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Video Commerce Platform CommentSold Launches POS Solution Built on Stripe Terminal

CommentSold, the  live video commerce solution enabling retail businesses to unlock sales growth through live selling, announced the launch of its point of sale (POS) system built on Stripe, a financial infrastructure platform for businesses. This addition to CommentSold’s suite of solutions for retailers “gives… Read More

Ethereum After The Merge: More ETH Expected to be Destroyed than Created, Report Claims

We’re quickly approaching (or have already followed through with) The Merge, the most notable upgrade in Ethereum’s history and “a crucial turning point for the wider crypto industry,” according to an update from digital asset firm Kraken. As the Ethereum blockchain transitions from proof-of-work (PoW)… Read More

Digital Asset Firm Gemini Shares What Users Should Know About Ethereum Merge

Digital asset firm Gemini notes that the most consequential Ethereum network upgrade yet, called “The Merge,” is planned for mid-September this year. The upgrade will “codify Ethereum’s long-awaited move to Proof-of-Stake (PoS) from its existing Proof-of-Work (PoW) consensus mechanism.” Following years of planning, and numerous… Read More

Ethereum (ETH) Merge Could Lead to Development of Scalable Applications: Report

Ethereum’s Merge is due to happen soon, and it might “impact both Ether and the larger crypto market in a big way,” the Okcoin team noted. Ethereum’s proof-of-work chain will merge with its proof-of-stake chain soon, the update from Okcoin noted while adding that the… Read More

Ethereum Merge to Proof of Stake Could be Key Moment in History of Crypto, Industry Professional Says

Michael Nadeau, the Director of Ecosystem Strategy at Invenium and Founder of The DeFi Report, recently noted that the Ethereum merge to proof of stake is “setting up to be one of the most important moments in the history of crypto.” The investing community is “bullish… Read More

Danish Fintech Vibrant Finalizes €4M Round to Help Mobile Phones Accept Card Payments

Vibrant, the Danish app that turns Android mobile devices into points of sale, has raised a €4 million seed round led by byFounders, with Luminar Ventures participating. Vibrant’s mission is “to make monetary merchant-customer transactions easier and more accessible than ever before.” According to Visa,… Read More

Embedded Finance: Finastra Introduces Consumer Lending Solution

Finastra recently unveiled its embedded consumer lending solution, “enabling access to traditional regulated lending options for consumers at point-of-sale (POS).” Financial institutions, distributors and merchants will “benefit from a platform that makes it easy for their customers to access lending options.” For end consumers, Finastra… Read More

Ethereum (ETH) MainNet Shadow Fork Now Live as Transition to Proof of Stake Continues

  Ethereum’s (ETH) very first mainnet shadow fork has gone live (as of April 11, 2022). This, as the developers of the second-largest digital currency by market capitalization continue the gradual transition to a proof-of-stake or PoS (blockchain) consensus model. The shadow fork is a… Read More

Blockdaemon Adds Support for Ethereum (ETH) Open-Source Client Software

Blockdaemon is pleased to confirm that they have added support for Ethereum’s (ETH) open-source client software “in preparation for the ’the merge’.” As part of their ongoing commitment, they’re offering $900,000 worth of IBM Cloud credits to fund Ethereum client stability testing. This will directly… Read More

William Anderson: VP of Engineering at Voice Explains How Multichain Platforms Ensure Accessibility, Connectivity Across the NFT Ecosystem

We recently connected with William Anderson, VP of Engineering at Voice, who explained why multichain platforms ensure accessibility and connectivity across the NFT ecosystem. Voice, the NFT platform for creators (which had started off as somewhat of a blockchain or DLT-powered social media platform but… Read More

Samsung Introduces Kiosk based Open Banking Payments with Assistance from Moneyhub

Moneyhub, the Open Data and payments platform, is teaming up with global electronics manufacturer Samsung in order to facilitate the “first” Open Banking payments on a retail self-service point-of-sale (POS) Kiosk. Moneyhub’s Open Banking payment tech along with Samsung’s self-service ordering and payment solution, “will… Read More

Ethereum, Cardano, Solana, Polkadot Continue to Gain Market Share, ETH L2s Gaining Traction: Report

Cardano (ADA) initially gained attention back in 2017 as one of the more anticipated Initial Coin Offerings (ICO) of that year. Over the years, the initiative persisted through an extended crypto bear market to earn its place among the top crypto-assets by market cap. In… Read More

Decred Announces System Improvements, Included Quantum Computing Protection, in V1.7

Digital currency Decred (DCR) has added post-quantum secure mixing to Stakeshuffle, its opt-in privacy system, the company said today. The release of Decred v1.7 provides protection for privacy of mixed coins against quantum computers, a move it claims is an industry first. Decred v1.7 also… 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

B2B2C Embedded Insurance Provider bsurance, Kika/Leiner Group Welcome POS Offering

bsurance, a B2B2C embedded insurance platform, and Kika/Leiner Group, a European furniture retailer, have come together to create an in-store and online embedded insurance experience. The partnership extends the offering Kika/Leiners and bsurance which enables customers at its 42 stores in Austria to get personalized… Read More

Mercado Libre Is Acquiring Redelcom to Enhance its Strategy in Payment Systems

Mercado Libre, a tech company and one of the largest digital commerce firms in Latin America, confirms the acquisition of Redelcom, a Chilean firm that has been operating since 2010 as a payment services provider and in October 2019 started providing point-of-sale (POS) terminals with… Read More

Agoric, a JavaScript Native Smart Contract Platform, Launches Public Chain After Private Token Sale

Following testing of the network infrastructure and staking dynamics by more than 100 validators, Agoric, a JavaScript-native smart contract platform, has confirmed the introduction of its public chain (after the completion of a private token sale). As mentioned in an update shared with CI: “Committing… Read More

MyEtherWallet or MEW Provides First Mobile Staking Experience on SKALE Network

MEW (MyEtherWallet), the platform for accessing the Ethereum ecosystem, announced that users are able to earn rewards by staking their SKALE (SKL) tokens from within the MEW wallet mobile app. Skale Network is described as a “fully” decentralized Ethereum compatible multichain Proof of Stake network… Read More

BridgeTower Capital to Participate in New Persistence Liquid Staking Solution

Persistence, a multi-asset protocol focused on liquid staking, NFTs, and commodities, has partnered with BridgeTower Capital, a global private equity firm focused on blockchain infrastructure and bridging digital assets to traditional institutional investors. BridgeTower has become a leading institutional participant of Persistence’s new liquid staking… Read More

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