Proof-of-Stake

Bitcoin’s Share of PoW Mining Rewards Now Above 80%

Rewards received by bitcoin miners form a major chunk of the salaries paid across major proof of work (PoW) blockchains,…

Ethereum 2.0 Will Come in 2020, According to ConsenSys Co-Founder

Ethereum’s Serenity will launch by the end of this year, according to ConsenSys Co-founder Andrew Keys. Given the current state…

Why Harvard Research on a Low-Profit Tezos Attack Matters for Proof-of-Stake

A recent academic study says Tezos is threatened by "selfish mining," providing a valid threat model for other live and…

Ubisoft Might Be The First Major Games Company To Geek Out Over Blockchain

It’s already well-theorized that it’s not cryptocurrency or decentralized finance apps, but gaming that will actually drive blockchain use cases…

Buterin Wants to Speed Up Ethereum 2.0 Transition With ETH1-Friendly Validators

Ethereum co-founder Vitalik Buterin has recently published an alternative proposal for an early transition to Ethereum 2.0. In a Dec.…

Ledger Live Adds Support For XTZ And Tezos Staking, Incorporating Software Features Into Hardware Wallets

Hardware wallet manufacturer Ledger has announced the latest version of its Ledger Live application, adding support for Tezos (XTZ) and…

Italian Copyright Authority and Algorand Develop Blockchain Ecosystem for Copyright Management

The Italian Society of Authors and Publishers (SIAE) has teamed up with Algorand to develop a new ecosystem for copyright…

Ethereum Devs Reconsider ‘Difficulty Bomb’ Timing as Hard Forks Loom

In light of the earlier-than-expected uptick, Conner drafted EIP 2384, the Istanbul/Berlin Difficulty Bomb Delay, included in EIP 2387. In…

Coinbase Custody Extends Crypto Staking to Global Investors

The institutional asset custody arm of United States-based crypto exchange Coinbase has announced it is transitioning to an internationally-based staking…

Proof-of-Authority Algorithm Use Cases Grow: From Pharma to Games

While the proof-of-authority consensus algorithm is turning into perhaps one of the most mature versions of blockchain technology. It is…

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