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Cardano Completes Hard Fork Paving The Way For Shelley Launch

Crypto platform Cardano has successfully completed a mainnet hard fork which brings the system closer to the long awaited Shelley release. The upgrade also resulted in a minor price boost for ADA. Cardano Forked to OBFT IOHK has completed an important update which is part of the journey to launching Shelley era functionality on the Read more…

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Ethereum 2.0 Testnet Attracts 22,000 Validators

One of the broadest testnets for Ethereum 2.0 is advancing, already attracting 22,000 validators. The shift to proof-of-stake is still left for the future, but there are signs of incipient and growing interest. Largest Testnet for Ethereum 2.0 Starts Attracting Stakers Ethereum (ETH) has not moved as fast from mining to staking as previously promised. Read more…

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Bitcoin (BTC) Mining is Actually Green

Bitcoin (BTC) mining uses up as much electricity as Austria in a year, at 73.12 TW/h, shows data collected by This exorbitant energy use is viewed as one of the strongest arguments that mining is an activity extremely damaging to the environment. But is that entirely true?  Bitcoin Mining Achieves Synergy with Hydroelectric Stations Read more…

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With ETH 2.0 To Be Launched Soon, Where’s Ethereum Classic At

Ethereum has big plans to address scaling issues, a transition to Proof-of-Stake, and essentially upgrade to ETH 2.0. Meanwhile, the often-overlooked Ethereum Classic appears to have big plans of its own, like perhaps taking over from ETH 1.0. Some have even suggested that this was the plan from the start. From The Domain Of Ethereum Read more…

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Ethereum Foundation announces grants for ETH 2.0 development

The Ethereum Foundation has unveiled over $2 million of funding for the development of Serenity or ETH2.0. The official announcement read, “We are today unveiling over $2M USD in Foundation-led and co-funded grant funding aimed at furthering Serenity (Eth2.0) development as we move nearer to the launch of the Beacon Chain.” The update is primarily […]

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Buterin Considers zk-STARKS, Plasma, Casper, Bitcoin Cash for Enhancing Ethereum’s Efficiency

The developers of Ethereum (ETH), the world’s largest platform for building and deploying decentralized applications (dApps), have been experimenting with different approaches for effectively scaling the smart contract platform. Ethereum Co-Founder Vitalik Buterin has considered using other blockchain platforms as data layers for the Ethereum network. These platforms include Bitcoin Cash (BCH), Ethereum Classic (ETC), Read more…

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Bitcoin’s [BTC] problem is that it’s blind, deaf and dumb, you can’t really do much with it, says Charles Hoskinson

Charles Hoskinson, the CEO of IOHK and Co-founder of Ethereum, spoke about Cardano’s progress since IOHK released ‘Cardano whiteboard and overview with Charles Hoskinson’ video in October 2017, in an interview with Ivan on Tech, on 9 April 2019. The interview began with Hoskinson stating that the actual inception of Cardano was in 2015, when […]

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