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Proof-of-Stake Cryptocurrencies Have $4 Billion in Staked Funds: Diar

New research from Diar notes Eos makes up almost half of PoS staked funds’ total market value, followed by Dash and Cosmos. An increasing trend in cryptocurrency looks set to continue as major proof-of-stake (PoS) projects launch in 2019, industry newsletter Diar noted in its…

Expert: Renewable Energy Not Enough for Bitcoin’s Sustainability Problem

A PwC blockchain expert states that renewable energy is insufficient in addressing Bitcoin’s massive energy consumption. Renewable energy will not solve Bitcoin’s (BTC) sustainability problem according to a blockchain specialist at Big Four auditing company PwC, Alex de Vries. De Vries presented his argument in…

Report: Coinbase Hires Amazon Web Services Veteran to Develop Staking Solutions

Major United States crypto exchange Coinbase has reportedly hired a veteran of Amazon Web Services to develop staking and governance solutions for its crypto custodial services. Major United States crypto exchange and wallet service provider Coinbase has reportedly hired a veteran of Amazon Web Services…

Blockchain Company CasperLabs Appoints Ethereum Researcher Vlad Zamfir as Lead Architect

Vlad Zamfir, an Ethereum Foundation researcher, will join CasperLabs to develop their PoS consensus algorithm. Blockchain protocol research and development company CasperLabs has appointed Ethereum Foundation researcher Vlad Zamfir as lead consensus protocol architect, a Medium post by the company reveals on Feb. 22. CasperLabs…

Ethereum Daily Mining Rewards Аre at Lowest Level Ever Reported

New Ethereum (ETH) is being generated through mining is at its lowest rate ever. New Ethereum (ETH) being generated through mining is at its lowest rate ever, Etherscan data reveals on Feb. 11. According to Etherscan, on Feb. 10, 13,370 new ETH have been created,…

BCH Avalanche Transactions Show Finality Speeds 10x Faster Than Ethereum

Over the last few weeks, Bitcoin Cash (BCH) developers and community members have been discussing a pre-consensus method called Avalanche. Now BCH proponents have begun to notice the protocol has been applied to the Bchd full node implementation and the proof of concept officially running on the…

Stacks Network Plans to Leverage BTC’s Proof of Work and Burn Bitcoins

Blockchain startup Blockstack has revealed the company is in the midst of developing a new distributed ledger protocol called Stacks, a chain that leverages the hash power from the Bitcoin Core (BTC) network. Not only is the Stacks network secured by over 45 exahash of…

Panda Exchange Deploys Hybrid Point of Sale and Crypto ATM in Bogota

The Colombian-based Panda Group has announced the launch of a cryptocurrency point of sale (PoS) terminal called Xeler that also acts as a portable digital currency automated teller machine (ATM). The hybrid solution installed in Bogotá, at the La Tortata sweet shop, allows customers to…