BCH Avalanche Transactions Show Finality Speeds 10x Faster Than Ethereum

BCH Avalanche Transactions Show Finality Speeds 10x Faster Than EthereumOver the last few weeks, Bitcoin Cash (BCH) developers and community members have been discussing a pre-consensus method called Avalanche. Now BCH proponents have begun to notice the protocol has been applied to the Bchd full node implementation and the proof of concept officially running on the BCH mainnet. Also read: Mt. Gox Creditors Neither Need nor Deserve […]

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Stacks Network Plans to Leverage BTC’s Proof of Work and Burn Bitcoins

Stacks Network Plans to Leverage BTC's Proof-of-Work and Burn BitcoinsBlockchain startup Blockstack has revealed the company is in the midst of developing a new distributed ledger protocol called Stacks, a chain that leverages the hash power from the Bitcoin Core (BTC) network. Not only is the Stacks network secured by over 45 exahash of distributed hashrate, but its consensus algorithm also burns BTC by […]

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Panda Exchange Deploys Hybrid Point of Sale and Crypto ATM in Bogota

Panda Exchange Deploys a Hybrid Point-of-Sale and Crypto ATM Device in BogotaThe Colombian-based Panda Group has announced the launch of a cryptocurrency point of sale (PoS) terminal called Xeler that also acts as a portable digital currency automated teller machine (ATM). The hybrid solution installed in Bogotá, at the La Tortata sweet shop, allows customers to not only buy baked goods with cryptocurrencies but can also […]

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Study Finds Certain Proof of Stake Networks Vulnerable to Low Cost Attacks

Study Finds Certain Proof-of-Stake Networks Vulnerable to Low Cost AttacksOn Jan. 22, a team of students from the University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign (UIUC) released a unique study concerning the longevity of certain proof of stake (PoS) networks. According to the research, more than 26 PoS blockchains could suffer from vulnerabilities called “Fake Stake” attacks. Also read: Satoshi’s Bitcoin Whitepaper Is Now Available in […]

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Study Finds Certain Proof of Stake Networks Vulnerable to Low Cost Attacks

Study Finds Certain Proof-of-Stake Networks Vulnerable to Low Cost AttacksOn Jan. 22, a team of students from the University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign (UIUC) released a unique study concerning the longevity of certain proof of stake (PoS) networks. According to the research, more than 26 PoS blockchains could suffer from vulnerabilities called “Fake Stake” attacks. Also read: Satoshi’s Bitcoin Whitepaper Is Now Available in […]

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