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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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Majority of Voters Support ASIC-Resistant ETH Algorithm Implementation, Online Vote Shows

Over three times more Ethereum is held by voters in favor of the ProgPoW implementation than those who voted against it at press time, according to an informal vote

Ethereum Daily Mining Rewards Аre at Lowest Level Ever Reported

Ethereum (ETH) is being minted at the lowest rate since the blockchain was first created

BCH Avalanche Transactions Show Finality Speeds 10x Faster Than Ethereum

BCH Avalanche Transactions Show Finality Speeds 10x Faster Than EthereumOver the last few weeks, Bitcoin Cash (BCH) developers and community members have been discussing a pre-consensus method called Avalanche. Now BCH proponents have begun to notice the protocol has been applied to the Bchd full node implementation and the proof of concept officially running on the BCH mainnet. Also read: Mt. Gox Creditors Neither Need nor Deserve […]

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Stacks Network Plans to Leverage BTC’s Proof of Work and Burn Bitcoins

Stacks Network Plans to Leverage BTC's Proof-of-Work and Burn BitcoinsBlockchain startup Blockstack has revealed the company is in the midst of developing a new distributed ledger protocol called Stacks, a chain that leverages the hash power from the Bitcoin Core (BTC) network. Not only is the Stacks network secured by over 45 exahash of distributed hashrate, but its consensus algorithm also burns BTC by […]

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Ethereum Devs Delay ASIC-Resistant PoW Algorithm Decision Until Third-Party Audit

In a recent meeting, Ethereum core devs decided to delay the implementation of ASIC-resistant algorithm ProgPoW, pending a third-party audit

Bloomberg: Proof-of-Stake Token Investors Could Use Staking For Gains During Bear Market

Proof-of-stake token investors have a unique option to survive the protracted crypto market slump: staking their holdings, and pocketing the block rewards

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