How MIT Joined Ethereum in the Race for the First PoS Blockchain
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Security, scalability, decentralization: What will the first proof-of-stake blockchain by MIT look like and why might it become a threat to Ethereum? As reported by Cointelegraph on Jan. 24, the press service of the Massachusetts Technical Institute (MIT) announced the development of a new cryptocurrency based on the proof-of-stake (PoS) protocol. …
Blockchain and Crypto in the Labor Market: Overview of Salaries, Taxes and the Most In-Demand Jobs
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Job seekers’ interest for positions related to blockchain and cryptocurrency has declined, while employers’ interest only rose in 2018. How do cryptocurrencies prices and blockchain technology development correlate with the changes in the labor market? Over the past months, the cryptocurrency market has been demonstrating bearish sentiment, with crypto prices …
The Mysterious East: Decrypting Japanese Crypto Traders
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About Japanese crypto market, Satoshi Nakamoto’s successors, industry challenges and trendsetters in the country which were first to legalize digital currency. Japan is one of the key countries in the crypto financial world, where the headquarter of Bitcoin.com is situated, the crypto exchange Mt. Gox was established, the Bitcoin’s creator …
Bitmain IPO: Trial by Fire for the Mining Equipment Giant
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While Bitmain’s IPO launch date is getting closer, recent retractions of large investor participation, increased competition, and possible losses may affect the company’s leading position on the market. The views expressed here are the author’s own and do not necessarily represent the views of Cointelegraph.com Bitmain, the world market leader …