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Cosmos Network Discloses Critical Vulnerability in Tendermint Core

In a forum post published on Oct. 1 blockchain interoperability platform Cosmos has disclosed a “high-severity security vulnerability” that was found in consensus engine Tendermint Core.According to the announcement, an update patch was released the following morning. The vulnerability reportedly affected all versions of Tendermint, on which Cosmos is

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AI Firm Core Scientific Acquires Creator of Mining Program Honeyminer

Blockchain and artificial intelligence startup, Core Scientific has acquired Stax Digital to further develop its infrastructure and software solutions.Creator of HoneyminerIn a Sept. 27 press release, Core Scientific announced the acquisition of blockchain mining company Stax Digital, the creator of the most widely used GPU mining program, Honeyminer. Stax

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Phase Zero Code for Ethereum PoS Transition Can Be Completed by June 30: ETH Core Devs

A code for the Ethereum (ETH) blockchain’s first-stage transition to a proof-of-stake (PoS) consensus algorithm could be completed by June 30, as stated in an Ethereum core developers meeting on May 2.In a bi-weekly call, Ethereum researcher Justin Drake claimed that the developers team expects to prepare code specifications

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Bitcoin Core 0.18.0 Bets on Segwit Adoption and Hints at Offline Tx Signing

After several months of development, the Bitcoin Core 0.18.0 client was successfully launched with some modifications aimed at improving the efficiency of BTC mining and including some changes that in some way favor Segwit’s adoption. One of the fundamental tweaks of this new update is that it expects users to configure their software to

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An overview of the Auditing Framework for Artificial Intelligence and its core components

Reuben Binns, our Research Fellow in AI, and Valeria Gallo, ICO Technology Policy Advisor, outline the proposed structure, core components and areas of focus of the ICO’s new auditing framework for artificial intelligence (AI). Last week Simon McDougall invited comment from organisations on the development of our auditing framework for AI. The framework

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