Tagged: dlt

Ontology (ONT) to Accelerate Development of Decentralized ID Solutions by Building on Polkadot (DOT)

Blockchain platform Ontology (ONT) is building on Polkadot (DOT) so that it can accelerate the adoption of decentralized identity solutions. The Ontology team noted that they will be developing applications on Polkadot, which is a sharded blockchain that can seamlessly connect several different chains together… Read More

VeChain, Renji Hospital and DNV GL to Introduce World’s First Blockchain based “Intelligent” Tumor Treatment Center

VeChain, the developer of blockchain-based solutions for enhancing supply chain management processes (among other use cases), will be involved in the launch of the first blockchain-based “intelligent” tumor treatment center. VeChain will be working cooperatively with Renji Hospital and DNV GL in order to introduce… Read More

Dr. Amrit Kumar: President at Zilliqa Explains How Platform’s Scilla Smart Contract Language Is Used to Develop Secure Applications

We recently caught up with Dr. Amrit Kumar, President and Chief Scientific Officer of Zilliqa, an enterprise-grade blockchain development platform. Many of the more popular iterations of blockchain are not sufficiently robust to handle the high transaction rates needed today – not to mention what… Read More

Nasdaq CEO Adena Friedman Says Machine Learning, Blockchain, and Cloud Tech Will “Drive Evolution” of Capital Markets

Adena Friedman, President and CEO of Nasdaq, the world’s second-largest stock exchange with a market cap of over $17 trillion, says that emerging technologies (Emtech) continue to “drive the evolution” of capital markets.  As covered, Friedman believes that Cloud technologies will transform financial services and… Read More

Qtum Foundation Reveals it Spent 189 Bitcoin (BTC) or $2.46 Million During Q3 2020 to Maintain and Grow Operations

The Qtum Foundation, an organization that supports the ongoing development of Qtum (QTUM), a platform for creating decentralized applications that aims to leverage certain technical aspects related to the security of the Bitcoin (BTC) network while providing smart contract functionality (somewhat similar to Ethereum), have… Read More

Enterprise Blockchain Platform Waves Launches ERC-20 WAVES Token to Enable Access to Ethereum Network Apps

Waves (WAVES), a blockchain-based platform for developing enterprise-grade applications, will be issuing an ERC-20 compliant token as part of its collaboration with the Ethereum (ETH) network. The Waves development team noted: “As Waves continues to foster interoperability between various protocols, the WAVES token has been… Read More

Mark Smargon: CEO at Israeli Fintech Fuse.io Wants to Offer Non-Custodial, Open-Source Payments Services with WeChat level User Experience

We recently caught up with Mark Smargon, CEO of Fuse.io, a Fintech company that aims to connect everyday payments to the blockchain without compromising on user experience. Fuse.io is focused on leveraging the latest decentralized finance (DeFi) infrastructure to offer a unique platform to businesses… Read More

Enterprise Blockchain based Trade Finance, Food Safety, Medical Records Software Now Managed by Bank and Tech Firm led Consortiums, Nexia TS Explains

Nexia TS, a Singapore-based accounting firm, notes that the use of blockchain or distributed ledger tech (DLT)-based solutions can potentially “improve compliance” and “decrease risks” typically associated with digital transformation processes. DLT-enabled solutions might also improve the overall efficiency of a company’s operations. The Nexia… Read More

Waves Association Is Offering 1 Million WAVES or $2.9 Million via its Blockchain Developer Grant Program

Waves Association, a non-profit organization that’s focused on the development of innovative technologies for the Waves (WAVES) protocol, will be offering a grant program of 1 million WAVES tokens – which are valued at around $2.9 million at the time of writing. The grant program… Read More

Sky Guo, Co-Founder at Cypherium, will be Representing Blockchain Sector at 75th United Nations General Assembly

Sky Guo, a founding member of OMFIF, an independent forum for central banking, economic policy and public investment, has reportedly been invited by the United Nations (UN) to talk about how foreign policy experts can take advantage of the latest digital technologies to address the… Read More

Nash, a Fast and User-Friendly Decentralized Financial Services Platform, Introduces Easy Way to Accept Digital Asset Payments

The digital commerce sector is on track to surpass $4.6 trillion globally within the next two years, according to an update shared with Crowdfund Insider. Amazon, Walmart, and Costco alone are expected to generate sales and revenue valued at around $1 trillion during 2020. As… Read More

Bitcoin (BTC) and DeFi Development are Similar but Also Quite Different because they Solve Unique Problems, OKCoin Explains

The development of the Bitcoin (BTC) protocol and decentralized finance (DeFi) networks is somewhat similar but also very different, according to a report from OKCoin. The exchange notes that application developers are focused on supporting the growth of Bitcoin and DeFi. They aim to create… Read More

IRISnet’s Decentralized Finance and Interchain Testnet, Bifrost, Is Scheduled to Go Live on October 19, 2020

The first phase of Bifrost, which is IRISnet’s decentralized finance (DeFi) and interchain testnet, is scheduled to go live on October 19, 2020. As noted by IRISnet (which aims to serve as an interchain service hub for next-generation distributed applications), their irishub solution is based… Read More

AI and Machine Learning Network Fetch.ai to Launch Incentivized Testnet Program on October 22, 2020

AI and machine learning network Fetch.ai is inviting developers and software testers to take part in its incentivized testnet program – which will be launching next week on October 22, 2020. The Fetch.ai team noted that their goal is to develop the infrastructure needed for… Read More

Global Internet of Things or IoT Security Market to Reach $22 Billion+ Valuation by 2027, Largely Due to Blockchain Adoption

The global internet of things (IoT) security market is expected to be valued at around $20.77 billion by 2027, which means that it’s expanding at a very significant compounded annual growth rate  (CAGR) of 32.3 %. As noted in a release, the rise in the… Read More

DeFi Protocol MANTRA DAO Partners MATIC Network, an Ethereum Layer-2 Blockchain Scalability Solution Provider

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 partnered with MATIC Network, a blockchain scalability platform which offers the ability to conduct secure and instant transactions. The… Read More

Greater Boston based PAYMYNT Financial, a Mobile Commerce and Financial Growth App Provider, Secures $1.1 Million in Seed Funding

Greater Boston based PAYMYNT Financial, a mobile commerce and financial growth app provider, has secured $1.1 million in capital through its seed funding round. PAYMYNT’s management notes that many consumers are now making purchases via e-commerce platforms. They believe that it’s an ideal time to… Read More

Chainalysis Expands Washington DC Operations, Hires New Legal Affairs Chief, Other Key Appointments, Reports Signficant Revenue Growth

Washington DC Capitol

Chainalysis, a leading blockchain analysis firm, has revealed that it managed to grow its revenue 100% year-over-year. The New York-based firm says it’s now preparing for an expected surge in private sector business. Chainalysis claims that it has managed to grow its customer base by… Read More

AI, Big Data, and Blockchain Firm Bianjie Partners Wuhan Run He De Kang to Implement DLT Solution for Fighting COVID-19

Bianjie and the Wuhan Run He De Kang (RHDK) have partnered to implement a blockchain or distributed ledger technology (DLT) enabled Epidemic Early Warning System, in order to help in the fight against Covid-19. As mentioned in the announcement, Wuhan RHDK is a healthcare-focused, Big… Read More

Mettalex, a “Decentralized” Crypto and Commodities Derivatives Exchange, Claims its Product Solves Pain Points Related to FCA Derivatives Ban

Binance alum Fetch.ai, an established blockchain-focused AI firm launched by former DeepMind investors and developers, had introduced Mettalex, a “decentralized” crypto and commodities derivatives trading platform (back in August 2020). Mettalex had stated in August that it would be working with a consortium of steel… Read More

Send this to a friend