Spacemesh: Making Blockchain Technology Accessible to All

Since the release of the Bitcoin whitepaper in 2008, excitement has been building around the potential of blockchain technology to bring about a merit-based, egalitarian economy, based around equal access to resources.    However, thus far, all deployed blockchains exhibit centralization tendencies at odds with their original ethos as they gain popularity, and encounter scalability bottlenecks which restrict network functionality. Bitcoin and other Proof of Work (PoW) systems contribute to huge energy waste, whereas Proof of Stake (PoS) based systems require trusted checkpoints and increase the risk of divergence due…

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ThunderCore Debuts Eagerly Anticipated Main Net, Running Ethereum Smart Contracts with Proof-of-Stake 100 Times Faster Than Ethereum

ThunderCore Delivers PoS Deployment Prior to Ethereum, Speeding Up Throughput to 1200 TPS, Which is Key to Run Smart Contracts at Scale for Fintech, Gaming and Enterprise   NEW YORK BLOCKCHAIN WEEK, New York City – 14 May 2019 — Silicon Valley-based public blockchain platform provider ThunderCore today announced the launch of its main net. Compared to Ethereum, whose code it will run with no modification, ThunderCore offers faster confirmation times, 100x faster transaction speeds, and 100x cheaper gas costs. At launch, the ThunderCore blockchain will be integrated to accelerate…

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The launch of Cosmos Network Spearheads Development of the “Internet of Blockchains”

The Cosmos Network is a decentralized network of independent, scalable, and interoperable blockchains built on Tendermint Core   March 14th, 2019 — The Interchain Foundation, a Swiss non-profit foundation supporting research and development for secure and scalable open-source software, has announced the launch of the Cosmos Network. A decentralized network of independent, scalable, and interoperable blockchains, the Cosmos Network marks the next natural step in the evolution of blockchain development. Launched following the Game of Stakes, a first-of-its-kind period of rigorous network testing and development, the Cosmos Network focuses on…

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What is EOS?

  EOSIO is a cryptocurrency token ( EOS ) and blockchain developed to operate as a smart contract platform to enable development, hosting, and execution of commercial-scale decentralized applications ( dApps ) on its platform.  EOSIO has a similar function to Ethereum.   Description on website: “EOSIO is software that introduces a blockchain architecture designed to enable vertical and horizontal scaling of decentralized applications (the “EOSIO Software”). This is achieved through an operating system-like construct upon which applications can be built. The software provides accounts, authentication, databases, asynchronous communication and the scheduling…

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What is QTUM? [ Quantum ]

  Qtum is a cryptocurrency which was developed as a hybrid bridge between the functionalities that Bitcoin and Ethereum offers, a value transfer protocol which can also support dapps and smart contracts. It is being developed by the Qtum Foundation, based in Singapore.         History of Qtum   In March 2017, Qtum launched a crowdfunding campaign to seek funds for the development to their new blockchain-based platform. The crowdshare was scheduled to last 30 days, or until all tokens were sold.   It was the 18th highest…

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