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Cardano’s Vasil Upgrade Deployed After Months of Delays
  • The long awaited Vasil upgrade had finally been activated, enabling increased network capacity, higher throughput, and lower transaction costs on Cardano.
  • The upgrade gas also made significant improvements to the Plutus smart contract language, though its full capabilities will be unlocked on 27 September.
September 23, 2022, 10:21 AM
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The Merge is Finalized, Ethereum Switches to Proof-of-Stake
  • Ethereum’s PoS upgrade, also known as the Merge, was executed at 06:44 AM UTC on 15 September, combining the existing blockchain with the parallel Beacon Chain.
  • The move has reduced Ethereum’s energy consumption by more than 99%, which is equal to 0.2% of the global electricity consumption.
September 15, 2022, 10:27 AM
Ethereum Founder and Inventor Vitalik Buterin

Ethereum founder and Vitalik Buterin during TechCrunch Disrupt SF, San Francisco, California, September 18, 2017.
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Brave’s New Privacy-Protecting Search Engine is Now in Beta
  • Brave Search is built on top of a completely independent index and will not track users or their searches.
  • The search engine has arrived just three months after Brave’s acquisition of the open search engine Tailcat.
June 23, 2021, 11:18 AM
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Verizon Launches PoC Blockchain Titled “Full Transparency”
  • The company stated that bringing transparency to publicly-released information is vital for the trustworthiness of any company.
  • The project’s blockchain ledger is said to track and contextualise all new announcements published by Verizon.
October 31, 2020, 12:06 AM
A Verizon sign in front of a parking lot for one of its buildings in Snellville

A Verizon sign in front of a parking lot for one of its buildings in Snellville, GA, USA, photographed on June 17, 2020. Billy F Blume Jr/Shutterstock

Oct 28, 2020
Telos Task Launches In Beta, Announces Token Pre-Sale
  • Clients will only be able to execute micro tasks, but when the alpha launches, an option for macro tasks will be added.
  • The company also released the specific dates for the important events connected to the launch.

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Aug 27, 2020
NASA Introduces Blockchain-Based Communications Solution
  • The solution will be particularly helpful in allowing quadcopter swarms to stay nimble in inhospitable environments.
  • Blockchain algorithms will be specifically designed “lightweight and tailored” to route around potential communication disruptions.
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