BTCManager Logo with clear background. Orange and white font.

BITCOIN PRICE: 3,349.04     HIGH: 3,522.27     LOW: 3,324.45

=
BTCManager.com
advertisement
Next Event

NEXT BLOCK Conference “From Chaos To Clarity: 2019 Trends” • December 12, 2018

Bringing together over 350 participants and 20+ distinguished speakers, the Conference will hear from top blockchain experts looking into 2019…

Click for more details
advertisement

Tag: Proof of Stake

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…

READ MORE

Mining Conglomerates Turn to Ethereum in Search of Better Profits and Network Control

Category: Altcoins, Business, Ethereum, Finance, News

Mining Conglomerates Turn to Ethereum in Search of Better Profits and Network Control

Built on the ethos of a completely decentralized network, Bitcoin’s protocol is unfortunately maintained by profit-driven mining entities like Bitmain, that place greater interest in their own benefit rather than the technology’s. Now, the mining giant is looking to achieve greater mining control in other coin protocols as well, such as Ethereum. Centralization vs. Profits: Ethereum and Bitmain While Bitcoin…

READ MORE

Bitcoin’s Biggest Question: What Happens After All Blocks Are Mined?

Category: Bitcoin, Blockchain, Ethereum, Mining, News, Tech

Bitcoin’s Biggest Question: What Happens After All Blocks Are Mined?

April 2018 marked a significant milestone in the history of Bitcoin (BTC) – its 17th million block was mined, out of a total of 21 million. However, with the benchmark taking only nine years to reach, the community fancies a related question: What happens after all 21 million blocks have been mined? Understanding the Mining Protocol If one were to…

READ MORE

Ethereum’s Much Awaited Casper Update Is “Ready For Review”

Category: Blockchain, Commentary, Ethereum, News, Tech

Ethereum’s Much Awaited Casper Update Is “Ready For Review”

As per a developer meet on April 20, 2018, the much awaited consensus code for Ethereum is ready to be reviewed. Greener Pastures First mentioned in the Ethereum improvement proposal (EIP) 1011, the code marks a step away from energy-intensive mining operations for the ethereum network. The process, called “minting” instead of the energy-soaking crypto mining, is considered a ‘greener’…

READ MORE

Proof of Stake Altcoins You Can Profit From Without a Mining Rig

Category: Altcoins, Blockchain, Finance, News, Tech

Proof of Stake Altcoins You Can Profit From Without a Mining Rig

Most cryptocurrencies usually validate transactions over their network with the help of miners, employing what is known as the Proof of Work (PoW) system.  A rival concept, however, named proof of stake, may finally change all of that and transfer the power of decentralization from miners to actual users of the cryptocurrency. Coins that are mined using PoW are termed…

READ MORE

advertisement

GoldMint’s Cryptoasset to Give Gold the Blockchain Makeover

Category: ICO News

GoldMint’s Cryptoasset to Give Gold the Blockchain Makeover

Cryptocurrency and gold are both valued for their resistance to inflation and preserving real wealth over the long term, but many crypto advocates point to two concerns. The lack of portability and physical seizure of the yellow metal. GoldMint will offer to cryptocurrency investors a 100 percent gold-backed token, hoping to ease these concerns. Cryptocurrency investors should be interested in…

READ MORE

Ethereum: Winter is Coming!

Category: Blockchain, Ethereum, News

Ethereum: Winter is Coming!

Ethereum marches into the Ice Age; the Difficulty Bomb starts to become noticeable, as the miners need more time to find new blocks. This freezing of the network aims to help to master the switch to Proof of Stake. Currently, the Difficulty Bomb of Ethereum is hard to see. Since the beginning of 2017 the price of the second most…

READ MORE

New Anonymous Cryptocurrency INTCoin to Launch in June

Category: Altcoins, News

New Anonymous Cryptocurrency INTCoin to Launch in June

New blockchain project INTCoin has announced its launch for the beginning of June and is currently undergoing a presale for its cryptocurrency targeted at early adopters. INTCoin leverages the blockchain’s capabilities to create a digital currency with instant transactions and minimum fees. The INTCoin project has developed a decentralized global cryptocurrency that provides secure low-cost instant financial transactions with complete…

READ MORE

Ethereum’s Vitalik Buterin and Waves Platform’s Sasha Ivanov Collide

Category: Altcoins, Ethereum, Interviews, News

Ethereum’s Vitalik Buterin and Waves Platform’s Sasha Ivanov Collide

Vitalik Buterin co-founder of the decentralized smart contract application Ethereum and Waves Platform founder Sasha Ivanov had a chance to meet for the first time at an open lecture at the Digital October Center in Moscow. In an exclusive BTCManager interview with Ivanov, we asked him about his experience in meeting Buterin, where things stand regarding Ethereum’s inroads into Russia…

READ MORE

A Chat With Qtum Team Leader, Patrick Dai

Category: Altcoins, Blockchain, Interviews, News

A Chat With Qtum Team Leader, Patrick Dai

Qtum is a new project which can be described as a hybrid of Bitcoin and Ethereum with a focus on mobile and business applications. Qtum puts the Ethereum Virtual Machine (EVM) on top of the Bitcoin UTXO model and joins the two with something called an Account Abstraction Layer. This enables execution of smart contracts and decentralized applications, comparable to…

READ MORE

Join our Telegram Channel!