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Internet Computer Project: DFINITY Dev Grant Program Provides 102 Grants Valued at $2M+

In just 5 months since their Genesis launch, the Internet Computer blockchain has seen steady growth of its developer community, whose decentralized applications (dApps) and services have managed to attract around 250,000 users. On May 25, 2021, the DFINITY Foundation confirmed that the DFINITY Developer… Read More

Internet Computer Community Adopts Threshold ECDSA Signatures Motion Proposal, so Canister Smart Contracts can Hold BTC, ETH

The Internet Computer Community has adopted the threshold ECDSA signatures Motion proposal. All Bitcoin keys and signatures are being generated by using ECDSA. An ECDSA signature allows us to share a public key and create a signature of certain data using their private key. This… Read More

DeFi, Smart Contracts for Bitcoin: Motion Proposal to Integrate BTC Network With the Internet Computer Approved by Community

A motion proposal to integrate Bitcoin (BTC) with the Internet Computer has reportedly been approved by community members. According to an update shared with Crowdfund Insider, the plan should add smart contracts to Bitcoin via an application of Chain Key cryptography that will “directly integrate… Read More

Internet Computer Source Code Now Publicly Available, Supported by CHF 200 Million Program Announced by DFINITY

The Internet Computer’s source code is now available publicly. As noted in an update from its developers, the code “details the technical designs, novel protocol math, and cryptography behind the decentralized computing network.” Back in 2016, the DFINITY Foundation had started on its mission to… Read More

Björn Tackmann from DFINITY Explains how Internet Computer Replaces Usernames, Passwords with Secure Cryptographic Authentication

The team at DFINITY, which is described as the Internet Computer and a “revolutionary” blockchain hosting “unlimited” data and computation “on-chain,” (while easily building scalable dapps, DeFi, and websites), reveals that their Internet Computer effectively replaces usernames and passwords with “a more advanced and secure… Read More

Andreessen Horowitz-backed Internet Computer Developer Dfinity Unveils Demo of “Open Version” of LinkedIn

Decentralized cloud computing developer Dfinity, which notably secured $102 million back in 2018, has unveiled what appears to be an “open version” of giant professional social network LinkedIn, referred to as “LinkedUp.” The LinkedUp app has reportedly been launched on Dfinity’s decentralized “Internet Computer,” instead… Read More

Largest Airdrop Ever: CoinList and DFINITY Partner on Huge $35M Coin Distribution

A couple of months back, CoinList announced a new stand alone feature to power compliant Airdrops for initial coin offerings (ICOs). Airdrops have become a super popular method to reward supporters, or just provide a more disperse group of potential users of utility tokens. Being… Read More

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