Tagged: open source

China’s Public Blockchain Nervos and IOHK to Offer Cross-Chain Bridge linking Cardano and Nervos Networks

Nervos, China’s leading public blockchain, and the team at IOHK, a global blockchain engineering firm and creators of the Cardano (ADA) blockchain, recently revealed that they are  forming a cross-chain bridge that will link the Cardano and Nervos networks. As mentioned in a release shared… Read More

Gemini Announces Sponsorships of Bitcoin Core Developers Dhruv Mehta, Jarol Rodriguez

Digital asset firm Gemini announced on June 3, 2021 that they are pleased to confirm the sponsorships of Bitcoin Core Developers Dhruv Mehta and Jarol Rodriguez. As mentioned in an update from the company, these sponsorships, made via the Gemini Opportunity Fund, will continue to… 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

Monetary Authority of Singapore and Mojaloop Foundation to Support the Financially Underserved with Digital Currency Settlement Systems

The Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) and the Mojaloop Foundation revealed on Wednesday (May 26, 2021) that MAS will be joining the Mojaloop Foundation as a Sponsor-level member in order to collaborate on offering the underserved access to “affordable” financial services via digital currency based settlement… Read More

Decentralized Prediction Markets Platform Augur Launches Improved New Version with Chainlink Integration

The team at Augur (REP), the developers of a decentralized prediction markets platform, have announced the launch of Augur Turbo— which is the world’s only “fast-resolving, easy-to-use, decentralized betting platform” that reportedly comes with daily markets for sports, crypto, politics, and current events. The Augur… Read More

Open Source Embedded Platform Moov Appoints Joel Tosi As Chief Technology Officer

Moov Financial, a U.S.-based open-source embedded banking platform, announced on Monday it has appointed Joel Tosi as its new Chief Technology Officer. According to Moov, Tosi will oversee the company’s overall product direction and development and will grow a team centered around the company’s mission and… Read More

Joachim De Koning: Founder of Netherlands based Blockchain Platform hybrix Explains how they Empower Users to Gain Control of their Finances

We recently connected with Joachim De Koning, the Founder of hybrix, a Utrecht, Netherlands-based company offering a technically borderless cross-ledger (or cross blockchain) platform where users can swap, store, build, explore, and conduct asset transfers across different distributed ledger tech (DLT) networks. Joachim explained how… Read More

Mike Cagney’s Blockchain Firm Figure Technologies Acquires $200M via Series D at $3.2B Valuation

Figure Technologies, Inc., which aims to transform financial services by leveraging the power of blockchain tech, has finalized a $200 million Series D round at a $3.2 billion valuation. 10T Holdings and Morgan Creek Digital have reportedly co-led the investment round. They’ve been joined by… Read More

Decentralized Oracle Network Chainlink Announces New Bug Bounty Program, Now Extended to Immunefi Platform

Decentralized Oracle network provider Chainlink (LINK) recently announced that its Bug Bounty Program has now been extended to the Immunefi platform, serving as a key opportunity to financially support their open-source development community while “improving the robustness of the Chainlink Network.” If you’re interested in… Read More

Fintech Nivaura has Acted as London Stock Exchange Group’s Partner in Developing Digital Primary DCM Flow Program

Fintech firm Nivaura has served as the London Stock Exchange Group’s (LSEG) partner in the development of the group’s digital primary DCM Flow platform. The DCM Flow platform’s efficiency and validity have reportedly undergone testing with its use in a $7 billion syndicated issuance by… Read More

Chainlink Teams Up with UNICEF Innovation Fund to Support Blockchain Apps in Emerging Markets

Chainlink (LINK), a provider of decentralized Oracle networks, has teamed up with the UNICEF Innovation Fund in order to support blockchain-powered applications in emerging markets. The Chainlink Community Grant Program offers financial resources to development teams and researchers that are creating a “more functional, accessible,… Read More

Open Crypto Economic Research to be Conducted by Balancer Labs and TokenEngineering Academy

Balancer Labs has teamed up with the TokenEngineering (TE) Academy in order to launch Balancer Simulations for open “crypto-economic” research. As noted in an update dated April 29, 2021: “With the launch of Balancer V2, Balancer Labs brings programmable liquidity to a new level by… Read More

NFTs: VeChain Foundation Announces $1 Million Grant Program for VeChain eNFT Ecosystem

The team at the VeChain Foundation, which is focused on supporting VeChain, a leading blockchain platform for supply chain management and various other use-cases, has announced a $1 million Grant Program for the VeChain eNFT Ecosystem. As mentioned in a blog post, it’s been “the… Read More

Block.one, Developer of EOSIO Open-Source Software, Shares Economic Analysis for Stake-based Voting and Rewards Mechanism

Block.one, the developer of the EOSIO open-source software, has shared an economic analysis performed by Prysm Group for a proposed Stake-Based Voting and Rewards Mechanism, which specifies an alternative model for “inflation distribution” on the EOS public blockchain network. The proposal aims to serve as… Read More

Salesforce Dir of Strategy, Architecture Reveals he “Successfully” Tested Enterprise “Adoption Ideas” on Leading Blockchain Platform VeChainThor

The VeChain Foundation, which aims to support the development of VeChain, a leading blockchain platform, reports that their community’s vision “remains steadfast” which is focused on delivering the “mass adoption of public blockchain” while addressing key business challenges that may be “unworkable without this emerging,… Read More

Huobi Group’s Charity Division Commits $1 Million in Bitcoin (BTC) and Fiat Currency to UNICEF

Huobi Group, a leading blockchain firm, recently announced that its “philanthropic” division Huobi Charity Limited (regulated by the Charity Commissioners of Gibraltar – registration no. 324) is committing $1 million in Bitcoin (BTC) and fiat currency to UNICEF. The funds will be used to “help… Read More

Ethereum 2.0 being Supported by Kraken, Gitcoin Open-Source Grants, Coinbase Also Supporting ETH 2.0 with Staking Service

Digital asset exchange Kraken recently committed funding to support the Ethereum 2.0 transition process with the New Gitcoin Giving initiative. Kraken says it will match “up to $50,000” in donations to open-source Ethereum infrastructure initiatives as part of Gitcoin’s donation drive (which began on March… Read More

Chainlink Explains how Secure, Up-to-Date Data Feeds are Now Centerpiece of Many Financial Applications

Chainlink notes in a blog post that “secure, up-to-date” price data is the “centerpiece” of many financial applications. This data is regularly used to initiate transactions and “derive” various other instruments and products, particularly in decentralized finance (DeFi) protocols, Chainlink explained. The decentralized Oracle network… Read More

AllianceBlock Partners with DIA or Decentralized Information Asset, an Open-Source Financial Information Platform

AllianceBlock has partnered with DIA (Decentralized Information Asset), the open-source financial information platform that “sources and validates data” for market participants including DeFi platforms and also traditional institutions. According to AllianceBlock, the partnership will see DIA integrate “several elements” of AllianceBlock’s protocol, which has been… Read More

François-René Rideau of Mutual Knowledge Systems Discusses how He Got Involved with the Cardano (ADA) Blockchain Project

At the end of last year, IOHK, the organization that supports open-source development including the Cardano project, announced their devnets plan to support the “longer-term strategic goal” of opening up Cardano to several different development languages – as explained in the ‘‘Island, Ocean, Pond” video…. Read More

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