Monero Developers Consider Adopting New Proof-of-Work Algorithm in October

Privacy-centric cryptocurrency monero will reportedly switch to a new proof-of-work algorithm in October. Privacy-centric cryptocurrency monero (XMR) plans to switch to a new proof-of-work (PoW) algorithm in October. The new algorithm follows an agreement with permanent storage network Arweave, which will fund an audit of the new algorithm, an Arweave spokesperson told Cointelegraph via email […]

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EOS BP, Explained

A closer look at EOS Block Producers: What they are, their function and how to become one. How does the EOS governance model fit in with the blockchain ethos of decentralization? In the past, the EOS network has been forced to answer to allegations regarding this very question. In October 2018, when the EOS mainnet […]

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Maltese Government Awards 19 Blockchain Scholarships Using DLT Fund

Malta’s government has awarded 19 blockchain scholarships from the fund set up by the University of Malta and MITA. The Maltese government has awarded 19 students blockchain scholarships worth a total of 160,000 euro ($179,000), local publication the Malta Independent reports May 23. The scholarships were granted by Silvio Schembri, Parliamentary Secretary for Financial Services, […]

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Ryan Kavanaugh’s Media Firm Secures $100 Million Investment for Crypto Project

Film producer Ryan Kavanaugh’s media firm Proxima Media has reportedly earmarked a $100 million investment for a cryptocurrency project. United States-based film producer Ryan Kavanaugh’s Proxima Media has unveiled a $100 million investment for a cryptocurrency-based film funding tool, entertainment industry news outlet TheWrap reported on May 23. Per the report, Proxima Media — which […]

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Blockchain Firm Raises $4 Million From Draper’s VC Fund to Provide Uncensorable Domains

Following a Boost VC-led $730,000 seed round in 2018, Unstoppable Domains now raised $4 million to decentralize websites. San Francisco-based blockchain domains firm Unstoppable Domains has secured $4 million in a funding round backed by venture capitalist Tim Draper, co-founder Brad Kam told Cointelegraph in an email on May 23. Following a $730,000 seed round […]

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DATA Ultimatum: CoinMarketCap Requests More Information From Exchanges to Make Market More Transparent

More on CoinMarketCap’s plan to fight fake volume reporting. Recently, CoinMarketCap (CMC), arguably the industry’s best-known cryptocurrency market data service, announced an initiative to provide “greater transparency, accountability, and disclosure from projects in the crypto space.” The move followed recent reports on fake volume data and wash trading among cryptocurrency exchanges that were published last […]

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