It’s alive! Cardano has successfully hard forked to its major upgrade, Shelley, which introduced proof-of-stake to the network
A new 22-page report from CoinDesk Research explains the technology behind Ethereum’s upcoming overhaul – and the potential market impact of Eth 2.0.
Medalla, the final testnet before Ethereum begins its long-awaited, gradual transition to proof of stake (PoS), has been announced.
Ethereum’s consensus algorithm is not the only thing changing with the launch of Eth 2.0. The underlying cryptography itself is getting an overhaul.
Cardano’s ADA token is racking up impressive gains this year, possibly over speculation the network’s early adoption of a proof-of-stake blockchain might help it win a growing share of the DeFi space.
Ethereum Classic has largely followed Ethereum in lockstep. But as the larger chain goes toward Proof-of-Stake, ETC is sticking with Proof-of-Work.
Several factors could explain ether’s spectacular gains and determine whether they will continue.
Rewards received by bitcoin miners form a major chunk of the salaries paid across major proof of work (PoW) blockchains, according to Yassine Elmandjra, a cryptocurrency analyst from ARK Invest.