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  • Qtum throughput limit February 20, 2019
    From my what I gather Qtum has bitcoin code with segwit, double of the block size and just 2 min blocktime. This should mean a limit of ~11*5*2=110 tx/s , assuming the usual bitcoin limit of 11tx/s. ​ Am I correct or am I missing something? submitted by /u/cryptohazard [link] [comments]
  • Interview with the power think tank | Qtum’s Zhong Wenbin: The New Algorithm Still Needs Time to Test February 20, 2019
    In 2018, the blockchain capital market had ups and downs, and many new blockchain technologies were born. The new consensus algorithm concept was slowly verified. In the face of the blockchain industry, which is still in the growth stage, Zhong Wenbin, chief development engineer of Qtum China, was invited by the think tank to provide […]
  • Qtum Officially Launched in Indonesia's largest Digital Asset Exchange INDODAX Today February 19, 2019
    Origonal Article Recently, Indonesia's leading digital asset exchange INDODAX announced the launch of the QTUM/IDR transaction pair. It is reported that the QTUM recharge channel will be opened at 12 noon on February 18th in the time of the Indo-China Peninsula (East Seven District), and the trading channel will be open at the same time […]
  • Qtum – The Proof-of- Stake based Mechanism February 18, 2019
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  • Patrick Dai will have a speech at Asia Pacific Blockchain New Finance Summit February 18, 2019
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  • Need a staking transaction February 17, 2019
    Hi, im develop a application with staking transactions, but for QTUM the staking transaction take long time for get rewards, do you can send me a json transactions with staking reward with "vout, fee and quantity objects" for i see the object json, please, i dont need the address in the transactions only the json […]
  • QtumOfficial on Twitter REPORTS OF FRAUDLUENT "QTUM ELECTRUM" WALLETS February 16, 2019
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  • BEWARE OF SCAM ATTEMPT February 16, 2019
    The website electrumqtum is posting links to download an electrum wallet which has malware in it. Be careful of going into their site or medium articles. ​ There's repositories for this electrumqtum as well, the only official electrum is this one: https://github.com/qtumproject/qtum-electrum ​ https://twitter.com/QtumOfficial/status/1096803542323613697 ​ submitted by /u/realJB395 [link] [comments]
  • UTXO Interaction February 14, 2019
    Qtum-x86 contracts can interact directly with the various parts of the transaction that contains them. This applies in particular to "witness" contracts for normal payment transactions. In this case, the contract reads the address (or addresses) that took the Token to send the Token to another address. The contract will record this operation or do […]
  • QTUM: Decentralized Governance Protocol Video Demo February 12, 2019
    https://blog.qtum.org/qtum-decentralized-governance-protocol-video-demo-b2e16fda8e6d ​ In my previous article I gave a simple overview of Qtum’s Decentralized Governance Protocol (DGP) and it’s current state on Qtum. In order to give a more precise and technical look at DGP I have made a video tutorial that demonstrates DGP in action in a Qtum regtest environment. In this tutorial, I […]

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What Is QTUM ?

Qtum has become another beautiful bride of cryptocurrency technology with the innovative concept of combining bitcoin blockchain technology with ethereum virtual machine. What that means is that you can get a combined strength of bitcoin blockchain technology and ethereum smart contract blockchain technology in one hybrid platform called UTXO transaction (Unspent Transaction Output).
Qtum is still new in cryptocurrency business, and many observers have applauded their new concept but whether they go far depends on the trust of their technology and how far investors can push their products and make them competitive.

What Is Qtum?
Qtum is decentralized, open-source cryptocurrency, offering both private and transparent transactions on a hybrid blockchain technology. Qtum makes use of cryptographic software tokens which is being used to execute a smart contract of ethereum and decentralized application(DAPP) of bitcoin on a Qtum blockchain. It also makes use of staking currency known as the power of stake(PoS) for execution of transactions on a blockchain.

Qtum is made of enterprising men and women who are hungry for success. The team is made up of three co-founders which includes Neil Mahi(Chief Blockchain Architect / Co-Founder), Patrick Dai(Project Co-Founder) and Jordan Earls(Lead Developer / Co-Founder).
Qtum also has notable names in cryptocurrency community as backers/supporters which include Anthony Di Iorio (a founder of the Ethereum blockchain), Star Xu(CEO of Okcoin), Roger Ver(a pioneer investor in blockchain-related startups) and Matthew Roszak(co-founder of Bloq).
Practical Uses of Qtum
 Because of its’ mobile app compatibility, it can be used for off-blockchain transactions and integration.
 Many merchants are yet to accept it as a payment system; it can be mainly used for investment for now.
 You can pay other users who are using Qtum with Qtum tokens.

Mining of Qtum
When a cryptographic problem is solved, the miner who got it solved will be rewarded with Qtum for adding blocks to the blockchain. The miner or team of miners will be rewarded with a given amount of Qtum based on the quotient. Anyone can mine Qtum as long as your hardware meets the requirements and you have the technical knowledge to execute such task. People use different methods to mine and two most commonly used of recent are Cloud mining and pool mining.
With cloud mining, all you need to do is to connect to the datacenter and use the shared power to mine. You don’t need a physical hardware to mine.
With mining pool, all you need to do is to join a group of miners, and when a cryptographic problem is solved, a reward will be given to the team. A share of the reward will be given you according to your contribution in getting the problem solved.
The reward for mining block is 4Qtum, and a block is generated at 2minutes interval. If you can mine 500, mathematically, that will be 2000Qtum credited to your wallet. Do the arithmetic for a year, and you will know that mining is profitable.


Notes for investors
Qtum raised $15.6 million in 117 hours in their last ICO, making it the 8th largest and most funded crowd safe.
Qtum market cap as at the time of compiling this report is $896,263,100 with 59,000,000 QTUM in circulation. 1 QTUM stands at $15.19 or 0.00441855 BTC as of today, and market analysts have predicted an increase of 18% by the end of 2017.
All these points highlighted here shows that Qtum is a good investment option and should be given a second thought.
This incisive report about Qtum should not be seen as an endorsement to invest in Qtum. Cryptocurrency investment is speculative and unpredictable, and it involves risks. The market is full of uncertainty, susceptible to attack and capital loss. There are many parameters one needs to check before investing. Don’t invest only based on what you have read here, but invest based on the fact that, you have sought advice.
I wish you success!