Tagged: smart contracts

Kava Blockchain Devs Claim they’ll Offer a “Curated” Apple Store Experience where DeFi Apps will be Carefully Vetted

The Kava (KAVA) blockchain platform community members noted recently that they had initially compared their platform to MakerDAO, a leading Ethereum based lending system, and its CDP functionality. The Kava team now claims that being compared to MakerDAO “doesn’t really do justice” to what their… Read More

Blockchain, Cryptography, Smart Contracts are All Technologies that Allow Us to Effectively Manage Our Data, According to John Izaguirre from Ontology

John Izaguirre, the Business Director, Europe at Ontology, a high-performance or high-throughput blockchain platform, believes that privacy is a basic human right. Izaguiree notes that data is becoming a very important topic for both individuals and companies. However, he believes that the Internet is still… Read More

Blockchain Platform XinFin Integrates Chainlink (LINK) which Offers Secure Decentralized Oracles for Reliable Financial Data

The developers of the XinFin [XDC] Network, an open-source, hybrid blockchain platform, have announced that they’ll be integrating their platform with Chainlink (LINK) Oracles in order to power several new trade finance use cases. Chainlink offers a market-leading decentralized oracle network. The platform has grown… Read More

BNP Paribas Securities Services to Use DAML Smart Contract Language to Develop Trade and Settlement Apps

The Securities Services division of France’s BNP Paribas, the 8th largest bank in the world in terms of total assets, has teamed up with Digital Asset (the company) to implement distributed ledger technology (DLT)-enabled trade and settlement applications. Through its partnership with Digital Asset (the… Read More

DAML Smart Contract Programming Language to be Integrated with China’s Blockchain Service Network

Red Date Technology and Digital Asset (the company) have reportedly entered an agreement that involves integrating DAML smart contract tech with China’s Blockchain Services Network (BSN). DAML, which is a blockchain “agnostic” smart contract programming language created by the company Digital Asset, will serve as… Read More

Dr. Joshua Ellul, the Chairman of Malta Digital Innovation Authority, Expresses Concerns About Crypto Regulations

Dr. Joshua Ellul, the Chairman of Malta Digital Innovation Authority and Director of Centre for DLTs, University of Malta, has published an open letter to European Union (EU) regulators focused on cryptocurrencies. The letter is also meant to inform relevant policy advisors and makers in… Read More

Eran Haggiag: Executive Chairman at Blockchain Firm Clear Explains how Company is Streamlining B2B Trade Processes

Eran Haggiag, co-founder and Executive Chairman at Clear, a Fintech firm focused on transforming the current state of the B2B trading sector by enabling companies to easily transition from inefficient and manual processes to automated settlement and clearing systems, recently shared key insights with Crowdfund… Read More

Band Protocol Token Holders May Now Stake Digital Assets on DeFi Platform MANTRA DAO

MANTRA DAO (distributed autonomous organization), a community-governed decentralized finance (DeFi) platform that aims to make staking, lending, and governance more accessible to traders and investors, has announced its first Cosmos ecosystem partnership. MANTRA DAO has teamed up with Band Protocol, a cross-chain data oracle platform… Read More

Ethereum Is a High Inflation Chain “Controlled by a Cartel that Won’t Upgrade Scalability of Protocol,” According to Brendan Blumer, CEO at Block.one

Brendan Blumer, CEO at Block.one, the company behind the development of EOS, one of the largest platforms for building decentralized applications (dApps) that’s funded by a record $4.1 billion+ token sale from 2018, points out that Ethereum (ETH) is too slow. Blumer notes that conducting… Read More

Blockchain Platform Ontology’s ONT and ONG Tokens May be Swapped to eONT, eONG on Ethereum, Also Listed on Uniswap

The developers of Ontology (ONT), a “high-performance” blockchain network, have noted that they’ve successfully completed the development of an open-source decentralized identity (DID) smart contract, which was launched on the Ethereum (ETH) network. The Ontology team confirmed on September 4, 2020, that both its native… Read More

Binance Launches New “Smart” Blockchain to Run Alongside Existing Binance Chain Network to Meet Increased Demand from DeFi Apps

Binance, the world’s largest cryptocurrency exchange, has launched a “Smart Chain.” As explained by Binance, the new chain will run parallel or alongside its other blockchain network, Binance Chain. Binance Chain will be used to issue smart contracts and manage the staking mechanism for BNB… Read More

Quantum Resistant Ledger, a Post-Quantum Value Store and Decentralized Communication Layer, to have its Ethereum Web Wallet Audited

The team at Quantum Resistant Ledger (QRL), which claims to be the “first-of-its-kind,” post-quantum value store and “decentralized” communication layer that’s proactively tackling the threat from quantum computers, reveals that x41 D-Sec has been contracted to audit project enQlave. As explained by the QRL team,… Read More

Qtum Foundation Announces $1 Million and “Up to” $5 Million Blockchain Grant Program to Support DeFi Developers

The Qtum Foundation, which supports the ongoing development of Qtum (QTUM) (an open-source public blockchain-enabled platform that leverages the security of UTXO while enabling several virtual machines including the Ethereum Virtual Machine), has announced a special grant program for DeFi (decentralized finance) developers. The Qtum… Read More

Here’s What Digital Asset Exchange Coinbase Checks Before Listing New Ethereum or ERC-20 Compliant Tokens

The (Ethereum) ERC-20 token standard has become the most widely-used way to issue digital assets and assign cryptocurrency or blockchain protocol voting rights on the Ethereum (ETH) blockchain, the world’s largest platform for building decentralized applications (dApps). Crypto exchange Coinbase notes that when assessing an… Read More

Blockchain Platform Qtum Claims it’s Ready for DeFi with Higher Throughput than Ethereum, and Cheaper Smart Contract Deployment

Qtum (QTUM), an open-source public blockchain-enabled platform that leverages the security of UTXO while enabling several virtual machines including the Ethereum Virtual Machine (EVM), notes that suddenly everyone is talking about decentralized finance or DeFi. Indeed, the DeFi ecosystem is expanding rapidly, despite the risks… Read More

Ethereum (ETH) based Decentralized ID Smart Contracts are being Developed by Creators of High-Performance Blockchain, Ontology

Ontology (ONT), a high-performance or “high-throughput” blockchain platform with a market cap of over $510 million according to CoinGecko data, revealed on August 14, 2020 that it has completed the development of the next stage of its open-source DID smart contract – which has been… Read More

Top 50 Cryptocurrency Qtum Joins Flipside Data Cooperative, a Blockchain Transparency Initiative

Qtum (QTUM), an open-source public blockchain-enabled platform that leverages the security of UTXO while enabling several virtual machines including the Ethereum Virtual Machine (EVM), has joined the Flipside Data Cooperative. As mentioned in a blog post by Qtum, the Flipside Data Cooperative is a transparency initiative… Read More

Coinbase Pro to Add Band Protocol (BAND), a Cross-Chain Data Oracle Platform Connecting External Data to Smart Contracts

Band Protocol (BAND), a cross-chain data oracle platform that aggregates and connects real-world data and APIs to blockchain based smart contracts, is preparing to launch on Coinbase Pro, a digital asset exchange for professional traders. The Coinbase team notes that on August 10, 2020, customers… Read More

DeFi will Succeed with Only a “Reallocation of Capital” from Top 30 Cryptos which are Mostly Dead Projects, Ethereum Advocate Argues

The decentralized finance (DeFi) ecosystem has a market cap that is roughly equivalent to merely 1.5% of the market capitalization of the much-larger cryptocurrency market, according to data from Messari. Messari, a digital asset market analytics company, reveals that the market capitalization of all DeFi… Read More

Telos, the Second-Most Active Blockchain Behind EOS, Increases Staking Rewards, and Development Funding

Telos, one of the most active blockchain-based networks in terms of transactions processed per second (which isn’t always the best metric to gauge the performance of DLT platforms), announced on July 23, 2020, that it has increased its staking rewards and also allocated more funding… Read More

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