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Crypto Currency

Saturday, 13 April 2013 19:10

Bitcoin BTC

Protocol specification - Bitcoin
Weaknesses - Bitcoin
Mt.Gox - Bitcoin Exchange
Preev - BTC to USD converter using mtgox for data.
GUIMiner - a GPU/CPU Bitcoin miner for Windows
mining pools
mining.bitcoin.cz - aka slush's pool.
Bitcoin Mining Pool - BitClockers Bitcoin Mining Pool
Errata Security: BitCoin is a public ledger

Merkle tree
An (Almost) Constant-Effort Solution-Veri?cation Proof-of-Work Protocol based on Merkle Trees
Accept Bitcoin | BitPay

Ripple XRP

Ripple's claim to fame is that is has a decentralized transaction network.
Like Bitcoin:
ripple is an open source, distributed peer-to-peer payment network
ripple transactions are irreversible, sent over the Internet, and counterfeit proof
ripple uses the same underlying cryptography as Bitcoin
ripple has multi-signature support
ripple has low to no transaction fees
ripple servers can be run by anyone
Unlike Bitcoin:
ripple can send any currency
ripple can automatically exchange currencies
ripple transactions are fully confirmed in seconds
ripple allows nicknames and gravatar icons for accounts
ripple's reference client is a Firefox and Chrome add on
ripple has no block chain download, clients are ready in seconds
ripple has no mining or direct monetary reward for running a ripple server
ripple has no currency risk as people can hold whatever fiat they want
ripple solves the double spending problem with consensus instead of proof-of-work
OpenCoin Inc
Introduction to Ripple for Bitcoiners - Ripple Wiki


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