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Ethereum (ETH) MainNet Shadow Fork Now Live as Transition to Proof of Stake Continues

  Ethereum’s (ETH) very first mainnet shadow fork has gone live (as of April 11, 2022). This, as the developers of the second-largest digital currency by market capitalization continue the gradual transition to a proof-of-stake or PoS (blockchain) consensus model. The shadow fork is a… Read More

Decred Announces System Improvements, Included Quantum Computing Protection, in V1.7

Digital currency Decred (DCR) has added post-quantum secure mixing to Stakeshuffle, its opt-in privacy system, the company said today. The release of Decred v1.7 provides protection for privacy of mixed coins against quantum computers, a move it claims is an industry first. Decred v1.7 also… 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

PKT Cube Attempts to Monetize Unused Internet Bandwidth

Edge computer PKT Cube will try and help users monetize unused internet bandwidth. PKT Pal co-founder Josh Berger made the announcement at a session this week at Coin Agenda. PKT Cube connects to the PKT blockchain, a Layer 1 protocol powered by PacketCrypt, the bandwidth-hard… Read More

Hedera Hashgraph Devs Report Going Carbon Negative

The team at Hedera Hashgraph has shared an update on their plans to go Carbon negative. The Hedera Hashgraph team notes that public blockchain and distributed ledger technologies (DLT) have “ushered in a new era of the web.” We now have the infrastructure required to… Read More

As Ethereum 2.0 Mainnet Gets Ready to Launch, Co-founder Vitalik Buterin Admits Developers Overlooked Sharding, Proof of Stake Design Issues

Vitalik Buterin, the co-founder of Ethereum (ETH), the world’s largest smart contract platform, recently admitted that he would have approached the ongoing development of Ethereum a lot differently if he started building it now from scratch. Buterin, whose comments came during a recent episode of… 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

New Analysis Claims that Ethereum (ETH) Price Might be Manipulated by Certain Large Crypto Exchanges and “Whales”

A recent analysis of the top 10,000 Ethereum (ETH) wallet addresses suggests that the world’s second-largest digital asset (by market cap and overall adoption) could potentially see its value increase significantly in the foreseeable future. This, as the blockchain network prepares to transition from proof-of-work… Read More

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