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GetBlock is a service that provides connection to blockchain nodes of the most popular cryptocurrencies with JSON-RPC, REST, and WebSockets APIs. A developer can immediately connect his app to a blockchain using the GetBlock solution – there is no need to run and maintain full nodes anymore.
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Digibyte is one of the oldest coins on the crypto market. Its history goes back to the year 2014 when it was forked from the Bitcoin blockchain and became very popular. Its founder Jared Tates wanted to create a cryptocurrency that would be more decentralized than Bitcoin and would be also more suited for commercial use as a means of payment.
While Ethereum currently becomes a hot topic due to its future upgrade to the PoS algorithm, it’s probably time to remember why PoS is considered a better algorithm than PoW. To summarize everything in advance: it’s even more secure and less demanding in terms of resources, it doesn’t require expensive equipment to produce new blocks thus allowing to process many times more transactions per second. Let’s see why it works this way.
Blockchain isn’t a brand new technology – its implementations already exist for more than 10 years, and its concept was developed in the 80s, but it’s still unexplored in terms of real use cases.
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GetBlock is a service that provides connection to blockchain nodes of the most popular cryptocurrencies with JSON-RPC, REST, and WebSockets. Now you can immediately connect your app to a blockchain, as GetBlock relieves you from running a node yourself.
The blockchain industry is growing fast currently. It has many applications, not as many as people dreamed about it in 2017, but still enough to be considered an industry with enormous potential. Thus there are hundreds of various blockchains, some of them are private, which means it can’t be accessed without proper permission, some of them are public, but almost all of them work on nodes. That means that some entities, organizations or individuals, set up proper software and hardware and become an operator processing transactions in the blockchain network. For their services they usually get rewards but in some cases being an operator is an obligatory condition for getting access to some commercial private blockchains. There are many types of blockchain networks and all of them have different nodes.
No doubt that Bitcoin is the most popular cryptocurrency right now. It was the first-ever crypto, launched in 2009, and for many years all the other cryptocurrencies were just the copies of Bitcoin code with subtle changes. Bitcoin is the standard on the crypto market, its capitalization equals to 60+% of the whole crypto market and now it goes mainstream marketed as the digital gold. How does it work and why is it so popular? Let’s find out.