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  1. Peercoin

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    A cryptocurrency that uses both PoW and PoS in its consensus mechanism to offer increased security.

  2. Block Reward

    | Glossary

    The payment given to a miner for securing a blockchain that uses POW (Proof-of-Work) consensus

  3. PoW

    | Glossary

    Proof of Work. A consensus mechanism for verifying transactions with computing power that creates new coins in the process.

  4. Hybrid PoS/PoW

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    A consensus mechanism that employs both Proof of Stake and Proof of Work algorithms.

  5. Proof of Work

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    The consensus algorithm introduced by Bitcoin. PoW requires miners to compete against each other to add new block and earn rewards.

  6. Tangle

    | Glossary

    A consensus method that allows users to transact anonymously and requires relatively little electricity. An alternative to PoW (Proof of Work) and PoS (Proof of Stake). 

  7. Proof of Stake

    | Glossary

    PoS. A method of minting new coins and securing a platform by allowing users to stake their coins and receive more coins as a reward. Introduced as an energy efficient alternative to PoW (Proof of Work)....

  8. A List of Blockchain Protocols- Explained and Compared

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    What is a Blockchain Protocol? A blockchain protocol is a common term for consensus methods. These methods are different systems that are implemented to reach consensus and validate transactions ...

  9. What Blockchain 3.0 Means for Your Favorite Cryptocurrencies

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    Blockchain 3.0 Technology Explained by Solving Existing Problems What is blockchain 3.0? New technology aimed at bringing cryptocurrency into the mainstream. Most likely, you know what a ...

  10. Is DPoS an Improvement over PoS?

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      Why is Consensus Important? Let’s use a historical example to illustrate the importance of consensus. If I want to trade you salt for sugar, how do we ensure th...

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