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For the longest time, the developers behind the Ethereum (ETH) blockchain have had their eyes set on Proof of Stake (PoS). Serenity, as core developers call the iteration of their brainchild based on staking rather than mining, is slated to come to fruition over the coming years. But, some, including those predisposed to be enamored…
Although Ethereum is one of the most well-recognized projects in this budding industry, it has undoubtedly gained notoriety in some circles of the cryptocurrency industry. While many have kept their apprehension self-contained, one gritty cynic took to Twitter to speak his mind, claiming that ETH is best kept a “science experiment.” Yet, Vitalik Buterin, arguably…
One of the co-founders of the second largest public blockchain on the planet has received an honorary doctorate from the University of Basel. Vitalik Buterin received the recognition from the institution for his role in helping to build the Ethereum network. That’s Dr. Buterin to You..! According to a post from the University of Basel,…
In recent years, as “Bitcoin”, “Ethereum”, and “blockchain” became common sounds in the global vernacular, a number of innovation-friendly corporations and forward-thinking startups have sought to implement this nascent innovation into their businesses. However, while many firms seem good-willed with their blockchain ambitions, some skeptics believe that these corporations could mean ill, or, at the…
Ethereum’s Achilles heel has always been scaling. Since its inception, developers have been researching different ways to scale the blockchain in order to increase network capacity and speed. Back in August 2017 Ethereum co-founder, Vitalik Buterin, released an initial draft of the Plasma project which provided an off-chain layer 2 scaling solution. By spawning child-chains…
As Ethereum faces intense pressure from bearish market forces, a number of distinctive faces within the cryptocurrency community have been making comments to counter the overall FUD (fear, uncertainty, doubt) sentiment seen in September. Ryan Sean Adams, the founder of crypto asset investment company MythosCapital, took to Twitter to remind its followers that Ethereum is…