|CryptoCoin.com: Blakecoin (BLC)
Blakecoin (BLC) is a decentralised, open-source cryptocurrency forked from Bitcoin in October 2013. It was the first cryptocoin project to employ BLAKE-256 (a candidate for the US National Institute of Standards and Technology hash function competition to become the new SHA-3 standard) as its hashing algorithm. BLAKE-256 is reportedly faster than the SHA-256 algorithm used by Bitcoin. It also employs a custom asymmetrical difficulty re-target algorithm. The reward for mining Blakecoin is set to 25 blakecoins plus inflation which is calculated as square root of (difficulty * block height). Original announcement.
Popularity (hits per day): 12 months: 95 (1.2), 6 months: 98 (0.9), 3 months: 97 (0.8), 4 weeks: 94 (0.8), 1 week: 90 (1.0)
|Release History |
|Version ||Release Date ||Announcement • Release Notes • Changelog • Features List • Source Code |
|0.8.9.6 ||2015-12-13 ||release notes, source code |
|Blakecoin (BLC) Blockchain Statistics, updated 87,869 minutes ago |
|Block Height * ||857,035 ||Difficulty * ||1,850,073 ||Total Supply (BLC) ||21,465,549 |
. *"Block Height" refers to the total number of completed blocks in the blockchain, while "Difficulty" represents the number of attempts required to find the correct solution and to complete a block of transactions.
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