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Altcoins

Burnt At The Stake: Why PoS Cryptocurrency May Leave You Feeling...

The attraction of Proof-of-Stake (PoS) cryptocurrency of earning annual rewards may be a fallacy and a tax burden, concludes BitGo’s Ben Davenport. The Attraction Of...

Emilio Janus | Apr 27, 2019 | 12:00
cosmos
News

Cosmos Mainnet Officially Launched – What’s All the Hype...

Underscoring the fact that blockchain development takes time, after five years of work, Cosmos launched its mainnet yesterday. This leads to an important question–what is Cosmos...

Christina Comben | Mar 15, 2019 | 18:00
Ethereum

‘Ethereum 2.0’ PoS Blockchain Aims to Cut Energy Use by...

Ethereum not only hopes to maintain its position as one of the world’s largest cryptocurrencies but also to achieve supremacy by becoming more energy efficient. Ethereum leadership...

Julio Gil-Pulgar | Jan 04, 2019 | 03:00
News

Bank of Canada: Proof-of-Work Beats Alternative Consensus Systems

Canada’s central bank has championed proof-of-work (PoW) algorithms as part of a new research paper on Blockchain consensus. ‘Irretrievable Sunk Costs’ In its Staff...

Wilma Woo | Jul 25, 2018 | 11:00
EOS

50% of All EOS Tokens Are Held By Only 10 Addresses

Ten addresses are currently in possession of almost half of all tokens distributed in the year-long EOS initial coin offering (ICO). The fundraising event sold a total of one billion...

Georgi Georgiev | Jun 04, 2018 | 15:00
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Op-Ed

5 Ways to Solve the Bitcoin Mining Energy Crisis

There has been a lot of talk in the news recently about how much energy Bitcoin mining uses and its potential impact on the environment. Today we explore just how much energy Bitcoin...

Mark Fidelman | Dec 11, 2017 | 19:45
LEOcoin
Altcoin News

LEOcoin Project Launches Mobile App on Android and iOS

LEOcoin, a cryptocurrency marketed towards entrepreneurs, has launched its mobile application for Android and iOS platforms. Disclaimer: This article is sponsored by Bitcoin PR Buzz...

Bitcoinist | Oct 27, 2016 | 23:06
LEOcoin
Bitcoin PR Buzz

LEOcoin Migrates to Proof of Stake, Announces New Products

LEOcoin, calling itself “the bitcoin like cryptocurrency for entrepreneurs,” has transitioned to a Proof of Stake mining algorithm after completing its Proof of Work phase. In...

Bitcoin PR Buzz | Aug 04, 2016 | 23:21
HEAT ledger
Interviews

Blockchain 3.0 Technology: Project Leader on the New HEAT Ledger

Svante Lehtinen sat down with Bitcoinist to talk about the proposed HEAT ledger. Billed as a ‘blockchain 3.0 technology,’ The project claims to improve upon current...

Trevor Hill | Aug 04, 2016 | 12:38
Creditbit
Altcoins

Creditbit Claims to Be ‘Ten Times Faster’ Than Bitcoin

Creditbit, an “open source digital currency protocol,” reports that it is “10 times better than Bitcoin when it comes to the speed and rate of transactions.” The team behind...

Bitcoin PR Buzz | May 14, 2016 | 14:18
Antonopoulos
News

Andreas Antonopoulos Makes Bold Prediction on Bitcoin Consensus

Andreas Antonopoulos surprised a crowd at a Berlin Bitcoin conference last week by claiming that, by the end of this year, Bitcoin’s consensus algorithm will be totally changed...

Justin OConnell | Apr 28, 2016 | 06:00
Crypto Bullion
Altcoins

Crypto Bullion Transitions from POW/POS to PoSP!

Crypto Bullion is proud to announce a new improvement on the now common POS algorithm. Known as Proof-of-Stake-Participation (PoSP), the new algorithm soon to be implemented in Crypto...

Bitcoin PR Buzz | Dec 25, 2015 | 08:00

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