. NXT address length is 20 digits. Short payment ...
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Is it possible to create a unified client that manages multiple cryptocurrencies?

Is it possible to create a unified client that manages multiple cryptocurrencies? Does such a client already exist?
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Coins with memory-intensive mining

Are there coins that demand system memory rather than computing power? Which coin brings me the most mining profit if I have a lot of system DDR3 RAM (say 64 GB or more) in my personal computer?
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can cryptocoins be put to good use? now or in the future? [duplicate]

it would be amazing is there was a Cryptocoin that could be put to good use. Like some sort of protein folding. Curecoin, CureCancerCoin exists but it doesn't put anything towards computational ...
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Is it possible to create a cryptocurrency that has a fixed value? [duplicate]

I like Bitcoin for its ease of use and security. It makes "money" transfer fast and easy, however a lot of people are afraid to use it because of its volatility, Would it be possible to create a ...
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Why is Bitcoin better than other cryptocurrency? [duplicate]

If there too many types of such kind of currency, will them be very cheap? I have 4 BTC and since the current BTC price waves a lot, I am wondering this. Thanks,
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Can Bitcoin save the U.S. Post Office [closed]

I noticed this article and was thinking about the possibilities of the U.S. Post Office seriously considering Bitcoin. ...
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Cryptocurrency from Scratch?

first question here I remember seeing a question a while back about how to code your own cryptocurrency here: How to fork Bitcoin and build own cryptocurrency Unfortunately, it seems to suffer from ...
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Complete Explanation of Mining [closed]

I have 6 miners, all with 3 R9 280x's. (Yes, not bitcoin mining, but there isn't a general mining stack site and it still uses cgminer so it's relevant) I've been working on getting them running ...
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Who proposed the XBT ticker for Bitcoin and why is it used over the more logical XBC ticker?

Some standard requires tickers for currencies to start with an X. So, the usual abbreviation of Bitcoin, BTC, cannot be used in contexts where this standard is applied. Usually, the unofficial ...
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Where can I find an overview of Bitcoin exchange APIs?

Where can I find information on a large number of "exchange" or "trading platform" APIs showing which currencies (digital and fiat) they convert between?
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301 views

What future can bitcoin have if more and more countries will ban it?

As of today, Russia added itself to a list of countries that ban bitcoin operations. So is there a future for bitcoin (and other cryptos) if more countries are going to ban them?
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Why should I start using bitcoins? [closed]

I've only just heard of Bitcoin and I wonder why I should start using bincoins. What is the benefit to me of using bitcoins? Why should I want to?
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Correct use of the word Bitcoin [duplicate]

I'm still unsure when to use Bitcoin and when bitcoin is more appropriate. Did anyone define when to use the word Bitcoin with a capital B? Is one used to talk about the currency as in "3 Bitcoin" and ...
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Do multi-signature transactions make a 'bitcoin kickstarter' possible? And what state are the bitcoins in, in the meantime?

This isn't a question about kickstarter really, just a way for me to phrase my question about the crypto in terms that I can understand. My understanding, based on this article.. Stop Saying Bitcoin ...
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What are the most popular crypto currencies after Bitcoin?

I am trying to determine which crypto currencies are the most popular with the assumption that Bitcoin is the most popular one. This question is up to different interpretations because "most popular" ...
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Will bitcoin's value be affected by other digital currencies?

There are many different digital currencies being released now, following in the footsteps of bitcoin and trying to improve upon it. Will these currencies, by giving consumers more options, reduce ...
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Open source doesnt mean transparency [closed]

Code released by the XRP businessmen for both the client and server...is totally controlled by the XRP owners. Preprinting(easier than premining) is dishonest, and against fundamental principles of ...
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Calculate the amount of Primecoin(XPM) mined/created so far

According to Wikipedia: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Primecoin the reward given for finding a block is 999*(difficulty**2). So does that mean that you need historic data on the difficulty in order ...
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How to calculate the the amount of all Peercoins(PPC) in circulation?

According to Wikipedia: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Peercoin the reward is halved every time the mining power increases by x16. So does that mean that you need historic data on the mining power in ...
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Will a bitcoin miner work for other currencies?

If I purchase a card (or similar device) that claims to mine Bitcoins at 10 GH/s, will that device also work for other currencies? That is, would the device also work on a multi-pool for litecoins, ...
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698 views

Comparison of different active cryptocurrencies [closed]

I haven't realized until recently how many different crypto-currencies have emerged the last years; coinmarketcap.com lists around 60 of them* and it seems that it isn't even a complete list (for ...
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How to fork Bitcoin and build own cryptocurrency

Is there any step-by-step tutorial about how to build own cryptocurrency based on Bitcoin code?
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Are There Examples of Asset Backed Virtual Currencies?

Here is a very natural idea: an entity creates a new virtual currency with the following properties: Only that entity has the capability to issue new quantities of that currency That entity makes ...
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Why are all popular crypto currencies deflationary?

There is a lot of criticsm and debate over whether bitcoins will ultomately fail because of its deflationary nature. I don't want to debate if that's the case or not and I also understand that the ...
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USD conversion rate API

I want to build an mobile application which tells you how much your bitcoins are worth in USD. I would like to know of good API that I can rely on for data. As well as historic conversion rates over ...
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Possible to temporarily reduce the supply of a cryptocurrency?

Does a cryptocurrency that can have its supply be reduced based on some factor currently exist? If not, is this possible? If so, how?
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Exchange multiple Cryptocurrencies

Does anybody know a good exchange site for various cryptocurrencies like LTC, NMC, IXC, DVC, BTC etc. One I found was Vircurex but it is very cumbersome to use.
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Can i store multiple crypto currencies in one wallet?

Is it possible to make a wallet for BTC and store LTC and NMC or other coins in it?
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How many currency units in 1xBTC / 1xAltCoin? [duplicate]

Since BitCoin (and AltCoins) are divisible by up to 8 decimal places, does that technically mean that 1xBTC (or 1xAltCoin) is equal to 1 billion individual units of currency?
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Are there crypto currency dashboards or portfolio managers?

I.e. I'd like to be able to see all the exchanges that I care about, and ideally also store a portfolio. I've run across some like CryptoTrack.com or cryptrader.com, but nothing all that impressive. ...
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Is Bitcoin a viable way to transfer money from one currency to another

Is bitcoin a viable way to transfer money from one currency to another? When I say viable, what I mean is: is it similar or lower in cost to other currency conversion services e.g. xoom.com or ...
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How to keep track on new cryptocurrencies

Here is a situation: new cryptocurrencies appears with a huge speed and also most of them are just useless clones, there might be some interesting one with new ideas. I would like be know when they ...
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To buy or not to buy Amazon Coin? [closed]

This article talks about amazon creating its own crypto currency, the Amazon coin. You can buy the coins at a set price in Amazon Is this worth any bother? It seems like you cant trade amazon coins ...