Category: Proof-of-Stake

CasperLabs Pivots Away From Ethereum to Fundraise With Its Own Blockchain

Some crypto startups, including Solana and Dapper Labs, are eager to execute fundraising plans regardless of any coronavirus-induced downturn. Likewise, CasperLabs, the startup formerly advised by Ethereum Foundation researcher Vlad Zamfir, is now partnering with the Singapore-registered exchange BitMax...

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Coinbase Custody, Bison Trails Join Proof of Stake Alliance to Push for Clearer Crypto Regulations

Coinbase Custody and Bison Trails have joined the Proof of Stake Alliance (POSA), a lobbying organization hoping to push regulators to clarify the legal treatment of staking services. Announced Thursday, the lobbying group said having the two companies on...

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Binance US Now Offers Staking Rewards for These Two Cryptocurrencies

Binance US has joined other major exchanges in the staking game, adding staking rewards for cryptocurrencies algorand (ALGO) and cosmos (ATOM). Announced Wednesday, the exchange said returns will be given on a monthly basis starting Feb. 1. ALGO and...

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Why Harvard Research on a Low-Profit Tezos Attack Matters for Proof-of-Stake

A recent academic study says Tezos is threatened by “selfish mining,” providing a valid threat model for other live and up-and-coming proof-of-stake (PoS) cryptocurrencies. That’s the finding from Selfish Behavior in the Tezos Proof-of-Stake Protocol, published last November by...

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