Tagged: dlt

US Dept of the Treasury’s Office of Foreign Assets Control Sanctions Individuals, Entities for Attempting to Undermine 2020 US Presidential Election: Report

On April 15, 2021, the US Department of the Treasury’s Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) sanctioned 16 individuals and 16 entities for “attempting to undermine and influence the 2020 US presidential election,” blockchain security firm CipherTrace noted in a blog post. CipherTrace also mentioned… Read More

Nitin Gaur, Director of IBM Digital Asset Labs, Says NFTs are Natural Progression in “Explosion” of Asset Tokenization

Nitin Gaur, Founder and Director of IBM Digital Asset Labs, recently looked into how businesses may be able to absorb “disruptive” impact and start integrating new business models (NFTs) in existing and “new streams” of business opportunity. Gaur writes in a blog post that non-fungible… Read More

Decentralized Oracle Network Chainlink Devs Release Chainlink 2.0 Whitepaper Highlighting Anticipated Blockchain Industry Developments

The team at Chainlink (LINK), the leading decentralized Oracle Network provider, has published a whitepaper titled, Chainlink 2.0: Next Steps in the Evolution of Decentralized Oracle Networks. Released on April 15, 2021, the paper notes that the team has a vision for the “evolution” of… Read More

RedBlock Teams Up with NFT Bazaar to Promote Development of Non-Fungible Token Space

RedBlock and NFT Bazaar have announced a strategic partnership in an “embrace” of the fast-evolving NFT industry. As noted in a blog post by RedBlock: “We are very pleased to announce that RedBlock and NFT Bazaar have officially entered into a strategic partnership, leveraging our… Read More

Kava Labs, which Aims to Democratize Financial Services, Reveals Kava 5, Hard V2 are Live, Supporting Fully-Functional Lending Platform

Adam Turman, Developer Support Engineer at Kava Labs Inc, which is focused on “democratizing” financial services and making them more accessible to “anyone, anywhere” across the globe, notes that Kava Labs is pleased to introduce new features and enhancements they’ve been working on recently. Turman… Read More

Dr. Leemon Baird, Founder and Chief Scientist at Hedera Hashgraph, Reveals that 1B+ Transactions Processed via Platform’s Mainnet

Dr. Leemon Baird, Founder and Chief Scientist at Hedera Hashgraph, an ecosystem focused on developing enterprise-grade business applications, has revealed that they’ve just hit their first billion transactions on the Hedera Hashgraph mainnet (in only 19 months). Baird also noted: “And it keeps accelerating. A… Read More

Kris Vaivods: CEO at Vorto Gaming, a Blockchain Company Planning to Go Public on Swedish Stock Exchange, Shares Key Insights

We recently caught up with Kris Vaivods, CEO at Vorto Gaming, a blockchain startup planning to carry out an initial public offering (IPO) on the Swedish stock exchange later this year. Kris is the Founder of the Vorto Games subsidiary vz games and is part… Read More

Consumers in Helvetia, Switzerland Can “Live on Crypto,” Benefit from Free Markets, Low Taxes, BitRefill Explains

BitRefill, a company that helps consumers “live on” crypto with gift cards, phone refills, and Lightning Network (LN), notes that in Switzerland, people can take advantage of free markets, low taxes and a high standard of living. BitRefill notes in a blog post that they’re specifically… Read More

Venice, California based UNA Blockchain Introduces a DLT focused Ecosystem for the Automotive Industry

UNA Blockchain, a subsidiary of Hopium, the car manufacturer that develops “high-end” hydrogen sedans, is launching its new blockchain ecosystem. Based in Venice, California, UNA Blockchain aims to position itself as a leader within the automotive sector, according to a release shared with Crowdfund Insider…. Read More

Blockchain Startup Arweave, a Permanent Storage Solution Provider, Reports Handling Over 1 Million Transactions in March 2021

Arweave, which aims to offer a “novel” data storage blockchain protocol enabling “a permanent serverless web and creating truly permanent data storage for the first time,” has released its Q1 2021 Ecosystem Update, titled, NFTs, The Guardian, a new web wallet, new gateway (& much… Read More

The “Second Coming” of NFTs Will be “Even More Successful” According to Blockchain Dev Inal Kardanov

Inal Kardanov, Co-founder and CTO of Billy, notes in a blog post published by the Waves Protocol developers that NFTs’ “second coming” is set to be even “more successful.” Kardanov, a software engineer focused on blockchain, AI, and machine learning, writes in a blog post… Read More

Crypto Intelligence Firm CipherTrace Is Using Chainlink to Help DeFi Apps Follow OFAC Sanctions Requirements

Cryptocurrency intelligence firm CipherTrace is reportedly using Chainlink to release CipherTrace DeFi Compli: a compliance solution enabling decentralized or non-custodial exchanges (DEXs) and other DeFi apps to adhere to the Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) sanctions requirements. As part of its decentralized finance (DeFi)… 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

Salesforce Dir of Strategy, Architecture Reveals he “Successfully” Tested Enterprise “Adoption Ideas” on Leading Blockchain Platform VeChainThor

The VeChain Foundation, which aims to support the development of VeChain, a leading blockchain platform, reports that their community’s vision “remains steadfast” which is focused on delivering the “mass adoption of public blockchain” while addressing key business challenges that may be “unworkable without this emerging,… 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

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

Mark Cuban and ConsenSys CEO Joseph Lubin Backed Nifty’s Appoints Olta Andoni, as NFT Legal Expert

Billionaire Mark Cuban-backed Nifty’s has reportedly hired Olta Andoni, an NFT copyright legal expert as its new Chief Legal Officer. Andoni will notably be the first CLO of the nascent non-fungible token or NFT-focused social media platform. Nifty’s is a fairly new online network for… Read More

IOTA, which Re-Engineered Principles of DLT to Offer Improved Financial Exchange Protocol, Gets Ready for Major Upgrade

Dominik Schiener, Co-founder at IOTA, which claims it has “re-engineered the principles” of existing distributed ledger technology (DLT) to offer a fee-less, open-source, secure data and financial exchange protocol, has revealed that one of the biggest upgrades in IOTA’s history is “right in front of us.”… Read More

Security Tokens Market Cap Surpasses $613M, Up Over 21% MoM, Trading Volume Up Over 10%: Report

The team at Security Token Market (STM), which is focused on the fast-evolving blockchain-enabled security tokens space, has published their monthly report. The report reveals that the total security token market cap (as tracked by stomarket.com) stood at  $613,442,470. The market cap monthly change was… Read More

Suterusu, a Layer-2 Privacy Protection Protocol, Acquires Strategic Investement from Fundamental Labs

Suterusu, which claims to be the first-ever layer-2 privacy protection protocol that doesn’t need a “trusted setup,” has reportedly acquired a strategic investment from Fundamental Labs. As mentioned in the announcement, Fundamental Labs will be focused on expanding Suterusu’s ecosystem and will be deploying Suterusu’s… Read More

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