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Secp256k1 – from biovolt bitcoin archive

From Bitcoin Wiki: secp256k1 refers to the parameters of the ECDSA curve used in Bitcoin, and is defined in Standards for Efficient Cryptography (SEC) (Certicom Research, http://www.secg.org/sec2-v2.pdf). As excerpted from Standards: The elliptic curve domain parameters over Fp associated with a Koblitz curve secp256k1 are specified by the sextuple T = (p,a,b,G,n,h) where the finite field Fp is defined by: p = FFFFFFFF FFFFFFFF […]

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Bitcoin passed $US 4,000!

Bitcoin passed $US 4,000 for the first time, few hours ago. In my previous post I had talked about how Bitcoin was worth more than Oracle’s Founder Larry Ellison. Despite the hardfork that split Bitcoin into two it’s rising ridiculously(in a good way). This year so far has been really good for Bitcoin and other crypto […]

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Bitcoin for beginners

After Japan accepted Bitcoin as legal currency, It’s gathered lot of attention and hence this post. You must have read this already: “Bitcoin is a peer-to-peer Decentralized electronic cash system.” This was the title of the original white paper by Satoshi Nakamoto in 2008. From the white paper: Abstract. A purely peer-to-peer version of electronic cash […]