EOS Community Is Challenged After Node Announces Financial Rewards for Votes

EOS’ governance model has attracted another round of criticism. This week, the EOS blockchain protocol angered decentralization proponents yet another time. Specifically, Starteos, one of EOS’ officially sanctioned Block Producers (BPs), appeared to publically offer its token holders financial rewards in return for their votes. Starteos’ vote-buying tendencies seem to fall in line with previous […]

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Scalable ‘Blockchain’ Network Seals $35 Million From Sequoia Capital, Huobi and Others

A new, scalable blockchain-type network led by a Turing Award recipient and other academics has sealed $35 million in funding. A new blockchain-type network led by a Turing Award recipient and other academics has sealed $35 million in funding from big-name investors that include Sequoia Capital. The funding was reported by Fortune’s crypto-focused news section […]

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Amazon Presents Its Quasi-Blockchain Solution, Platform for Ethereum and Hyperledger Fabric

More about Amazon’s recent blockchain-related offerings. On Nov. 28, e-commerce giant Amazon announced two blockchain-related products: Amazon Quantum Ledger Database (QLDB) and Amazon Managed Blockchain. The company hence marked its further expansion into the field of blockchain technology, which started with blockchain-related patents and collaborations that Amazon has seemingly chose over working with cryptocurrencies, per […]

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Oldest Swiss University Awards Honorary Doctorate to Ethereum Co-Founder Vitalik Buterin

Switzerland’s oldest university, the University of Basel, has awarded an honorary doctorate to Ethereum co-founder Vitalik Buterin The University of Basel has granted an honorary doctorate to Ethereum (ETH) co-founder Vitalik Buterin, according to an official statement on the university’s website today, Nov. 30. The Faculty of Business and Economics of Switzerland’s oldest university has […]

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