Browsing the "Proof-of-Stake" Tag

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…

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A $3.3 Billion Claim: Has Cardano’s Blockchain ‘Solved’ Proof-of-Stake?

| Rachel Rose O'Leary

Charles Hoskinson explains cardano's iterative approach to security, and how its interaction with academic gives it an advantage over other designs.

Testing for Ethereum’s Coming Consensus Change Is Moving Ahead

| Rachel Rose O'Leary

Less than a year since Casper was formalized, ethereum clients are starting to test a smart contract for the network's big consensus change.

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The Economics of Ethereum’s Coming Consensus Change Are Taking Shape

| Rachel Rose O'Leary

Ethereum creator Vitalik Buterin has issued new details on his vision for proof-of-stake, ethereum's coming consensus change.

Startup Raises $3 Million to Build ‘Proof-of-Space-Time’ Blockchains

| Nikhilesh De

Spacemesh's "proof-of-space-time" (PoST) consensus protocol hopes to do away with mining pools and expensive GPU or ASIC-based miners.

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Ethereum Could Soon Launch Its First Casper Testnet

| Rachel Rose O'Leary

An experimental consensus algorithm that's long been proposed as a pillar of the ethereum protocol could soon see its first testing.