Category: Scaling

As ‘Plasma’ Stalls, SNARKs Become New Hope for Scaling Ethereum Now

Efforts to scale ethereum, the world's second-largest blockchain, are growing more varied as one much-anticipated solution encounters pitfalls amid its…

Crypto Reckoning? Industry Vets Strike Humble Tone in San Francisco

Many at San Francisco Blockchain Week 2018 are warily reflecting on the lessons of the 2017 token sale boom, the…

Bitcoin ‘Breakthrough’ Claims Block Size Increase Possible Without Hard Fork

Some dub it a "breakthrough," others call it a "network attack." Those were the prevailing opinions leading up to Mark…

Multicoin Leads $10 Million SAFT Sale for Ethereum Scaling Startup Skale

Blockchain startup Skale Labs raised nearly $10 million in an effort to develop a blockchain scalability infrastructure for ethereum, the…

Bitcoin Startup Acinq Raises $1.7 Million to Double Down on Lightning

Lightning isn't just a big hit with developers, the promising bitcoin technology is now attracting a little attention from investors.…

You Won’t Have to Wait for This Ethereum Scaling Solution, It Works Now

Ethereum is running at full capacity. At least, that's according to Afri Schoedon, the release manager for ethereum software client…

Bitcoin Takes a Step Toward Becoming a ‘Multi-Network’ Cryptocurrency

A proposal to radically expand the capabilities of bitcoin such that it would be able to add vast new features…

‘500 Transactions a Second’: Vitalik Says Zk-Snarks Could Scale Ethereum

A form of cryptography pioneered by zcash might help scale ethereum, founder of the platform Vitalik Buterin said on a…

‘Turbo Geth’ Seeks to Scale Ethereum – And It’s Ready in Private Beta

There's a software ready to help ethereum scale – right now. Revealed exclusively to CoinDesk, the raw architecture of Turbo…

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