Top Ten Altcoins of 2014

Top Ten Altcoins of 2014

With the new year quickly approaching, it is time to take a look at a few of the many altcoins that were developed over the past year. As most cryptocurrency fanatics have noticed, the development of altcoins has slowed down quite a bit over the past few months, and the coins developed throughout 2014 may very well be some of the last altcoins developed.

Fibre

Fibre is a currency that uses the unique NIST5 mining algorithm.

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Hot New Altcoins in Review (December 5, 2014)

Hot New Altcoins in Review (December 5, 2014)

While production of new altcoins seems to have slowed down quite a bit since the recent Bitcoin sidechain announcement, there are still a few good-looking coins around with potentially bright futures. With their strong development teams, the following three coins are likely to be around for years to come. So, if you’ve been thinking about solid new altcoins to read up on, the following ones are certainly worth looking into.

Greenbacks (GB)

Greenbacks is a 100% proof-of-stake cryptocurrency which pays a generous 10% interest rate and offers 20 million coins to start with.

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A Bitcoin Security Guide for Beginners

A Bitcoin Security Guide for Beginners

Have you ever felt anxious about the security of your Bitcoins? With a currency that is entirely digital, knowing how to store your Bitcoins safely from the threat of hackers, scams, and possible data loss is very important.

After all, you are a bank of your own, and there is no consumer protection! Here are the four ways of staying immune to the potential threats in this digital world.

1. Encrypt and back up your wallet

If you do not encrypt your wallet, you may be subject to easily losing your entire Bitcoin collection, and that would be a disaster!

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New Coins You Should Look at (November 6, 2014)

New Coins You Should Look at (November 6, 2014)

The announcement of Bitcoin’s sidechaining feature that will likely soon be active is very good news for Bitcoin, but it might be even better news for altcoins.

Sidechains will likely be just the first of many useful additions to Bitcoin and clearly demonstrates it’s programmability, allowing it to be modified without disrupting the network. Since any cryptocurrency can be a Bitcoin sidechain I would expect to see several current and future altcoins operating as Bitcoin sidechains.

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