Tagged: oracles

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

NEO Blockchain Developers Announce New Codebase Modifications, and Frontier Launchpad Results

The developers of NEO, a blockchain platform supporting an open network and smart economy, reveal that the Neo Frontier Launchpad winners were recently announced. Around two months back, the NEO team had put out a call for “trailblazers” who were “up to the challenge” of… 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

Chainlink (LINK) Price Feeds Now Live on Avalanche Mainnet, Paving Wave for High-Performance Decentralized Finance Apps

Chainlink (LINK) price feeds are now live on Avalanche mainnet, which should help pave the wave for advanced decentralized finance (DeFi) apps. Developers are now able to create externally connected smart contracts on Avalanche mainnet by utilizing Chainlink-based decentralized Oracle networks. As noted in an… Read More

Blockchain Developer ChainSafe Receives Development Grant to Perform Native Integration of Chainlink into Cosmos SDK

ChainSafe has reportedly received a development grant to natively integrate Chainlink (LINK) into the Cosmos software development kit (SDK). As previously reported, the Chainlink Community Grant Program offers financial resources to the development teams and researchers creating a “more functional, accessible, and socially impactful” Chainlink… 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

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

Dr. Joshua Ellul, Chairman of Malta Digital Innovation Authority, Says DLT Platforms, Smart Contracts Can Make Calls to External Web Services

Contrary to “widespread” misconception, blockchain, distributed ledger technology (DLT) platforms and smart contracts are able to make calls to external web services, Dr. Joshua Ellul explains in an update shared with Crowdfund Insider. Dr. Joshua Ellul, Chairman of Malta Digital Innovation Authority; Expert Evaluator at… 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

Blockchain Monitoring Platform PARSIQ Integrates Chainlink’s Price Feeds, Now Live on Binance Smart Chain

PARSIQ, the blockchain monitoring and workflow automation platform that acts as a “multi-level” bridge between blockchain networks and off-chain apps, revealed that it has integrated Chainlink’s price feeds “live” on Binance Smart Chain (BSC). PARSIQ confirmed in a release shared with CI that they introduced… Read More

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