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What Are Bitcoins and How Do They Work? - Lifewire

by Paul Gil

Updated December 19, 2017

Cryptocurrency Defined

Cryptocurrencies are just lines of...

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What is Coinbase? - lifewire.com

Users can buy cryptocurrencies by connecting their bank account, credit card, or debit card to their Coinbase account and making a purchase in much the same way someone would buy something on another online store such as Amazon .

Users can also use Coinbase to sell their cryptocurrency by converting a chosen amount of cryptocoins to U.S. dollars at the current value and transferring it to their...

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What Is Bitcoin Cash? - Lifewire

by Scott Orgera

Updated December 18, 2017

Created in 2009, bitcoin is a virtual currency (or cryptocurrency ) that allows its users to send and receive funds directly to each other without requiring a bank or other payment processing intermediary to facilitate the transaction. This peer-to-peer system is based on blockchain technology , which maintains a public ledger of all transfers on the...

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A Beginner's Guide to Cryptocoin Mining - Lifewire

A Beginner's Guide to Cryptocoin Mining

Is it worth your time to mine for cryptocoins?

by Paul Gil

Updated December 04, 2017

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Blockchain Technology Explained - Lifewire

by Scott Orgera

Updated December 07, 2017

What Blockchain Is: A Brief Primer

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How You Could Lose Out While Mining Cryptocoins - Lifewire

How You Could Lose Out While Mining Cryptocoins

The risks of cryptocurrency mining

by Paul Gil

Updated December 01, 2017

There is a lot at risk when you mine for cryptocoins . Rewards can certainly be big in the long-run but it's a good idea to think of cryptocurrency mining as investing in the stock market before 1929 (when the government did not insure banks and investors lost millions of...

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What Is an 'Accepted Share' in Coin Mining? - Lifewire

Cryptocoin Mining: 'Accepted Shares' is a type of score for how much you will earn as a coin miner.

by Paul Gil

Updated December 07, 2017

Why...

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