ICON’s P-Rep Elections Booming; 40+ Applications Listed

It’s been over five months since the pre-registration for the first leg of ICONSENSUS began. The number of applicants continues to grow. Specifically, the nominees (there are currently 43 of them) have been registering to become Public Representatives, or “P-Reps”. While under the radar for a while, ICON is a South Korea-based blockchain project designed […]

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Hyundai’s Token Company Partners With CasperLabs to Build a PoS Blockchain

HDAC Technology, a blockchain company backed by automaker Hyundai, announced a partnership with blockchain startup CasperLabs to build and integrate a customized Proof-of-Stake (PoS) consensus protocol. The companies signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) on June 28, a small initial step toward further cooperation. HDAC, issuer of the Hyundai-DAC token, is reportedly looking to switch from its […]

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Blockchain Project Thundercore Releases Code for ‘Pala’ Consensus Protocol

Public blockchain platform provider ThunderCore has just released proof-of-concept code for a new consensus protocol, dubbed Pala, on GitHub. According to Elaine Shi, chief scientist for ThunderCore, the work represents “a dream consensus protocol.” As stated on the newly released GitHub page: “Pala is a byzantine fault tolerant consensus protocol…It can achieve low latency and […]

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