• Top universities join Oasis network
    Technology

    Top universities partner with privacy-focused blockchain

    Berkeley, Cornell and MIT, alongside British universities in Oxford and Cambridge, will build apps and help govern the Oasis Network

    The Oasis Network, which has a stated goal of giving back users control and ownership over their personal information, said the program has more than 20 founding members.

  • Bison Trails supports ETH 2.0
    Ethereum

    Bison Trails rolls out support for Ethereum 2.0

    Platform co-founder Aaron Henshaw said he believes the first iteration of ETH 2.0 will launch this year, as Vitalik Buterin’s blockchain moves from proof-of-work to proof-of-stake

    ETH 2.0 will see the network transition from an energy-draining, expensive proof-of-work (PoW) consensus mechanism to proof-of-stake (PoS). This will effectively make miners obsolete, as blocks will instead be verified by validators who stake 32 ETH in order to run a node.

  • Bison Trails' Aaron Henshaw and Joe Lallouz (Photo: Bison Trails).
    Ethereum,  Politics,  Technology

    Joe Lallouz sees proof of stake becoming dominant

    Bison Trails and Coinbase Custody join the Proof of Stake Alliance, seeking to educate regulators on how staking is superior to mining

    Blockchain infrastructure firm Bison Trails and cryptocurrency storage provider Coinbase Custody announced on Jan. 30 that they have joined the Proof of Stake Alliance to support what one CEO called “the next wave of blockchain technology.

  • Bison Trails' Aaron Henshaw and Joe Lallouz (Photo: Bison Trails).
    People,  Technology

    Libra-member Bison Trails scores $25 million from Silicon Valley heavy hitters

    Blockchain Capital leads Series A round, explains in exclusive interview why they’re banking on Aaron Henshaw and Joe Lallouz

    Libra Association founding member Bison Trails has raised $25.5 million to expand its business of providing the digital infrastructure on which blockchains rely.