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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 ...

STOs, IEOs to Contend Strongly as ICO Concept Marks Six Years

Aug 1, 2019

Olusegun Ogundeji

It's six years since the concept of initial coin offerings (ICOs) birthed and insiders suggest to expect a shift from the fundraising mechanism to security token offerings (STOs) and initial exchange offerings (IEOs).  J.R. Willett launched the first-ever ICO, Mastercoin (now Omn...

Why Ethereum is Still Platform of Choice

May 29, 2019

Olusegun Ogundeji

Alternative blockchains continue to evolve but app builders still prefer Ethereum for various reasons, Set Protocol's co-founder maintains. Felix Feng touches on what he thinks gives Ethereum a higher value proposition over others in a series of tweets. They include developed infrastructure ...

NEO-Based DEX First in Asia to Trade ETH/NEO Pair

May 25, 2019

Olusegun Ogundeji

The first decentralized exchange (DEX) on NEO has announced that it now offers trading of ETH vs. NEO pair. The Singapore-based DEX, Switcheo, made the announcement on Friday May 24. Ranked 195th by CoinMarketCap in volume, the exchange currently trades more in NEO tok...

Ethereum’s Serenity PoS Roadmap Out

May 20, 2019

Olusegun Ogundeji

A limited roadmap for the 2.0 Serenity upgrade that will switch Ethereum to Proof of Stake (PoS) from a Proof of Work (PoW) consensus protocol has been unveiled. The Ethereum ecosystem now has a timeframe to look out for starting later this year. The planned upgrade dubbed the fin...