Tag: proof of stake

Dec 04 2021

The Coercion Of Ethereum's Difficulty Bomb

The perpetual Ethereum difficulty bomb is evidence that blockchains can be coercive, and Bitcoin is evidence that they don’t have to be.Can open-source blockchains be coercive? In a recent debate between Erik Vorhees and Alex Gladstein, Vorhees asserted that “there is nothing in Ethereum that is based on coercion, period.” Vorhees went on to clarify:...

Nov 23 2021

TALKING HEADS: Do You Consider The Lightning Network A Proof-Of-Stake System?

It’s time to find out what the protagonists have to say. In TALKING HEADS, Bitcoinist will ask the experts about the cryptoverse’s overarching themes and latest news. This time, we have an all-star cast that’s as diverse as the times we’re living in. Prepare to have your mind electrified by these talking heads’ ideas and reasoning. Related Reading |...

Sep 18 2021

Does Ethereum (ETH) Risk Becoming a Security After Transition to PoS ETH 2.0?

Sep 18 2021 Published at Coingape under tags  altcoin news eth 2.0 ethaud ethbkrw ethbrl

The debate around security regulations in the US has hit the peak with the Ripple-XRP lawsuit that has now been aggravated by SEC's lawsuit threat to Coinbase over an unreleased stablecoin lending services. Now with the XRP lawsuit nearing towards a possible end, Ethereum's security status has become the biggest deabte especially with former SEC The post Does Ethereum (ETH) Risk Becoming a...

Sep 16 2021

Vitalik Buterin Is Among Time Magazine’s 100 Most Influential People Of 2021

Stoner Cats’ voice-over actor and Ethereum founder, Vitalik Buterin, is entering the big leagues. The cover of this month’s Time Magazine shows Prince Harry and Megan. It’s been making the rounds. People say he looks weak, like he’s hiding behind her. Among the magazine´s pages, there’s a...

Sep 14 2021

Lido Finance Review & Analysis – Liquid Self Staking Protocol

In recent months, the staking of crypto assets as a source of earning passive income has picked up a lot of interest amongst investors. And now staking as a service has become so so big that it is considered as a separate industry in the crypto-verse. This is further expected to increase at a substantial rate. Based on a...

Sep 12 2021

Delegated Proof-of-Stake: Can We Be Free Under A Benign Master?

The consensus mechanism used by Bitcoin is the only way to ensure true lasting freedom.Delegated proof-of-take (DPoS) is a fundamentally different consensus protocol from proof-of-ork (PoW). The difference between the two presents itself in the kind of freedom they promote; while DPoS is freedom under a benign master, PoW is freedom from domination.What Is Freedom?Freedom can be understood in...

Aug 23 2021

14 Most Profitable Proof Of Stake (POS) Cryptocurrencies

Let's talk about popular proof of stake cryptocurrencies today… And I know one more important question that might cross your mind would be:-Why proof of stake cryptocurrencies? Why should one know them? What's so special about them? So to answer such questions let's get started… Proof of stake (aka POS) cryptos have many technical benefits but apart from that...

Aug 17 2021

Crypto Staking Platform Figment Raises $50 Million

The company’s Series B funding round was led by Senator Investment Group and Liberty City Ventures.

Aug 10 2021

Is ETH on Its Way to Becoming Ultra-Sound Money? Yes, Says Justin Drake

Aug 10 2021 Published at Unchained Podcast under tags  2021 blockchain crypto eip-1559 eth

Ethereum just went through its most complex upgrade ever. Justin Drake, researcher at the Ethereum Foundation, discusses what the upgrade, aka the London hard fork, means for ether’s future as what he calls "ultra-sound money." At the end of the episode, he also drops a few Bitcoin hot takes. Show highlights: his...

Aug 09 2021

Is The US Government Paving The Way For Bitcoin Adoption In the Future?

Governmental Bitcoin adoption seemed so far away just a year ago. All eyes are on the US Senate and the infrastructure draft bill. Opinions vary. Lobbying efforts abound. Two competing amendments try to fix its troublesome wording. Could a plan be in the works for some kind of formal Bitcoin adoption in the future? It seems unlikely. But a pseudonymous Bitcoin analyst presents...

Aug 06 2021

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Jul 02 2021

Software Engineer Thinks Ethereum Is Better Currency Than Bitcoin. Is It?

There’s no denying that Ethereum has interesting qualities as an ecosystem. The amount of activity around the protocol alone is proof of that. However, is it a better currency than Bitcoin? This software engineer with a BA in economics thinks that ETH “is more likely to become a global currency than BTC.” He makes the case in 11 tweets, and...

Jun 24 2021

ParaState Extends its POLIS Ambassador Program

The month of June was a spectacular and rewarding month for the entire ParaState ecosystem. Several exciting events took place on the Proof-of-Stake (PoS) platform - ParaState. Events like the extension of its POLIS ambassador program. The list of its top ten testnet validators has also been published. Also, ParaState this month rewarded several members of its community (Citizens and...

Jun 02 2021

Sigmadex to Push Boundaries of Decentralization

Perpetual liquidity protocol Sigmadex has been researching new methods of further decentralization within existing blockchain bridges. In a research piece published on May 31, the Sigmadex Protocol acknowledged that the challenge of blockchain interoperability still remains an open issue. It added that many attempted solutions which use proof-of-authority or...

May 28 2021

Vitalik Doubles Down on Proof-of-Stake: It Could Solve Bitcoin’s Problems

Competitors are milking Elon Musk’s misconceptions about Bitcoin’s energy consumption for all their worth. The general public and legacy media won’t shut up about this previously resolved can of worms. And when Vitalik Buterin, co-founder of Ethereum, received the question, he didn’t hesitate....

May 26 2021

What is Staking in Crypto – Beginner’s Guide for Staking and Proof of Stake Protocol

What is Staking?What is Proof of Work (PoW)?What is Proof of Stake (PoS)?Where can you stake your tokens? When it comes to earning passive income with your crypto assets, there are few lucrative options to let you extract that...

May 21 2021

Jack Dorsey Claims Proof-of-stake (POS) Less Secure and More Centralized

Jack Dorsey, the CEO of Twitter and Square Investment is a well-known Bitcoin proponent, and he has made his stance clear on the Bitcoin network's environmental impact debate claiming the top cryptocurrency is environmentally friendly as it promotes sustainability with the use of clean green energy. The Bitcoin network energy consumption debate also led to The post Jack Dorsey Claims Proof-of-stake (POS) Less...

May 03 2021

Chorus One Proposes Bringing Lido Staking Services on Solana

Lido is interested in expanding to layer-1 chains beyond Ethereum and Terra.

Mar 16 2021

Anchorage’s Diogo Monica: A US Bitcoin ETF Could Come “Soon”

The President & Co-Founder of Anchorage speaks on the progress of the institutional crypto industry.

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