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Consensus Algorithm Tendermint Raises $9 Mln in Series A Investment Round

Blockchain consensus algorithm and peer-to-peer (P2P) networking protocol Tendermint has raised $9 million in a Series A investment round, according to a blog post published on March 14.Tendermint has raised $9 million in the Series A investment round led by cryptocurrency investment company Paradigm, with contribution from Bain Capital

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Fetch.AI Solves ‘Blockchain Trilemma’ with Novel Approach to Reaching Consensus

About Richard KasteleinFounder and publisher of industry publication Blockchain News (EST 2015), partner at ICO services collective CryptoAsset Design Group ($500m+ and 50+ ICOs), director of education company Blockchain Partners (Oracle Partner) – Vancouver native Richard Kastelein is an award-winning publisher, innovation executive and entrepreneur. He sits on the advisory

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The Unique Consensus Mechanism of Decred–Is This True Decentralization?

The Unique Consensus Mechanism of Decred–Is This True Decentralization? January 16, 2019 by Paul de Havilland Decred has a unique consensus mechanism many regard as closer to true decentralization than most other cryptocurrencies. With the pros and cons of different consensus mechanisms being in focus recently, we thought Decred’s unusual hybrid

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Examining Avalanche Consensus Chatter Around Bitcoin Cash, Tezos

Examining Avalanche Consensus Chatter Around Bitcoin Cash, Tezos October 21, 2018 by William Peaster In May 2018, the anonymous Team Rocket team released a surprise whitepaper outlining a “new family of leaderless Byzantine fault tolerance protocols.” Avalanche is a consensus mechanism among that family. Its profile has been growing lately, and

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Ethereum Devs Reach Consensus to Delay Constantinople Hard Fork Until January 2019

Ethereum (ETH) core developers have reached a consensus to delay a planned hard fork of the protocol until January 2019, in a meeting Friday, Oct. 19.The fork, dubbed “Constantinople,” was first trialed on Ethereum public testnet Ropsten on Oct. 13, and had been slated to be activated on the main

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Ethereum’s Constantinople Hard Fork Faces ‘Consensus Issue’ in Testing

An alleged “consensus issue” in the testing of a planned hard fork of Ethereum, called Constantinople, has caused a testnet to be “not usable,” according to a tweet from Ethereum blockchain infrastructure firm Infura October 13.Infura’s tweet also advises developers to use other testing networks while the Ethereum developer community

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Fireflies Party, Invite-Only Event Alongside Consensus: Singapore 2018

Crypto specialists attend blockchain conferences to meet opinion leaders, find investors for their projects, grow their network and discuss important trends. These goals are much easier to reach during a chamber event with specially selected guests than at a huge summit with an immense number of unfamiliar busy attendees. As

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