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Kraken Adds Staking, Trading for MINA Token for US, Canada, Australia Clients

Following digital asset firm Kraken’s listing and staking of MINA tokens for most nations, the firm is pleased to confirm the availability of Mina trading and staking “with up to 20% in yearly rewards for residents of the USA, Canada and Australia.” Funding and Trading… Read More

Bitcoin Smart Contracts to Launch on Internet Computer DeFi Projects

Sonic, InfinitySwap, and ICPSwap are getting ready to leverage the Internet Computer blockchain’s direct integration with Bitcoin. The team at DFINITY notes that the Internet Computer is an innovative blockchain that hosts “unlimited” data and computation on-chain. You can develop scalable dApps, DeFi, websites, and… Read More

Internet Computer: DFINITY Shares Performance Updates, Reports Solid Year of Developer and Community Growth

The team at DFINITY writes in an extensive update that in 2021, it was another solid year of developer and community growth on the Internet Computer. As noted in a blog post by DFINITY, 2021 marked the Internet Computer’s public launch, which “catalyzed an explosion… Read More

Terabethia, an Ethereum Bridge, Launched By Web 3 Development Studio Psychedelic

Psychedelic, a decentralized Web 3 development studio building products for the Internet Computer, today launched Terabethia — a cross-network bridge designed to enable cross-chain contract communication, and asset mirroring and transfer across different chains, starting with the Internet Computer and Ethereum. Terabethia represents the first… Read More

Ledger Enables In-Wallet ICP Staking

Ledger, a wallet solution for crypto, is enabling staking for the Internet Computer Protocol (ICP) token. According to a statement by Ledger, it is partnering with the Dfinity Foundation, a contributor to the Internet Computer, a blockchain that runs at web speed, serves the web,… Read More

Motoko, the Internet Computer’s Native Language, Celebrates Second Anniversary

Since launching, many Internet Computer initiatives have reportedly adopted Motoko for development. Here’s a quick update on this language and where they’re currently at. Two years back, the Internet Computer team confirmed the launch of Motoko, an actor-based programming language “designed for the Internet Computer.”… Read More

Internet Computer Project: DFINITY Dev Grant Program Provides 102 Grants Valued at $2M+

In just 5 months since their Genesis launch, the Internet Computer blockchain has seen steady growth of its developer community, whose decentralized applications (dApps) and services have managed to attract around 250,000 users. On May 25, 2021, the DFINITY Foundation confirmed that the DFINITY Developer… Read More

Internet Computer Community Adopts Threshold ECDSA Signatures Motion Proposal, so Canister Smart Contracts can Hold BTC, ETH

The Internet Computer Community has adopted the threshold ECDSA signatures Motion proposal. All Bitcoin keys and signatures are being generated by using ECDSA. An ECDSA signature allows us to share a public key and create a signature of certain data using their private key. This… Read More

DeFi, Smart Contracts for Bitcoin: Motion Proposal to Integrate BTC Network With the Internet Computer Approved by Community

A motion proposal to integrate Bitcoin (BTC) with the Internet Computer has reportedly been approved by community members. According to an update shared with Crowdfund Insider, the plan should add smart contracts to Bitcoin via an application of Chain Key cryptography that will “directly integrate… Read More

Internet Computer Source Code Now Publicly Available, Supported by CHF 200 Million Program Announced by DFINITY

The Internet Computer’s source code is now available publicly. As noted in an update from its developers, the code “details the technical designs, novel protocol math, and cryptography behind the decentralized computing network.” Back in 2016, the DFINITY Foundation had started on its mission to… Read More

Björn Tackmann from DFINITY Explains how Internet Computer Replaces Usernames, Passwords with Secure Cryptographic Authentication

The team at DFINITY, which is described as the Internet Computer and a “revolutionary” blockchain hosting “unlimited” data and computation “on-chain,” (while easily building scalable dapps, DeFi, and websites), reveals that their Internet Computer effectively replaces usernames and passwords with “a more advanced and secure… Read More

Coinbase Adds Support for Internet Computer (ICP), a Utility Token Supporting DeFi, NFTs

Beginning on Monday (May 10, 2021), digital asset firm Coinbase will be supporting Internet Computer (ICP) at Coinbase.com (for retail traders) and via the Coinbase Android and iOS apps as well. Coinbase clients now have the option to purchase, sell, convert, send, receive, or store… Read More

Andreessen Horowitz-backed Internet Computer Developer Dfinity Unveils Demo of “Open Version” of LinkedIn

Decentralized cloud computing developer Dfinity, which notably secured $102 million back in 2018, has unveiled what appears to be an “open version” of giant professional social network LinkedIn, referred to as “LinkedUp.” The LinkedUp app has reportedly been launched on Dfinity’s decentralized “Internet Computer,” instead… Read More

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