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Cardano Foundation Suggests Cardano x Tesla are “Obvious Match,” after Tesla Says it Won’t Take BTC Payments due to Environmental Issues

After Elon Musk’s Tesla announced that it would no longer accept Bitcoin payments due to concerns regarding the excessive consumption of electricity (and fossil fuels) in BTC mining, the Cardano Foundation has come forward to suggest that Cardano (ADA) and Tesla could potentially be an… Read More

Ethereum Continues to Outperform Bitcoin as Altcoins Begin Decoupling from BTC: Report

The team at digital assets firm Kraken asks whether the current Bitcoin (BTC) rally could go straight up “forever.” Kraken points out in a recent report that for the first time since October 2020, we have seen a “brief pause” in the form of this… Read More

Block.one, Developer of EOSIO Open-Source Software, Shares Economic Analysis for Stake-based Voting and Rewards Mechanism

Block.one, the developer of the EOSIO open-source software, has shared an economic analysis performed by Prysm Group for a proposed Stake-Based Voting and Rewards Mechanism, which specifies an alternative model for “inflation distribution” on the EOS public blockchain network. The proposal aims to serve as… Read More

Coinbase Pro Adds New Order Books for Basic Attention Token (BAT), Cardano (ADA), Decentraland (MANA), USDC

On Tuesday, April 20, 2021, Coinbase Pro will be adding support for new order books for several major digital assets including the Basic Attention Token (BAT), Cardano (ADA), Decentraland (MANA) and USDC (USDC). As noted in a blog post by the digital assets firm, the… Read More

Cardano Smart Contracts Update to Allow Blockchain Devs to Work with Auctions, Collectibles, Crowdfunding Use-Cases

Alonzo will be developing on Cardano’s (ADA) token upgrades in order to give application developers the tools needed for creating business applications. IOHK, which supports Cardano development, notes in a blog post that at the beginning of March 2021, they implemented Mary ‒ which is… Read More

IOHK Reports Successful Decentralization of Cardano

IOHK, a blockchain research and development company and the developers of the Cardano blockchain, reports that as of today (22:44:51 BST) Cardano block production has been successfully decentralized. IOHK states that they will no longer produce any blocks on Cardano, with the responsibility now fully… Read More

Cardano Native Digital Asset ADA to Launch on Coinbase Pro, Trading to Begin March 18, 2021

Beginning on March 16, 2021, Coinbase Pro users may transfer Cardano (ADA) into their accounts ahead of scheduled trading. Support for ADA tokens will be available at all of Coinbase’s “supported jurisdictions.” Trading will begin “on or after 9AM Pacific Time (PT) Thursday March 18,… Read More

Blockchain Platform Cardano’s Ledger Model Improves Upon Bitcoin and Ethereum’s UTXO Model to Support Multi-Assets, Smart Contracts

Cardano (ADA), a major blockchain platform for building decentralized applications or dApps, has introduced an extended UTXO accounting model that’s developed specifically to support multi-assets and smart contracts. Cardano developers recently provided an overview of the Extended UTXO model that’s being employed by Cardano. The… Read More

Crypto Analysts Say We’re Far Away from Bitcoin and Wider Digital Assets Market Top: Report

The rollercoaster ride that is Bitcoin’s (BTC) and the wider crypto market’s latest rally has some wondering if we’re nearing a market top. However, Kraken analysts are not convinced that we’ve reached the top just yet. Kraken Intelligence, the US-based digital asset exchange’s team of… Read More

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

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