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09/11/20 18:47 by Guest Author
Crypto Market Analysis: 9th November 2020
Bitcoin continues to be buoyed by positive price action, hitting a high of $15,800 on Friday. Altcoins started off the week on a downward trend but eventually managed a strong turnaround. And indices ... Read More
09/10/20 22:59 by Olivia Brooke
Bitcoin Evangelist Anthony Pompliano Labels DeFi An ICO Branded Scam
DeFi’s explosive growth has in no way lessened the criticism from the crypto-industry. In fact, the surge in usage and popularity has attracted harsh criticism from industry players, all of whom ha... Read More
10/09/20 23:21 by Ponvang Bulus
Web3 Foundation Awards Grant to Swisscom Blockchain to Secure the Polkadot Network
Swiss Blockchain has been awarded a grant by decentralized internet supporter Web3 Foundation to develop validators for Polkadot. This is in a bid to improve the security of Polkadot’s network by e... Read More
03/08/20 14:46 by Samuel Wan
Ethereum Classic Gives Update on Controversial 51% Attack
Ethereum Classic suffered a 51% attack in the early hours of August 1st.
A blog post from the ETC Cooperative said attackers flooded the network with offline mined blocks. As a result, the network was... Read More
17/07/20 13:32 by Guest Author
Credits Blockchain: From Patent to Growth & Expansion
On July 16, 2020, Credits company announced that it obtained a patent package for technological processes that can improve conditions of decision-making within the decentralized network. This is a spe... Read More
04/05/20 20:50 by Guest Author
The Kuailian Ecosystem Brings Us Closer to the Most Advanced Blockchain-Based Automations
Cryptocurrencies have been with us for more than 10 years and since the publication of the Bitcoin White Paper, blockchain technology has not stopped evolving. At the same time, the way of working to... Read More
26/04/20 20:32 by Guest Author
How Bluzelle Uses Ethereum as a Gateway to its Scalable Platform
Since Ethereum’s launch in 2014, the ERC20 token has become far and away the most-used token standard. According to Etherscan, there are currently over 250,000 different token contracts on the Ether... Read More
27/03/20 12:09 by PR DESK
POS vs. Masternodes: What’s the Difference?
What is ‘POS’?
Proof of stake is a sort of agreement flow by which a cryptocurrency block-chain nexus points to attain a disseminated agreement. In PoS-based cryptocurrencies, the maker of the... Read More
18/03/20 22:24 by BitcoinPrbuzz
Blocknet Lays Foundation for Decentralized Infura with its Blocknet Protocol and XRouter
Blocknet, a blockchain interoperability protocol, has laid a solid foundation for a decentralized Infura with its XRouter and Blocknet protocol.
Infura makes it possible for developers to run a no... Read More
13/12/19 06:30 by Graham Smith
Iran, Hong Kong, India: Failed Protests Point to Need for Crypto-Anarchy ‘Second Realms’
What is the second realm? It’s both an abstract and concrete “place” parallel to here, where temporary autonomous zones (TAZ) provide a chance to escape the burning surveillance spot... Read More
07/12/19 21:24 by Christine Vasileva
Ethereum Istanbul Update: Less Than 4 Hours Left, What’s Happening
The long-awaited Ethereum Istanbul hard fork will take place at 12 AM GMT on December 8. Once again, most ETH nodes are waiting until the last moment to upgrade.
Ethereum Nodes Wait to Upgrade Until ... Read More
07/12/19 08:58 by Nick Chong
Ethereum Istanbul Blockchain Upgrade Under One Day Away; What’s Changing?
It seems that Christmas is coming earlier for users of Ethereum. The blockchain behind the second-largest cryptocurrency is about to see what is known as the “Istanbul” hard fork or blockc... Read More
04/12/19 16:22 by Brenda Ngari
Almost 60% Of Ethereum Nodes Have Not Upgraded With Just Three Days To Go Before Istanbul
The long-awaited Istanbul hard fork is almost here. This follows months of delay which has seen the activation of Istanbul postponed at least three times.
Besides these delays, ethereum prices hav... Read More
26/11/19 21:15 by Jamie Redman
Another Research Paper Finds Flaws With the Lightning Network
On November 21, researchers from Hungary and Institute for Computer Science and Control published a critical examination of the Lightning Network, the protocol intended to amend BTC’s scalabilit... Read More
26/11/19 13:30 by Christine Vasileva
Coins Should Be Ranked By Nodes Not Market Cap, CoinMonks Say
Ranking coins by the number of nodes may give more insight into the value and potential of a crypto asset. The current ranking based on market capitalization may be misleading, CoinMonks argue.
Nodes... Read More
26/11/19 01:30 by Kai Sedgwick
A History of Blockchain Consensus Mechanisms
The consensus mechanism is a critical blockchain component, providing a non-partisan means of establishing agreement as to the network’s current state. But ever since Bitcoin emerged in 2008, it... Read More
25/11/19 21:43 by Bitcoinist
What is EOS? How is it different from other blockchains?
EOS is a blockchain-based network with an open-source MIT software license. Powered and maintained by Block. One, it is one of the newest and swiftly growing projects in the cryptocurrency space.
E... Read More
25/11/19 15:00 by Christine Vasileva
Bitcoin Protocol Receives Upgrade, Pronounced ‘Nuclear War Proof’
Bitcoin Core released the newest version of the protocol, 0.19.0.1. The move was seen as a strong sign BTC kept evolving, despite the recent rapid price crashes.
New Version Introduces Default SegWit... Read More
25/11/19 10:12 by Graham Smith
Libra Testnet Fails to Impress as New Legislation Looms
A November 15 blog post by Libra project developers detailing testnet developments has apparently failed to impress government regulators and influential voices in the space alike. CEO of blockchain c... Read More
21/11/19 12:50 by Kai Sedgwick
What’s at Stake With Masternode Coins?
“Masternode” is a term that echoes less often in the cryptosphere these days, but not because user-controlled nodes have fallen out of favor. Rather, the nomenclature has shifted, with &ld... Read More
18/11/19 22:30 by Kai Sedgwick
Researcher Breaks Mimblewimble, Deanonymizing 96% of Grin Transactions
The Mimblewimble privacy technology used by cryptocurrencies such as Beam and Grin is broken. That’s the claim of researcher Ivan Bogatyy who has published a report documenting his findings. In ... Read More
17/11/19 18:04 by Livine Sanchez
Velas Leads the Wave of Blockchain Projects Rolling Out Masternodes
Blockchain consensus mechanisms come and go, but masternodes remain eternal. No matter how many tweaks developers make to the consensus mechanisms underpinning blockchain architecture, the use of mast... Read More