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XBY

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XBY
Market cap
$13,117,451
Volume 24h
$21,018.5
Avail. supply
XBY430,000,000

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  1. Wed June 20th, 2018
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    In the quest to find a superior consensus mechanism, Delegated Proof of Stake (DPoS) seems like a winning bet. In brief, DPoS stakeholders elect what are called witnesses to generate transaction blocks and secure their blockchain network. Stakeholder voting strength is proportionate to the number of tokens any one stakeholder owns (thus, those with the …

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  3. Sun June 17th, 2018
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    In the Proof-of-Work (PoW) consensus mechanism, miners compete against each other to solve cryptographic puzzles known as hashes. They are only able to solve these hashes using the raw computational power provided by powerful hardware. Correctly solving these puzzles is the proof of the work performed by a miner, for which they are rewarded a …

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  5. Fri June 15th, 2018
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    What requirements exist for joining the writer’s team? Writers that can produce content in a logically coherent and exciting way are very much appreciated. While seemingly commonsense, it’s harder than one might imagine. Writers must be able to easily connect their ideas together in a way that makes sense to the reader. Doing so shows …

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  7. Mon June 11th, 2018
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    What are the graphics team’s responsibilities? The graphics team designs all the content used in XTRABYTES™ marketing efforts. This content includes visuals for our social media platforms, related logo designs, and blog articles. We also create XCITE™-related designs, collaborate with developers on UI/UX, and support the XTRABYTES™ website design team. In addition, we provide all …

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    Design team members must have general design skills, knowledge of design-related software, and a certain level of creative insight. Prospective members should possess skills that serve to add to the team’s repertoire.   Being a team player and having a willingness to learn/evolve is also essential. And bringing with you a healthy dose of humor is …

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  10. Sun June 10th, 2018
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    What are the community support team’s responsibilities? We are the community’s direct point of contact when it comes to general questions and technical concerns. Our tasks include overseeing official community channels, answering support tickets, managing bounties, solving technical issues, and addressing requests raised by the community. To meet these requirements, team members must always stay …

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  12. Thu June 7th, 2018
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    Overview Welcome to our monthly On The Pulse! This past month we’ve had a ramp up in development and our marketing department is showing steady growth, some of which we would like to share with you today. As it may be obvious by now, the 7th of each month will be dedicated to updates that …

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  14. Tue June 5th, 2018
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    Greetings from your PR and marketing specialist. Per the blog editor’s request, I’m writing to throw some transparency on what I do. I’m currently involved in a whirlwind of activity, as I’m  coordinating present and future promotional efforts. On a mental level, this requires fully embracing cryptocurrencies and keeping tabs on industry developments.  On a …

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  16. Fri June 1st, 2018
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    Where Does Crypto Live? The monolithic Bitcointalk and the infamous 4chan’s /biz/ imageboard stand as go-to platforms for cryptocurrency veterans to share information and catch the inside line on shifts in the cryptospace. While these forums are excellent for discussing the greater culture and movement of the cryptocommunity at large, there is virtually no room …

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  18. Tue May 29th, 2018
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    Depending on who you follow, Twitter, Youtube, and other social media can be a dangerous place for crypto-enthusiasts, particularly those new to the space. Without the ability to think objectively, it’s easy to get caught up in hype and overconfidence. Its even easier to get drawn into circles of negativity and feelings of despair. As …

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  20. Fri May 25th, 2018
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    Nodes As a Cryptocurrency Investing Strategy Despite the rhetoric from cryptocurrency investment naysayers, alternative blockchain investments exist outside trading and token speculation. Savvy traders are profiting greatly from investing in ancillary products and services, particularly those that support the overall blockchain ecosystem. It’s not unlike the California gold rush fever that swept the west in …

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  22. Tue May 22nd, 2018
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    What even are nodes? In order to define nodes, its helpful to consider the Bitcoin blockchain and its nodes. Any computer that connects to the Bitcoin network is called a node. Nodes that fully verify all of the rules of Bitcoin are called full nodes. Full nodes download every block and transaction and check them …

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  24. Mon May 21st, 2018
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    XTRABYTES May 21st, 2018 Frontend Development update This is a development update, development updates won’t provide patent news. That being out of the way, below is a summary of activities over the past month and an idea of where the frontend dev team will be focusing our efforts prior to the next update. We’ve also …

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  26. Sat May 19th, 2018
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    The blockchain technology that is the basis for all cryptocurrencies is built on the idea that many people will store and maintain the full blockchain. Doing so ensures that it can’t be manipulated, lost, or face other issues. Bitcoin achieves this by using nodes, which anyone can run if they have sufficient computing power, storage, and …

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  28. Mon May 14th, 2018
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    Before Solidity, Ethereum smart contract developers used LLL (short for Lisp-Like Language). Being a somewhat ‘low-level-language’, LLL is often compared to Assembly language.  However, it’s simple and minimalistic structure makes it quite readable when formatted properly (and its much simpler than common Lisp). Instead of JavaScript-like braces, LLL developers simply use parentheses for parsing (as …

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  30. Sat May 12th, 2018
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    When developers consider writing DApps, learning Solidity is typically listed as their #1 task. That’s because Solidity is the only language developers can use to create Ethereum-based smart contracts. However, Solidity remains somewhat lacking in documentation, user support, assertions (ability to test program assumptions), and formal verification (a method to prove a program correct for …

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  32. Tue May 8th, 2018
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    You’ve decided to venture into programming. The next question is “Which programming language should I learn?” In general, language and tooling matters far less than actual experience. Instead, programmers who are able to perform critical thinking are best suited to programming. Critical thinking skills enable individuals to to analyze a problem and develop a functional …

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  34. Mon May 7th, 2018
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    XTRABYTES May 7th, 2018 Patent progress Our team continues to work on the (4) patents we are preparing to submit. It is time that we shift our focus away from this and realize that the job is larger than originally anticipated. The reality is that we’re not willing to sacrifice the protection of this technology …

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  36. Sat May 5th, 2018
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    Ethereum & Solidity Ethereum’s main achievement so far seems to center around popularizing smart contracts. Smart contracts consist of rules governing an agreement which cannot be modified once deployed on the blockchain. Since a smart contract is no more than a software program executed on another user’s computer, it must be configured in such a …

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  38. Wed May 2nd, 2018
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    Most will agree that Ethereum has been a pillar of strength within the blockchain scene. Indeed, it’s the foundation upon which so many crypto projects are built. It’s also helped popularize the term “smart contract”; unveiling to the world their potential when implemented on a distributed ledger. Without like-competition, Ethereum has become synonymous with blockchain …

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  40. Mon April 30th, 2018
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    According to the popular tax filing service Credit Karma, few cryptocurrency holders have reported earnings or losses on their 2017 tax documents. Out of the company’s 250,000 new filings, under 100 have disclosed capital gains from cryptocurrency investments, figures that are in line with the company’s former reports on cryptocurrency tax documentation.(Bitcoin Magazine) Will the …

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  42. Fri April 27th, 2018
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    It took several years for the IRS to come up with guidance on how to deal to transactions involving virtual currencies. Its Notice 2014-21 stated that virtual currency must be treated as property & that the general tax principles applicable to property transactions apply to transactions using virtual currency..

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  44. Tue April 24th, 2018
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    Making a backup of your wallet is an important step in securing access to your coins. We recommend making multiple backups, at least one of which is offline on an encrypted USB drive. Imagine if there is a fire and your residence burns down? It’s a good idea to have backups in multiple locations if …

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  46. Sun April 22nd, 2018
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    “Yet Another Theft From A Cryptocurrency Exchange” – Forbes.com “Cryptocurrency investors risk security issues like theft, loss” – CNBC.com “Risk of Bitcoin Hacks and Losses Is Very Real” – Fortune.com Fear. Vulnerability. Insecurity. Media outlets and security companies elicit these emotions for a reason: it weakens our ability to think rationally, making us more susceptible …

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  48. Sat April 21st, 2018
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    April 21st, 2018 Introduction We hope this month’s development update helps readers to better comprehend  our recent XCITE accomplishments. This update will also provide some direction as to  XCITE’s future progress. We view XCITE as the platform’s showcase, seamlessly consolidating the platform’s core modules into an attractive and easy-to-use graphical user interface.  As an added …

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  50. Wed April 18th, 2018
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    Cryptojacking is a new form of cybercrime gaining ground within the crypto industry (now the second most common form of cybercrime to date), Given how quickly cybercrime evolves, its not surprising that few have heard of it. And being that its perceived as a victimless crime, it may not go away anytime soon. What is …

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ETH$534.97-1.2%
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