Tagged: open source

OKX Ventures Announced As Founding Member of SOFA.org, an Open-Source and Non-Profit DAO

OKX‘s investment arm, OKX Ventures, announced that it has become a founding member of SOFA.org, an open-source and non-profit decentralized autonomous organization (DAO) focused on developing a DeFi ecosystem that facilitates atomic, blockchain-based settlements of financial assets. Through its collaboration with SOFA.org, they seek “to… Read More

AI Adoption: Zillow Is Providing Open-Source Tech to Enable “Fair” Housing in Artificial Intelligence enhanced Real Estate Conversations

Zillow (NASDAQ: Z and ZG) is releasing its open-source Fair Housing Classifier, which establishes guardrails to promote responsible and unbiased behavior in real estate conversations powered by large language model (LLM) technology. The Fair Housing Classifier acts as “a protective measure, to encourage more equitable… Read More

WorldCoin Update: World ID Verifications Now Available in Singapore via the Orb

After the launch of World ID 2.0 and the open sourcing of the Worldcoin iris recognition pipeline in mid December, World ID verifications are now “available in Singapore via the Orb, the project’s custom hardware device.” A full list of verification locations is available on… Read More

Blockchain Adoption: dYdX Chain has Launched, Bridging and Digital Assets Staking Now Supported

The dYdX Foundation is pleased to announce the open-sourcing of software for a Bridge User Interface that, if deployed, could “facilitate the conversion by users of ethDYDX to DYDX, the layer 1 (L1) token of the dYdX Chain.” Three significant developments have happened in the… Read More

DeFi Adoption: Neo Unveils Ethereum Virtual Machine (EVM) Compatible Sidechain

Neo, the open-source, community-driven blockchain platform, revealed that development is underway on a new EVM-compatible sidechain that will enable developers “to deploy smart contracts, and open the Neo ecosystem up to a wide range of trading-specific use cases such as DeFi.” As a separate blockchain… Read More

Fintech Open Source Foundation (FINOS) Announces Standards Describing Consistent Controls for Compliant Cloud Deployments

The Fintech Open Source Foundation (FINOS), the foundation of open innovation in financial services and part of The Linux Foundation, announced that FINOS Common Cloud Controls (FINOS CCC), “a set of open standards that describes consistent controls for compliant cloud deployments in the financial services… Read More

Circle Introduces Research Initiative to Support Open Source Development Across Crypto, Blockchain, Web3

Circle Research has been launched with a charter “to accelerate and amplify technical innovation within crypto, blockchain, and Web3 through open-source research.” Circle Research’s inaugural open-source contribution, Perimeter Protocol, “offers a new standard for building on-chain credit markets.” Open Source R&D At Circle, they claim… Read More

Digital Asset Custody Firm Copper Enhances Stellar Network Integration

Copper.co, one of the industry’s leading digital asset custodians, is pleased to announce an enhancement to its existing integration with Stellar, a decentralized, open-source blockchain network designed to connect the financial systems and democratize economic participation. This enhancement allows institutional clients to trade an even… Read More

Poof Payments Releases Open-Source MPC Wallet for XRP Ledger

Poof Payments is pleased to announce the launch of an open-source implementation of Multiparty Computation (MPC) wallets, ingeniously integrated with Shamir Secret Sharing (SSS) for the XRP Ledger. This milestone development, “backed by the XRP Ledger Grants program, seeks to accelerate the momentum of secure… Read More

Web3 Adoption: Binance Labs Invests in Delphinus Lab, the Open-Source zkWASM VM to Support Web 3 Apps

Binance Labs, the venture capital and incubation arm of Binance, has invested in Delphinus Lab, an infrastructure provider that has implemented the first known open-source zkWASM virtual machine that supports trustless computation and application SDKs. zkWASM technology enables developers “to craft zero-knowledge (ZK) applications using… Read More

Worldcoin (WLD) Crypto Token Now Available via Matrixport, a Digital Asset Platform

Worldcoin is described as “an open-source digital identification platform that aims to provide a solution for everyone to verify their human identity and differentiate themselves from AI in the digital space.” As noted in a blog post by Matrixport, the Worldcoin ecosystem reportedly “comprises three… Read More

Web3 Adoption: Circle Introduces Programmable Wallets as Part of Web 3.0 Services Line

On July 30th, 2015, the Genesis block of Ethereum was created. Eight years later, today Ethereum is the dominant blockchain network “with growing developer interest, lower transaction fees, and faster settlement times.” Yet, fewer than 0.5% of the 100 million developers worldwide “are actively building… Read More

Open-Source, Blockchain Development: NEAR Foundation Signs Up to Ethereum Climate Platform

NEAR Foundation, the non-profit that supports and funds ecosystem development on NEAR Protocol, an open-source and climate-neutral blockchain, has announced it signed up to the Ethereum Climate Platform. The move demonstrates the foundation’s commitment “to sustainability in Web3 – and to working collaboratively with globally… Read More

Web3 Adoption: Cronos Labs, Protocol Labs Support Accelerator Program to Enable Web 3.0 Apps

Cronos Labs, a blockchain startup accelerator focusing on the development of the Cronos ecosystem, announced a partnership with Protocol Labs, the open-source research and development laboratory that builds protocols, tools, and services to radically improve the internet. As part of the collaboration, Protocol Labs will… Read More

Decentralization, Blockchain Tech Integration: Energy Web, Polkadot to Build Renewable Energy Solutions

Energy Web, the world’s “largest” ecosystem of companies using open source, decentralized technologies to accelerate the energy transition, is coming to Polkadot, the next-generation blockchain network powering the movement for a better web. The move will allow Energy Web “to create the framework for a… Read More

Fintech Open Source Foundation (FINOS) Expands into Emerging Technologies

The Fintech Open Source Foundation (FINOS), the financial services arm of The Linux Foundation, will announce at the FINOS Open House at J.P. Morgan its efforts “to spearhead the growth of emerging technologies with the launch of the Zenith Special Interest Group (SIG).” The SIG… Read More

Web 3.0 Adoption: Boson Protocol Appoints Web3 Professional Holly Wood as Director of Business Dev

Boson Protocol, an open-source, foundational infrastructure for facilitating decentralized commerce on Web3, has made the strategic appointment of Holly Wood as Director of Business Development. Holly will be “driving adoption of the protocol after Boson moved from closed beta to open access earlier this month.”… Read More

DLT Adoption: COFRA Holding Joins Hedera Governing Council

The Hedera Governing Council, which stewards the Hedera open source, leaderless proof-of-stake public network, announced that COFRA Holding has joined the Governing Council. COFRA is “a 182-year-old family enterprise with more than 60,000 employees and business activities in sectors including real estate investment, sustainable food,… Read More

USDC Stablecoin Depeg “Protection” Cover Introduced by Etherisc, a Decentralized Insurance Protocol

Etherisc, the open-source, “decentralized” insurance protocol and ecosystem, has launched the first-of-its-kind USDC depeg protection cover to the public. As a peer-to-peer parametric product, customers “receive automatic payouts should the price of the USDC stablecoin fall below its $1 USD pegged value by 0.5% for… Read More

Web3 Adoption: AntChain Unveils Web 3.0 Initiatives with Fintech Industry Partners

Together with its partners, AntChain recently unveiled a series of new Web3 initiatives, including an open-source project featuring its cross-chain technology and AntChain OpenLab, to support Web3 developer community at the 2023 Ant Group Digital Technologies Developer Conference. Web3 is commonly “known as a more… Read More

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