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Cryptocurrency Open Patent Alliance Launched by Blockstream, Square Crypto to Support Bitcoin (BTC) Development

Blockstream, a company focused on developing various products to support Bitcoin (BTC) adoption, claims that the flagship cryptocurrency is “under threat” from a body of patents being collected by firms operating inside and outside of the digital asset sector. Blockstream argues that if some of… Read More

Cypherium, the Creator of Cross-Chain Interoperability Solution for Central Bank Digital Currencies, to Raise Funds via New Token Sale

Cypherium, which implemented the first cross-chain interoperability solution for central bank digital currencies (CBDCs) to communicate with their international counterparts, local industries and wholesalers, has revealed that it will raise funds through a secondary token sale. According to a release, the sale will give investors… Read More

Dr. Joshua Ellul, the Chairman of Malta Digital Innovation Authority, Expresses Concerns About Crypto Regulations

Dr. Joshua Ellul, the Chairman of Malta Digital Innovation Authority and Director of Centre for DLTs, University of Malta, has published an open letter to European Union (EU) regulators focused on cryptocurrencies. The letter is also meant to inform relevant policy advisors and makers in… Read More

Decentralized Exchange Aggregator 1inch Partners TRON to Integrate its Trading Protocol, JustSwap, and Other Enhancements

1inch has teamed up with the developers of Tron (TRX), one of the largest platforms for building decentralized applications (dApps), in order to complete the integration of JustSwap and Mooniswap. 1inch provides an aggregator for decentralized on non-custodial crypto-asset exchanges with “the best prices” on… Read More

Eran Haggiag: Executive Chairman at Blockchain Firm Clear Explains how Company is Streamlining B2B Trade Processes

Eran Haggiag, co-founder and Executive Chairman at Clear, a Fintech firm focused on transforming the current state of the B2B trading sector by enabling companies to easily transition from inefficient and manual processes to automated settlement and clearing systems, recently shared key insights with Crowdfund… Read More

Band Protocol Token Holders May Now Stake Digital Assets on DeFi Platform MANTRA DAO

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 announced its first Cosmos ecosystem partnership. MANTRA DAO has teamed up with Band Protocol, a cross-chain data oracle platform… Read More

Over 6 Million Decentralized Application or dApp related Transactions Now Recorded on Ontology Blockchain

The developers of Ontology (ONT), a “high-performance” or high-throughput blockchain platform for creating enterprise-grade applications, have revealed that Wing, the very first credit-based decentralized finance (DeFi) project, based on the Ontology blockchain, published its first whitepaper. The Wing platform is integrated with Ontology’s decentralized identity… Read More

IRISnet Confirms Involvement in China’s Blockchain Service Network, Project’s Tokens Supported on Binance, Crypto.com, Gate.io, Huobi

IRISnet, which aims to serve as an interchain service hub for next-generation distributed applications, confirms that China’s public blockchain network BSN recently launched the new BSN Global Portal. IRISnet will be one of the partners that will contribute to the project. The IRISnet team is… Read More

Security Token Trading Volume Reaches Almost $22 Million in August, Up from $194,000 in January 2020

The Security Token Group (STG), which is focused on “reinventing” capital markets with blockchain-based security tokens, reveals that security token trading volume, as tracked by stomarket.com, reached almost $22 million during August 2020. STG noted that last month’s volume comes close to an average of… Read More

Blockchain Platform Ontology’s ONT and ONG Tokens May be Swapped to eONT, eONG on Ethereum, Also Listed on Uniswap

The developers of Ontology (ONT), a “high-performance” blockchain network, have noted that they’ve successfully completed the development of an open-source decentralized identity (DID) smart contract, which was launched on the Ethereum (ETH) network. The Ontology team confirmed on September 4, 2020, that both its native… Read More

Over 15 Countries have Defined Regulatory Framework for Blockchain based Security Tokens: Report

The team at Security Token Advisors, a group of professionals that aim to “reinvent” finance with security tokens, reveals that that many “progressive” legislators and regulators have been focused on defining relevant rules and standards for issuing blockchain or distributed ledger tech (DLT)-based financial securities… Read More

Binance Launches New “Smart” Blockchain to Run Alongside Existing Binance Chain Network to Meet Increased Demand from DeFi Apps

Binance, the world’s largest cryptocurrency exchange, has launched a “Smart Chain.” As explained by Binance, the new chain will run parallel or alongside its other blockchain network, Binance Chain. Binance Chain will be used to issue smart contracts and manage the staking mechanism for BNB… Read More

Ethereum Blockchain focused Developer ConsenSys Is Also Addressing Fintech related Issues, Industry Exec Explains

Lex Sokolin, the Global Fintech Co-Head and CMO at ConsenSys, confirms that the organization recently acquired Quorum from J.P. Morgan. Quorum is a platform that serves as a private, enterprise version of Ethereum (ETH). As covered, ConsenSys has also received an investment from J.P. Morgan…. Read More

IRISnet’s “Internet of Blockchains” to Launch Decentralized Finance and Interchain Bifrost Testnet on Sep 2, 2020

IRISnet, which aims to serve as an interchain service hub for next-generation distributed applications, has revealed that its decentralized finance (DeFi) and interchain Bifrost testnet are scheduled to go live on September 2, 2020. The platform’s new testing environment will check the “unique” DeFi features… Read More

Avalanche Protocol Devs Introduce Avascan for Monitoring Blockchain or DLT Network Activity

Blockchains or distributed ledger technology (DLT)-enabled platforms and the activity that occurs within them can become a bit overwhelming for the average user, even if they’re tech-savvy or know-how “decentralized” systems are supposed to work. Blockchain explorers, which allow us to view cryptocurrency or DLT-based… Read More

Quantum Resistant Ledger, a Post-Quantum Value Store and Decentralized Communication Layer, to have its Ethereum Web Wallet Audited

The team at Quantum Resistant Ledger (QRL), which claims to be the “first-of-its-kind,” post-quantum value store and “decentralized” communication layer that’s proactively tackling the threat from quantum computers, reveals that x41 D-Sec has been contracted to audit project enQlave. As explained by the QRL team,… Read More

Fintech focused VCs Must Be Aware of Opportunities in DeFi, Blockchain Professional Argues, but Sector Not Ready for Mainstream Adoption

Linda Xie, co-founder at Scalar Capital, advisor at the 0x Project, and former product manager at Coinbase, says that if you’re a VC focused on investing in Fintech projects, then you really need to know what’s going in the so-called “decentralized” finance (DeFi) space, which… Read More

Ethereum Classic (ETC) Suffers Yet Another 51% Attack, Major Changes Needed to Improve Blockchain Platform’s Security

Ethereum Classic (ETC), which only has about 3% of the total hashpower (computing resources securing blockchain networks) that’s currently being used to secure the much larger and arguably more secure Ethereum (ETH) network, recently experienced another serious 51% attack. These types of attacks can occur… Read More

European Asset Manager Might Create a Real Estate Fund Using Dr. Emin Gün Sirer’s Breakthrough Avalanche Protocol

John Wu, the president at Ava Labs, a company that aims to create the next generation of decentralized finance (DeFi) applications, notes that his organization is working with a large European digital asset manager. Wu, who was joined by Dr. Emin Gün Sirer, who is… Read More

Republic CEO Kendrick Nguyen Says Platform is Also Focused on Real Estate, Private Equity, After Announcing Republic Note, a Compliant, Profit-Sharing Digital Asset

  We recently caught up with Kendrick Nguyen, the co-founder and CEO of Republic, a leading US-based investment crowdfunding platform. He is also a founding director of the Association of Online Investment Platforms (AOIP). In July 2020, Republic added 30 more venture partners to its… Read More

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