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Gridcoin (GRC)

493 satoshi
(Source: Poloniex, 18 minutes ago)

Gridcoin (GRC) is a decentralised, open-source cryptocurrency forked from Litecoin in 2013. Originally it was a proof-of-stake currency with scrypt as its hashing algorithm, but the original client is now being discontinued in favour of a new client called "Gridcoin Research", launched in October 2014. The most distinguishing feature this cryptocurrency is a consensus mechanism called "Proof of Research" which is able to cryptographically verify BOINC (Berkley Open Infrastructure for Network Computing) computing tasks and which rewards the client with a cryptographic token for completing the task. BOINC currently hosts a series of scientific projects including cancer research, drug candidate testing, high-energy physics, space mapping and disease control. Original announcement.

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Gridcoin Summary
Cryptocoin Gridcoin (GRC)
Home Page http://www.gridcoin.us/
User Forums CryptoCoinTalk.com
Documentation http://wiki.gridcoin.us/
Source Code https://github.com/gridcoin/
Wallet Download http://www.gridcoin.us/index.htm#Downloads
Blockchain Explorer http://explorer.gridcoin.us/
Coin Exchanges http://wiki.gridcoin.us/Main_Page#Official_ResourcesBittrexPoloniex
Coin Faucets  
Mining Pools http://pool.gridcoin.us/
Related Websites CoinGecko.comCoinwik.org

Release History
Version Release Date Announcement • Release Notes • Changelog • Features List • Source Code
2015-01-16 release notes
2014-12-18 release notes
2014-11-12 release notes

Gridcoin (GRC) Market Statistics by CoinMarketCap.com, CoinCap.io and WorldCoinIndex.com, updated 9 minutes ago
Rank (by market cap)
Market Capitalisation (USD) $15,658,645 Latest Price (BTC) ฿0.00000493
Available Supply (GRC) 390,312,753 GRC Latest Price (USD) $0.0401182
Total Supply (GRC) 390,312,753 GRC Latest Price (EUR) €0.034595
24 Hour Trade Volume (USD) $54,792.90 Latest Price (GBP) £0.030703
Price Change in 24 Hours * +0.51% Latest Price (CNY) 0.279202 元
Price Change in 7 Days * +4.33% Latest Price (RUR) 2.247619 ₽
24h VWAP (USD) ** $0.040837    
*The "Percent Change" data are calculated from USD prices (not BTC prices). **VWAP - Volume-Weighted Average Price.
Sources: CoinMarketCap.com, CoinCap.io, WorldCoinIndex.com

Latest Trades (updated 9 minutes ago)
 Currency Pair 
GRC-BTC 0.00000497 0.00000493

Recent Gridcoin News Roundup
2017-04-08 Gridcoin: Rewarding Volunteer Distributed Computing
2015-10-11 Gridcoin - A Crypto that Empowers Scientific Research
2015-10-01 Gridcoin Crowdfunds for PiGrid PnP Network Rewarding Scientific Research
2015-02-14 Gridcoin, Cryptocurrency Of Scientific Distributed Computing


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