Developers are constantly chasing the best blockchain on which to build their next DApp. Over the last six months, Ethereum has ceded some of its standing as the DApp leader to Tron and EOS. One of the reasons for this is a rise in betting — of the $5.5 billion transacted on EOS DApps since the network launch, 70 percent has been spent on betting DApps.
According to a recent report, the software company Blockstack is building a distributed ledger protocol called Stacks, which will use a consensus algorithm called "proof of burn." Stacks will leverage Bitcoin's hash power and, initially, build on top of Bitcoin. But to write the next block on Stacks and earn the block reward, participants must provably burn their own bitcoin as an economic cost.
The developers of Zombie Battleground, a forthcoming digital game from Loom Network, claim that they are using a blockchain to make trading-card games fun and fair once again. Here’s an overview of how Zombie Battleground works and how it brings innovation to the world of gaming.