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Italian Copyright Authority and Algorand Develop Blockchain Ecosystem for Copyright Management

News The Italian Society of Authors and Publishers (SIAE) has teamed up with Algorand to develop a new ecosystem for copyright management, based on Algorand’s recently launched blockchain platform. SIAE had already started to develop the project – with the help of “La Sapienza” University of Rome ..

Coinbase Custody Extends Crypto Staking to Global Investors

News The institutional asset custody arm of United States-based crypto exchange Coinbase has announced it is transitioning to an internationally-based staking service as of Nov. 21. In rolling out its staking services to a global investor base, Coinbase Custody appears to be leveraging its brand r..

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

Analysis While the proof-of-authority consensus algorithm is turning into perhaps one of the most mature versions of blockchain technology. It is faster than other algorithms, more scalable, and does not depend on mining. Market leaders Walmart and GE Aviation are using PoA to track supply chains,..

Swiss Stock Exchange SIX Lists Tezos-Based ETP With ‘Baking’

News Switzerland’s main stock exchange SIX has listed a Tezos-based exchange-traded product (ETP) that enables investors to generate passive income. Traded under the symbol AXTZ, the product is issued by fintech Amun AG in partnership with the Tezos Foundation. It went live for trading on Nov. 5. ..

CasperLabs Shows First ‘Provably Safe’ Ethereum PoS Protocol ‘Highway’

News Ethereum development firm CasperLabs announced “Highway,” allegedly the first correct-by-construction Casper Proof of Stake (PoS) implementation that is provably live and safe. Provably safe and liveAccording to a press release shared with Cointelegraph on Nov. 1, a protocol is safe if it is ..

Binance Research: Ethereum’s Switch to Staking Will Transform Industry

News Binance’s latest research report has argued that with Ethereum’s pending switch to proof-of-stake (PoS), staking is set to have a major impact on the industry. The report, published on Oct. 28, highlights that the largest 10 crypto assets supporting — or poised to support — staking represent..

Ethereum 2.0 Validators to Earn up to 10% Annually for Staking: Report

News Ethereum 2.0 validators can expect to earn from 4.6% to 10.3% as rewards for staking on an annual basis, a senior ConsenSys exec says. 32 ETH required to become a validatorCollin Myers, head of global product strategy at blockchain firm ConsenSys, reportedly claimed that in order to become a ..

Qtum’s First-Ever Hard Fork Qtum 2.0 Is Now Active

News Major Proof-of-Stake (PoS) blockchain Qtum has gone through its first-ever hard fork today, updating the network to Qtum 2.0. Major network upgradeQtum blockchain has had its first hard fork as scheduled, Qtum Official tweeted on Oct. 17. The hard fork happened at block 466,000, upgrading the..

Crypto Custodian BitGo Launches Staking Services for Dash, Algorand

News Digital asset financial services firm BitGo has launched a new staking service for the clients who store their assets with its qualified custodian subsidiary BitGo Trust. A press release published on Oct. 3 revealed that the new service will initially launch with altcoins Dash (DASH) and Algo..

Binance Becomes Tron’s Top ‘Super Representative’, Adds TRX Staking Support

News Major cryptocurrency exchange Binance has become the highest-ranked “Super Representative” (SR) in the Tron (TRX) ecosystem. According to Tronscan’s data on Sept. 30, Binance acquired over 12 billion votes for the top-spot ranking. Blockchain community Sesameseed.org is now the second-largest..

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