As ProgPoW Aimed at Stopping ASIC Mining Gets Supporting Votes, New Conspiracies and Debates Appear
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As ProgPoW Aimed at Stopping ASIC Mining Gets Supporting Votes, New Conspiracies and Debates Appear

btcethereumadmin - March 14, 2019

Despite the large number of opponents and rumors of collusion between Ethereum developers and GPU producers, the ProgPoW algorithm has been supported by 94 percent of the…

Ethereum’s ProgPoW Mining Change to Be Considered for Istanbul Upgrade
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Ethereum’s ProgPoW Mining Change to Be Considered for Istanbul Upgrade

btcethereumadmin - March 13, 2019

The code designed to enact ethereum’s next system-wide upgrade, Istanbul, may feature the inclusion of a controversial mining algorithm said to allow for broader participation in its…

Ethereum’s ProgPoW Proposal: An Expensive Game of Whack-a-Mole
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Ethereum’s ProgPoW Proposal: An Expensive Game of Whack-a-Mole

btcethereumadmin - March 11, 2019

Dovey Wan and Martina Long are partners at Primitive Ventures, a crypto asset investment fund. ––––––––– Recently, there has been discussion regarding a proposal to migrate ethereum away…

Ethereum Developers Start Search for New Hard Fork Coordinator
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Ethereum Developers Start Search for New Hard Fork Coordinator

btcethereumadmin - March 1, 2019

Developers in the ethereum community are seeking a new specialist to help coordinate major software upgrades. Following the departure of core developer Afri Schoedon from the open-source project…

Ethereum Mining Pool Receives Mysterious $300K Blockchain Payout
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Ethereum Mining Pool Receives Mysterious $300K Blockchain Payout

btcethereumadmin - February 19, 2019

Ethereum mining pool Sparkpool received a payout of over 2,000 ETH (worth $300,000) just for mining one block on the ethereum blockchain Tuesday – a figure that’s…

Majority of Voters Support ASIC-Resistant ETH Algorithm Implementation, Online Vote Shows
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Majority of Voters Support ASIC-Resistant ETH Algorithm Implementation, Online Vote Shows

btcethereumadmin - February 15, 2019

Voters in favor of the ProgPoW implementation currently hold over three times more Ethereum than those who voted against it. An online vote over the implementation of…

Ethereum Devs Delay ASIC-Resistant PoW Algorithm Decision Until Third-Party Audit
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Ethereum Devs Delay ASIC-Resistant PoW Algorithm Decision Until Third-Party Audit

btcethereumadmin - February 2, 2019

Ethereum core developers have decided to delay their decision regarding the implementation of ASIC-resistant protocol, ProgPoW. Ethereum (ETH) core developers have delayed the decision to implement Application-Specific…

Ethereum Developers Delay Mining Algorithm Change for Code Audit
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Ethereum Developers Delay Mining Algorithm Change for Code Audit

btcethereumadmin - February 1, 2019

Developers contributing to the ethereum protocol are electing to hold off on a decision to submit code that would stifle the advantage of high-powered ASIC miners competing…

Ethereum Miner Linzhi Calls Out Project Coders for Proposed ASIC Ban
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Ethereum Miner Linzhi Calls Out Project Coders for Proposed ASIC Ban

btcethereumadmin - January 8, 2019

Shenzhen-based miner manufacturer Linzhi has published a statement in response to a “tentative” decision, made by ethereum developers Friday, to block specialized hardware, or ASICs, from securing the…

A Multi-Million Dollar Bet Ethereum’s Proof-of-Stake Isn’t Coming Soon
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A Multi-Million Dollar Bet Ethereum’s Proof-of-Stake Isn’t Coming Soon

btcethereumadmin - October 5, 2018

What if ethereum never switches its core consensus algorithm? It's an idea that may sound blasphemous to developers building the world's second-largest blockchain, where plans have long…