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Crypto Comparisons: Ethereum, Algorand, Solana, PolkaDOT, Avalanche, Dfinity

There is a plethora of PoW, PPoS and Threshold Relay cryptocurrencies and blockchains attracting attention right now. The most popular incude Ethereum, Algorand, Solana, PolkaDOT, Avalanche, Dfinity. We can compare the blockchains and their respective cryptocurrencies on a few common traits. These include when the blockchain was created, the consensus protocol, scalability solutions, the nodes …

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Algorand Update: Accelerated Vesting, Governance, Decentralization, Cryptocurrency

Algorand (ALGO) is a blockchain network and cryptocurrency that attempts to solve the “blockchain trilemma” – the ability of a network to be scalable, secure and decentralized. Transactions cost 0.001 ALGO and the network already offers L1 smart contracts. However, the network will be upgraded in Q3-Q4 2021 to 45k/s TPS and 2.5s finality, ranking …

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Florida Coronavirus Weekly Update: reporting 1,486 COVID deaths, 21,445 new infections per day, and over 150,000 cases just this week

Florida’s state department of health is reporting 150,740 new covid-19 cases this week which brings the total number of cases to 3,027,954. The state is also reporting 1,486 deaths which brings the total number of Floridian deaths to 42,252. A surge in hospitalizations in the state is leading to shortages for critical medical supplies like …

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China Doubles Down on Regulating Tech Firms While Stocks Plunge

China is taking further steps to manage its internet companies. China is acquiring equity stakes, filling board seats and sending regulators to review content more frequently. Authorities have their sights on ByteDance Ltd., the parent company of popular video streaming app TikTok. Government officials went on to acquire 1% of shares in ByteDance Ltd. The …

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