Ethereum tokens are currently produced using a proof-of-work mining process similar to Bitcoin. Unfortunately, this mining protocol is energy-intensive and potentially prone to a 51% attack. As a result, the smart contracts platform is seeking to move toward a proof-of-stake consensus method rather … Read more about Ethereum Gets Ready For Casper
For some, the word “sharding” might evoke images of glass shards. In the crypto world however, the term is becoming better known as a way to improve Ethereum’s scalability. Like other blockchains, Ethereum users must contend with the limitations that excessive network congestion can sometimes … Read more about Why Sharding Is Critical to Ethereum’s Future
Cryptocurrency fans are increasingly familiar with Ethereum-based smart contracts and the ERC20 standard. By providing a unified programming standard, ERC20 standards ensure that other coins are compatible with wallets, exchanges, and other applications. WIth uniform standards, Initial Coin … Read more about ERC498 Smart Contracts Help Subscription-Based Companies
On May 17, the government of China released its list of rankings for cryptocurrencies through its Ministry of Industry and Information Technology. This list included 28 crypto coins and the blockchains behind them.The MIIT did not publish the methodology of its rankings, but Ethereum ranked … Read more about China Ranks Ethereum the #1 Cryptocurrency
Have you heard the term “the Flippening”? Cryptocurrency investors have been talking about this event for months, and they’ve been attempting to divine when market forces will align to make it happen. If you haven’t heard of it before, read on. What Is the Flippening? The Flippening refers to the … Read more about What Is the “Flippening” and When Will It Happen?
We are excited that things are coming together. About two weeks ago we were able to finally secure a bulk (2,000) GPU order from a supplier on the West Coast. Check out these beauties!Our most recent battle has been with heat and airflow. Initially, with the addition of Antminer T9s we had a … Read more about Blockchain Fund 1 Hash Power Increasing
On March 8, 2018, Casper FFG’s developer, Danny Ryan, posted a first release of Casper’s code on GitHub. He noted that, “v0.1.0 marks us more clearly tagging releases to help clients and external auditors more easily track the contract and changes.” What Is Ethereum Casper? Casper is the … Read more about Casper FFG’s Code Released
In December of 2017, the price of Bitcoin reached $20,000, and it seemed like suddenly the entire world was talking about cryptocurrency, with many getting ready to jump into the market. Then the price wobbled and went down...and down...and down. In early April the price was lower than $7,000. In … Read more about Institutional Interest in Crypto