A comparison of Ethereum and Tezos debuts

When Ethereum went live with the experimental “Frontier” release on July 30, 2015, it was met with fanfare touting the many advancements this second-generation blockchain would have over Bitcoin. If you stroll back just over three years ago, the blockchain universe was much smaller, and fewer users appreciated smart contracts, let alone recognized the potential […]

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On Tezos baking and why crypto staking will become big business in 2019

Tezos is a Proof of Stake (PoS) blockchain where, unlike the case of Proof of Work-reliant Bitcoin, transactions are validated on the network by a process humorously known as “baking.” Typically, for a blockchain which relies on a PoS algorithm, the process of block validation is called “staking”. However, Tezos is a project which originated […]

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How TRON is bringing blockchain to the masses

When Justin Sun originally envisioned the TRON platform and Tronix, the cryptocurrency it would host, he saw it as a way to revolutionize content sharing by decentralizing the monetary model and putting power in the hands of creators. With the explosion of the internet creating unlimited forms of digital entertainment, there are still a small […]

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Charles Hoskinson on Tezos, Bitcoin sidechains, and smart contract platforms

Last week, we published the first part of our extensive interview with Charles Hoskinson, a co-Founder of Ethereum and Founder of the Cardano (ADA) project. The first two parts of our chat dealt with issues at the Cardano Foundation, a Swiss entity created to help steward Cardano’s development along with IOHK and Emurgo. During the […]

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Interview: Charles Hoskinson discusses Cardano Foundation issues

Earlier this month, Crypto Insider reported on the split between IOHK and Emurgo from the Cardano Foundation. The three entities, up to this point, made up the triumvirate group which oversaw development of the Cardano blockchain project. Cardano creator, Charles Hoskinson, spoke with Crypto Insider by video and addressed his specific concerns with the Cardano […]

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Regulatory environment hinders Tezos (XTZ) with crypto exchanges

When the Tezos (XTZ) fundraiser took place in July of 2017, the original plan was for development to be completed in 3 to 4 months before a production network would be released, at which point ICO participants could collect their coins. Following the ICO, which was the largest one-time fundraiser in blockchain history at the […]

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Five examples of real-world uses for smart contracts

As blockchain continues to evolve, smart contracts built to expand the concept of a simple decentralized database into a fully usable decentralized application seem to be popping up everywhere. We’ve talked about the Ethereum “killers” and how nearly every third-generation blockchain now includes the ability to run decentralized software powered by smart contracts, but is […]

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IOHK may split from Cardano Foundation over “lack of performance”

The Cardano blockchain, created by Ethereum co-Founder Charles Hoskinson, is undergoing a battle over management of the nonprofit foundation which is part of the organizational structure that oversees Cardano’s development and community engagement. The Cardano Foundation, or Cardano Stiftung as it’s officially known in Switzerland, is one of three entities which currently manages the Cardano […]

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Which blockchain could become the Ethereum Killer?

When Ethereum burst onto the scene in 2015, this second-generation blockchain technology was to be everything that Bitcoin was not. More secure, more adaptable, more intelligent, and more future-proof than the first generation grandfather of the cryptocurrency revolution. Originally the brainchild of Bitcoin Magazine co-Founder Vitalik Buterin, the concept for Ethereum was born in a […]

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