Browsing the "Algorand" Tag

tether, stablecoin

Tether Stablecoin to Launch on Algorand Blockchain

| Daniel Palmer

The popular and sometimes controversial stablecoin tether (USDT) is to to be added to the algorand blockchain.

auction, auction paddle

Algorand Raises $60 Million in Token Sale

| Daniel Kuhn

The company sold 25 million tokens in less than four hours.

Algorand, a Proof-of-Stake Blockchain Company, Goes Open Source

| Daniel Kuhn

The Flipside Crypto partnership will provide a free user engagement analytics suite.

Turing Award Winner’s Blockchain Opens Test Network to Public

| Stan Higgins

The test network for the Algorand blockchain platform – co-founded by MIT professor Silvio Micali – has been opened to the public.

silvio, MIT

MIT Professor’s Blockchain Protocol Nets $62 Million in New Funding

| Wolfie Zhao

Algorand, the blockchain protocol founded by MIT professor and Turing Award winner Silvio Micali, has raised $62 million in new funding.

MIT Professor Raises $4 Million to Build a Better Blockchain

| Stan Higgins

The developers of the Algorand blockchain protocol have raised $4 million in seed funding from VC firms Pillar and Union Square Ventures.

Vitalik Buterin Doubles Down on Ethereum Incentive Strategy

| Amy Castor

At a Malta event, Vitalik Buterin, the creator of ethereum, argued further for the role incentives play in securing blockchains.

No Incentive? Algorand Blockchain Sparks Debate at Cryptography Event

| Amy Castor

Should incentives in blockchain systems be a last resort? The developer of the Algorand proof-of-stake system thinks so, but other experts disagree.

silvio, MIT

Scaling Consensus? This Turing Winner Thinks He’s Found a Way

| Amy Castor

Turing Award winner Silvio Micali is working on a new consensus algorithm, one he argues could help massively scale blockchains.