Proof-of-Stake News

Proof-of-Stake is a consensus algorithm of public blockchains that operates depending on a validator’s stake in the network. The creator of the next block in the network is chosen by a random selection, but with taking the wealth of the user into account while choosing. Sometimes, the network also considers the age of an assets held by the potential creator. Proof-of-Stake, along with Proof-of-Work, is one of the most popular consensus algorithms for cryptocurrencies. Proof-of-Stake vs Proof-of-Work shows smaller centralization risks, more security and energy efficiency. POS is also often used in combination with POW, which allows the network to maintain some functions with one algorithm and some with the other. Famous examples of Proof-of-Stake coins are Cardano, Dash and QTUM. There are also plans of implementing proof-of-stake into the Ethereum blockchain.
Spotlight
This company just launched an innovative consensus mechanism that rewards activity instead of simply measuring stakes.
Proof-of-Stake-and-Activity (PoSA): A consensus mechanism for the new era in Web3
Hristina Yordanova
2023-02-04T11:00:00+00:00
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Market Analysis
ATOM gained 50% in January, and while the broader crypto market could remain bullish for some time, does the Cosmos ecosystem have strong enough fundamentals to...
Are Cosmos’ ecosystem growth and roadmap enough to sustain ATOM’s current 50% monthly rally?
Nivesh Rustgi
2023-02-03T20:00:00+00:00
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Opinion
Ethereum’s Shanghai upgrade is tentatively set for March, which means approximately 14% of ETH supply will unlock in the year ahead.
Ethereum's Shanghai fork is coming — but it doesn't mean investors should dump ETH
Konstantin Boyko-Romanovsky
2023-02-01T23:25:47+00:00
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Opinion
Dogecoin shifting to proof-of-stake would be good for the environment, but what impact would it have on miners and ASIC manufacturers?
Rumor has it that Dogecoin could shift to proof-of-stake — What does that mean for miners?
Justin Kramer
2023-01-31T19:15:00+00:00
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News
Arthur Krause, director of ETP product at 21.co, the parent company of 21Shares, emphasized that the Staking Basket ETP does not engage in lending.
21Shares debuts crypto staking ETP on BX Swiss exchange
Helen Partz
2023-01-18T13:20:35+00:00
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Market Analysis
Ethereum market dominance has doubled since the lunch of its staking contract in December 2020 as ETH price eyes levels not seen in five years versus Bitcoin.
Ethereum price technicals hint at 35% gains versus Bitcoin in 2023
Yashu Gola
2023-01-18T12:15:00+00:00
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News
Polygon told Cointelegraph that the hard fork will take effect at block 38,189,056, which will be initiated without the influence of centralized actors.
Polygon primed for hard fork aimed at reducing gas fee spikes: New details revealed
Brayden Lindrea
2023-01-15T02:38:05+00:00
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Market Analysis
Ethereum on-chain data reveals a considerable rise in the number of Ether shark addresses with weeks before its hard fork in March.
Ethereum ‘shark’ accumulation, Shanghai hard fork put $2K ETH price in play
Yashu Gola
2023-01-13T14:16:07+00:00
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