Tagged: distributed ledger technology

Blockchain Firm ICONLOOP to Work with South Korea’s Pohang City, Steel Manufacturer POSCO, and Others on Supporting Decentralized ID Ecosystem

Markus Jun, founder and CEO of ICON’s Accelerator Partner and Seoul Launchpad of ICXStation, HyperConnector (online accelerator for the ICON ecosystem), recently confirmed that ICONLOOP will be working cooperatively with Pohang, POSCO and POSTECH to develop a (decentralized ID) DID ecosystem with MyID. Jun noted… Read More

DeFi Platform MANTRA DAO Partners with Polkastarter to Build a “Decentralized Future” Powered by Blockchain Tech

MANTRA DAO (distributed autonomous organization), a community-governed decentralized finance (DeFi) platform that aims to make staking, lending, and governance more accessible to traders and investors, has teamed up with Polkastarter, the decentralized or non-custodial exchange (DEX) that helps “decentralized” projects with raising and exchanging funds… Read More

Binance Alum Fetch.ai, a Blockchain focused AI Firm, to Support Application Developers with Autonomous Economic Agent Registry

AI and machine learning network Fetch.ai has unveiled an outcome of its developer engagement project, which aims to make it easier to develop applications and related services on top of the Fetch.ai network. The Fetch.ai team noted that they’ve built what they call an “Autonomous… Read More

South Korea’s ICONLOOP’s VisitMe, an Electronic Guestbook QR Service that Digitizes Visitor Logs, has 100,000+ Users

Markus Jun, founder and CEO of ICON’s Accelerator Partner and Seoul Launchpad of ICXStation, HyperConnector (online accelerator for the ICON ecosystem), recently confirmed that ICONLOOP‘s VisitMe has surpassed 100,000 users and more than 1,000 sites are now using the service. Jun noted that these sites… Read More

CBDCs Might Help Reduce Fraud, Streamline Auditing Processes, and Enable Financial Inclusion, NEM Group Executive Explains

Antony Welfare, Chief Commercial Officer at NEM Group, an organization supporting the development of NEM, a blockchain or distributed ledger technology (DLT) based platform for building enterprise-grade applications, states that blockchain tech is now more than 10 years old (as far as its application is… Read More

Blockchain Infrastructure Developer Bison Trails will be Powering ZKValidator, which will Operate Cosmos, Polkadot Validator Nodes

Bison Trails, a major blockchain infrastructure-as-a-service firm, revealed on September 24, 2020 that it will be powering ZKValidator, which aims to support privacy and zero-knowledge research by operating community-focused public (transaction) validators on leading proof of stake or PoS protocols such as Cosmos, Polkadot, Kusama,… Read More

Blockchain based Solution Developer Citadel.one Joins Ontology Global Community Contributor Network

The team at Ontology (ONT), a “high-performance” or high-throughput blockchain platform, have revealed that Citadel.one has joined the Ontology Global Community Contributor (GCC) network, an initiative that aims to effectively leverage blockchain or distributed ledger technology (DLT) to streamline real-world business processes. Citadel.one has been… Read More

Blockchain Platform Avalanche’s Mainnet Now Live, Project’s AVAX Tokens will Launch on Binance, Bitfinex

The developers at Avalanche, a blockchain project led by Cornell professor Dr. Emin Gun Sirer, have announced that their platform’s native AVAX token will be available for trading on Binance, the world’s largest digital currency exchange. AVAX token trading will be available on Binance, beginning… Read More

Sam Bankman-Fried, CEO at FTX, Claims Blockchain Project Avalanche has a “Real Team” and are “Building Real Products”

Sam Bankman-Fried, CEO at FTX, a cryptocurrency derivatives exchange and Alameda Research, has commented on some blockchain projects that he thinks are worth talking about and appear to be making some progress. While confirming that he’s not offering investment advice, Sam said that Solana (SOL)… Read More

Triterras, a Blockchain based Fintech for Trade Finance, Reports $5 Billion in Transaction Volume on its Kratos Platform during H1 2020

Triterras, a blockchain-based Fintech solution provider for trade finance, has revealed that its Kratos marketplace has handled approximately $5 billion of trade finance volume during the past six months ending on August 31, 2020. Kratos is a large commodity trading and trade finance platform that… Read More

Kava Blockchain Devs Propose a New Project, Harvest, the First Cross-Chain Money Market for Earning More Returns on Digital Assets

Brian Kerr, CEO at Kava Labs, which is focused on the ongoing development of Kava (KAVA), a blockchain-based platform that aims to offer a foundation for various open financial services, recently announced that they’re proposing a new initiative, called Harvest, the “world’s first cross-chain money… Read More

Ocean Protocol Team Introduces Program for Web 3.0 Startups that Will “Unlock” AI and Innovative Data Management Apps

The team at Ocean Protocol, which allows software engineers to build marketplaces and other apps to privately and securely publish, exchange, and consume data, have introduced an initiative, called Ocean Shipyard, which is an early-stage program for Web 3.0 focused startups and projects that aim… Read More

DeFi Platform MANTRA DAO to Serve As a Masternode Operator for TomoChain, a Blockchain Claiming to Scale to 100x Ethereum’s Capacity

MANTRA DAO (distributed autonomous organization), a community-governed decentralized finance (DeFi) platform that aims to make staking, lending, and governance more accessible to traders and investors, is teaming up with the developers of TomoChain, which describes itself as a “diversified and robust” DeFi ecosystem. MANTRA DAO… Read More

Decentralization May Not be Considered Core Value of Blockchain Tech, Harriot Cao from IRIS Foundation Argues

Harriet Cao, co-founder at the IRIS Foundation, an organization that supports the ongoing development of IRISnet, a platform that serves as an interchain service hub for next-generation distributed applications, says that China’s Blockchain Service Network (BSN) is a “relevant step” forward when it comes adopting… Read More

Kava Blockchain Devs Claim they’ll Offer a “Curated” Apple Store Experience where DeFi Apps will be Carefully Vetted

The Kava (KAVA) blockchain platform community members noted recently that they had initially compared their platform to MakerDAO, a leading Ethereum based lending system, and its CDP functionality. The Kava team now claims that being compared to MakerDAO “doesn’t really do justice” to what their… Read More

Crypto Lawyer Stephen Palley Says It’s Very Challenging to Advise Clients in the DeFi Space, After Uniswap Introduces UNI Governance Token

Uniswap, a non-custodial Ethereum token exchange, recently introduced a “governance” token, called UNI. There will be 1 billion UNI tokens that will be released to the general public over the course of the next 4 years. UNI tokens will be allocated to Uniswap’s community members…. Read More

Sheila Warren from the World Economic Forum Explains Why She’s “Quite Bullish” about Blockchain and Its Future Impact

Sheila Warren, Head of Blockchain, Data, and Digital Assets at the World Economic Forum (WEF), an independent international organization committed to improving the state of the world by engaging business leaders of society to shape global agendas, says that she’s “quite bullish” about blockchain and… Read More

Blockchain, Cryptography, Smart Contracts are All Technologies that Allow Us to Effectively Manage Our Data, According to John Izaguirre from Ontology

John Izaguirre, the Business Director, Europe at Ontology, a high-performance or high-throughput blockchain platform, believes that privacy is a basic human right. Izaguiree notes that data is becoming a very important topic for both individuals and companies. However, he believes that the Internet is still… Read More

SMEs in Fintech Scored Highest in terms of “Readiness” for Blockchain or DLT Adoption and Integration: Report

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Fintech solutions, retail focused platforms, and information communication technology or ICT software programs are expected to lead the blockchain or distributed ledger tech (DLT) revolution, according to a new report. The findings of CIVITTA’s report reveal that finance, retail, and ICT solutions are the “most… Read More

Blockchain focused Cybersecurity Firm, Hacken, to Integrate Chainlink’s Oracles so Data Is Accessible to Decentralized Apps

Hacken will be integrating with Chainlink so that the platform’s security audit data for smart contracts, decentralized finance (DeFi) projects, and cryptocurrency exchanges can be accessed by decentralized applications (dApps). Hacken is a cybersecurity, auditing, and consulting firm with a special focus on blockchain security…. Read More

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