TL;DR: small code differences, but many larger ecosystem differences
IIRC, Dogecoin is a fork of Luckycoin, which in turn was forked from Litecoin, which was forked from Tenebrix, which was forked from Bitcoin. As far as I can tell, the main differences to Bitcoin are:
scrypt hashing algorithm
1 minute block interval
accelerated reward schedule:
Full supply ...
It comes up that Bitcoin network has better security. Is that due to the hashrate ? If more miners start switching to Doge, wouldn't that solve the problem ?
Security in Bitcoin is not just about hashrate although it is one of the important things to consider. Other things related to security:
Bitcoin Core: One of the top 10 C++ critical open source ...
The very early days of Bitcoin were pretty much only computer scientists/software engineers and the like. Satoshi posted his peer-to-peer electronic cash proposal to the cypherpunk's mailing list. His idea was actually dismissed by quite a few people on the mailing list as by this time (~2008) there had already been several attempts at peer-to-peer ...
It actually started as Lightning based initiative. Some people started to implement bitcoin as a payment system , using LN in a community in El Salvador:
Considering the success of the "experiment" they plan to expand it to the rest of the country.
The focus is not on shop purchases but on remittances from abroad.
The change in law doesn't come into effect until September 2021.
Use of Bitcoin is already legal in El Salvador.
El Salvador uses the US dollar and does not have its own fiat currency.
According to Reuters
The Central American country last week became the first country to adopt bitcoin as ...
Currently bitcoin is about 3-7 transactions per second, how much faster can taproot theoretical increase it to?
I do not consider transaction per second useful for Bitcoin and use outputs per day: https://bitcoinvisuals.com/chain-output-count-day
1,000,000 outputs per day. So, 11 outputs per second.
Block space savings with Taproot:
1 MB per day with ...