Tag: Scalability

EOS and Ethereum: One DApp Platform to Rule Them All?

Does the market have room for two thriving DApp platforms? Ethereum and EOS represent two distinct approaches to carrying out smart contracts and supporting more than 1,500 DApps. Ethereum holds an advantage as the first native DApp platform, but EOS is proposing a much faster consensus model. Is there going to be one clear winner and loser, or does the marketplace have room to support both platforms thanks to their different …
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What Is Tolar Cryptocurrency?

Scalability is still one of the more pressing problems in the world of cryptocurrency. Addressing these issues has proven quite challenging, for obvious reasons. Tolar, the currency powering the HashNET project, may offer a solution. Leveraging distributed ledger technology combined with a consensus algorithm just might lead to some interesting developments. What is HashNET? Although the name wouldn’t suggest it, HashNET is a blockchain project focused on providing a throughput of over 200,000 …
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What’s Keeping Blockchain Technology From Mass Adoption?

Blockchain technology has been around for a while now, and numerous companies have started exploring potential uses. At the same time, many startups have begun releasing blockchain-based services meant to simplify numerous aspects of our lives. Regardless, we’re still far from mass adoption of blockchain technology. Why is this so? It is believed that there are several factors responsible for holding blockchain technology back. In this article, we will outline the three …
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Mimblewimble Launches First of Many Testnets

There are many different ways to make cryptocurrencies scale these days. A direct block size increase, SegWit, and Raiden are just some of the names that come to mind. Mimblewimble is another solution which was initially developed to solve Bitcoin’s scalability problem once and for all. Not much has been heard from this project over the past few months, but the team is now ready to put their code through its paces …
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