Tagged: blockchain consensus

Blockchain Devs at Qtum Explain How they Achieve High Scalability Without Sacrificing Decentralization

Scalability has been the “hottest topic” in the crypto space during the past few years, the team at Qtum notes in a recent update. Qtum‘s developers write in a blog post that they have seen several projects “adopt a centralized stance just to speed up… Read More

VeChain Foundation Announces Proof of Authority 2.0 Upgrade (Phase 1) on VeChainThor Mainnet

The VeChain Foundation notes that after many months of hard work and dedicated effort, the arrival of Block #10653500 on the VeChainThor mainnet “officially marks the upgrade to PoA 2.0 phase 1 and the first steps towards the full-form of [their] protocol upgrade.” As they… Read More

Blockchain Platform Qtum Discusses Benefits of Decentralization

Decentralization is one of the core tenets or value propositions of blockchain or distributed ledger technology (DLT). As explained in a blog post by Qtum (QTUM), decentralization is the process by which the “governance activities of an organization are distributed or delegated away from a… Read More

Ethereum Is Arguably the Most Important DLT Project, but Time Will Tell if ETH2 Succeeds, Huobi Says

Huobi Global, a leading digital asset exchange, claims that when it comes to the blockchain and crypto sector, there are “arguably no blockchain projects more important than Ethereum.” The second-largest digital currency by market cap has also been credited with being “the mother of ‘Generation… Read More

Offline Staking of Digital Assets to Be Offered on Qtum, a Major Blockchain Network that Recently Completed Hard Fork Upgrade

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The developers of Qtum (QTUM), a platform for developing decentralized applications that aims to leverage certain technical aspects related to the security of the Bitcoin (BTC) network while providing smart contract functionality (somewhat similar to Ethereum), claims that there are only a few pieces of… Read More

Blockchain Infrastructure Developer Bison Trails Introduces Tool to Automatically Manage Polkadot Participation for “Large-Scale” DOT Token Holders

Blockchain infrastructure developer Bison Trails is offering a new tool, called managed controllers, in order to automatically manage Polkadot participation for “large-scale” DOT token holders who are interested in optimizing their participation. DOTs are Polkadot’s native tokens that are used as part of transactions on… Read More

Blockchain Infrastructure Developer Bison Trails to Add Support for Eth2, a Major System-wide Upgrade to Ethereum (ETH)

Bison Trails, a blockchain “infrastructure-as-a-service” company, revealed on July 1, 2020 that it will be adding support for Eth2, a major upcoming system-wide upgrade for the Ethereum (ETH) blockchain. Ethereum Version 2.0 (or Eth2) will involve a gradual transition from its current Proof-of-Work (PoW) consensus… Read More

Hedera Hashraph CEO Mance Harmon Explains the Role of Governing Council Members

Hedera Hashgraph, a decentralized public network where “anyone can carve out a piece of cyberspace to transact, play, and socialize in a secure, trusted environment,” may offer “Consensus-as-a-Service” for blockchains or distributed ledger technology (DLT) networks. Hedera is a leading provider of enterprise-grade DLT solutions…. Read More

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