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Bitcoin Glossary of Terms

Bitcoin Glossary of Terms Quantum computing is a form of computing based on quantum physics. Updated 17 November, 2020 at 06:48 UTC A | B | C | D | E | F | G | H | I | J | K | L | M | N | O | P | Q | R | S | T | U | V | W | X | Y | Z | # Aa Address: See “Bitcoin Address” AML (Anti-Money Laundering): Anti-Money Laundering (AML) regulations and procedures are governmental requirements intended to stop criminals from disguising the origins of their funds. AML restrictions often apply to …

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What Is Quantum Computing?

What Is Quantum Computing? Quantum computing is a form of computing based on quantum physics. Updated 24 January, 2021 at 06:48 UTC​ Quantum computing is a form of computing based on quantum physics. Where classical computers rely on bits (zeros or ones) to make calculations, quantum computers use quantum bits (qubits) that leverage quantum mechanics …

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What Are Bitcoin Mixers?

What Are Bitcoin Mixers? Bitcoin mixers are solutions (software or services) that let users mix their coins with other users, in order to preserve their privacy. Updated 24 January, 2021 at 06:48 UTC​C While Bitcoin addresses are “pseudonymous” — meaning, they don’t, in themselves, reveal the identity of their owner — they can often still …

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What Is SegWit?

What Is SegWit? SegWit is short for Segregated Witness. It was perhaps the biggest Bitcoin protocol upgrade to date, which wrapped several improvements and fixes into one. Updated 24 January, 2021 at 06:48 UTC​ What Are the Benefits of SegWit? As probably its most notable fix, SegWit got rid of transaction malleability. Before SegWit, an …

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Bitcoin And Taxes

Bitcoin And Taxes Tax season can be confusing enough with complicated rules about what types of income are taxable and which are not; what can be written off and what can’t; and which assets need to be listed and which do not. Add to that the confusion around digital currency and its status in the …

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