An experimental consensus algorithm that's long been proposed as a pillar of the ethereum protocol could soon see its first testing.
A key component of ethereum's future vision is taking shape, with the project's two lead developers trading theories on its design.
Can't make it to ethereum's annual Devcon summit? Catch the livestream and tune in for CoinDesk's six talks to watch.
A new proposal considers how bitcoin sidechains might be secured using a system similar to those being discussed in experimental proof-of-stake…
Ethereum creator Vitalik Buterin has finally begun formalizing his vision for proof-of-stake in a series of long-awaited white papers.
Ethereum's developers are offering more clarity on how the network is preparing for its biggest change yet.
Members of the ethereum community mostly seem unconcerned about an upcoming technical change, despite risks inherent in the update.
Should incentives in blockchain systems be a last resort? The developer of the Algorand proof-of-stake system thinks so, but other experts disagree.
A vote currently taking place on ethereum's mining rewards system has motivated a big response from the community.
Bitcoin's consensus mechanism is great, but it isn't perfect. This article looks at some of the more viable public blockchain alternatives.