Sapien Mainnet Launches on Matic Network Layer 2

The Ethereum-based social network Sapien has partnered with Matic Network, Biconomy, and Torus Labs to enhance mainstream adoption of Web3 social media. The collaboration between the projects will enable gasless transactions and the automatic creation of non-custodial Ethereum wallets on the social platform. Gasless Fees...

Top 10 crypto and blockchain stories of 2020

The COVID-19 pandemic dominated the news in 2020, affecting myriad sectors — health, economics, social justice, politics and trade, as well as the cryptocurrency and blockchain industry. As country after country locked down to halt the virus’s spread, governments seized upon stimulus payments to preserve...

What Is Proof-of-Stake? – CoinDesk

Proof-of-stake is a method of maintaining the integrity of a cryptocurrency, preventing users from printing extra coins they didn’t earn. While a different method, called proof-of-work, is currently used by Bitcoin and Ethereum – the two largest cryptocurrencies by market capitalization – Ethereum has plans...