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  • Dogecoin – The Internet Money Coin

Form 4 – is a document must be filled by SEC (Securities and Exchange Commission) when a company’s holdings changes. The material holdings are within the company’s directors and shareholders with over 10% of the company’s stock. Here is an example from one of Carl Icahn’s forms.

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  • Governance – A well-defined process of making decisions for
    the future protocol(s) of the blockchain.
  • How is Bitcoin created – Bitcoin is created through a process called mining. Mining creates new bitcoin. Only 21 million bitcoins will ever be mined. Bitcoin is mined using a machine called a bitcoin miner. A miner solves a complex math problem to generate new bitcoin.
  • How To Get Started With Cryptocurrency Trading
  • Hash – A hash takes as input a binary of any size. It gives
    a fixed-sized output. The same input always hashes to
    the same output. Given an output, one cannot calculate
    the input.
  • Hashlocking – This is how Aeternity connect pairs of channels to
    make smart contracts that involve more than 2 people.
    A secret is referenced by it’s hash. When the secret is
    revealed, it can update multiple channels at the same
    time.
  • OmiseGO – OMG Coin
  • Oracle – A mechanism that tells the blockchain facts about
    the world we live in. Using oracles users can predict the
    outcome of events, external to the blockchain system.
  • Substratum coin
  • State Channel – A relationship between two users recorded
    on the blockchain. It enables users to send aeon back
    and forth, and to create trustless smart contracts between
    them that are enforced and settled by the blockchain.
  • Value-Holder – In Aeternity value-holder is a user who owns aeon, or a financial
    derivative in the system.
  • Validator – A validator is a user who participates in the
    consensus mechanism. In the case of Aeternity, every
    value-holder can participate
  • What is a private key? – If you create a wallet, you will have a private and public key. Your public key is the address at which people can send you bitcoin. Your private key acts as proof of ownership of your bitcoin and should never be shared with anyone.
  • What is Bitcoin?
  • What is Blockchain?
  • What is cryptocurrency?
  • What is a wallet? – A wallet is like a bank account for bitcoin. You can receive, store and send bitcoin to others. There are many types of wallets.