Tagged: software development

Web 3.0: Verida Protocol, an Encryption, User Management Abstraction Toolkit Provider, Publishes Alpha Software Release

The Verida Protocol alpha release, which offers a way to abstract away the complexities of encryption, permissioning, schemas, and user management, is currently live for Web 3.0 developers. As mentioned in the announcement, this release comes with the Verida Client (software development kit) SDK, Single… 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

Blockchain Interoperability: Crypto.com Announces Support for Cronos Cross-Bridge Mainnet Beta Version

After a lot of hard work, rigorous testing, and steady support from their partners and the developer community, Crypto.com is pleased to confirm the introduction of the Cronos mainnet beta (on November 8, 2021). Cronos is reportedly the first Cosmos Ethereum Virtual Machine or EVM… Read More

Motoko, the Internet Computer’s Native Language, Celebrates Second Anniversary

Since launching, many Internet Computer initiatives have reportedly adopted Motoko for development. Here’s a quick update on this language and where they’re currently at. Two years back, the Internet Computer team confirmed the launch of Motoko, an actor-based programming language “designed for the Internet Computer.”… Read More

DeFi and Digital Assets Platform Kava Announces that Version 9 Is Coming: IBC and More Features

The Kava 9 mainnet upgrade is coming, and it’s bringing several key changes aimed at further expanding the Kava Ecosystem by adding more ways for users and projects to bring their assets to Kava. As mentioned in a blog post by the team at Kava… Read More

Digital Asset Platform Rally Commits $12M to Third-Party Dev Ecosystem so Creators can Launch Crypto-Enabled Economies

Rally, a cryptocurrency platform for creators, announced that it is committing around $12 million in $RLY tokens from its “community-approved” budget to third-party developer grants in order to expand the functionality of social tokens and NFTs “purchased by fans from their favorite creators on the… Read More

Low Code and No Code Platform Genesis Introduces Development Environment for Creating Apps for Financial Markets

Genesis, the low-code/no-code platform developed specifically for financial markets, has confirmed the beta launch of Genesis Studio, which is a full-stack no-code builder tool, along with the Genesis Academy pilot education program. Genesis Studio is described as a full-stack no-code development environment for creating real-time… Read More

Galina Likhitskaya: VP, Operation and Product at HashEx Discusses Importance of Online Security, Smart Contract Use-Cases

We recently connected with Galina Likhitskaya, Vice president, Operation & Product at HashEx, an audit and consulting firm for blockchain or distributed ledger tech (DLT)-enabled projects. Galina talked about the importance of following the best or highest online security standards. She also discussed how smart… Read More

Algorithmic Trading: Optiver Announces Coding Competition for Programmers in the UK, Europe

Optiver, a global tech-focused trading firm that’s dedicated to enhancing the market, has “exciting” news for students with “serious” coding skills. Optiver announced: “We’re inviting STEM students to join Ready Trader Go, a coding competition that dives into the fascinating world of algorithmic trading. While… 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

Cambridge Quantum Introduces Open-Source Version of TKET, a Hardware Agnostic Quantum SDK

Cambridge Quantum (CQ) is pleased to confirm that the latest version of TKET (pronounced “ticket”), their high-performance hardware-agnostic quantum software development kit (SDK), is completely open-source. Ilyas Khan, CEO at CQ, noted that they had first announced that TKET would be “available on an ‘open-access’… Read More

Internet Computer Community Adopts Threshold ECDSA Signatures Motion Proposal, so Canister Smart Contracts can Hold BTC, ETH

The Internet Computer Community has adopted the threshold ECDSA signatures Motion proposal. All Bitcoin keys and signatures are being generated by using ECDSA. An ECDSA signature allows us to share a public key and create a signature of certain data using their private key. This… Read More

Digital Asset Firm Kraken to Fund Open-Source Rust Bitcoin (BTC) Development

Digital assets firm Kraken is pleased to confirm that they’ve made a commitment to fund Bitcoin’s (BTC) open-source Rust development ecosystem. As mentioned in a blog post by Kraken: “In memory of late Bitcoin Rust contributor and former Kraken employee, Tamás Blummer, our internal Tamás… Read More

Digital Asset, a Software Firm Building Interconnected Networks, to Conduct Hackathon

Digital Asset, a software and services provider that assists enterprises with building economic value via interconnected networks, has unveiled a 6-week online hackathon, which will be hosted in partnership with SE2, which is a life and annuities insurance tech and services provider. As noted in… 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

Low-Code Platform Mendix Reveals Platform Enhancements for Digital Economy

At Mendix World 2021, a virtual assembly of low-coders, Mendix, a Siemens business and industry leader in low-code app development for the enterprise, reveal their “robust” platform enhancements that will “accelerate delivery of high-value solutions for the digital-first economy,” according to an update shared with… Read More

Layer-2 Ethereum Scaling Solution, Metis, to Conduct dApp Development Hackathon

Metis, a Layer-2 Ethereum (ETH)-powered scaling protocol offering quick and economical transactions, as well as IPFS-based storage, announced that it will be conducting a METIS HACKATHON, which is an event that is scheduled to start on October 2, 2021 at 3pm UTC (the Opening Ceremony)… Read More

Hawk AI Partners with Berlin’s Moss for Comprehensive Management of Secure Payments

Hawk AI, Germany’s software provider of Transaction Monitoring for banking institutions, payment companies and Fintech firms, reveals that it has teamed up with Moss, a Berlin-headquartered expense and financial platform for comprehensive management of card payments, worker expenses, and invoices. Through the partnership, Hawk AI’s… Read More

Digital Investment Platform Bitpanda to Invest €10M into Blockchain Research and Development Hub

Austria’s Bitpanda, the digital investment platform which has managed to achieve Unicorn status, reveals that it will be investing €10 million during the next couple years into the newly established Blockchain Research & Development Hub. The new Blockchain Research & Development Hub could potentially attract… Read More

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