Day: July 22, 2021

Bitcoin vs. Ethereum? Tokyo Olympic Games Entangled in Tribal Cryptocurrency Wars

The opening ceremony for the Tokyo Olympics is just hours away following a year-long delay. On the cusp of the big event, the much-anticipated games became inadvertently entangled in the everlasting war between Bitcoin and Ethereum proponents. Earlier today, Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey voiced his support for athletes from Ethiopia with the #Eth hashtag that

Ethereum Transition to ETH2 Gets a Formal Improvement Proposal

Ethereum developers have long been planning to transition the blockchain to a more energy-efficient, secure, and scalable network. They now have an official Ethereum Improvement Proposal to work with. ConsenSys researcher Mikhail Kalinin has created a pull request for EIP-3675 , which would upgrade the blockchain’s consensus mechanism to proof of stake, a system that