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Upgrading Ethereum: 2.0 and the Quest for Scaleability

Developers have long wanted Ethereum to serve as a decentralized world computer. To achieve this goal the network must maintain its current decentralized architecture while scaling by multiple orders of magnitude. The blockchain can currently handle just 15 transactions per second (tps). In order to serve the global population and the coming deluge of robots and autonomous devices, developers have a lot of work on their hands. Continue reading Upgrading Ethereum: 2.0 and the Quest for Scaleability

Bitcoin-Bashing Democrat Calls for Blanket Ban on Cryptocurrencies

Congressman Sherman, who’s from California, made the remarks May 9 at a meeting of the House Financial Services Committee.
Sherman says the ban is necessary because crypto threatens to undermine the U.S. dollar and is only useful for criminal activities like money-laundering, drug-dealing, and tax evasion. Continue reading Bitcoin-Bashing Democrat Calls for Blanket Ban on Cryptocurrencies

Nodis, the gamified platform for online marketing and influencers

The NODIS platform and the Challenge program

The platform proposed as a solution to the mismatches and difficulties in the social network market by NODIS aims to solve the problematic points of social network marketing through the “Challenge program”. In the platform proposed by the founding team, companies can post a challenge on the platform for people to participate. It can be something like “taking a selfie in front of a store and publishing it on social networks”. Once the requested challenge is submitted for review, platform users can vote if it fulfills the challenge criteria. Continue reading Nodis, the gamified platform for online marketing and influencers

Deloitte Ditches Ethereum for VeChain, Brags Beating Bitcoin Transactions

VeChain, which uses Proof of Authority rather than Proof-of-Work, clocked in more transactions than Bitcoin on Saturday. A
Reddit user noticed and raised the celebratory alarm; Deloitte executive Cillian Leonowicz then claimed the activity via LinkedIn,
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