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KindCoin – a Counterparty Asset-Based Coin – Donate to Charity (Click Header)

Kindcoin Harnesses the Power of Bitcoin to Do Good! Bitcoin and  blockchain technology have created a secure way to transfer money across the internet.  Kindcoin was designed to show how the technology can help support charitable causes. Kindcoin does not handle the donations and has no connection to any of the listed charitable causes. The current list of worthy causes are all on Indiegogo.com, a  Crowdfunding site. You can nominate causes to be added to the list and it is growing all of the time. Current causes approved for donations  which will receive KindCoin rewards are: https://www.indiegogo.com/projects/lighten-the-load-of-syrian-mothers#/story https://www.indiegogo.com/projects/rebuild-earthquake-hit-nepal-s-only-film-school#/story https://www.indiegogo.com/projects/beloved-daughters-of-maasai-sustainability-project#/story https://www.indiegogo.com/projects/borden-nature-park-conservation-project/x/5206613#/story https://www.indiegogo.com/projects/light-the-way-for-education/x/5206613#/story https://www.indiegogo.com/projects/treesisters-women-reforesting-the-tropics/x/5206613#/story https://www.indiegogo.com/projects/help-bring-clean-affordable-electricity-to-haiti/x/5206613#/ More causes and platforms will be added soon. KindCoins can be converted to Bitcoins or spent on a KindCoin website ( KindShack ) where you can purchase products. How does it work? 1. Go to counterwallet.io and click on ‘create new wallet’. You’ll be able to trade Kindcoins for BTC by using the counterparty DEX soon after launch. An information “thread” about Counterparty with more information here https://bitcointalk.org/index.php?topic=395761.0 2. Select a cause from the list and pledge your chosen amount. 3. That’s it, Kindcoins will soon be sent to your counterwallet.io address! A total of 21,000,000 Kindcoins will be distributed. Phase one will distribute up to 1.6M Kindcoins (any coins not distributed at the end of each phase will be destroyed, reducing total supply). In phase 1 of the distribution, for each $1 you pledge you’ll receive 64 Kindcoins. Rewards will be halved in phase 2 (so 32 Kindcoins are earned for each $1). Rewards will be reduced after every phase in accordance with a schedule Shown below. Phase 1: 64  Coin Reward – Total KindCoins 1,600,000 Phase 2: 32  Coin Reward – Total KindCoins 1,600,000 Phase 3: 16  Coin Reward – Total KindCoins 1,280,000 Phase 4:   8  Coin Reward – Total KindCoins 1,280,000 Phase 5:   4  Coin Reward – Total KindCoins    880,000 There will be 9 phases with the reward and total number of coins reducing in each successive Phase. Please follow the information on the KindCoin Announcement page to assure you receive your KindCoin Rewards. Additional information can be found on their website at:  http://kindco.in/launch/ Finally, A way for the everyday person to learn about Digital Currency while doing good in the world.  

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Bitcoin Basics – Getting Started – Wallets (Click Header)

Please see our Article on Basic terminology which you may want to read for a more in-depth understanding of Bitcoins, Blockchain Technology, Miners and more. For now, we will keep this simple. What is Bitcoin? Bitcoin is the largest digital currency with $3.5 trillion changing hands each day. Think about a long, long time ago when only cash was accepted. Then came checks, debit cards and credit cards and now digital currency. Digital currencies are already here so you might as well dip your toes in the water. Most major banks and  financial institutions are exploring how the Bitcoin’s Blockchain technology can help improve security. There are 1,000’s of alternative digital currencies or altcoins – Bitcoin is the 1st, the largest and most well-known. Their are coins for games, gift cards, shopping, food… Just about everything. Some are just for transactions and others pay from 5% to 500% annual interest. Why Bitcoins (and other digital currencies)? Money can easily be sent anywhere in the world via the internet without needing to trust anyone. Or, you could just pay with you phone at a local store that accepts Bitcoin. Transactions are fast and irreversible. Money received can be spent within a few minutes to an hour. This means no more bounced checks, high merchant credit card fees or long bank holds until funds clear! The typical Bitcointransaction costs less than 2 cents vs. 3%-4% for credit cards. In addition, the supply of Bitcoins is limited; no more government inflation by turning on the printing press.  What are Bitcoin Wallets? A “Wallet” is like a Bitcoin bank account except you control your money. A wallet allows you to receive and send Bitcoins. There are many wallet options: On your Computer or Laptop On your Phone – iPhone or Android On a Website –  Web Wallet (the cloud)   First, decide if you want a Web Wallet, a Computer Wallet or a Phone Wallet. You are not limited to one type but, a specific coin (or fraction of a coin) can only be in one place at a time – like your right pocket or your left pocket. Learn to use one type 1st and the others will be easy. A good place to start is the Bitcoin.org website. They have a variety of wallets available in one place. A Web Wallet is  hosted on a company website and is the easiest to use, however, you must trust the site to protect your Bitcoins. If you select a Web Wallet, the host company has it all set up, secure, backed up  and ready to go. You just add the coins. Coinbase is a major player with the home office located in the Silicon Valley and the company is quickly expanding worldwide. They are also a seller of Bitcoins. If you select a Computer Wallet to start, you need to download it and open it in your computer (I use one callled MultiBit). Security is the key ingredient. We recommend you have Anti-Virus and Anti-Malware software (you should have these already ). In addition, we recommend an Anti -Keylogger – this stops hackers from recording your wallet’s password when you type it. Finally, you should backup the wallet.dat file. Caution: All digital currencies use the same name for the coin file – wallet.dat. They are each in their own folder. If you accidentally move or save the Litecoin wallet.dat file to the Bitcoin wallet.dat file the coins are lost unless, you have the all-important backup. A hard drive crash means no more money unless you have a backup of this file. The Bitcoin wallet program will typically place the program in C:/Program Files/Wallet name. The wallet.dat file is “your money”. This file is located in a folder in the “Roaming” folder (Usually: C-drive – Users – Your Login Name – App Data Folder – Roaming Folder – Wallet Name. A Phone Wallet  can be downloaded from the same site as you download apps for your phone, in fact,  several of the top 10 downloaded iphone apps are Bitcoin wallets. All wallets automatically generate an address – a 34 character random string of letter and numbers. All transactions (coins in and out) are recorded and tied to your address. The price of Bitcoins fluctuates the same as stocks do and you can buy, send or receive fractions of a Bitcoin. Currently a Bitcoin is less than $250. Fractions of Bitcoins are referred to as Sat (for Satoshi – the psuedonym of the creator of the technology). 1 Sat is .00000001 Bitcoins and approx. 4250 Sat = 1 cent US. If you need help setting up a Computer Wallet, we can help and ensure that you have the safeguards necessary to protect your Bitcoins. Resources: www.circle.com/en (wallets for androind & wallet) www.en.bitcoin.it/wiki/Buying_Bitcoins_(the_newbie_version) www.www.youtube.com/watch?v=2A3H40wB5RU www.youtube.com/watch?v=QluhAWJ-Gks www.youtube.com/watch?v=dg6D-HLaB08 Next week: Buying your 1st bitcoin, Sending and Receiving Bitcoin and where can you spend Bitcoins.

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TruckCoin (TRK) – New Wallet 0.9.8.8 – Recommended Upgrade – (Click Header)

Recommended Wallet Upgrade to Version 0.9.8.8 Links to Wallets & Bootstrap Files (Updated 9-23-15) – See Below This new Truckcoin wallet – version (0.9.8.8) – is NOT compatible with the older blockchain structure! You will need to delete the old blockchain and  re-synch your wallet. Please backup your wallet.dat file to avoid accidentally deleting it. However, Truckcoin is the brainchild of Hero Member of BitCoinTalk.org, noise23 and, he thinks of everything (He is also the developer of highly successful altcoin – TEK). noise23 has provided an up-to-date bootstrap to make the process fast and painless. If you do not own TruckCoin, you might want to jump in today. Truckcoin is traded on the following exchanges: Bittrex, Cryptonia and Cryptsy. Social Media If you are new to TruckCoin, noise23 has made it easy to educate yourself on this fantastic coin. Every Altcoin should use this coin as a model of how a great coin develops a loyal community. Official Website: http://truckcoin.net/ Bitcointalk: https://bitcointalk.org/index.php?topic=716182 Cryptocointalk: https://cryptocointalk.com/topic/12055-truckcoin-trk-information/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/truckcoin_v2 Reddit: http://www.reddit.com/r/truckcoin/ Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/truckcoincrypto Technical Specifications: Ticker: TRK PoS interest: 200% per year PoS Maximum Reward : 200 TRK per block Min stake time: 9 Days – Max stake time: 30 Days Seed Nodes addnode=node1.truckcoin.net addnode=node2.truckcoin.net addnode=node3.truckcoin.net addnode=node4.truckcoin.net Wallet Fixes and Upgrades are too numerous to name them all. A few of the highlights are: Coin Control – many changes, fix memory exhaustion, add & use checkstake function and many more.  See the website for a complete list of changes. Wallets & Bootstrap Bootstrap Click Here! Window Wallet Click the Logo Below! Mac Wallet Click on the Logo Below! MaxPower Linux Wallet Click on the Logo  Below! Raspberry Pi Click on the Logo Below! Window Daemon Click on the Logo Below! This coin has earned the “Vegas Seal of Approval“.

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DopeCoin (Dope) Version 3 – Summary & Wallets Here!

DopeCoin (Dope) V3 (Wallet Links Below) DopeCoin is a cryptocurrency that has been designed with the goal of providing a safer way to do business in the billion dollar industry. As Medical Marijana and Recreational Marijana becomes legal in more states each year, DopeCoin is an idea whose time has come. Started on January 21, 2014, DopeCoin is old for a digital currency. It has had its ups and downs but went under new management in September of 2014 and is now in Version 3. The new team is doing n outstanding job of promoting DopeCoin and increasing its value. If you are one of those who missed the swap of coins from Version 2, you may still be able to manually swap your Version 2 coins. Try this link: http://info.dopecoin.com/coin_swap.php The swap ratio from V2 to V3 was 1.0 Dope to 0.9 Dope. DopeCoin has a clear message: It’s Safe, It’s Green, It’s well-established, and It’s Profitable. Get out your coins and Buy Some Dope(Coin) Today. Specifications Total Coins: 200,000,000 DOPE (~134,000,000 mined) Min. Coin Age: 24 hours – Max. Coin Age: 42 days POS: 10% year 1, 8% year 2, 4% year 3,2% year 4, 1% year 5-6 (POW Phase has ended) Social Media DopeCoin has a strong on-line presence which includes: Social Links: Website http://dopecoin.com/ Recent Articles http://www.dopecoin.info Facebook https://www.facebook.com/dopecoin Twitter https://twitter.com/DopeCoins Tumblr http://dopecoinz.tumblr.com/ Reddit https://www.reddit.com/r/DopeCoin/ Instagram https://instagram.com/_dope_babes/    See Wallet Links Below:  ———————————————————————— Additional DopeCoin Stories:                             GrassCity – Click Here and CoinTelegraph – Click Here     Wallets Window (Click on below Image)      Apple/Mac (Click on Image Below) Linux (Click on Image Below) Paper Wallet (Click on Image Below) For the latest information on DopeCoin visit the Information Thread at: BitCoinTalk.org

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Altcoin Steps (STEPS) – 100% POS – Progressive POS Rewards – Wallets

S T E P S Windows and Mac Wallets are available below! The Story Steps started as an ICO. With so many ICO’s being dumped and abandoned, I usually steer clear of them. However, STEPS ICO had the best graphic design I have seen & an interesting rewards system designed to keep investors staking the coins instead of selling them. The development team took no premine and all of the bounties and giveaways are from the coins purchased by the developers. Apparently investors found the STEPS graphics, the POS rewards and the approach of the developers appealing. In addition, the team hired Earlz.net, a trusted site, to review its code to ensure the integrity of the project. Fifteen (15) Million STEPS coins were planned but the ICO only sold 9.2 Million STEPS. Overs 5.7 Million were burned (destroyed) making the coin much rarer than expected. Total STEPS coins will be much lower than Specifications below due to burned coins. S PECIFICATIONS Ticker: STEPS Initial Supply: 15 MILLION (less due to burned coins) Proof of Stake: 100% -Chart Below Minimum Staking Age: 24 hours Total Supply: ~19 MILLION (including. POS – minus burn) The Future The Development Team behind Steps includes: Lead & Major Developer: altcoinsteps, Developer, Marketing and PR: andrepierre and the Software Developer: Not yet disclosed. The team has many innovations planned including  a web wallet, a payment gateway, an exchange and an on-line store, as  well as, many other ideas. These ideas are shown in the below roadmap & the developers have set an aggressive schedule for completion. Addnode 104.236.184.4:41414 198.27.67.26:41414 178.62.210.127:41414 84.245.28.177:41414 90.199.77.102:41414 79.66.219.29:41414 Wallets Window Wallet Click the POS Chart Below Mac Wallet Click the Roadmap Below To learn more, visit the coins information thread at BitCoinTalk.org

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CoinAid Coin (CAID) – New Altcoin Concept – Coins for Services (Click Title)

Coinaid (CAID)  Wallets Available Below CoinAid Coin was created specifically for the purchase of design and programing services from the Coinaid website. Available design and programming services will include: websites, logos, altcoin wallets, etc. In addition, a job center will allow individuals to offer their services while the CoinAid site provides escrow services. CoinAid Coin, created by well-known BitCoinTalk.org Sr. Member “Crunck”,  quickly “sold out” and raised 10 Bitcoins (BTC) or about $2.350. The BTC was used to upgrade servers and purchase additional tools and software to enhance CoinAid’s capabilities. Another possible revenue source may be the renting of CoinAid’s tools and software. Expect CoinAid to lead  way for other service-based coins. Go to Yobit coin exchange to buy some today. Coin Specifications ICO Volume: 100 000 000 Proof of Stake Reward: 60% Per Year Coin Minimum Age: 1 Hour Coin Maximum Age: Unlimited Good luck Crunck with your CoinAid project. Select a Wallet from the Below Choices! Windows & Mac Wallets – Click Button Below Linux Wallet – Click Button Below (Courtesy of Paolo77) For more information, read the forum thread at BitCoinTalk.org  

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Bitcoin Basics – Bitcoin Terms – Speaking Bitcoin (BTC) – (Click header)

Bitcoin for dummies (Like me)! Bitcoin (BTC) is here already and soon it will be everywhere. If you get a blank look when people start talking about Bitcoin, BTC, Blockchains, Miners, Staking, Altcoins, Cryptocurrency, Scrypt and Sha-256 – then, this article is for you. What you need to know: Bitcoin (BTC) – The concept of digital currency and the actual coins (Bitcoins or BTC) used to send money from your phone, computer or tablet. About $3.4 Billion is traded daily. Who accepts Bitcoin? – The list will suprise you – to name a few: Amazon, Target, Sears, EBay, CVS Pharmacy, Whole Foods, Subway, Tesla, Victoria’s Secret and a list that grows daily. Check the internet for on-line and local stores that currently accept Bitcoin. Cryptocurrency – It is digital currency using encryption (like spys and codes) to securely verify and transfer funds. It operates independently of the central banking system. Banks are now exploring how they can use these encryption techniquesof cryptocurrencies  to increase their security systems. Altcoins – This is a shortened form of alternative or digital  & currencies or coins. Bitcoin is the most well-known altcoin. However, over a  1,000 other coins have been created. Some coins have a specific purpose i.e. Gold Pieces and Hyper are used in many on-line games (think Mario); other coins are only a way to transfer funds. Altcoins are traded on exchanges just like stocks only, for the smaller coins, think penny stocks – fast ups and downs. Wallets – Just like the wallet in your pocket or purse, the computerized wallet holds your funds. It can be on your computer, tablet, phone or in the cloud at a website.  Each wallet is identified by a long, unique sting of letters and numbers which is the address. This address allows you to send or receive payments. It’s like using a credit cards except the store does’tt get charged 3% or more. The typical cost is about 2 cents. There is no annual fees to use a wallet. Miners – A computing machine that processes math problems (algorithms) at an extremely fast speed. Also, a person who uses a mining machine to solve these problems or blocks (see below) and who gets paid for the work. Mining or Proof of Work (POW) – It is the process of using specialized computing machines to solve problems or blocks. Proof of Stake (POS) – Think interest. Altcoins are divided into POW coins (paid for mining work) and POS coins (paid for holding coins in a wallet for a set period of time). Interest can be 1% per year to 500% per year or more (excluding compounding) depending upon the coin. There are several coins paying 50% to 200% with stable prices. The process of getting paid POS is called Staking. Technical Stuff: Blocks – A block is a series of transactions that are encrypted (think code breaking and spys). The transactions (coin transfers) are encrypted, sometimes many transactions per block, and sent to be verified by miners (math machines). They are verified many times befor being accepted as confirmed. Blockchain – As each block is confirmed it is added to the end of the chain or series of blocks. When blocks are added, it locks the preceeding blocks. This process makes the transfer of funds more secure. Algoithm – As stated previously, it is a math problem. Sha-256 is the decryption algorithm used by bitcoin. Scrypt is another type of algorithm used by a coin known as LiteCoin. There are a growning number of algorithms but most coins have been created using variation of Sha-256 and Scrypt. Hash – No, not drugs. Hash (hash rate) is the measuring unit of processing power of a computing machine. A typical mining machine might have a speed of 2 Terrahash (2THs). This means it processes 2 Trillion calculations per second. Come back next week: How to set up a wallet and get your 1st Bitcoin.

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Delta Credits Coin (DCR) – New Concept (SRF) Revised (Click Title)

Delta Credits (DCR) Sets a New Standard! Wallets Available Below! Delta Credits (DCR) explores a new concept and was created by BitCoinTalk.org Hero Member – Gladimor. DCR’s creator believes in the concept of the Supply Reduction Fund (SRF). Only out a short time and the DCR concept is already it is being copied by other coins. Initially, Gladimore and his Project Leader, Adam T., sold an ICO raising approx. 10 BTC to fund the SRF. What is a Supply Reduction Fund (SRF)? The money (BTC) raised is used to generate interest and mining income for the SRF fund. The fund buys back DCR coins from the exchanges. Purchased coins are permanently burned,  reducing the supply of coins. This supply reduction gives the concept its name – SRF. In theory, reducing the supply creates scarcity which should raise the price. The funds paid advertising hopes to raise awareness and demand. Even if demand remains constant, the reduced supply should raise the price. The Bonus: Even if there was no one to buy your Delta Credits coins, the SRF fund creates a safety net to buy your coins. I don’t know of another coin that has a plan to buy back all of the outstanding coins. Normally, someone gets stuck with a bag of worthless coins. Delta Credits is breaking new ground in the Altcoin world. (Disclosure: I purchased DCR because the theory made sense & rarely do Hero Members release coins under their own name). Special thanks to Tortoise75 for suggestion made for this article. The coin currently trades on CCex and Yobit. Jump in and buy some today! Specifications: Supply: 100,000 coin POS: 1% PoS per annum, no PoW period Minimum Stake Age: 8 hours Maximum Stake Age: 1 month SRF: Approx. 0.5% – 1.2% of coin supply burned daily addnode=158.69.159.45   Wi ll Delta Credits succeed in providing a continuous profit for buyers of its coins? Those who have traded have been able to do so at a profit. Time will tell if the concept proves profitable in the long-term. For now, expect several more developers copy the concept. However, if you are going to jump in, my advice is do so with a hero member like Gladimor. I suggest you click the link to the complete information thread at the bottom of this page. Windows Wallet Click on Image Below Mac Wallet Click on Image Below For more info, read the complete thread at BitCoinTalk.org

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New Section Coming Soon

    Want to Learn about bitcoin? This new section will feature articles to walk you through all of the basics. Learn about the coming digital economy. It’s closer than you think. New articles will be posted each week! Basic Terminology Setting up a Coin Wallet Buying Bitcoins Mining – Earning Bitcoins While You Sleep Altcoins as an Investment Where Can You Spend Bitcoins Coin Exchanges Great Starter Coins   Bookmark this website & Come back each week!

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BotCoin (BOT) – Trading Software – 100 Page Thread Summary

Wallet Link – See Below BotCoin (BOT) captured the Crypto Currency world this past week. Immediately upon announcement at BitCoinTalk.org  heated debate began: Real, Fake, Scam? I read the over 100 pages as it unfolded. A demo video was posted on UTube but claim were it was a fake. The Promise: Developers clearly stated their goals. (I believe this rare practice led them to success.) Their goals were: 1) The Bot (trading software named BOTzilla) would be fully-featured and fully-functional at release. 2) Bot would rival the top bots currently available and work on all exchanges: C-CEX, BTCChina, Bittrex, Poloniex, Cryptsy &  more. 3) Would cost less than ½ BTC. 4) By trading ICO buyers could own (with profits) a BOT for free. Pre-Orders: This small hyphenated word created the most confusion. The fixed price was set at .003 BTC per Bot coin (about $.70) with 100 BotCoins necessary to activate the trading platform. Many did not understand that pre-orders were able to be placed before the ICO started. The orders piled up fast. Over 155 BTC was pre-ordered while only 120 BTC of BOT coins were available. Late comers, arriving before the start time, were shut out. Also missed: It was a fixed price ICO at 0.003 BTC per coin. Some buyers put in orders over the fixed rate. Their orders were disallowed. Some buyers thought the ICO would not sell out and placed orders lower than the fixed rate. They were upset to come back and find it was a sell out. Big Winners: 1. Host exchange – CCEX. The ICO: It was expected to last 7 days. Total length of the sale – 1 sec.  or less and   2. ICO buyers who placed orders at the fixed rate and within the 1st 120 BTC limit (about $28,000) were happy owners of BOT Coin and the included trading software. Then, the action really got fired up. Huge Profits were made by sellers with a few buyers paying up to 6 times ICO price (I bought and sold several times). The verdict: Software is real and works. How do I know? I paid my 0.3 BTC (about $70 US) to find out. How do you spell BOT? Big profits. Is Was it a scam? You will need to be the judge. You can still sell your BOT for more than double the ICO price. New accusations are that the BOT software is a copy of another coins’ software (CIRC). Others say it is the same developers as CIRC Coin re-selling again. One Note: The Ping-Pong trading feature page initially was blank and the easy fix is buried in the 100 pages. My understanding is that is now fixed in the wallet. If not, you can find the solution on page 46 of the thread – post 907 on BitCoinTalk. The Future: Developers plan to release Version 2 which will be a free upgrade including: Mobile bot apps (Android / iphone) with cloud based support & mobile push alerts.  The only thing for sure is it was an exciting week in Altcoins. Click Image Below to Download Wallet Addnodes: Buried in the 100 pages addnode=114.42.35.29 addnode=118.161.98.32 addnode=141.8.57.245 addnode=172.56.40.10 addnode=173.88.17.232 addnode=174.62.246.52 addnode=188.129.35.243 addnode=2.27.102.105 addnode=207.81.53.117 addnode=220.132.17.27 addnode=24.250.245.169 addnode=50.69.98.196 addnode=62.116.254.204 addnode=62.210.105.88 addnode=64.134.234.177 addnode=67.193.35.242 addnode=71.56.38.220 addnode=72.183.196.118 addnode=73.166.205.143 addnode=79.31.105.32 addnode=80.134.249.112 addnode=81.62.23.207 addnode=82.19.2.149 addnode=85.25.199.215 addnode=85.25.200.125 addnode=87.242.183.40 addnode=89.106.46.135 addnode=89.168.102.156 addnode=90.64.76.57 addnode=95.85.26.198 addnode=99.243.35.43 addnode=99.66.180.229 For those with extra time on their hands who  want to read the 100+ pages (a fun read) with lots of pictures and video as the action progressed, go to BitCoinTalk.org and feel like you were a part of the excitement.

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