Just days after Vitalik Buterin, co-founder of the Ethereum Foundation, discussed the “Serenity Protocol” in front of Devcon4’s crowd of thousands, a consortium of four crypto researchers unveiled a draft whitepaper pertaining to CBC (Correct-By-Construction) Casper, which aims to solve Ethereum’s scalability concerns through Proof of Stake (PoS). While the technical document is in its
The Hyperledger project was created as an open source collaborative effort to advance cross-industry blocckhain technologies. Hosted by the Linux foundation, the project is global and includes leaders in finance, internet of things, supply chains, manufacturing and technology. It is with this background that the Enterprise Ethereum Alliance (EEA) and Hyperledger announced that they were
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The president of Fidelity Digital Asset Services has spoken about the company’s plans in an interview, such as the decision not to launch an in-house exchange, how it intends to attract more institutional investors, and why it’s crypto offering is focused on custody and trade execution. Crypto Paired with More Traditional Financial Models In his
ZCash Company’s “Sapling” Protocol To Revolutionize Private Transactions As reported by Ethereum World News in the past weeks, the Monero (XMR) bulletproof protocol has quickly been hailed as a resounding success, with transaction fees plummeting by upwards of 97% and transactional data sizes seeing an 80% haircut. Just recently, in a testament to the success of
Bitcoin Is Still Hot On The Payment Block As Bitcoin nears the 10th anniversary of its first public appearance, which saw Satoshi Nakamoto, a pseudonymous coder, release the original Bitcoin technical paper (whitepaper), business-centric outlet Cheddar brought on a handful of in-industry innovators to talk all things crypto. On Thursday, Cheddar, hosting a show dubbed “The
A report on central bank digital currencies has found that 61% of institutions don’t think a blockchain is necessary due to low efficiency gains during trials. IBM Survey Finds That Central Banks Won’t Be Introducing CBDCs in Near-Term The report was conducted by IBM and the Official Monetary and Financial Institutions Forum (OMFIF). The survey,