Tagged: proof of work

Ethereum “Fee Burn Proposal” May Lead to ETH Price Skyrocketing, but Many Challenges Remain, YIELD App Team Explains

The developers of YIELD App, which allows users to deposit various crypto-assets and earn competitive returns, have published a blog post that covers the controversial Ethereum Improvement Proposal or EIP 1559, the ongoing Ethereum “miner revolt” and “what it all means” for decentralized finance (DeFi)…. Read More

Bitcoin (BTC) Mining Is A “Dirty Business” because it Wastes Massive Amounts of Energy, Industry Analyst Argues

Institutional investors have been gaining more exposure to alternative assets such as Bitcoin — particularly large hedge funds. These clients are now willing to aggressively promote or defend Bitcoin’s (BTC) unpredictable and wild price fluctuations. Large publicly listed firms such as MicroStrategy believe or claim… Read More

Ethereum Is Arguably the Most Important DLT Project, but Time Will Tell if ETH2 Succeeds, Huobi Says

Huobi Global, a leading digital asset exchange, claims that when it comes to the blockchain and crypto sector, there are “arguably no blockchain projects more important than Ethereum.” The second-largest digital currency by market cap has also been credited with being “the mother of ‘Generation… Read More

Stuart Popejoy: Founder at Kadena Explains How Blockchain Will Become an Industrial Scale Technology

Kadena, the first blockchain tech-focused firm to come out of J.P. Morgan’s Blockchain Center for Excellence, confirmed in August 2020 that they had performed major updates to their scalable layer-1 public blockchain network. Kadena’s developers claim that they have one of the fastest blockchain platforms… Read More

Ethereum 2.0 Development Going Steady with Ethereum Foundation Introducing “Attack Networks” Bounty Program for Hackers for Testing Purposes

The Ethereum Foundation, an organization that supports the ongoing development of Ethereum (ETH), the largest blockchain-based network for building decentralized applications (dApps), has introduced several public “attack networks” for Ethereum 2.0, which is based on existing stable clients of the smart contract platform. These attack… Read More

As Ethereum 2.0 Mainnet Gets Ready to Launch, Co-founder Vitalik Buterin Admits Developers Overlooked Sharding, Proof of Stake Design Issues

Vitalik Buterin, the co-founder of Ethereum (ETH), the world’s largest smart contract platform, recently admitted that he would have approached the ongoing development of Ethereum a lot differently if he started building it now from scratch. Buterin, whose comments came during a recent episode of… Read More

Blockchain Infrastructure Developer Bison Trails to Add Support for Eth2, a Major System-wide Upgrade to Ethereum (ETH)

Bison Trails, a blockchain “infrastructure-as-a-service” company, revealed on July 1, 2020 that it will be adding support for Eth2, a major upcoming system-wide upgrade for the Ethereum (ETH) blockchain. Ethereum Version 2.0 (or Eth2) will involve a gradual transition from its current Proof-of-Work (PoW) consensus… Read More

ConsenSys Codefi Introduces Ethereum 2.0 Staking Pilot with Binance, Crypto.com, Huobi, Others

Binance, Crypto.com, DARMA Capital, Huobi Wallet, Matrixport, and Trustology will reportedly join the ConsenSys Codefi Staking Pilot Program, in order to gain early access to the Ethereum 2.0 staking solution. Ethereum 2.0 or Eth2 is a major system-wide upgrade to Ethereum (ETH), the world’s largest… Read More

Ethereum 2.0 has “Fatal Flaws” in the Way Staking Ended up being Implemented, Konstantin Kladko from SKALE Network Claims

The developers of Ethereum (ETH), the world’s largest smart contract platform, have been working for many years on the ongoing development of Ethereum 2.0 or Eth2, which is a major systemwide upgrade that will involve a transition from the current proof of work (PoW) consensus… Read More

New Analysis Claims that Ethereum (ETH) Price Might be Manipulated by Certain Large Crypto Exchanges and “Whales”

A recent analysis of the top 10,000 Ethereum (ETH) wallet addresses suggests that the world’s second-largest digital asset (by market cap and overall adoption) could potentially see its value increase significantly in the foreseeable future. This, as the blockchain network prepares to transition from proof-of-work… Read More

Food for Thought: Will Ethereum’s Shift to Proof of Stake, from Proof of Work, Turn it Into a Security?

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Here is an interesting thread I was following recently on Twitter. As we all know, Ethereum is planning to change from Proof of Work (PoW) to Proof of Stake (PoS). There is no need to dive into the pros/cons .. shoulda coulda debate now, but… Read More

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