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Ethereum Accepts EIP-1234 Proposal; Announces a Twelve-Month Delay

Category: Altcoins, Blockchain, Development, Ethereum, News

Ethereum Accepts EIP-1234 Proposal; Announces a Twelve-Month Delay

On August 31, 2018, the Ethereum team announced the delay of Casper’s development for 12 months to reduce block rewards and maintain stability. The Decision There is much to be said about the development of Ethereum, and it’s a constant struggle to reach consensus when it comes to deciding the way progress is heading. In their last, All Core Devs…

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Vitalik Buterin’s 7 Deadly Crypto Sins: Part 5. “Pow Is Burning Billions of Dollars per Year, Even More Than All Scams and Thefts Combined”

Category: Altcoins, Blockchain, Ethereum, News, Regulation

Vitalik Buterin’s 7 Deadly Crypto Sins: Part 5. “Pow Is Burning Billions of Dollars per Year, Even More Than All Scams and Thefts Combined”

It’s hard to believe that in a remote town in rural Texas is transforming itself from the dirty coal mines of the 19th and 20th century to the clean digital mines of the 21st century. Bitmain is investing heavily into the town of Rockdale, Texas creating more than 300 jobs to manage the cryptocurrency mining operations. This more than offsets…

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Ubiq Proposes Switch to ProgPoW To Dissuade ASIC Mining

Category: Altcoins, Blockchain, News

Ubiq Proposes Switch to ProgPoW To Dissuade ASIC Mining

Decentralized platform Ubiq has initiated a public vote on switching to a Proof of Work (PoW) algorithm. Based on a majority approval by Ubiq nodes, the platform will move to consensus algorithm ProgPoW. Ubiq Proposes ProgPoW Ubiq is an Ethereum fork with its mining network, token, and a block interval of 88 seconds. On May 30, 2018, Its developers proposed…

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Placeholder VC Puts Money on Decred to Rival Bitcoin

Category: Altcoins, Blockchain, Finance, News, Tech

Placeholder VC Puts Money on Decred to Rival Bitcoin

Digital currency investment capital firm Placeholder VC has invested in Decred, a digital currency that works on the hybrid of proof of work and proof of stake consensus. Chris Burniske, who was the author of cryptocurrency valuation book ‘Cryptoassets: The Innovative Investor’s Guide to Bitcoin and Beyond’ is a partner at Placeholder VC. Although the investment firm did not reveal…

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PIVX Launches World’s First Private Staking System zPOS

Category: Altcoins, News, Tech

PIVX Launches World’s First Private Staking System zPOS

On May 8, 2018, the popular privacy-centric cryptocurrency project PIVX launched zPIV staking, the world’s first anonymous proof-of-stake consensus system. Anonymous Payment Project PIVX, which stands for Private Instant Verified Transaction, is one of the most promising anonymous cryptocurrencies in the market thanks to its active community and continuous network improvements. BTCManager first reported on PIVX in March 2017 when…

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The New Era of Large-scale, Commercial Crypto Mining

Category: Business, Mining, News

The New Era of Large-scale, Commercial Crypto Mining

The Sichuan mountains located in China, the Columbia basin that runs through Seattle and Grindavík in Iceland all have something in common. Though these places are hundreds of miles apart from each other, they play a significant role in keeping various cryptocurrencies running. These locations host the world’s most extensive commercial digital currency mining operations. Crypto Mining is Taking Over…

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