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Huobi Global Invests in Cube As Part of Web 3.0 Strategy

Huobi Global, a cryptocurrency exchange and blockchain solutions provider, recently announced its investment in Cube, a public chain that “provides innovative infrastructure for Web 3.0 and the metaverse.” The launch underscores Huobi Global’s strategy “to expand its Web 3.0 ecosystem.” Cube (formerly Cube Chain) is… Read More

MoneyGram Introduces Crypto-to-Cash Service on the Stellar Network

MoneyGram, which claims to be an international “leader” in the evolution of digital P2P payments, and the Stellar Development Foundation (SDF), a non-profit organization that supports the development and growth of Stellar, an open-source public blockchain that allows money to be tokenized and transferred globally,… Read More

Decentralized, High-Throughput, Gas Efficient IOST Platform Releases Mainnet Olympus v3.8.1

  As the crucial underlying infrastructure of a public chain ecosystem, the mainnet’s performance “determines its development,” the IOST team notes in an update. Since the mainnet launch, the IOST development team claims it has “maintained an innovative attitude and has released frequent updates and… Read More

Waves Enterprise Goes Open-Source, Introduces DAO to Focus on Global Expansion

Waves Enterprise, a hybrid blockchain platform combining public and private chains, has announced its intention “to move to a decentralized governance model and open-source its entire codebase.” The Waves Enterprise stack and further development of WE ecosystem “will be managed not by a group of… Read More

Craig Blitz: Chief Product Officer at Digital Asset Reveals that Goldman Sachs Is Using Daml 2.0 for its Initiatives

We recently connected with Craig Blitz, Chief Product Officer at Digital Asset, which is building the platform, developer tools, and leveraging the best modern infrastructure providers “to change how businesses interact.” Digital Asset (the company) is the creator of the Daml multi-party application platform. Our… Read More

Breakthrough in Public Blockchains Key to Development of On-Chain Perpetual Contracts, Huobi Reports

A report by Huobi Research Institute has noted that the future development of on-chain cryptocurrency perpetual contracts is constrained “by the performance of their underlying public chains, with a breakthrough in the latter needed for the former to thrive.” The report from Huobi, titled “On-chain… Read More

TRON Foundation Now Restructured as TRON DAO to Enable Complete Decentralization

As the crypto and blockchain space continues to grow steadily, decentralized autonomous organizations (DAOs) are becoming more common (because they provide a way to enable decentralized governance). After its MainNet launch back in June 2018, the 3-year-old TRON blockchain platform has developed its own DAO… Read More

Bitcoin Supply Increased by Only 1.8% in 2021, Ethereum EIP-1559 Considered Largely Successful, Coin Metrics Reports

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Kyle Waters and Nate Maddrey from Coin Metrics have noted that after a “transformative” 2021 marked by all-time highs for most of the major digital assets and “key on-chain metrics,” expectations are now quite high for the crypto and blockchain space this year. In their… 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

VeChain Foundation Announces Proof of Authority 2.0 Upgrade (Phase 1) on VeChainThor Mainnet

The VeChain Foundation notes that after many months of hard work and dedicated effort, the arrival of Block #10653500 on the VeChainThor mainnet “officially marks the upgrade to PoA 2.0 phase 1 and the first steps towards the full-form of [their] protocol upgrade.” As they… Read More

Nervos Introduces Cross-Chain “Force Bridge” on Mainnet

China’s public blockchain Nervos has announced that the “Force Bridge” is currently live on the mainnet. As noted in an update shared with CI, the Force Bridge is currently connected to Ethereum (ETH) via a cross-chain bridge and will be “connected to Cardano and other… Read More

Stefany Rojas: Head of Business Development at Kahuna Explains Benefits of Using their Blockchain based Social Media Network

We recently connected with Stefany Rojas, Head of Business Development at Kahuna, a blockchain-based social media network that will aim to engage celebrities with their fans in a democratized manner. It’s worth noting that most blockchain-enabled social media projects such as Voice and Steemit have… Read More

Anti-Falsification Program Developed by AP.LLC and Ontology Currently Available to ZAICO Clients

Ontology Network, a high-performance, open-source blockchain focused on digital identity and data, writes in a blog dated October 1 that on September 21, 2021, Ontology, in collaboration with AP. LLC, a Japanese consulting company with “strong ties” to local research institutes and researchers, confirmed that… Read More

KPMG has Been Awarded Patent for Chain Fusion, a Suite of Analytics Capabilities for Crypto-Asset Data, Infrastructure Products

KPMG has been awarded a patent for Chain Fusion. KPMG LLP confirms that the patent was provided by the United States Patent and Trademark Office for Chain FusionTM, which is a suite of advanced analytics capabilities developed on crypto-asset data and infrastructure products. The solution… Read More

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

Bitcoin Futures Exchange Deribit Invests $2.5M in Attrace, a Decentralized Referral Network

The founders of Deribit, a crypto futures and options exchange, have reportedly invested $2.5 million into the operations of Attrace, which claims to be the very first “decentralized” referral network. Attrace aims to become a referral standard for “any tokenized asset on any blockchain in… Read More

Blockchain Interoperability: IOST Partners Polkadot for Cross-Chain Tech Breakthrough, Testnet for Cross-Chain Bridge Completed

IOST has teamed up with Polkadot for a cross-chain interoperability “breakthrough” and successfully completed the testnet for its cross-chain bridge. With the rise of cross-chain (communicating between different blockchains) technology leader Polkadot in 2021, side-chain and cross-chain technologies are now a “must-have” for public or… Read More

Stuart Popejoy: Founder at Kadena Explains How Blockchain Will Become an Industrial Scale Technology

Kadena, the first blockchain tech-focused firm to come out of J.P. Morgan’s Blockchain Center for Excellence, confirmed in August 2020 that they had performed major updates to their scalable layer-1 public blockchain network. Kadena’s developers claim that they have one of the fastest blockchain platforms… Read More

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