VirtaCoin Core integration/staging tree
VirtaCoin is an experimental new digital currency that enables instant payments to anyone, anywhere in the world. VirtaCoin uses peer-to-peer technology to operate with no central authority: managing transactions and issuing money are carried out collectively by the network. VirtaCoin Core is the name of open source software which enables the use of this currency.
- Scrypt proof-of-work algorithm
- 60 second block time target
- ~21 billion total coins
- 8000 coins per block, reduces by
- 0.5% each week starting 2/28/14
- Difficulty retarget every 1 block