On the surface it appears that significant concentration near the top would affect the decentralization of the network. However, the rise of Lido (a decentralized and liquid alternative to staking pools) looks to be positive for the network. Staking providers give those with less than 32 ETH (over $100,000) an opportunity to earn yield through validation. Source link … [Read more...] about Ethereum Reaches a Staking Milestone
Bitcoin Touches New Milestone With 90% of Total Supply Mined
Prices have mirrored the increasing supply as demand for newer bitcoin heats up. The asset exchanged hands for less than $0.10, when 10% of the supply was mined in early 2010, and hovered over $7.50 when 50% of the supply was mined in December 2012. As of press time, it trades over $49,000, having declined 28% from its peak of $69,000 earlier this year, as per data from … [Read more...] about Bitcoin Touches New Milestone With 90% of Total Supply Mined
Cardano (ADA) hits milestone of 20 million transactions, but when are dApps coming?
Cardano just hit a major milestone by processing its twenty millionth transaction. What’s more impressive is that this was accomplished without a single outage in its four-year history.Despite this achievement, recent weeks have seen confidence in Cardano sink as the price of ADA struggles to gain a foothold.Since Alonzo smart contracts were rolled out on September 12, ADA has … [Read more...] about Cardano (ADA) hits milestone of 20 million transactions, but when are dApps coming?
VeChain Thor mainnet reaches 10 million blocks milestone with no downtime
Supply chain platform VeChain has reached a milestone in terms of uptime and processed blocks on the VeChain Thor mainnet.The VeChain Foundation posted the achievement on its Twitter feed on Sept. 1, adding that it was “a major milestone that is testament to our public blockchain's scalability, security, and rock-solid stability.”The VeChain Thor network has now surpassed 10 … [Read more...] about VeChain Thor mainnet reaches 10 million blocks milestone with no downtime
Helium (HNT) gains 40% after $111M fundraise and 100K active nodes milestone
Among the more than 11,000 listed cryptocurrencies exist a few projects that offer a revolutionary use case capable of improving the way society operates through the integration of blockchain technology. One such project is Helium (HNT), a decentralized peer-to-peer 5G wireless network that made headlines on Aug. 10 thanks to the successful completion of a token sale that … [Read more...] about Helium (HNT) gains 40% after $111M fundraise and 100K active nodes milestone