Tagged: Decentralized Applications

Bitcoin DeFi Protocol Sovryn Introduces Hackathon Offering $500,000 in Financial Assistance to Blockchain Developers

Sovryn, a protocol for decentralized finance (DeFi) on Bitcoin, has introduced Sovrython, which is a virtual or online conference and hackathon that is scheduled to take place from June 4 to July 18, 2021. There will be $250,000 in bounties and another $250,000 in post-hackathon… Read More

Blockchain Developer ChainSafe Receives Development Grant to Perform Native Integration of Chainlink into Cosmos SDK

ChainSafe has reportedly received a development grant to natively integrate Chainlink (LINK) into the Cosmos software development kit (SDK). As previously reported, the Chainlink Community Grant Program offers financial resources to the development teams and researchers creating a “more functional, accessible, and socially impactful” Chainlink… Read More

DeFi Insurance Protocol InsurAce Introduces Multi-Chain Coverage Services on its Ethereum dApp

InsurAce, a DeFi insurance protocol, is introducing multi-chain insurance services on its Ethereum dApp (app.insurace.io), in order to offer insurance coverage to protocols and blockchain platforms like Ethereum, Binance Smart Chain (BSC), Huobi Eco Chain (HECO), Solana, Polygon, and Fantom. As mentioned in the announcement,… Read More

Ontology Successfully Integrates with OKExChain, an Open-Source, Public Blockchain Project

Ontology (ONT), a high-throughput and high-performance blockchain platform for decentralized, digital ID solutions, reports that it has successfully integrated with OKExChain. OKExChain is a set of open-source public chain projects implemented by digital asset firm OKEx. The chain has managed to achieve high performance and… Read More

High-Throughput Blockchain Telos Reveals that its TLOS Token Is Now Listed on Crypto Exchange KuCoin

Telos, one of the most active blockchains or distributed ledger tech (DLT) platforms, has revealed that its TLOS token has been listed on digital asset exchange, Kucoin. After the recent traction on decentralized or non-custodial exchanges (DEXes), such as UniSwap and PancakeSwap, the latest TLOS… Read More

Ethereum Not Just a Digital Currency, It’s a Financial Ecosystem Generating $29.3M in Fees Every 24Hrs, 8x More than BTC: Report

James Wang, an experienced crypto analyst who says that Ethereum (ETH) could be the “last investment of your life,” points out that the world’s largest smart contract platform isn’t merely a cryptocurrency. Wang explains that Ethereum is a complete software platform with a rapidly increasing… Read More

Ethereum Smart Contracts will be Supported with Ontology EVM-Integrated Design Nearing Completion: Report

High-performance, high-throughput blockchain developer Ontology (ONT) has published its Weekly Report, ending May 11, 2021. Ontology, which develops digital ID solutions and various other distributed ledger tech (DLT) applications, notes that ONTO and bloXroute announced a partnership to offer ETH “front-running” protection for wallet users… Read More

Decentralized Oracle Network Chainlink Announces New Bug Bounty Program, Now Extended to Immunefi Platform

Decentralized Oracle network provider Chainlink (LINK) recently announced that its Bug Bounty Program has now been extended to the Immunefi platform, serving as a key opportunity to financially support their open-source development community while “improving the robustness of the Chainlink Network.” If you’re interested in… Read More

NFTs: VeChain Foundation Announces $1 Million Grant Program for VeChain eNFT Ecosystem

The team at the VeChain Foundation, which is focused on supporting VeChain, a leading blockchain platform for supply chain management and various other use-cases, has announced a $1 million Grant Program for the VeChain eNFT Ecosystem. As mentioned in a blog post, it’s been “the… Read More

Binance Smart Chain Surpasses Ethereum in Daily Transactions, BSC Also Surpassed dApp Count of EOS

Today, Binance Smart Chain (BSC) managed to surpass Ethereum’s (ETH) daily transactions by 600% as it reached 9M in daily transaction volume (ETH ATH is 1.5M transactions). As noted in an update from the Binance team shared with Crowdfund Insider, the total value locked in… Read More

Ontology (ONT) Says it has Completed 70% of EVM-Integrated Design so Blockchain Platform Is Compatible with Ethereum Smart Contracts

The developers of Ontology (ONT), a leading blockchain platform focused on decentralized ID solutions (among other use cases), recently published their weekly report in which they revealed that their community continues to grow. The update from the blockchain developers also revealed that Ontology’s decentralized identity… Read More

Binance Smart Chain Reaches All-Time High Transaction Volume, Binance Launchpad Announces Support for Tokocrypto

The blockchain-based decentralized applications (dApp) industry has seen “tremendous” growth, according to a report from DappRadar. There’s been a 639% increase in active wallets across all blockchain or distributed ledger technology (DLT)-enabled platforms during Q1 2020. The report reveals that there were around 458,000 daily… Read More

Sasha Ivanov from Waves Blockchain Platform Reveals DLT Project’s Extensive New Roadmap

Sasha Ivanov, the Founder of the Waves Platform, an open blockchain protocol and development toolset for Web 3.0 apps and decentralized finance (DeFi), notes that while facing the different challenges of mass adoption, Waves, as an ecosystem, “must step it up a notch, working on… Read More

Chainlink (LINK) Awards Grant to Hack.bg for Performing Native Integration of Chainlink on Terra

The team at Chainlink (LINK), the developers of decentralized Oracle networks, recently revealed that Hack.bg has received a Grant for performing native Integrations of Chainlink on Terra. The Chainlink Community Grant Program offers key financial resources to various development teams and researchers creating a “more… Read More

Waves Developer Advocate Vladimir Zhuravlev Explains why You Should Build DeFi Apps on Waves

  Vladimir Zhuravlev recently commented on why we should consider using the Waves protocol for building decentralized finance or DeFi apps. Zhuravlev, who’s a Waves developer advocate, has discussed in a blog post what the advantages might be of using the Waves protocol for creating… Read More

Ethereum 2.0 being Supported by Kraken, Gitcoin Open-Source Grants, Coinbase Also Supporting ETH 2.0 with Staking Service

Digital asset exchange Kraken recently committed funding to support the Ethereum 2.0 transition process with the New Gitcoin Giving initiative. Kraken says it will match “up to $50,000” in donations to open-source Ethereum infrastructure initiatives as part of Gitcoin’s donation drive (which began on March… Read More

Chainlink Explains how Secure, Up-to-Date Data Feeds are Now Centerpiece of Many Financial Applications

Chainlink notes in a blog post that “secure, up-to-date” price data is the “centerpiece” of many financial applications. This data is regularly used to initiate transactions and “derive” various other instruments and products, particularly in decentralized finance (DeFi) protocols, Chainlink explained. The decentralized Oracle network… 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

The Graph, an Indexing Protocol for Efficiently Accessing Blockchain or DLT Data, Is Now Supporting Fantom Layer 1 Chain

The developers of The Graph, which serves as an indexing protocol for “organizing and efficiently accessing” data from blockchains and storage networks, have revealed that indexing and querying are now live on the Fantom Layer 1 Blockchain. As mentioned in the update, the Fantom layer… Read More

Tim Frost: CEO at YIELD App Reveals how Algorithmic Stablecoins Provide Censorship-Resistant Financial Services, Comments on other Fintech Developments

Tim Frost, CEO at YIELD App, which is a comprehensive Fintech app offering a wide range of DeFi services and new investment strategies, has shared his views and insights regarding the recent trading frenzy that was initiated by a group of armchair investors via Reddit… Read More

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