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EOS, Chainlink (LINK), Tezos (XTZ), Cardano (ADA) Futures Contracts to Launch on Crypto Derivatives Exchange BitMEX

The Bitcoin Mercantile Exchange (BitMEX), a leading cryptocurrency derivatives trading platform, will be offering four new altcoin/USDT underlying “quanto” futures contracts for EOS, Chainlink (LINK), Tezos (XTZ), and Cardano (ADA). These new contracts are being introduced in order to expand the exchange’s existing altcoin (or… Read More

Ethereum Is a High Inflation Chain “Controlled by a Cartel that Won’t Upgrade Scalability of Protocol,” According to Brendan Blumer, CEO at Block.one

Brendan Blumer, CEO at Block.one, the company behind the development of EOS, one of the largest platforms for building decentralized applications (dApps) that’s funded by a record $4.1 billion+ token sale from 2018, points out that Ethereum (ETH) is too slow. Blumer notes that conducting… Read More

Telos Tokenizes Real Estate in Croatia

Telos, a blockchain-based on the EOSIO protocol that claims to be one of the most active blockchain platforms in the world (according to Blocktivity and CryptoDiffer), says that no-code DApp development platform Katalyo will be using the Telos blockchain to tokenize real estate in Croatia…. Read More

All-in-One, Interoperable DeFi Hub, Equilibrium, Partners Polkadot After Creating EOS based Lending Solution, and Stablecoin

Equilibrium, which describes itself as an all-in-one, interoperable decentralized finance (DeFi) Hub that lets users stake (cryptocurrencies) and earn, lend and raise liquidity “all in one place,” has partnered with Polkadot, a leading blockchain protocol that has been founded by Gavin Wood, an Ethereum (ETH)… Read More

Digital Asset Exchange OKEx Introduces Daily Options Trading for Cryptocurrencies, Adds Support for Synthetix (SNX), a DeFi Protocol

Crypto-asset exchange OKEx, which offers spot and derivatives trading with digital currencies, recently added three more expiration dates to its options trading. They include options trades that may be settled daily, after every two-day period, and monthly. OKEx had already been offering weekly, bi-weekly, quarterly… Read More

Block.one’s Blockchain based Voice Network has Officially Launched, Plans to “Take Social Media Back” from Big Tech

Voice, a blockchain-based social media platform created by Block.one, the company behind EOS, a leading distributed ledger tech (DLT) development platform, has confirmed that it has officially launched. Voice is presently available only in the read-only mode for the general public. The social media network… Read More

$12 Billion in Decentralized Application (dApp) Transactions Processed during Q2 2020, with Ethereum (ETH) Accounting for 82% of “Created Value”: Report

Ethereum (ETH) currently stands and maintains its position as the world’s most significant blockchain despite the recent surge in gas prices (gas is used to power transactions and other forms of economic activity on Ethereum). The value or market cap of the Ethereum blockchain increased… Read More

Here’s Why Ethereum, Tezos, Stellar, Chainlink are Not Yet Legitimate Bitcoin (BTC) Investment Alternatives

Feyyaz Alingan, the Founder of Blue Alpine Research, a Switzerland-based research firm focused on digital assets, has pointed out several “alternatives” to Bitcoin (BTC). Alingan, an electrical engineering graduate from ETH Zürich, says that Ethereum (ETH) may be considered a Bitcoin alternative. He notes that Ethereum’s… Read More

Options Trading Platform Sparrow Raises $3.5 Million Series A led by HDR Group, BitMEX Parent

Sparrow, an options trading platform has raised USD$ 3.5 million in a Series A funding round, according to a company release. The round was led by HDR Group, the parent company of BitMEX – a crypto exchange. The funding also included participation from Signum Capital, Du… Read More

Blockchain based Everipedia’s IQ Tokens Become First EOS Token to be Listed for Trading with BNB on Binance

Everipedia, a newly developed “decentralized” online encyclopedia, announced on June 19, 2020 that its native IQ tokens are now available for trading on Binance. As noted in a release, the listing of IQ tokens marks the first time that a token issued on EOS (one… Read More

Telos, one of the Most Active Blockchains, Launches Ethereum Virtual Machine Testnet on an EOSIO Blockchain

Telos, one of the “most active” blockchain platforms (according to Blocktivity), has launched an Ethereum Virtual Machine on an EOSIO blockchain. As noted in a release shared with CI: “With the launch of Telos EVM now in testnet, developers can use Solidity (programming language) to… Read More

Blockchain Interoperability Protocol Cosmos (ATOM) and Polkadot (DOT) Ranked Near the Top in Developer Activity: Report

Theo Turner, a blockchain and AI developer at Outlier Ventures, a VC and private equity firm that advises, invests, and supports the development of technologies for an “open data economy,” recently published an analysis covering major blockchain projects. The complete research methodology, data sources used,… Read More

Block.one’s Blockchain based Voice Social Media Network to Launch on July 4, 2020, aims to “Take Social Back from Big Tech”

The developers of Voice, a blockchain-powered social media platform that aims to “take social back from Big Tech,” confirmed on June 4, 2020, that the beta version of Voice will be open for public reading and international registrations will be accepted until August 15, 2020…. Read More

Crypto Rating Council Argues that XRP, Tron (TRX), and Polkadot’s DOT Token Might Potentially be Classified as Securities

The Crypto Rating Council (CRC) has previously noted that Tron’s TRX, Nervos’ CKB token, and Polkadot’s DOT token might potentially be classified as financial securities, or at least there’s a fair chance they could. The CRC’s initial report on these digital assets was released in… Read More

Block.one CEO Brendan Blumer and EOS Community Celebrate Blockchain Development Platform’s Second Anniversary

Brendan Blumer, CEO at Block.one, the developer of EOS, a leading platform for building decentralized applications (dApps), reminded his social media followers that it’s now been two years (on June 2, 2020) since the EOS mainnet went live (during the summer months of 2018). Blumer… Read More

Blockchain Grants: EOS Developer Block.one Awards $50,000 in Grant Money (Each) to 34 Innovative DLT Initiatives

Block.one, a Cayman Islands-registered open-source software publisher that developed EOS, one of the largest platforms for building decentralized applications (dApps), has reportedly awarded a $50,000 grant to each of the 34 promising or high-potential startups. These tech companies are part of a global entrepreneurship program… Read More

Another Lawsuit Filed Against Block.one for Allegedly Collecting $200 Million+ in Funds in an Illegal Manner

Investors are reportedly looking to recover funds they had invested in EOS tokens, which they did through the record-breaking $4.1 billion initial coin offering (ICO) conducted by Block.one, the Cayman Islands-registered software developer that created EOS, one of the largest platforms for building decentralized applications… Read More

Former SEC Enforcement Attorney Philip Moustakis Comments on Telegram Decision to Abandon Token Offering: Facts & Circumstances Rule

Earlier this week, it was reported that Telegram has decided to abandon its initiative to launch a blockchain platform called TON (Telegram Open Network) and a cryptocurrency named Gram. The decision was the direct result of an ongoing enforcement action launched by the US Securities… Read More

Blockchain based Transactions on EOS, Tezos (XTZ), and XRP Ledger are Mostly Useless: Report

A group of researchers claims that most of the digital transactions on EOS, Tezos (XTZ) and with the Ripple company-associated XRP virtual token don’t actually transfer any “value.” Research published on arXiv reveals that merely 2% of transactions conducted on the XRP ledger and only… Read More

Transparency, Interoperability and Systemic Risk Considerations for CBDCs

In the wake of the announcements of Facebook’s Libra and the Chinese government’s intention to have a Central Bank Digital Currency (CBDC), the topic of CBDCs as a new component of a country’s legal tender has become popular with governments and commentators. The basic idea… Read More

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