Tagged: oracles

Oracle Solution Provider Pyth Network Deploys First-Party Financial Data on BNB Chain

The Pyth network, a specialized oracle solution for “latency-sensitive” financial data that is typically kept behind the “walled gardens” of centralized institutions, recently announced the deployment of its first-party financial data on BNB Chain, a “community-driven,” “decentralized” and “censorship-resistant” blockchain, and integration with BNB Application… Read More

AccuWeather Launches API3 Airnode, Bringing Weather Data to Blockchain Apps

AccuWeather, which claims to be the world’s “most accurate” and “most used” weather source, recently launched its AccuWeather API “in collaboration” with API3, a first-party blockchain oracle solution, providing a Web3 wrapper that enables Web API providers to offer AccuWeather’s weather data “directly on-chain.” The… Read More

Quantum Computing: API3 to Bring Quantum Random Numbers to Blockchain

API3, the first-party blockchain Oracle solution offering a “seamless” Web3 wrapper that enables web API providers to offer their data directly on-chain, recently announced that API3 QRNG, based on the Australian National University (ANU) Quantum Numbers API, “is now live, allowing Web3 entities to access… Read More

Markus Levin: Co-founder at XYO Reveals their Plans for the Metaverse

We recently caught up with Markus Levin, Co-founder at XYO, a platform focused on developing a trustless system of Oracles that may enhance the existing location data systems. Levin talked about how the XYO platform is leveraging distributed ledger tech (DLT), smart contracts, and decentralized… Read More

Ethereum Network May Now Access FLOW/USD Chainlink Price Feed, bringing Cross-chain DeFi Utility to Flow

The team at Flow is pleased to announce that a FLOW/USD Chainlink Price Feed is currently available to decentralized applications (dApps) on the Ethereum blockchain. With a secure and reliable FLOW price feed, application developers and existing DeFi platforms on Ethereum may integrate FLOW into… Read More

Financial Services Firm, JST Capital, Joins Pyth Network, a Next-Gen Oracle Platform

JST Capital, an international financial services company specializing in digital assets, has  announced that it has joined the Pyth Network, which claims to be a next-gen Oracle platform designed to offer trusted and verifiable market data to decentralized applications (dApps), and will be offering real-time… Read More

Chainlink, a Blockchain Oracle Provider, Celebrates Passing $75B TVS Mark

Blockchain oracle provider Chainlink this week crossed $75 billion in total value secured (TVS). “Crossing $75 billion in total value secured makes the Chainlink network one of the most value securing forms of decentralized consensus on the planet,” said co-founder Sergey Nazarov. “(Our) networks are… Read More

Volatility Group Brings New Level of Attention to Cryptocurrency Investing

As the DeFi revolution continues, we’re first going to see the introduction of tools like those in more mature markets, then we’ll watch as those tools adapt to the specific needs of DeFi. One of the DeFi tools still in its infancy are volatility measures,… Read More

Layer-2 Oracle Solution Umbrella Network Launches on Polygon

Umbrella Network , a decentralized Layer-2 oracle solution, has announced its launch on Polygon. At the time of launch, more than 2000 data pairs will be made available “across the ecosystem, including price data from cryptocurrencies, cryptocurrency options and derivatives, US equities, commodities markets, and… Read More

QED from Origin, a Decentralized Oracle Protocol and Aggregator, Aims to Enhance DeFi Transactions

Decentralized platforms and blockchain-enabled smart contracts are transforming the way digital transactions are performed. Distributed ledger technology (DLT) has the potential to streamline the key processes carried out in many different sectors by eliminating the need for third-parties and enabling automated contract terms and conditions,… Read More

Heikki Vänttinen: Co-founder at API3 Says Web 3.0 Is the Biggest Growth Opportunity for Businesses since the Inception of the Internet

We recently caught up with Heikki Vänttinen, Co-founder at API3,  a collaborative initiative focused on delivering traditional API services to smart contract platforms in a decentralized and “trust-minimized” manner. It’s governed by a decentralized autonomous organization (DAO), and its code is open-source and its operations… Read More

Chainlink Verifiable Random Function has Serviced Over a Million Requests Across Ethereum, Polygon, BSC

Chainlink VRF has enabled over 35 blockchain RNG use-cases. RNG or (secure) random number generator supports smart contracts and off-chain systems in order to access “a verifiably tamper-proof source of randomness.” Since its mainnet launch in October of last year, Chainlink VRF has serviced more… Read More

Umbrella Network to Provide Real-World Asset Data to IX Swap Liquidity Pools, AMMs

Umbrella Network, the decentralized Layer-2 Oracle solution, revealed on Wednesday (September 15, 2021) that they had formed a partnership with IX Swap, which claims to be the first decentralized finance or DeFi platform that provides Automated Market Making (AMM) & Liquidity Pools (LPs) for security… Read More

Growth DeFi Integrates Chainlink Price Feeds to Support Lending, Liquidation, Other Services for MOR Stablecoin Release

Growth DeFi has integrated Chainlink (LINK) price feeds on the Binance Smart Chain (BSC) mainnet for their collateralized stablecoin lending protocol, MOR. By integrating Chainlink’s decentralized Oracle network, the MOR protocol will be able to gain access to “high-quality” and “tamper-proof” price feeds required to… Read More

Hyphen Acquires Chainlink Grant to Develop Oracle Framework for Tracking Greenhouse Gases, Ozone-Depleting Substances

With the increasing concerns regarding issues related to climate change and various unsustainable agricultural practices, many nations and large enterprises are working via international pledges to establish an ecologically conscious future. Hybrid smart contracts—which are smart contracts that bring together blockchains, Oracles, and API infrastructure… Read More

Umbrella Network, a Decentralized Layer 2 Oracle Network, Launches Community Validator Program

Umbrella Network, the decentralized Layer-2 Oracle network, revealed that it has launched its community validator program. As mentioned in a release shared with Crowdfund Insider, the onboarding of community validator members will aim to “democratize” Oracle data and enable members or participants of the network… Read More

Celsius Secures Backend Pricing of Digital Assets using Chainlink, with Goal to Decentralize Crypto Lending Platform

Celsius has secured the backend pricing of crypto-assets using Chainlink, which is considered a major leap in CeFi “decentralization.” As stated in the update from Celsius: “In one of the most ambitious moves towards decentralization, Celsius is now leveraging the industry-leading Chainlink Price Feeds to… Read More

ParaSwap to Integrate Chainlink Keepers to Bring Limit Order Functionality to Its Decentralized Exchange or DEX Aggregator

ParaSwap announced that it will be integrating Chainlink Keepers in order to bring limit order functionality to its decentralized exchange or DEX aggregator. ParaSwap confirmed on August 2, 2021 in a blog post that it will integrate Chainlink Keepers on Ethereum (ETH) so it can… 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

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