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Monero Developers Consider Adopting New Proof-of-Work Algorithm in October

In October, privacy-centric cryptocurrency monero will reportedly switch to a new proof-of-work algorithm

Cornell Uni’s Emin Gun Sirer Debuts Ava Blockchain Following $6 Million Investment

Emin Gun Sirer, a professor at Cornell University a major global blockchain expert, has started private testing of his own Ava blockchain before issuing his own crypto

Amazon Patent Casts Light on Plans to Create Proof-of-Work Blockchain Analog

Amazon could be on the road to creating some form of cryptocurrency system with latest patent award

Messari CEO: Ethereum 2.0 Proof-of-Stake Transition Not to Happen Until at Least 2021

The Ethereum 2.0 PoS transition will not happen before the end of 2021, Messari CEO Ryan Selkis predicted at a recent panel of ConsenSys’ Ethereal Summit

Ethereum Core Devs: Funding for ProgPoW 3rd-Party Audit Approved

A third-party audit of the ASIC-resistant PoW algorithm ProgPoW has been funded, Ethereum devs announce

Will China Ban Crypto Mining?

China shares new plans to curb mining industry, continuing the general crackdown on crypto. How could it affect the global market?

Ethereum Devs Once Again Approve ASIC-Resistant Algorithm ProgPoW

Ethereum core developers have once again reached an overall consensus on ASIC-resistant PoW algorithm ProgPoW implementation

Expert: Renewable Energy Not Enough for Bitcoin's Sustainability Problem

A study from a PwC blockchain expert states that renewable energy is insufficient in addressing Bitcoin’s sustainability problem

Crypto Dividends: Staking Coins for Gains Potentially a Good Strategy in a Bear Market but Is Not Without Risk

Potential gains and risks to be had with cryptocurrency staking — the bear market strategy that calls for long-term holding

More Than 30% of BTC Traffic Stems from the Veriblock Project

More Than 30% of BTC Traffic Stems from the Veriblock ProjectOver the last few weeks, a blockchain project called Veriblock whose protocol piggybacks off the Bitcoin Core (BTC) network has sparked debate. More than a quarter of BTC’s transaction numbers stem from the Veriblock system and the project has been criticized for using the blockchain in this manner. Also Read: Orca Pool Mining Operation Aims to Defend […]

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