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BitShares (BTS)

Last Update: 2015-02-26 14:47 UTC

  • Date of Launch: 2014-11-05
  • Forked from: Bitcoin
  • Total Number of Coins: 2,500,000,000
  • Consensus Mechanism: Delegated Proof-of-Stake
  • Hashing Algorithm: SHA-512
  • Supported Platforms: OS X, Windows
  • Status: Healthy
  • Popularity: 3 (8 hits per day)
BitShares (BTS) is a brand of open-source software based on the as blockchain technology as used by Bitcoin. Unlike bitcoins, which do not produce any income for their owners, BitShare can be used to launch Decentralized Autonomous Companies (DACs) which issue shares, produce profits and distribute profits to shareholders. As such, BitShares is about making profitable companies that people want to own shares in, thus creating return for the shareholders. The first DAC launched by this proces was called BitSharesX, a decentralized asset exchange based in Hong Kong. BitShares was originally launched under the name of PhotoShares (PTS); it was later renamed to BitShares (PTS) and "reloaded" in November 2014 by merging several products into BitShares (BTS).


BitShares Summary
Cryptocoin BitShares (BTS)
Home Page http://bitshares.org/
User Forums https://bitsharestalk.org/
Documentation http://wiki.bitshares.org/
Source Code https://github.com/BitShares/bitshares/
Wallet Download http://bitshares.org/downloads/
Blockchain Explorer http://bitsharesblocks.com/
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Related Websites AboutBTS • BitShares Market • DACs Unlimited • BitShares TV • BitShares Play • BitShares Music Foundation • BitShares Korea

Recent Related News
 • 2015-02-07: Cryptocurrency Release: BitShares 0.6.0
 • 2015-01-15: Cryptocurrency Release: BitShares 0.5.0

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Release History
Version Release Date Announcement • Release Notes • Changelog • Features List • Source Code
2015-02-26 release notes, source code
2015-01-22 release notes, source code
2014-12-23 release notes, source code
2014-08-01 release notes, source code
2014-07-26 release notes, source code

Recent BitShares News Roundup
2015-02-05 Why Crypto 2.0 Project BitShares Has Some Explaining to Do
2014-10-08 Exclusive Interview with BitShares
2014-09-04 BitShares Exclusive Interview – On Decentralized Autonomous Companies
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