Category: PoW

Vietnam Crypto Miners Complain About Losses From Ethereum’s Merge

Miners in Vietnam have expressed grievances over the loss of business following Ethereum’s transition to a consensus mechanism that does not require the energy-intensive computing they were providing. Many are…

Grayscale Declares Distribution of Rights to Ethereum Proof-of-Work Tokens With SEC

A Securities and Exchange Commission filing filed on September 16 shows that the company Grayscale Investments has declared “distribution of rights to Ethereum Proof of Work Tokens.” The newly launched…

Proof-of-Work Proponents Question Validator Censorship as 59% of Staked Ethereum Is Held by 4 Companies

Prior to The Merge, Ethereum used to have dozens upon dozens of mining pools dedicating hashrate toward the blockchain network. That has all changed and most of the miners transitioned…

The PoW Dominance Purge — Only 6 Crypto Assets out of the Top 50 Market Caps Use Proof-of-Work

At the time of writing, only one coin in the top ten crypto assets by market capitalization is a proof-of-work (PoW) token and out of the top 20, there are…

Michael Saylor Publishes Open Letter Discussing the ‘Sheer Volume of Misinformation’ Tied to Bitcoin

The Microstrategy executive Michael Saylor is a big believer in Bitcoin as his company has purchased close to 130,000 bitcoin during the last few years. Six days ago, the U.S.…

ETC, RVN, ERGO Hashrate Soars Following The Merge, Large Quantity of Hashpower Awaits ETHW Fork

Ethereum has officially transitioned from a proof-of-work (PoW) network to a proof-of-stake (PoS) system after seven years of operating as a PoW blockchain. The Merge has forced ethereum miners to…

Ethereum Devs Successfully Complete Merge Shadow Fork With No ‘Client Incompatibility Issues’

Next week or roughly around four days from now, The Merge is expected to be implemented and Ethereum will transition from proof-of-work (PoW) to proof-of-stake (PoS). According to Ethereum developers,…

Ethereum Implements Bellatrix — Network’s Upcoming Paris Upgrade to Trigger The Merge, Validator Block Production

The blockchain network Ethereum has officially activated the Bellatrix upgrade, the final change before The Merge, the highly anticipated transition from proof-of-work (PoW) to proof-of-stake (PoS). Bellatrix was successfully codified…