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Another Ethereum Hard Fork
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Another Ethereum Hard Fork?
A split might be underway soon for the second most popular cryptocurrency in the world today, Ethereum. According to sources, a meeting of top Ethereum developers last week discussed proposals which might end up splitting Ethereum. The main course of the split is due to a proposed code called EIP-999 which seeks to fix a technical issue. This technical issue if solved could return $264 million worth of Ether to…
Ethereum is More Decentralized than Bitcoin, According to a Study
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Ethereum is More Decentralized than Bitcoin, According to a Study
A study, carried out in the prestigious Cornell University has shown that the Ethereum blockchain is currently more decentralized than Bitcoin. These findings have been publicized at the Genesis London blockchain conference by Emin Gün Sirer, who, in addition to being a cryptocurrency expert, is a professor at Cornell. Location and ownership of the nodes were the two main criteria in the study to determine the level of decentralization. Interestingly,…
Safer Smart Contracts for Ethereum with Perun
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Safer Smart Contracts for Ethereum with Perun
Complex smart contracts will soon be supported thanks to a group of researchers hailing from Warsaw.  This new white paper called “Foundations of State Channel Networks” will put security on the top of the priority list, which is a must have these days. A smart contract can be defined as a digital facilitation, verification or negotiation between parties in a contract. They are built for their smart systems, irrevocable nature,…
NASA Funds Blockchain Autonomous Rocket Project
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NASA Funds Blockchain Autonomous Rocket Project
 The commonly held refrain, “Crypto to the moon!”, may actually be more literal than you thought; NASA has awarded a research grant of $330,000 to a scientist in Ohio in order to develop an Ethereum-based system for autonomous piloting of spacecraft. Jin Wei Kocsis, working in the department of electrical and computer engineering at the University of Akron, received the grant and is leading the project. She said: “In this…