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QuarkChain Competition Highlights the Potential of Sharding

Brian Evans - Sep 30, 2018

Scalability has been an ongoing problem in the world of blockchain and cryptocurrencies. Most public blockchains suffer from serious issues in this regard. QuarkChain has come up…

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Ethereum’s Scaling Nightmares May Be Over Sooner Than You Think

Brian Evans - Sep 28, 2018

Casper, Plasma, Sharding. These are all terms mentioned when it comes to tackling Ethereum’s well-known scalability issues. Each with their own challenges, none of them immediately close…

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You Won’t Have to Wait for This Ethereum Scaling Solution, It Works Now

Brian Evans - Sep 26, 2018

Most ethereum scaling technologies are a far from completed, but OpenST says it's got a solution that's ready for the "here and now."

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How Ethereum Hackathons are Drastically Improving Blockchain Systems

Brian Evans - Sep 17, 2018

Since mid-2017, Ethereum hackathons have been held in many major cities across the globe, to encourage the development of decentralized applications (dApps) and blockchain-based systems. ETHGlobal, the…

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Vlad Zamfir Codes Sharding Prototype, What it Means for Ethereum Scalability

Brian Evans - Sep 14, 2018

Ethereum researcher and developer Vlad Zamfir has created the first successful proof-of-concept of second-layer scaling solution Sharding with developers Tim Beiko and John Marling. At ETH Berlin,…

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Ethereum’s Vlad Zamfir Claims Breakthrough In Blockchain Sharding

Brian Evans - Sep 14, 2018

Ethereum researcher Vlad Zamfir has coded up the base architecture of upcoming scaling solution, sharding.

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Interview: Zillaqa CEO Xinshu Dong Talks Blockchain Scaling

Brian Evans - Aug 26, 2018

Last week, I was able to interview Zillaqa CEO, Xinshu Dong. As of the writing of this article, Zilliqa (ZIL) is sitting at #32 on CoinMarketCap with a…

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What Is Nimbus?

Brian Evans - Aug 03, 2018

Getting people from all over the world excited about specific cryptocurrencies has been an ongoing struggle. The overall interest in Bitcoin remains low, and Ethereum doesn’t fare…

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Where OmiseGo Founder Sees Massive Ethereum Scaling and Adoption by 2020

Brian Evans - Aug 01, 2018

Jun Hasegawa, the founder and CEO at OmiseGo, a billion dollar blockchain network launched on top of the Ethereum protocol, has outlined the future of Ethereum and…

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Why CEOs of Circle, Coinbase, and Major Crypto Firms are Bullish on Ethereum

Brian Evans - Jul 20, 2018

Executives and operators of major crypto conglomerates, valued at many billions of dollars, have been more optimistic towards Ethereum than bitcoin, the most dominant cryptocurrency in the…