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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,..

Aragon Opposes Change to Ethereum’s Mining Algorithm Before 2.0 Version

News The Aragon community has officially proclaimed itself against ProgPOW. ProgPOW is a proposed protocol change to the Ehereum network that would close the efficiency gap available to application-specific integrated circuits. In a tweet on Nov. 2, the official account of the Aragon project post..

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 ..

Bitcoin Core Dev: Anti-51% Attack Measures Always Imply Centralization

News Bitcoin Core developer Greg Maxwell has criticized the “attractive mystery” that fear of a 51% attack on Bitcoin (BTC) entails, arguing that it betrays a fundamental lack of understanding about the cryptocurrency. In a Reddit post published on Oct. 5, Maxwell argued that any mechanism cooked ..

Hedera Hashgraph — Deep Look Into 10,000 Transactions Per Second Claim

Analysis Hedera Hashgraph, a decentralized public network targeting enterprises and claims to be capable of processing 10,000 cryptocurrency transactions per second (TPS), has publicly launched its beta mainnet this Monday. Despite the project’s governing council attracting membership from major m..

Cryptocurrency Grin Follows Through With Anticipated July 17 Mainnet Hardfork

News Privacy-focused cryptocurrency Grin has completed the first hardfork so far on its mainnet. The fork occurred at block height 262,080 on July 17, as shown on the Grin block explorer Blockscan. According to an official announcement from Grin core dev Quentin Le Sceller, the latest blockchain ..

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