Blockchain Scalability: Current Challenges and Potential Solutions

Solving the blockchain scalability challenge requires coming up with new consensus mechanisms that support different nonfinancial use cases. Blockchains and the related field of decentralized technologies represent a massive opportunity for humanity — not to mention the fact they appeared with almost perfect timing. Our largest institutions have become so powerful that they can take […]

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NEO Is in Talks to Integrate Celer Network to Improve Scalability

Blockchain project NEO is considering integrating Celer Networks layer-two scaling protocol to improve scalability. Blockchain project NEO is considering integrating Celer Network’s (CELR) layer-two scaling protocol to improve scalability. Faster transactions, more possibilities As industry-focused news outlet Crypto Briefing reported on Aug. 17, John Wang, NEO’s director of Eco Growth, said that integration with Celer […]

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Bitcoin Block Size, Explained

The block size debate is among the most contentious discourse in Bitcoin, having spawned numerous community rifts and contested proposals. Why did Bitcoin fork and split? The inability of the community to find consensus regarding a proposal to increase the block size resulted in a user-activated hard fork of the Bitcoin blockchain in August 2017. […]

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Bittorrent, Tron Launch Crypto-Powered ‘Speed’ Downloading Software

Peer-to-peer torrent client BitTorrent has launched its downloads optimization software, BitTorrent Speed, with native token functionality. Peer-to-peer torrent client BitTorrent has launched its downloads optimization software, BitTorrent Speed, with native token functionality. The news was revealed in an official press release published on July 8.  As reported, Bittorrent launched a native TRON blockchain-based token, BitTorrent […]

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