28 Feb '17, 11am

via @business

Marco Streng ’s computer servers are what make Ethereum tick. Thousands strong, they whir day and night, solving the complex math riddles that are essential to verifying transactions on the hottest new platform in the world of cryptocurrencies and blockchains. Without these machines, or those deployed by Streng’s biggest rivals, there would be no Ethereum. But mining, as the practice is called, is costly and inefficient and, frankly, a bit weird. And Ethereum’s developers have always envisioned a time in which the cumbersome process of brute-force computing would be replaced by a system that relies simply on collateral. That time, some four years after the network was first proposed, is now. The developers want to put this “proof-of-stake” model, called Casper, into place by year-end. The stakes are high. If Ethereum is going to take advantage of the potential that compani...

Full article: https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2017-02-28/bitcoi...

Tweets

Bitcoin's top rival is up 90% this year alone -...

bloomberg.com 28 Feb '17, 11am

Miners have been critical to the growth of Ethereum. The market for ether, the digital currency used to pay miners who sup...

Bitcoin’s

cointelegraph.com 28 Feb '17, 4pm

Ethereum receives welcome support from the mainstream press as Bloomberg calls it “the hottest new platform in the world o...

Bitcoin's top rival Ethereum is up 90% in 2017 ...

Marco Streng’s computer servers are what make Ethereum tick. Thousands strong, they whir day and night, solving the comple...

Big banks and tech giants are backing Bitcoin-r...

venturebeat.com 28 Feb '17, 2pm

Thirty big banks, tech giants, and other organizations — including J.P. Morgan Chase, Microsoft , and Intel — are uniting ...

Will changes to Indonesia's mining law hurt or help the environment?

Will changes to Indonesia's mining law hurt or ...

news.mongabay.com 01 Mar '17, 5pm

The Indonesian archipelago is home to a myriad of plants and animals, including Sumatran tigers, birds of paradise, orangu...

How #Fintech Startups Are Transforming Business

youngupstarts.com 27 Feb '17, 2am

Financial technology, also known as fintech , is changing business in a number of ways, and the value it provides for the ...

How Fintech Startups Are Transforming Business

youngupstarts.com 26 Feb '17, 5pm

Financial technology, also known as fintech , is changing business in a number of ways, and the value it provides for the ...

5 ways you can improve your new business’s visi...

searchengineland.com 28 Feb '17, 1am

New businesses need all the help they can get to attract customers, generate revenue and establish themselves to compete w...

5 ways you can improve your new business's visi...

searchengineland.com 27 Feb '17, 4pm

New businesses need all the help they can get to attract customers, generate revenue and establish themselves to compete w...

Something Odd Is Happening at Bitcoin’s Largest...

bitcoinmagazine.com 03 Mar '17, 7pm

Blocks on the Bitcoin network have been increasingly full lately , except for some of the ones mined by AntPool , which is...

Is Your Business Ready for Innovation?

Is Your Business Ready for Innovation?

designsojourn.com 23 Feb '17, 11am

Some of you might be familiar with the Diffusion of Innovation . It is a theory that seeks to explain how new ideas and te...

Young guns ready to fire @HIO_2017 Read

Young guns ready to fire @HIO_2017 Read

asiantour.com 28 Feb '17, 4am

New Delhi, February 27: The young guns from Asia and Europe will be ready to shoot for glory when the Hero Indian Open get...

In the business of Big Data, S'pore has built a...

todayonline.com 24 Feb '17, 8pm

SINGAPORE — If data is the new currency in the brave new digital world, there are few places outside of highly-wired Singa...

Business News: Forbes Names 100 Most Reputable ...

hodinkee.com 05 Mar '17, 1pm

It's hard to imagine that a watchmaker could be one of the most reputable companies in the world – it's even harder to ima...

Bitcoin’s

bitcoinmagazine.com 24 Feb '17, 10pm

Segregated Witness (SegWit) is a proposed soft-forking change to the Bitcoin protocol that, among other things, increases ...