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Proof of Stake vs. Proof of Work in Cryptocurrencies

What are the differences between the two blockchain consensus mechanisms?

A title image with three different crypto coins on a hand.
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With some of the recent price records of Bitcoin, Ethereum, Dogecoin, and other cryptocurrencies, the positive and negative aspects of cryptocurrencies have become a major focus once again. One aspect that is particularly controversial, is the huge…

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