Tagged: open source

Ocean Protocol Team Introduces Program for Web 3.0 Startups that Will “Unlock” AI and Innovative Data Management Apps

The team at Ocean Protocol, which allows software engineers to build marketplaces and other apps to privately and securely publish, exchange, and consume data, have introduced an initiative, called Ocean Shipyard, which is an early-stage program for Web 3.0 focused startups and projects that aim… Read More

DAML Smart Contract Programming Language to be Integrated with China’s Blockchain Service Network

Red Date Technology and Digital Asset (the company) have reportedly entered an agreement that involves integrating DAML smart contract tech with China’s Blockchain Services Network (BSN). DAML, which is a blockchain “agnostic” smart contract programming language created by the company Digital Asset, will serve as… Read More

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

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

Researchers from Protocol Labs Explain how the Drand or Distributed Randomness Project can Help with Cybersecurity, Election Audits

David Dias, research engineer at Protocol Labs and the drand project lead, along with Nicolas Gailly, research scientist at Protocol Labs and the original author of drand, recently explained how they’re developing randomness solutions that are able to generate random numbers. This is important because… Read More

Open Source Embedded Banking Platform Moov Financial Raises $5.5 Million Through Seed Funding Round Led By Bain Capital Ventures

Moov Financial, a U.S.-based open-source embedded banking platform, announced on Tuesday it raised $5.5 million through its Seed funding round, which was led by Bain Capital Venture with participation from Canapi Ventures, Commerce Ventures, Gradient Ventures, RRE Ventures, Uncorrelated Ventures, and 27 influential angel investors… Read More

Kyber Network Introduces “Katalyst” Protocol Update to Better Meet Liquidity Requirements of Decentralized Finance Ecosystem

Kyber Network, a protocol that aggregates on-chain liquidity (on blockchains) and facilitates “decentralized” token trading, has introduced the Katalyst protocol update to better fulfill the liquidity requirements of the decentralized blockchain ecosystem. As mentioned in a release shared with CI: “Katalyst [aims to] harmonize Kyber’s… Read More

Ethereum Compatible SKALE Network Developers to Launch Permissionless, Open-Source Mainnet on June 30, 2020

Jack O’Holleran, CEO and co-founder at SKALE Labs, a company that’s developing solutions to improve blockchain consensus mechanisms, noted that the SKALE Network will go live on June 30, 2020. The SKALE Network is an Ethereum-compatible, permissionless, open-source, “elastic” blockchain network. O’Holleran said that SKALE’s… Read More

Accenture and Fujitsu Announce Launch of HyperLedger Cactus, an Open-Source Blockchain Integration Framework

  Michael Klein, the Blockchain and Multiparty Systems Architecture Lead at Accenture and Hart Montgomery from Fujitsu Laboratories announced on May 13, 2020, the launch of an open-source blockchain integration framework. The distributed ledger technology (DLT) framework has been developed with the help of Fortune 500… Read More

BitMEX’s Parent Company HDR Global Announces New Bitcoin (BTC) Developer Grant

HDR Global Trading Ltd, the parent company of leading cryptocurrency derivatives exchange, BitMEX, has introduced a developer grant program that will complement its previous efforts and contributions that support software architects working on open-source protocols. HDR Global has previously awarded a “no strings attached” $100,000… Read More

Fintech Open Source Foundation Joins Linux Foundation

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The Linux Foundation, a nonprofit organization enabling mass innovation through open collaboration, announced on Friday that Fintech Open Source Foundation (FINOS), a nonprofit whose mission is to accelerate the adoption of open-source software, standards and best practices in financial services, has become an official Linux Foundation organization…. Read More

Linux Foundation Welcomes 43 New Members to Increase Open Source Commitment

 The Linux Foundation, the nonprofit organization enabling mass innovation through open source, announced on Thursday the addition of 38 Silver members and five Associate members. Linux Foundation reported that the members help support the development of shared open source technology, while accelerating their own innovation… Read More

Luxoft Update: Forms Partnership With R3 & Now Set to Lead Integration of Identity Management Applications on Corda

Luxoft Holding, Inc (NYSE: LXFT), a global IT service provider, announced on Tuesday it has formed a partnership with blockchain software firm, R3. The company also reported it will leading the integration of identity management applications on Corda, which is R3’s open source blockchain platform…. Read More

Kickstarter’s Engineering Team Begins to Open Source Crowdfunding Platform’s Android & iOS Apps

Last week, crowdfunding giant Kickstarter announced its engineering team has begun to open source its Android and iOS apps. The platform revealed that it is currently focused on writing well-tested code built with parts that can be easily understood on their own and it has adopted… Read More

Igniting a Microbiome Revolution: Era7 Bioinformatics Syncs with Capital Cell

This Capital Cell crowfunding campaign is a unique opportunity to co-invest with an undisclosed VC firm in Era7 Bioinformatics, a Spanish company focused on the revolution of the Microbiome and providing new solutions to address the problem of antibiotic resistance. Era7 Bioinformatics uses its own algorithms… Read More

‘The Lines Between Hardware & Software Are Blurring’: Crowd Supply Founder On Endorsement From Founder Of Free Software Foundation & GNU Project

Richard Stallman, founder of the Free Software Foundation (FSF) and the GNU Project, has formed a type of partnership with Crowd Supply, a crowdfunding company mainly focused on open source hardware and software projects, according to Ars Technica. According to Crowd Supply founder Josh Lifton, the partnership… Read More

Former Kickstarter Project anonabox Makes Its Way to Indiegogo; Promises New Tor Hardware Router Features

Just when everyone was getting over anonabox’s crowdfunding campaign controversy on Kickstarter, the plug-in tor hardware router has unveiled new campaign on the global platform’s competitor, Indiegogo. As previously reported, Kickstarter shut down anonabox’s campaign after backers began to called foul on the project through Internet community, Reddit, when its creator, August… Read More

Crowdfunding Platform Tilt Launches Pre-Order Tool; Delivers Hosted Payments & Processing

Earlier this week, crowdfunding platform Tilt announced the official launch of Tilt/Open Pre-Orders. It is considered the easiest way to turn any website, such as static, WordPress, Squarespace, SpaceCraft, or any other, into an online store, taking pre-orders, all by dropping in two lines of… Read More

Novena Nears Its $250K Crowdfunding Goal on Crowd Supply

Hoping to change the way people see computers, Bunnie Huang announced its seeking $250,000 through crowdfunding on Crowd Supply for its brand new computer Novena. The new computer was designed for “users who care about open source, and/or want to modify and extend their hard wear.”… Read More

Crowdtilt Rebrands Crowdhoster As CrowdtiltOpen, Adds Host Of Features

Crowdtilt has announced the rebranding of Crowdhoster as CrowdtiltOpen today, and it packs what the platform is calling the “most robust feature set of any crowdfunding tool in the world.” A statement from Crowdtilt CEO James Bashara makes it clear both why the platform was… Read More

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