Category: Proof of Work

Bitcoin’s Block Size Can Be Increased Without Hard Fork, Says Blockstream Co-Founder

Bitcoin (BTC) protocol developer Mark Friedenbach introduced a method for Bitcoin scaling he claims will not require a hard fork…

The DApp Revolution: Rebuilding Society Through Decentralization

This article about the DApp Revolution was written by Heidi Yu. Heidi is a serial entrepreneur, influencer marketing evangelist, and AI enthusiast.…

Venezuela’s Petro White Paper ‘Blatantly’ Copied Dash, Ethereum Developer Says

Venezuelan state-owned cryptocurrency Petro has apparently plagiarized parts of its white paper from the GitHub repository of Dash. Core developer…

When Blockchains Go Down: Why Crypto Outages Are on the Rise

Berniesanders (not to be confused with former presidential candidate and Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders) is an institution on blockchain-based blogging…

Grin Is Hard Forking Every Six Months to Keep ASICs Off the Network

The Grin community is trying to keep ASICs away – but only for the next two years. Best known for…

From PoS to dBFT: A Brief Review of Consensus Protocols

Although the blockchain and crypto communities remain united around the ideology of blockchain and its world-changing potential, there is still…

New Study Highlights the Many Positives of Bitcoin Mining

It’s become fashionable in public circles to bash Bitcoin on account of its energy consumption. Virtually every week, mainstream media…

PoWx: The New Effort to Change Bitcoin (And Who’s Backing It)

A long-controversial bid to change bitcoin just got a big boost. Boasting the support of tenured developers, a non-profit foundation…

Bitcoin Mining’s Electricity Bill: Is It Worth It?

They say it takes money to make money; in order to make a profit off Bitcoin mining, you have to…

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