Browsing the "Scaling" Tag

Crypto Is Far From Dead, as These Scaling Projects Show

| Michael J Casey

Far from seeing the death of crypto, we may be entering its most exciting phase, argues Michael J. Casey.

As Plasma Stalls, Snarks Become New Hope for Scaling Ethereum Now

| Rachel Rose O'Leary

As work on ethereum's plasma scaling solution proceeds, some developers are hailing a form of cryptography used by zcash as an alternative.

Crypto Reckoning? Industry Vets Strike Humble Tone in San Francisco

| Leigh Cuen

Many at San Francisco Blockchain Week are warily reflecting on the lessons of the 2017 token boom, the pride that came before the bear-market fall.

Bitcoin ‘Breakthrough’ Claims Block Size Increase Possible Without Hard Fork

| Alyssa Hertig

Developer Mark Friedenbach has unveiled a discovery that could make certain contentious changes to bitcoin a bit easier.

Multicoin Leads $10 Million SAFT Sale for Ethereum Scaling Startup Skale

| Nikhilesh De

Skale Labs has raised $10 million to launch a layer 2-focused scalable blockchain for ethereum dapps.

Bitcoin Startup Acinq Raises $1.7 Million to Double Down on Lightning

| Alyssa Hertig

A new funding round shows that lightning technology isn't just a big hit with bitcoin developers - investors are getting interested, too.

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."

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Bitcoin Takes a Step Toward Becoming a ‘Multi-Network’ Cryptocurrency

| Pete Rizzo

A long-in-the-works proposal heralded as the best way to bring sidechains to bitcoin has released its first code after three years in development.

‘500 Transactions a Second’: Vitalik Says Zk-Snarks Could Scale Ethereum

| Rachel Rose O'Leary

A form of cryptography pioneered by zcash might help scale ethereum "by a huge amount," says founder Vitalik Buterin.

‘Turbo Geth’ Seeks to Scale Ethereum – And It’s Already in Beta

| Rachel Rose O'Leary

Instead of tackling ethereum's transaction costs, developer Alexey Akhunov focused on the blockchain's state, and the software is ready.