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Peercoin was first conceived as an answer to growing sustainability concerns surrounding another cryptocurrency. Peercoin's key innovation is its hybrid verification system. Coins are initially mined using a proof-of-work system.
For the sake of definition: A cryptocurrency is a digital or virtual currency that uses cryptography for security. Alternately, a cryptocurrency is any kind of peer-to-peer digital money powered by the Blockchain technology. If you want to know more about the characteristics of cryptocurrencies or the technology behind them, please refer to these articles here and here, otherwise let's get straight into it.
In 1963, DARPA (the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency), presented MIT with $2 million for Project MAC. The funding included a requirement MIT develop technology allowing for a “computer to be used by two or more people, simultaneously.”
LTE - Long Term Evolution (4G*)
4G is based on the WiMAX or LTE (Long Term Evolution) systems and has a theoretical maximum speed of 100Mbps. Don’t get too excited because you won’t ever get that fast a connection.
Ever thought about the meaning of H+ in your mobile phone near Internet signal indicator? Let's learn the meaning G,E,2G,3G,H, and 4G symbols in the context of the mobile Internet technologies.
What is the cloud? Where is the cloud? Are we in the cloud now? These are all questions you've probably heard or even asked yourself. The term "cloud computing" is everywhere.
Data are simply facts or figures — bits of information, but not information itself. When data are processed, interpreted, organized, structured or presented so as to make them meaningful or useful, they are called information. Information provides context for data.
Starting as a rebellion against the dominating skeuomorphic style, flat design has since come into its own and is not more than just the “option B” that it used to be.
In 2007, Forbes magazine announced the death of skeuomorphism. Apple (to be followed quickly by Google) had settled on a new form of design – flat design.
Without a doubt, touches of Material Design are the must-have aesthetic of the year. Google’s Android-based design scheme may have started as a mobile device interface but has exploded in popularity and usage, regardless of device or platform.