Category Archives: Ethereum

UK Fintech Settles Security on Ethereum Blockchain in a World-First with Microsoft

The blockchain has just disrupted another niche. UK-based Nivaura in partnership with Microsoft’s Azure cloud has proved in a test case that the public ledger can be used to support regulated assets. The blockchain is an increasingly attractive option as the payments industry continues to embrace cryptocurrencies and even digital fiat money. Continue reading UK Fintech Settles Security on Ethereum Blockchain in a World-First with Microsoft

Cryptocurrency issuers clean up, shun U.S. investors as SEC gets tough

Tech start-ups that issue digital tokens to raise funds are falling in line with U.S. securities laws or seeking legal ways to skirt them after the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) said it planned to regulate the market. Continue reading Cryptocurrency issuers clean up, shun U.S. investors as SEC gets tough

Different Types Of Cryptocurrency Algorithms

The Most Common Cryptocurrency Mining Algorithms are as follows:-

SHA-256 Algorithm:

SHA stand for “Secure hash Algorithm” (SHA-256) generates unique 256-bit (32-byte) signature for a text string. Block processing time for SHA-256 generally ranges from six to ten minutes and requires hash rates at the Giga hashes per second (GH/s). SHA-256 hash rate is measured by GH/s: Gigahashes per second, or one billion hash computations per second. SHA-256 algorithm mining can be performed on an ASIC hardware (application-specific integrated circuit) Continue reading Different Types Of Cryptocurrency Algorithms