What the hell kind of computer was Satoshi mining on?


There are many reasons I enjoy working at, and having access to data I wouldn’t otherwise have is chief among them. Recently, Jonathan Levin had been discussing whether or not Satoshi’s coins had been moved (which was in the news at the time) and Martin Harrigan of QuantaBytes(who had recently started working with us) was able to provide the sort of data...

The Blockchain Scalability Problem & the Race for Visa-Like Transaction Speed


Yes, blockchain has a scalability problem. Here’s what it is, and here’s what people are doing to solve it. The battle for a scalable solution is the blockchain’s moon race. Bitcoin processes 4.6 transactions per second. Visa does around 1,700 transactions per second on average (based on a calculation derived from the official claim of over 150 million transactions per day). The potential for...

Timechain : A Decade of Misunderstanding Blockchain


Abstract: The term “blockchain” has caused much confusion and damage due to its failure to accurately capture the core characteristics of decentralized byzantine fault tolerant systems. In this article, a restoration of an older term is proposed as replacement. A decade ago, on October 31 2008, Satoshi Nakamoto announced on The Cryptography Mailing List that they had been working on “a peer-to...



What is Blockchain? Blockchain Explained. Our block explorer allows you to search and navigate through the entire Payment Coin (POD) blockchain. The online browser displays the contents of individual blocks and transactions. It is a fully open and transparent public ledger.


The global financial landscape is undergoing rapid transformation led by the creation of modern future proof cryptocurrencies. Cryptocurrencies are the future of money.  Their universal access allows anyone with an internet connection to utilize the power of this innovative technology. Payment Coin (POD) is simply a faster next generation form of digital cash than Bitcoin.