evolution to proof of stake
Industry

The Evolution of Proof of Stake – From Peercoin and Nxt to Algorand

The concept of using Proof of Stake (PoS) as an alternative to Proof of Work (PoW) for securing crypto networks has been around for a long time now. It was Sunny King and Scott Nadal...

Bitcoinist | 3 months ago
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Ethereum

How Ethereum Over $200 Will be Bigger Than Five Figure Bitcoin

Key resistance levels have been broken by Ethereum over the past few hours and they could catalyze markets into bigger move according to a leading industry figure. Ethereum Breaks...

Martin Young | 9 months ago
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Ethereum

Ethereum 2.0 Gateway Successfully Verified

Development on Ethereum 2.0 is continuing to break new grounds as one of the most important smart contracts for the network has just been successfully verified. Ethereum 2.0 Deposit...

Martin Young | 9 months ago
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Sponsored

Interview with Ethereum Express CEO, Vlad Miller: Why Community Plays an Essential Role in any...

Recently Bitcoinist caught up with Vlad Miller, CEO of Ethereum Express (EEX), the ‘world’s first community-driven ecosystem on the blockchain’. We discussed the differentiating...

Bitcoinist | 10 months ago
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How to

What is EOS? How is it different from other blockchains?

EOS is a blockchain-based network with an open-source MIT software license. EOS was built by a developer community on top of Block.one’s EOSIO protocol. Today, it is one of the...

Bitcoinist | 11 months ago
ICON P-Rep elections
Sponsored

ICON’s P-Rep Elections Booming; 40+ Applications Listed

It’s been over five months since the pre-registration for the first leg of ICONSENSUS began. The number of applicants continues to grow. Specifically, the nominees (there are...

Bitcoinist | 1 year ago
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Altcoins

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

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 | 1 year ago
cosmos
News

Cosmos Mainnet Officially Launched – What’s All the Hype About?

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 | 2 years ago
Ethereum

‘Ethereum 2.0’ PoS Blockchain Aims to Cut Energy Use by 99%

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 | 2 years ago
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 | 2 years ago
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 | 2 years ago
Devices Consume More Energy Than Needed
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 | 3 years ago

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