Technological developments emerging from blockchain and decentralized systems.
Samsung’s new mining chips will be 45% more efficient
Samsung announced it will begin the production of 3-nanometer chips that will be 45% more power efficient.
Ethereum’s centralized dApps may overshadow the decentralization of proof-of-stake
The United States operates 47% of Ethereum nodes, with around 33% going through Amazon AWS. While the consensus layer may become more decentralized, the infrastructure still relies on a few large US companies.
Start-ups turn to crypto-native messaging platforms
Prominent entrepreneurs say there is a need for web3 messaging platforms. A handful of startups are already working on a solution.
Cardano founder ‘fundamentally rejects’ tortoise-hare analogy for the blockchain
Charles Hoskinson says even going slow and steady, Cardano was the first for eUTXO and one of the first to market for Proof-of-Stake.
Bitcoin miners still under pressure to sell but declining production costs provide relief
Recent events have led to an uptrend in miners liquidating BTC holdings. However, falling hash rate and difficulty are working to alleviate pressures.
Here’s why the crypto downturn isn’t the end for DeFi
Despite the brutal drawdown, DeFi protocols continue to run as intended, and it's this that will set it apart from CeFi going forward.
NOW in Web3: Play2Earn, Move2Earn, Learn2Earn Form the Base for Incentivized UX
While incentivised learning is not entirely new in the space, more diverse companies and projects integrate Learn2Earn in their efforts to onboard new or retain an existing user base. All part of an incentivized UX.
Italy dedicates $46 million for blockchain research
Italy reserved more than $46 million for companies who want to launch subsidiaries for blockchain research.
Why industry insiders believe crypto winter will improve Web3
While prices may be down, the crypto industry remains extremely bullish on the future of crypto. In fact several insiders told CryptoSlate that the bear market is good for the ecosystem.
Cardano’s Vasil upgrade goes live on testnet
The Vasil hard fork will significantly enhance Cardano's performance and capability in line with the consistent improvements on the network.
Colombia integrates Ripple’s XRPL for land registry
Colombia deployed a digitalized land registry system running on Ripple's XRPL Blockchain.
Blockchain lacks meaningful use cases, tech journalists tell UK lawmakers
Blockchain technology provides security for things that don’t need securing and are not a problem, according to David Gerard.
Pentagon-commissioned report claims just 4 entities can disrupt Bitcoin
Research by Trail of Bits pans the accepted view that blockchains are immutable and decentralized.
SolSea Reborn goes live to revolutionize NFT utility on Solana
Solana based NFT marketplace SolSea launches 'Reborn' - a set of new features to bring users, collectors and traders together in one application
Finally, Axie Infinity’s Ronin Bridge reopens
The reopened Ronin Bridge underwent three audits, and includes new security layers to better protect user funds.
Cardano commences long-awaited Vasil hard fork
IO announced that the changes to the Cardano testnet will take effect on July 3, while the mainnet will go through the Vasil hard fork four weeks after that.
What does the Gray Glacier upgrade mean for the Ethereum Merge?
The Gray Glacier upgrade will delay the Difficulty Bomb, meaning devs expect the Merge to take place later than planned.