Tagged: public blockchains

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

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

Polychain and Three Arrows Capital Lead $230M Investment in the Avalanche Blockchain Ecosystem

Polychain and Three Arrows Capital have led a $230 million investment in the Avalanche public blockchain ecosystem. They’ve been joined by R/Crypto Fund, Dragonfly, CMS Holdings, Collab+Currency, Lvna Capital and several angel investors and family offices. The Avalanche Foundation will be using the funds from… 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

Decentralization May Not be Considered Core Value of Blockchain Tech, Harriot Cao from IRIS Foundation Argues

Harriet Cao, co-founder at the IRIS Foundation, an organization that supports the ongoing development of IRISnet, a platform that serves as an interchain service hub for next-generation distributed applications, says that China’s Blockchain Service Network (BSN) is a “relevant step” forward when it comes adopting… Read More

Cryptocurrency Open Patent Alliance Launched by Blockstream, Square Crypto to Support Bitcoin (BTC) Development

Blockstream, a company focused on developing various products to support Bitcoin (BTC) adoption, claims that the flagship cryptocurrency is “under threat” from a body of patents being collected by firms operating inside and outside of the digital asset sector. Blockstream argues that if some of… Read More

Open-source DLT Platform Nervos to Integrate with China’s Blockchain-based Services Network

Open-source blockchain platform Nervos announced on July 22, 2020 that it’s planning to integrate with China’s Blockchain-based Services Network (BSN). Nervos claims that it will be one of the first public blockchains to join the distributed ledger technology (DLT)-powered network. As mentioned in a release… Read More

Kyber Network Introduces “Katalyst” Protocol Update to Better Meet Liquidity Requirements of Decentralized Finance Ecosystem

Kyber Network, a protocol that aggregates on-chain liquidity (on blockchains) and facilitates “decentralized” token trading, has introduced the Katalyst protocol update to better fulfill the liquidity requirements of the decentralized blockchain ecosystem. As mentioned in a release shared with CI: “Katalyst [aims to] harmonize Kyber’s… Read More

Blockchain Interoperability: World Economic Forum Releases Paper Explaining Importance of Effective Communication Between DLT Networks

During the past few years, blockchain or distributed ledger technology (DLT) has been adopted by a large number of companies from several major industries. There are currently hundreds of different DLT platforms being operated across the globe. Most of these blockchain-enabled networks are unable to… Read More

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