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A Blockchain to Connect All Blockchains, Cosmos Is Officially Live

| Christine Kim

A new proof-of-stake blockchain called the Cosmos Hub has just launched on mainnet.

Validators Create New Attack Vectors for Decentralized Systems

| Pascal Thellman

Bounty0x CMO Pascal Thellman discusses some of the potential security and incentives issues with validators on proof-of-stake networks.

CasperLabs Is Building a PoS Blockchain With Help from Ethereum’s Vlad Zamfir

| Christine Kim

A new blockchain startup was launched today called CasperLabs. Aiming to build a proof-of-stake blockchain based upon the seminal work of Ethereum…

Pantera, Coinbase Join $4.5 Million Round for Staking-as-a-Service Startup

| Brady Dale

Pantera Capital and Coinbase Ventures have joined a $4.5 million round for Staked, a firm that helps investors back proof-of-stake cryptos.

Proof-of-Stake Could Lead to Crypto Banking. Let’s Avoid That

| Michael J Casey

"Staking as a service" is taking off. We need to think hard about what this means for crypto's evolution, warns Michael J. Casey.

Ethereum Startup Parity Adds Casper Code to Custom Blockchain Toolbox

| Rachel Rose O'Leary

Parity Technologies has added an early version of ethereum's hotly anticipated Casper code change to its blockchain development platform, Substrate.

You Won’t Have to Wait for This Ethereum Scaling Solution, It Works Now

| Christine Kim

Most ethereum scaling technologies are a far from completed, but OpenST says it's got a solution that's ready for the "here and now."

When Blockchains Go Down: Why Crypto Outages Are on the Rise

| David Floyd

It used to be that downtime was unheard of on blockchain networks. As new protocols and new trade-offs emerge, that's no longer the case.

The Creator of Proof-of-Stake Thinks He Finally Figured It Out

| Rachel Rose O'Leary

Pseudonymous developer Sunny King, the creator of proof-of-stake, has a new approach for the consensus mechanism – and it revolves around hardware.

A Small Crypto Coin Is Making Big Claims About a Private Proof-of-Stake

| Brady Dale

Even though it's yet to gain much notoriety, token project Spectre is innovating in a trending area – private staking for proof-of-stake…