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Top Blockchain News

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Su Zhu from Three Arrows Capital Explains This week's Bart Pattern

16 Jun 2020 1 minute read 0 comments Mappo

In response to Bloomberg’s article on Bitcoin’s ‘Bart’ trading patterns, Three Arrows Capital CEO Su Zhu explains they are not manipulation but rather due to derivative trading causing large price movements with comparatively small amounts of Bitcoin...

Third Ether Transaction With Huge Fee Suggests a New Player Has Joined The Party

12 Jun 2020 1 minute read 3 comments Mappo

[First published on Cointelegraph] A third intriguing transaction has taken place with a 2,310 Ether (ETH) transaction fee, valued at over $540,000 at time of press. Occurring less than 24 hours after the first two transactions with over $5.2 million...

Experts Divided on Second Ether Transaction With $2.6M Fee

12 Jun 2020 1 minute read 9 comments Mappo

[First published on Cointelegraph] A second transaction of 350 Ether (ETH) ($86,000 at press time) with an incredible $2.6 million gas fee has just been confirmed on the Ethereum blockchain less than 24 hours after the first transaction for 0.55 ETH...

Lisk, aelf & Chainlink beat Bitcoin to top Github Activity charts

8 Jun 2020 2 minute read 2 comments Mappo

Ethereum, EOS, Tron & Ripple can't even compete Bitcoin has dropped to 9th place with the top 3 most active projects going to Lisk, aelf, and Chainlink for Github commits over the last 12 months according to Github reporting site CryptoMiso. Each...

Top Tips to Effectively Work from Home Effectively - From the Experts!

1 Apr 2020 3 minute read 1 comment Mappo

Last week, I released 10 Tips to Effectively Work From Home. This post looks at some tips from those within the aelf team who have been working from home for years, coming from many different countries. This could provide some varied advice as cultu...

COVID19 to Reach 1 Million Cases in 4 days — So What?

31 Mar 2020 5 minute read 9 comments Mappo

By now almost every country has either had cases confirmed within their borders or has set some legal structure in place to battle the spread of the Corona Virus. The United States leads the world with the most cases, currently sitting at over 160...

10 Tips to Work from Home Effectively — Especially with kids!

26 Mar 2020 9 minute read 7 comments Mappo

If you work from home, you need to read this to improve your work productivity, giving you more free time. This is not the holy grail, but will give you a head start in reaching your maximum potential. Many of you will have been uprooted in your c...

Atari, Gaming Giant has Big Blockchain Plans — Crypto Casino, Media Platform & Exchange

24 Mar 2020 3 minute read 8 comments Mappo

History Founded in 1972, they were very popular in early video game development and are seen as one of the founding companies in the industry. They were a US manufacturer and were successful until the mid 1990’s Prior to this, Atari were also in...

Celebrities Infected, NBA Shuts Down, International Flights Banned — How COVID19 is affecting Crypto

12 Mar 2020 6 minute read 13 comments Mappo

By now, everyone around the world will be aware of the Corona Virus (COVID19). Many of us will have been impacted in some way, either through panic buying of toilet paper, or changed travel plans or simply cancelled public events. Are we all going...

Can DPoS ever suffer a 51% attack?

11 Mar 2020 4 minute read 3 comments Mappo

In a previous post, we outlined why the flaws with proof of work (PoW) and proof of stake (PoS) led aelf to choose a different consensus model. The DPoS model aligns closely with our philosophy that the token holders should have the greatest r...