Expert: Renewable Energy Not Enough for Bitcoin’s Sustainability Problem

A PwC blockchain expert states that renewable energy is insufficient in addressing Bitcoin’s massive energy consumption. Renewable energy will not solve Bitcoin’s (BTC) sustainability problem according to a blockchain specialist at Big Four auditing company PwC, Alex de Vries. De Vries presented his argument in a study published in sustainable energy journal Cell on March […]

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As ProgPoW Aimed at Stopping ASIC Mining Gets Supporting Votes, New Conspiracies and Debates Appear

Despite the large number of opponents and rumors of collusion between Ethereum developers and GPU producers, the ProgPoW algorithm has been supported by 94 percent of the community. Ethereum (ETH) network users have unanimously supported the ProgPoW algorithm, which is expected to make the platform resistant to application-specific integrated circuit (ASIC) miners. Initially, opponents of […]

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Report: Coinbase Hires Amazon Web Services Veteran to Develop Staking Solutions

Major United States crypto exchange Coinbase has reportedly hired a veteran of Amazon Web Services to develop staking and governance solutions for its crypto custodial services. Major United States crypto exchange and wallet service provider Coinbase has reportedly hired a veteran of Amazon Web Services to develop staking and governance solutions for its crypto custodial […]

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Blockchain Company CasperLabs Appoints Ethereum Researcher Vlad Zamfir as Lead Architect

Vlad Zamfir, an Ethereum Foundation researcher, will join CasperLabs to develop their PoS consensus algorithm. Blockchain protocol research and development company CasperLabs has appointed Ethereum Foundation researcher Vlad Zamfir as lead consensus protocol architect, a Medium post by the company reveals on Feb. 22. CasperLabs is a company trying to develop the so-called correct-by-construction Casper […]

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Parity Developer Quits Ethereum Projects Amid Outrage Sparked by Recent Tweet

Parity’s release manager Afri Schoeden admitted to quitting Ethereum projects following controversial tweets about the network’s Serenity upgrade. Afri Schoeden, release manager at blockchain infrastructure firm Parity Technologies, has quit all Ethereum projects after a controversial tweet that sparked outrage on social media. Schoeden spoke to blockchain media BreakerMag on Thursday, Feb. 21. In his […]

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Coinbase CEO Brian Armstrong Tackles Four ‘Myths’ About Crypto Custody

Coinbase CEO and co-founder Brian Armstrong has outlined what he believes to be four common misconceptions about crypto custody solutions. Brian Armstrong, co-founder and CEO of United States crypto exchange and wallet Coinbase, has outlined what he believes to be four common misconceptions about crypto custody solutions. His article was published on Fortune’s crypto-focused segment […]

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