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Ethereum’s Effect on Altcoins Feeds Bitcoin’s Dominance

Oct 29, 2019

Olusegun Ogundeji

Bitcoin's 12% sudden rise as China’s President Xi Jinping triggered a blockchain frenzy cemented its grip on the market and strengthened its dominance of the entire crypto industry - at its highest range in almost three years (currently at over 67%). The sustained dominance tells of Ethe...

Ethereum, Other Blockchains Discuss Working Together at DeVConf 5

Oct 13, 2019

Olusegun Ogundeji

One of the key highlights of this year's Ethereum developers' conference (DeVCon 5) is a panel discussion on whether it is possible to have a peaceful interoperability of multiple coin communities in the long run or that they have to continue competing against each other until one emerges as th...

What’s Stopping Blockchain From Winning Global Enterprises

Oct 10, 2019

Olusegun Ogundeji

As Gartner releases a report on why blockchain may not hit mainstream until about in a decade, the Global Blockchain Leader at EY consulting firm hinted what could be the main challenge hindering the emerging technology from hitting its full potential. EY's Paul Brody says that while a...

ProgPoW Debate Back on Ethereum Agenda, With a Twist

Sep 27, 2019

Olusegun Ogundeji

The debate over the implementation of the ProgPoW algorithm in an Ethereum upgrade has taken a new turn as the network reportedly expanded its blockchain capacity by 25% without a fork. Support for implementing ProgPoW, which promises to make mining more decentralized by preventing miner...

September Births More “Ethereum Killer” Blockchains

Sep 20, 2019

Olusegun Ogundeji

About half (49%) of the Ethereum network hash rate is now signaling to raise the gas limit even as the news of three major "Ethereum Killer" blockchains rolls out. The gas limit raise could see the network's capacity increase though with some trade-offs which include blocks being have to be va...

Ethereum Targets 2,000 tps After Istanbul Fork

Aug 30, 2019

Olusegun Ogundeji

Ethereum could sustain up to 2,000 transactions per second (tps) after the Istanbul network upgrade, its lead developer, Vitalik Buterin, has confirmed. Though Buterin had once noted that tps could be a tricky indicator on Ethereum network, the upgrade is expected to increase transactions on...

Opinion: What has Changed for Altcoins Since 2017

Aug 23, 2019

Olusegun Ogundeji

Talks of Bitcoin's rising dominance to a point of triggering a general altcoins bull season are becoming more frequent. The dominance level has already surpassed the 65% range which got altcoins running the last time to, particularly with the influence of ICOs, swell the total crypto marke...

Litecoin Block Reward Halves Tomorrow

Aug 4, 2019

Olusegun Ogundeji

Tomorrow is Litecoin’s block reward halving. The Litecoin block mining reward halves every 840,000 blocks and, this time, the coin reward is expected to decrease from 25 to 12.5 coins at every 2.5 minutes approximate block generation time. The event will coincide with the network achieving at ...