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Solidity is the language needed to create smart contracts on Ethereum blockchain. To run an application on Ethereum, you need "gas". Gas is payed in ether, Ethereum's token. If you want to test, you can use the Ethereum testnet, where ether are give for free. Gas is given to Ethereum miners, as a reward to keep the blockchain going.

How to mine StorjX

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Storj, is a cryptoccurency, that gives you coins, for your provided hard disk space to the network. Storj (pronounced: storage) aims to become a cloud storage platform that can’t be censored or monitored, or have downtime.Storj uses blockchain features like a transaction ledger, public/private key encryption, and cryptographic hash functions for security. The decentralized aspect of Storj means there are no central servers to be compromised, and with client-side encryption, your are in control of the keys to your files.

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Exodus is the first desktop multi-asset wallet with ShapeShift built in. You can use it directly to trade assets, without visiting the shapeshift site. Exodus encrypts private keys and transaction data locally for your eyes only - no accounts, no servers, no data sharing. It has beautiful charts, and very nice themes are available to customize it.

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How to use a Bitcoin ATM (BTM)

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Bitcoin ATM's are deployed worldwide. They are very useful, because you can buy and sell Bitcoins, as easy as you use your debit card on Bank's ATM. Some require ID information and some not. The buy process: The first queation is to enter a Bitcoin address, if you have a wallet, or the BTM will create one. Then you enter fiat currency in the BTM and it is converted and sent to the reqiured address (yours or new). If it's a new address, the BTM prints the Public/Private keypair, so you can import them to a wallet later. The sell process You are prompted with an address, to send the Bitcoins to. Then you scan it with your device and initiate a send transaction from your wallet. When transaction is confirmed, you get the fiat cyrrency in the tray.

Monero How To

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Monero is a secure, private, untraceable currency. It has many features, that satisfy the needs for people who care about their privacy, as there are many tools to help you be kept anonymous. Using the power of a distributed peer-to-peer consensus network, every transaction is cryptographically secured. Monero uses a cryptographically sound system that allows you to send and receive funds without your transactions being publicly visible on the blockchain. By taking advantage of ring signatures, a special property of certain types of cryptography, Monero enables untraceable transactions.

Bitcoinnect how-to

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Bitconnect has a proof of work AND proof of stake mining process. It is an open source, peer-to-peer, community driven decentralized cryptocurrency. People can store and invest their wealth in a non-government controlled currency, and even earn a substantial interest on investment. With proof of stake, your coins, can be used to maintain the security of the Bitconnect network.

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How to mine Ethereum with a PC

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With Bitcoin, PC mining has not been profitable for years. Ethereum, has a different mining consensus and after it's price surge, it seems that mining ethereum with a PC, is something that can give you a profit, See the video for details.

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Keepkey is another hardware wallet, that has been around for some time. It is very easy to use and setup. In the video we can see the setup process and first transactions. See more how-to 's for wallets:

Trading is difficult for beginners, but luckily we have Internet and Youtube. There are many videos around, but I found this one, the most helpful.

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A paper wallet is a safe way to keep cryptocurrency off-line. You generate a keypair (public and private), and send funds to the public address. When it is time to spend, you import the private key to an online wallet.

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