News

November 19th, 2018

Why We Rebuilt Ethereum from Scratch

PegaSys, the protocol engineering team at ConsenSys, is excited to announce the open source release of Pantheon Core. We have been working on Pantheon Core as part of PegaSys’s mission of building enterprise-grade solutions in tandem with the Ethereum community.

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September 7th, 2018

Scaling Consensus for Enterprise: Explaining the IBFT Algorithm

Consensus algorithms are one of the core innovations of blockchain, and yet also one of the most confusing. Satoshi Nakamoto created a version of Proof of Work (PoW) that was implemented as a means for simultaneously securing and validating Bitcoin transactions.

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August 14th, 2018

Open Leadership at PegaSys

All over the news, employees at tech companies are increasingly pushing to have a say in business and strategic decisions. The Trump administration’s immigration policies, for example, have proven especially controversial, and many engineers have gone so far as to protest or issue petitions over whether to sell AI to ICE and provide cloud services to the Pentagon that could be used for drone strikes.

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August 10th, 2018

Signals in the Noise: Simplifying Ethereum for Enterprises

Answers to common questions about public and private blockchains, scaling, energy usage, forks, and more.

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May 24th, 2018

More than Just Math: Takeaways from the ZKProof Workshop

The crypto community is teaming up with academics and industry players to develop cryptographic standards for mainstream adoption. Guest post from our R&D cryptography lead, John Brainard. Zero-knowledge proofs (ZKPs) have been getting a lot of attention lately.

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April 18th, 2018

Vanessa Bridge at bpmNEXT

Vanessa Bridge, our project lead on BPMN, recently spoke at the bpmNEXT conference about moving centralized business processes into decentralized smart contracts.

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April 17th, 2018

Blockchains and Interoperability

Richard Brown of R3 recently wrote of his admiration for the public chainvision of Ethereum, but also noted that its current scaling and privacy challenges are too great and that “[o]nly the Corda network can deliver this.”

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