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What Is Burstcoin (BURST)? | A Complete Guide

What Is Burstcoin? Burstcoin is the only coin that utilizes the empty space on your hard drive for mining. The mining of most coins requires specialized, expensive, energy-intensive machines to engage in proof of work. However, Burstcoin uses a unique process known as proof of capacity, with a regular hard drive, to perform energy efficient mining. The mining is so efficient, you could mine from an Android phone or a Raspberry Pi.  Burstcoin uses proof of capacity for energy efficient mining. In this guide, we explain all about Burstcoin, including: How Does Burstcoin Work? History Team Progress Mining With Hard Drives Coin Supply and Sustainability Trading History Where Can You Buy Burstcoin? Where Can You Store Burstcoin? Summary Additional Resources How Does Burstcoin Work? The special proof of capacity method means “you just have to plug in your drive, plot it, and leave your computer mining and earning you coins periodically. The more space you allocate to mining, the higher the reward.”     Our article here explores proof of capacity mining in greater depth. The mining will not hurt your hard drive or cause a noticeable change in your electricity bill. If you ever decide to stop mining, you can delete the information that Burstcoin plots onto the hard drive and use the space for its originally intended purpose. Comparison of Mining Energy Use Between Bitcoin and Burst Since Burstcoin allows for such easy entry into mining, it’s naturally more decentralized. It takes a huge financial commitment to start mining Bitcoin effectively, but with Burstcoin you could even start mining on an Android phone. Once you look beyond the proof of capacity mining, Burst will feel quite familiar. It offers a decentralized blockchain to keep track of a public ledger. It also offers several other decentralized features such as asset trading and crowdfunding. You can sell digital goods in a peer-to-peer marketplace or even auction off your items. With all of the transactions you engage in on the Burst network, there’s the option of attaching messages as well. History An anonymous user introduced Burstcoin on bitcointalk.org in 2014. The coin was developed off of the Nxt platform and thus offers many of the same features. Following in the footsteps of Satoshi Nakamoto, the Burstcoin creator never revealed his identity. After the creator disappeared, the cryptocurrency community organized to continue developing the coin. A team called the Proof of Capacity Consortium (PoC Consortium) is currently developing the project. Burstcoin is not just famous for its proof of capacity mining. It was the first blockchain to implement Turing complete smart contracts. The most famous application of the smart contracts was a completely decentralized lottery.  Team Progress In 2015, the team was able to achieve atomic swaps, the ability to trade Burstcoins and Qora without the use of a third party exchange. The PoC Consortium released “The Burst Dymaxion” white paper on December 27th, 2017. The developers are hoping to create a lightning network for Burst, what they refer to as “the Tangle.” This network would add new layers to Burst, improving the scalability of transactions. The team is hoping that with The Dymaxion fully implemented, “every new user making transactions is increasing the total transactional capacity of the network.” The developers are also looking into dynamic fees, removing the current minimum fee of 1 Burst. If they lower the fees now, there could be a spam attack on the network. With dynamic fees, they are hoping to be able to change the fees depending on the level of traffic.  Burst Development Team Plans for 2018 In June 2018, Burst implemented a hard fork that created both dynamic block sizes and dynamic transaction fees. Burst can now adjust fees and block sizes to mirror traffic levels. Although the Dymaxion release was scheduled for Q2-3 2018, the team has yet to complete it. Their Github remains active, though, so we should expect the release sometime soon. Mining with Hard Drives Estimates towards the end of 2017 calculated for each terabyte of hard drive space you commit to the network, you would mine an average of 21 Burstcoins per week. At the time, there were over 150,000 terabytes of storage devoted to the network. Today, that number has increased to over 270,000 terabytes. The online Burstcoin wallet will also walk you through how to start plotting your hard drive so that you can begin mining right away. Burst is designed to be a miner-friendly coin to ensure decentralization of the blockchain. Coin Supply and Sustainability The Burst developers pre-mined zero coins, continuing with the theme of decentralization. The block rewards started at 10,000 per block but decrease five percent each month until all 2,158,812,800 Burstcoins are released. Burstcoin dynamically adjusts mining difficulty to have an average block time of four minutes. Trading History Burstcoin’s price remained constant for the majority of its history, until John McAfee highlighted the advantages of Burstcoin to a wider audience, causing a sharp increase in price. Coin of the day: BURST — First truly Green coin and most overlooked coin. Uses 400 times less power than Bitcoin. Super secure and private. Includes smart contracts, encrypted messaging, decentralized wallet, libertine blockchain. Most undervalued coin. https://t.co/vOJOtNYLXp — John McAfee (@officialmcafee) December 22, 2017 With the release of The Dymaxion white paper and an emphasis on scaling the Burst network, Burstcoin increased in price from the time of McAfee’s tweet, until the crypto markets began to fall in the spring. Currently, the price is sitting barely higher than before this sharp increase. Perhaps the release of the Dymaxion, slated for later this year, will bring an increase in price. baseUrl = "https://widgets.cryptocompare.com/"; var scripts = document.getElementsByTagName("script"); var embedder = scripts[ scripts.length - 1 ]; (function (){ var appName = encodeURIComponent(window.location.hostname); if(appName==""){appName="local";} var s = document.createElement("script"); s.type = "text/javascript"; s.async = true; var theUrl = baseUrl+'serve/v3/coin/chart?fsym=BURST&amp;tsyms=USD,EUR,CNY,GBP'; s.src = theUrl + ( theUrl.indexOf("?") &gt;= 0 ? "&amp;" : "?") + "app=" + appName; embedder.parentNode.appendChild(s); })(); Where Can You Buy Burstcoin? You could simply mine Burstcoin with your hard drive. However, you can also purchase it on several popular exchanges such as Upbit, Bittrex, or Poloniex. Where Can You Store Burstcoin? You can download an online wallet here, where you can also access many of the decentralized features borrowed from Nxt. Burst Wallet Interface The mobile Burstcoin wallet is currently only available for Android and can be downloaded here. Summary With Bitcoin receiving criticism over wasted energy, Burst offers a more environmentally friendly way to mine and run a decentralized blockchain. If you are looking to mine cryptocurrency but were intimidated by the loud and expensive machines, you might want to check out proof of capacity and consider mining Burstcoin. Or if you simply want a fairly distributed decentralized cryptocurrency with an active development team, then keep your eye on this coin. Editor’s Note: This article was updated by Rachel Lantz on October 29, 2018 to reflect the recent changes of the project. Additional Resources Twitter Reddit Github Telegram The post What Is Burstcoin (BURST)? | A Complete Guide appeared first on CoinCentral.
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Burstcoin Burstcoin Developers Complete On-Chain Crypto Transaction without the Internet

Burstcoin developer Daniel Jones announced that he managed to complete a blockchain transaction without access to electricity or the internet. The claim first came through his Twitter account, @nixops, on September 15, 2018, where he wrote, “It is with great honor I present to you the first $burst radio transaction. Solar powered, mesh net, and on chain.” Proof of Life...Read More. The post by Rahul Nambiampurath appeared first on BTCManager, Bitcoin, Blockchain &amp; Cryptocurrency News
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Crypto-Market Top Weekly Performers: Bitcoin, Ethereum, XRP, Stellar, Tezos, Binance

Bitcoin bulls have turned out to be more relentless than the most have predicted from its historic prices. However, the fundamentals around Bitcoin [BTC] seem to be stronger than ever with the Bitcoin virus apparently spreading to the east now. Mati Greenspan, the senior market analyst at eToro tweeted, “BTC on the move again… Asian market certainly doing their bit today.” This is coming after a huge pullback on 17th May 2019. A Bullish Marubuzo with was seen in the 0: 00-4: 00 Hours UTC on 19th May as the market broke above $8000 again. This the second time the market has attempted to break it after a huge correction. BTC/USD 1-Day Chart on Bitstamp (TradingView) The other four performing coins Opening Price: $6968 Closing Price: $8109 The weekly gains: 11% Weekly High/Low: $8390/$6178 Binance [BNB] Coin Binance [BNB] coin was trading in the red in the last week’s update trading around $20. Nevertheless, the token started picking up value again as normal operations began at Binance Exchange after the hack. This week Binance also initiated the process of burning token from the Ethereum blockchain to process them on the native Binance Blockchain. BNB/USD 1-Day Chart on TradingView Opening Price: $20 Closing Price: $29.5 The weekly gains: 40.6% Weekly High/Low: $32.2/$19.9 Stellar [XLM] Stellar’s rise was higher than most coins during the week as it held gained 35% on a weekly scale. The Stellar validators were reportedly shut down for two hours on 15th May 2019. As Bitcoin continued to correct and rise, Stellar held it gains above 0.00001750 BTC. XLM/USD 1-Day Chart on Bitfinex (TradingView) Opening Price: $0.10 Closing Price: $0.14 The weekly gains: 46% Weekly High/Low: $0.16/$0.117 Ethereum [ETH] Ethereum has been the top performer in leading altcoin gains in terms of total market capitalization. The total market capitalization of Ethereum is above $25 billion. It still accounts for more than 10% of the total capitalization of cryptocurrency markets. Also Read: Ripple’s XRP and Ethereum Fight for 2nd Place Behind Bitcoin In The Wake of a Bull Run ETH/USD 1-Day Chat on Coinbase (TradingView) Opening Price: $188 Closing Price: $259 The weekly gains: 38% Weekly High/Low: $281/$185 Tezos [XTZ] Tezos [XTZ] has been one of the best performing coins of the year. It has gained more than 100% before the bull run on Bitcoin began. The gain was influenced by the Coinbase allowing Tezos [XTZ] as the first coin which could be staked/forged on the Coinbase Custody platform. It was on the rise again this week as the market seems to have broken bullish since the beginning of the month. It broke above $1.75 as it set sights on to $2. XTZ/USD 1-Day Chart on Bitfinex (TradingView) Opening Price: $1 Closing Price: $194 The weekly gains: 25.4% Weekly High/Low: $207/$157   XRP, Dash, IOTA, and Cosmos [ATOM] The almost all altcoins were in the green on a weekly scale. While the above-mentioned cryptocurrencies rose higher than the rest, XRP, Dash, IOTA, and Cosmo [ATOM] also registered more than 20% gains. The gain in XRP was considerable as it broke above the $18 billion market capitalization. Moreover, the weekly rise is about 25%. The dominance of XRP over cryptocurrency market is about 7%. The rise of Dash, IOTA, and ATOM is 21%, 31% and 23$ respectively on a weekly scale. XRP/USD 1-Day Chart on Bitstamp (TradingView) *The percentage dominance of cryptocurrencies w.r.t. to the total market capitalization of the market at $0.5 billion is 0.23%. Hence, for Analysis purpose we will only consider cryptocurrencies with a total market capitalization $0.5 billion or more. For future analysis, we’ll try to maintain 0.25% as a standard for the calculation. **The data is taken at around 11: 00 Hours UTC on 19th May 2019.  The post Crypto-Market Top Weekly Performers: Bitcoin, Ethereum, XRP, Stellar, Tezos, Binance appeared first on Coingape.
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