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François-René Rideau of Mutual Knowledge Systems Discusses how He Got Involved with the Cardano (ADA) Blockchain Project

At the end of last year, IOHK, the organization that supports open-source development including the Cardano project, announced their devnets plan to support the “longer-term strategic goal” of opening up Cardano to several different development languages – as explained in the ‘‘Island, Ocean, Pond” video…. Read More

Grayscale Investments Files for EOS, Cardano, Chainlink Trusts, May See New Competition from BlockFi

Grayscale Investments, a subsidiary of Barry Silbert’s VC company, the Digital Currency Group, has added six new trusts, which includes those associated or linked to Polkadot (DOT) and Aave (AAVE) digital tokens. The other new trusts added by Grayscale include Monero (XMR), Cardano (ADA), Cosmos… Read More

Top Crypto and Blockchain Predictions for 2021 and Beyond – Part 2

The blockchain and digital assets space is well-positioned for even more growth and adoption in 2021 by mainstream consumers and institutions. The COVID-19 outbreak has dramatically accelerated the shift towards all-digital platforms and services because it’s no longer considered safe to visit physical business locations…. Read More

IOHK, which Supports Cardano (ADA) Development, has Announced 11 Winning Proposals to Receive Funding, as part of Project Catalyst

IOHK (or Input Output Hong Kong), an organization focused on supporting open-source projects such as Cardano (ADA), a major platform for building decentralized applications (dApps), has announced the first winning proposals for Project Catalyst. The community has spoken and 11 initiatives are now expected to… Read More

Cardano (ADA) Joins Bitcoin (BTC) and Ethereum (ETH) by Integrating into Wolfram Computational Intelligence Engine

IOHK (Input Output Hong Kong) has teamed up with Wolfram in order to power Cardano (ADA), a major platform for building decentralized applications (dApps). Cardano has notably joined Bitcoin (BTC) and Ethereum (ETH) by integrating into Wolfram’s leading technology and knowledge base, Wolfram Alpha. However,… Read More

Major Blockchain Platform Cardano Handles Hard Fork Updates Automatically and “Smoothly,” Unlike other DLT Platforms, Developer Claims

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The development team at Cardano (ADA), a major DLT network for building decentralized applications or dApps, notes that the platform’s development has been conceived as “a journey involving five overlapping development themes, each of which is underpinned by a consensus protocol – Ouroboros.” Kevin Hammond,… Read More

University of Wyoming Establishes Center for Blockchain and Digital Innovation

The University of Wyoming (UW) has launched a Center for Blockchain and Digital Innovation. As mentioned on UW’s website: “Wyoming is a pioneer state known for firsts. In recent years, the state passed groundbreaking legislation to create a regulatory environment to foster blockchain application growth… Read More

Blockchain Platform Cardano’s Marlowe Language May be Used to Write Financial Contracts Supporting P2P Lending, Other Use Cases

The team at IOHK, an organization supporting the development of Cardano (ADA), a blockchain-based platform for creating decentralized applications (dApps), have introduced Marlowe, which serves as a new programming language for writing financial contracts. As noted in a blog post published on the IOHK website,… Read More

Digital Asset Exchange Bitfinex Introduces Staking Rewards for Cardano (ADA)

Bitfinex, a major digital asset exchange, will be introducing staking rewards for ADA, the native crypto token of Cardano, a blockchain-based platform for developing decentralized applications (dApps). According to the Cardano team, which is led by its founder Charles Hoskinson, the distributed ledger tech (DLT)… Read More

EOS, Chainlink (LINK), Tezos (XTZ), Cardano (ADA) Futures Contracts to Launch on Crypto Derivatives Exchange BitMEX

The Bitcoin Mercantile Exchange (BitMEX), a leading cryptocurrency derivatives trading platform, will be offering four new altcoin/USDT underlying “quanto” futures contracts for EOS, Chainlink (LINK), Tezos (XTZ), and Cardano (ADA). These new contracts are being introduced in order to expand the exchange’s existing altcoin (or… Read More

Proof of Stake Blockchain Project Cardano Launches Shelley Mainnet After Over 5 Years of Peer Reviewed Development

The Cardano blockchain completed a “historic” hard fork (backwards incompatible upgrade) on July 29, 2020 – which initiated the launch of the highly-anticipated Shelley mainnet (main or production ready network). The open-source blockchain-based development platform will try to compete with Ethereum, EOS, and Tron (TRX)… Read More

Cardano’s ADA Might be Listed on Coinbase in Late 2020, While Token’s Holders May Soon Stake It via Coinbase Custody

Cardano’s native crypto token, ADA, might get listed on San Francisco-based digital asset exchange Coinbase by the end of this year. ADA investors will soon have the option of staking their digital assets via Coinbase Custody. A representative from IOHK (Input Output Hong Kong), the… Read More

Lars Brünjes, Director of Education at IOHK, a Company Supporting Cardano Development, Says Blockchain Platform “Wants to be Truly Decentralized”

Lars Brünjes, the Director of Education at InputOutputHK, an organization that supports the ongoing development of Cardano (ADA), a blockchain-enabled solution for building and deploying decentralized applications (dApps), says that establishing solid parameter values and maintaining flexibility will be “key to the growth and ongoing… Read More

Facebook’s Libra Stablecoin Project, Ethereum (ETH), Near, Bitcoin Cash are Currently Most Active Development Projects: Report

  The controversial Facebook-led Libra project is reportedly the most active project in terms of developer activity, according to CoinCodeCap data. There are 41 active developers working on Libra, meanwhile, Ethereum (ETH), the world’s largest smart contract platform, has 36 active developers, the data site… Read More

Controlling What You Reveal: How Zero Knowledge Proofs are Changing How We Spend the Currency We Now Call Data

When you go to a bar and give your ID to the bartender, do you ever think about how much you’re giving away? Let’s say you use your driving license as your ID; you’re letting the bartender know that you’re not underage, but you’re also… Read More

Cardano Blockchain Founder Charles Hoskinson Confirms that IOHK has Joined Hyperledger and W3C Initiatives

IOHK (Input/Output Hong Kong), a research and development (R&D) firm focused on bringing innovation via blockchain and cryptocurrencies, has confirmed that it will be joining the Hyperledger initiative and W3C. Hyperledger is an open-source project focused on blockchain or distributed ledger technology (DLT) development. It… Read More

Cardano Reboot: IOHK to Deploy Code Update End of Month

IOHK has announced a “reboot” of Cardano blockchain, according to a release. IOHK was founded by Charles Hoskinson, well-known in the blockchain world as a founder of Ethereum among other things. IOHK describes the update as a transition from the “Byron-era codebase” to the “Shelley… Read More

Major Blockchain Platform Cardano’s Development Going as Planned, Despite Coronavirus Pandemic, Founder Charles Hoskinson Claims

Cardano (ADA), a proof-of-stake (PoS)-based blockchain network with a market cap of around $680 million (at the time of writing), is working on developing its commercial infrastructure. Cardano’s developers have reassured the cryptocurrency’s investors and other community members and stakeholders that development is still on… Read More

IOHK, the Software Firm Behind Cardano (ADA), Donates $500,000 to University of Wyoming to Help with Blockchain Research

Input Output Hong Kong (IOHK), the main software firm behind the development of Cardano (ADA), one of the largest platforms for deploying decentralized applications in terms of market cap, confirmed on February 14, 2020 that it had donated $500,000 in ADA tokens to support the… Read More

Malta-based Binance Introduces Cardano (ADA) Perpetual Contracts, Tradable Against Stablecoin Tether (USDT)

Binance Futures, the digital assets futures trading platform of Binance, the world’s leading crypto exchange, recently confirmed the introduction of ADA/USDT perpetual contracts. Traders can now trade Cardano (ADA), a digital currency with a market cap of over $1.5 billion, with as much as 75x… Read More

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