Tagged: open source

James Bayly: Head of Business Dev at SubQuery Explains How Platform Serves as Decentralized Data Aggregation Layer Between L1-Chains, Dapps

We recently caught up with James Bayly, the Head Of Business Development at SubQuery & OnFinality. Bayly explained that SubQuery serves as a decentralized data aggregation, indexing, and querying layer between L-1 chains and dApps. He confirmed that his team is focused on Polkadot (DOT)… Read More

Kraken Intelligence Explains Why You May Consider Running a Bitcoin (BTC) Full-Node

Digital assets firm Kraken notes that the beauty of the Bitcoin (BTC) network is that “anyone can participate in it without permission.” However, primarily out of convenience, most Bitcoin users “don’t run nodes and instead trust third parties such as centralized exchanges and wallet providers… Read More

Fours Years Since Ontology Network’s Launch, the Platform’s Developers Share Key Milestones to Web 3.0 Infrastructure Status

Ontology Network, which claims to be a high-performance, open-source blockchain specializing in digital identity and data, has now been live for over fours years. The platform remains focused on its journey to Web 3.0 Infrastructure Status. Ontology confirms that it has a continued focus on… Read More

Digital Asset Firm Gemini Announces Support for Bitcoin Core Maintainer Michael Ford

Digital assets firm Gemini recently revealed that they’re pleased to confirm their support for Bitcoin Core Maintainer Michael Ford, also known as “Fanquake.” As mentioned in the update from Gemini, Michael’s sponsorship through the Gemini Opportunity Fund further supports the Fund’s mission or goal to… Read More

Synonym Introduces the Architecture for a Self-Sovereign Bitcoin Economy Supported by Lightning Network

Synonym Software Ltd, a firm founded with the goal of bringing self-ownership and control to the crypto-asset ecosystem by “creating an open and free web of trust” has officially launched today (on November 16, 2021). As mentioned in an update shared with CI, the preface… Read More

Bitcoin (BTC) Taproot Upgrade Will Lead to Lower Fees, Improved LN Efficiency, Smart Contract Functionality: Report

On November 14th, 2021, block height 709,632, Bitcoin’s (BTC) Taproot upgrade was activated. This critical update brings with it several important enhancements to the overall flexibility, security, and efficiency of BTC transfers. And as Bitcoin’s first protocol upgrade in more than 4 years, it’s a… Read More

Fintech Open-Source Foundation (FINOS) Announces New Members Including BMO Financial Group

FINOS, the Fintech Open Source Foundation, has announced at its Open Source Strategy Forum in New York, six new corporate members, “bringing its membership to 55 members.” As mentioned in the announcement, BMO Financial Group (BMO) joins as a Platinum member, with Kim Prado, CIO,… Read More

Unique Network, an NFT Chain for Polkadot and Kusama, Acquires $11.3M in the Second Round of its Pre-Sale

Unique Network, a next-gen NFT chain for Polkadot and Kusama, announced that it has secured $11.3 million in the second round of its pre-sale, bringing its total raised to $16 million. The investment round has been led by Web3 investment pioneers Outlier Ventures, who were… Read More

Financial Services Platform Evrynet Welcomes Three New Advisors Following $7M Private Round

Evrynet, a financial service platform, is pleased to confirm several additions to its list of project advisors. The team at Evrynet attracts talent from within the blockchain and crypto space and MIT to further expand its reach in the financial industry. More collaborations are “expected… Read More

Cambridge Quantum Introduces Open-Source Version of TKET, a Hardware Agnostic Quantum SDK

Cambridge Quantum (CQ) is pleased to confirm that the latest version of TKET (pronounced “ticket”), their high-performance hardware-agnostic quantum software development kit (SDK), is completely open-source. Ilyas Khan, CEO at CQ, noted that they had first announced that TKET would be “available on an ‘open-access’… Read More

Digital Asset Firm Kraken to Fund Open-Source Rust Bitcoin (BTC) Development

Digital assets firm Kraken is pleased to confirm that they’ve made a commitment to fund Bitcoin’s (BTC) open-source Rust development ecosystem. As mentioned in a blog post by Kraken: “In memory of late Bitcoin Rust contributor and former Kraken employee, Tamás Blummer, our internal Tamás… Read More

Caleb James DeLisle: Co-founder at PKT Explains how they’ve Used Blockchain Tech to Pay Users for Contributing Unused Internet Bandwidth

CJDNS SASU, a French software R&D start-up in the PKT ecosystem, recently announced its funding agreement with NGI-LEDGER, a European Commission’s initiative that aims “to shape the development and evolution of the Internet.” The agreement secures funding for SafePKT, an initiative that aims to bring… Read More

Open Earth Foundation has Been Awarded a Chainlink Grant to Develop Open-Source, Planetary CO2 Concentration Oracle

The Open Earth Foundation has reportedly been awarded a Chainlink Grant to develop am open-source, planetary CO2 concentration Oracle. As mentioned in the announcement, Climate impacts everyone, from multinational corporations overseeing complex supply chains to individual farmers “managing unpredictable crop yields.” While the totality of… Read More

Multi Cloud Decentralized Storage Options are Being Offered by Akash Network and Filebase

The Akash Network and Filebase will be providing multi-Cloud decentralized storage options, according to an update shared with CI. Today, Akash Network, an open-source, decentralized Cloud revealed that they’ve partnered with Filebase, the world’s “first object-based storage” platform in order to offer multi-Cloud, decentralized web… Read More

Tezos (XTZ) Trading Support Added by Digital Asset Firm Gemini, but Not Yet Offering Custody for Tez

Digital assets firm Gemini announced earlier this week that they’re supporting Tez or XTZ, the native token of the Tezos ecosystem, which is one of the longest-running Proof of Stake or PoS blockchain networks. XTZ is currently available for trading and you may also now… Read More

Decentralized Finance Oracle Band Protocol Enhances Interoperability within the Cosmos Blockchain Ecosystem

Decentralized finance (DeFi) Oracle Band Protocol is enhancing its interoperability within the Cosmos ecosystem. As of July 22, 2021, the Band Oracle has reportedly been integrated into the Cosmos ecosystem, via Starport, in order to further “the realization of the Internet of Blockchains.” As mentioned… Read More

Crypto.com Introduces New Testnet Cronos, the Crypto.org EVM Chain Running Alongside Crypto.org Chain

Crypto.com is introducing the new testnet of Cronos, the Crypto.org Ethereum Virtual Machine or EVM chain, today on July 20, 2021. As noted in an update shared with CI, Cronos is the EVM chain that is running in parallel to the Crypto.org Chain. It has… Read More

Mettalex, a Decentralized Crypto and Commodities Derivatives Exchange, Launches DEX Yield Farming

Mettalex, a decentralized cryptocurrency and traditional commodities derivatives trading platform that is powered by Fetch.ai, reveals that it has launched DEX Yield Farming for commodities, adding new markets to the decentralized finance (DeFi) ecosystem. Liquidity providers are now able to generate a “highly-competitive” yield by… Read More

Square Crypto, Gemini, Marathon, Coinbase, OKCoin Among Leading Bitcoin Open-Source Developer Backers: Report

The team at the Bitcoin Mercantile Exchange (BitMEX), a major cryptocurrency derivatives exchange whose senior management including its ex- CEO Arthur Hayes are facing criminal charges including large-scale money laundering, notes that they are pleased to announce that their Open Source Developer Grant program will… Read More

Bitcoin Upgrade Taproot Now Locked In, Should Support Significantly Cheaper and More Private BTC Transactions: Report

Taproot has now been locked in and should activate in November of this year. Taproot is the name of various technological innovations that have all been bundled together. When they are activated, they should make Bitcoin (BTC) transactions significantly cheaper and also more private, along… Read More

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