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List of All Major Cryptocurrencies
« on: August 13, 2013, 01:54:55 PM »
MAJOR:
(big market, high security)
 
-BTC Bitcoin - First, strong, accepted, most mined, high volume market, not anonymous anymore
-SC Swiftcoin - Second only to BTC, decentralized, strongest, not mined, most accepted, high vol market, anonymous
-LTC Litecoin - third to BTC, faster than BTC, Smaller efficiency gap between GPUs and CPUs , ASIC-hostile
-NMC Namecoin - merged mined with BTC, used for alternative p2p domain system
-PPC PPcoin -  Proof Of Stake [very innovative, low energy], compatible with BTC miners
 
MINOR:
(established, but small)
 
-NVC NovaCoin -  scrypt hashing[like LTC], proof of stake [like PPC]
-XPM PrimeCoin - mining PrimeCoin helps looking for prime numbers, instead of wasting energy. for now cpu-only.
-DVC Devcoin - merged mined with BTC, 90% of generation goes to foundation, 10% to miners
-FTC FeatherCoin - LTC clone with 4x more coins. starting diff 0
-FRC Freicoin -  4.89% anual demurrage. for the first 3 years 80% block subsidy goes to foundation, 20% to miners.
-TRC Terracoin - BTC clone, many diff algo updates, still abused.