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Archive Archive for January 2nd, 2018



Ethereum scalability research and development subsidy programs

Posted byuserVitalik Buterin on January 2nd, 2018.

The Ethereum community, key developers and researchers and others have always recognized scalability as perhaps the single most important key technical challenge that needs to be solved in order for blockchain applications to reach mass adoption. Blockchain scalability is difficult primarily because a typical blockchain design requires every node in the network to process every […]

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Q4 Roundup

Posted byuserEthereum Team on January 2nd, 2018.

Ethereum has grown very rapidly in the last few months. Transaction volume on the blockchain has more than doubled, surpassing 10 transactions per second for days at a time. The number of new accounts created per day passed 100,000, and the number of nodes has increased despite rising system requirements. As attention and interest in […]