Category: Validators

Terra Blockchain Temporarily Stops Block Production, Aims to Restart Network With a Patch

Terra Blockchain Temporarily Stops Block Production, Aims to Restart Network With a Patch

At 12: 14 p.m. (ET), the Twitter account operated by the Terra team announced that the Terra blockchain network had been halted. According to the Terra developers’ tweet, Terra validators needed to apply a patch to further disable delegations. This post was updated at 3: 00 p.m. (ET) to reflect the fact that the Terra […]

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Ethereum Beacon Chain Surpasses 300K Validators, Over $28 Billion in Ether Deposits Locked

Ethereum Beacon Chain Surpasses 300K Validators, Over $28 Billion in Ether Deposits Locked

The Ethereum protocol has reached another milestone as the number of Ethereum 2.0 validators has surpassed 300,000. At the time of writing, the Ethereum 2.0 contract has over 9.6 million ether deposited worth more than $28.4 billion. Ethereum Beacon Chain Validators Jump Past the 300,000 Mark For quite some time now, Ethereum (ETH) network participants […]

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Ethereum Foundation launches incentive program for client teams

Ethereum Foundation launches incentive program for client teams

The Ethereum Foundation has launched what has been dubbed the Client Incentive Program to encourage software development teams to continue to maintain the core network. Client teams will each receive 144 validators totaling 4,608 ETH to operate on mainnet. The teams can unlock rewards as they continue to build software that meets performance and security […]

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Validator Entry Thresholds on the Decline as Cloud-Based Staking Challenges Surmounted

Through the novel use of hardware security modules in conjunction with a communication module, a collaboration between Bluzelle and Equinix will significantly reduce the barriers preventing the equal distribution of opportunities for potential proof-of-stake (PoS) node validators. Lower Cloud Hosting Barriers Transform The Validator Landscape The gradual transition to proof-of-stake (PoS) consensus algorithms has tackled […]

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