Vitalik and Zhao discuss blockchain scalability and speed

Co-founder of Ethereum Vitalik Buterin recently discussed blockchain scalability and speed problems faced by Ethereum Blockchain. These problems are rising due to its rising transaction fee and as usual, the crypto community poured in with their own opinions. Binance’s Changpeng Zhao responded to this situation, which then turned into a rundown from Ethereum’s co-founder to […]

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Blockchain Gaming Part IV: The road ahead

Quick Take Part IV: A look at Layer 2 Developments within gaming applications, enterprise initiatives, and speculating where the industry goes next This is Part IV, the last in a multi-part comprehensive series on blockchain-based gaming by Zane Huffman: Twitter @jeffthedunker The series is a culmination of historical accounts and interviews with a number of […]

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Ethereum Poised to Be First Public Blockchain in Hyperledger Consortium

Ethereum could become the first public blockchain on Hyperledger – if the open-source consortium’s technical steering committee approves a proposal to adopt the ConsenSys-backed Pantheon project. Pantheon is a suite of ethereum-based services built by PegaSys, a 50-strong engineering team at ConsenSys. The Pantheon ethereum client, built on Java, is used to develop enterprise applications with […]

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LISTEN: Why Blockchain Compares to the Rise of the Internet, with Steven Nerayoff

Key Highlights Digital currencies on the blockchain can only go global if transactions can be expedited Mass adoption could yield micro-economies, where millions of public businesses could theoretically take off Blockchain technologies are in their infancy, but are projected to yield a 17 trillion-dollar economy when combined with AI and the Internet of Things In […]

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University of California campuses launch new blockchain accelerator initiative

Blockchain education courses are growing in popularity at college campuses throughout the world, and the University of California won’t be one to be left out. Today, three University of California campuses—UCLA, UC Santa Barbara, and UC Davis—announced a partnership with MouseBelt Blockchain Accelerator, a “full-service” blockchain development and investment firm. The plan is for MouseBelt […]

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Deloitte launches ‘Blockchain in a Box’ hands-on demonstrator

Consultancy Deloitte this week unveiled a mobile, self-contained computing platform that can be used to host a blockchain network on a small-scale so companies can test its capabilities. Called “Blockchain in a Box” (BIAB), the platform consists of four, small-form-factor compute nodes, three video displays and networking components that can be connected to external services […]

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Collaboration to Test Blockchain-Based Electricity Market Software

Omega Grid, in partnership with Électricité de France (EDF) and the Sacramento Municipal Utility District (SMUD), will deploy its blockchain-based local electricity market software to coordinate electric vehicle (EV) charging with solar generation in Northern California this year. The project is backed in part by an American Public Power Associate (APPA) grant. This local energy market […]

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Andrew Yang Wants Blockchain-Based Mobile Voting

If elected president, Democratic candidate Andrew Yang plans to tackle voting fraud and prevent hacks on modern voting booths by implementing blockchain-based mobile voting throughout the US. Read the full article here. The media team is the collaborating entirety of the writing staff at ETHNews. ETHNews is committed to its Editorial Policy Like what you […]

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