Proof-of-Stake

Italian Copyright Authority and Algorand Develop Blockchain Ecosystem for Copyright Management

The Italian Society of Authors and Publishers (SIAE) has teamed up with Algorand to develop a new ecosystem for copyright management, based on Algorand’s recently launched blockchain platform. SIAE had already started to develop the project – with the help of “La Sapienza” University of Rome and consulting company Blockchain Core. SIAE has now decided …

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Ethereum Devs Reconsider ‘Difficulty Bomb’ Timing as Hard Forks Loom

In light of the earlier-than-expected uptick, Conner drafted EIP 2384, the Istanbul/Berlin Difficulty Bomb Delay, included in EIP 2387. In a little over six weeks, block times have increased from 13.1 to 14.3 seconds, Conner said. And, as the difficulty bomb is an exponential feature of ethereum, a one-second change has large implications down the …

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Coinbase Will Now Reward Users for Holding This Cryptocurrency

Coinbase is for the first time allowing general users to earn rewards by simply holding cryptocurrency, starting with the Tezos (XTZ) token. In a company blog Wednesday, Coinbase said U.S. customers (bar residents of Hawaii and New York) can now stake the smart contract platform’s crypto with an estimated five percent annual return. Tezos uses an …

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CasperLabs Shows First ‘Provably Safe’ Ethereum PoS Protocol ‘Highway’

Ethereum development firm CasperLabs announced “Highway,” allegedly the first correct-by-construction Casper Proof of Stake (PoS) implementation that is provably live and safe. Provably safe and live According to a press release shared with Cointelegraph on Nov. 1, a protocol is safe if it is consistent in its decision and live if it guarantees a decision. …

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Crypto Custodian BitGo Launches Staking Services for Dash, Algorand

Digital asset financial services firm BitGo has launched a new staking service for the clients who store their assets with its qualified custodian subsidiary BitGo Trust. A press release published on Oct. 3 revealed that the new service will initially launch with altcoins Dash (DASH) and Algorand (ALGO), with more assets to be supported in …

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Crypto Custodian Bitgo Launches Staking for Dash, Algorand

Crypto custodian BitGo has added staking to its services, beginning with cryptocurrencies dash and algorand, the company said. Through BitGo Staking, coin holders can earn between 7 and 13 percent annual returns. A consensus mechanism first promoted by ethereum co-founder Vitalik Buterin, consensus mechanism Proof-of-Stake (PoS) rewards token holders with percent yields of a coin, …

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Binance Lists Tezos With 3 XTZ Pairs — CEO Hints at Staking Soon

Binance CEO hinted at staking Tezos (XTZ) as the major crypto exchange listed the cryptocurrency for trading on its platform. XTZ deposits are now live On Sept. 23, Binance officially announced the listing of Tezos, launching three new trading pairs featuring the major cryptocurrency Bitcoin (BTC), top stablecoin Tether (USDT) and Binance’s native token Binance …

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Icon to Giveaway $570,000 in Tokens to Promote Voting, Decentralization

The Icon Foundation, the group behind the Icon blockchain network, is giving away 3 million ICX tokens — worth ~$570,000 — in anticipation of its upcoming Public Representative (P-Rep) elections. The giveaway will last from August 26 to September 24 for IXC token holders who opt to participate in P-Rep voting. Icon shared news of …

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Coinbase’s Professional Platform to Begin Listing Process for Algorand Token

Major cryptocurrency platform Coinbase is adding the Algorand protocol’s eponymous token to its professional-targeted trading platform Coinbase Pro on Aug. 14. Coinbase announced this latest addition in an official blog post on Aug. 9. The cryptocurrency exchange will scale up to full Algorand (ALGO) trading in four steps: transfer-only, post-only, limit-only and full trading.  The …

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Top Staking Projects of the Crypto World Today: Report

INDX, the Tokenized Masternode Investment Fund, has calculated the top-10 proof-of-stake (PoS) blockchains based on the expected yield of their tokens. The company did this by quantifying the volatility, volume, liquidity, risk and integrity. The tokens appear in order, from one to 10, based on the expected yield, as predicted by INDX’s proprietary algorithm.  Related: …

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