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The Graph, an Indexing Protocol for Efficiently Accessing Blockchain or DLT Data, Is Now Supporting Fantom Layer 1 Chain

The developers of The Graph, which serves as an indexing protocol for “organizing and efficiently accessing” data from blockchains and storage networks, have revealed that indexing and querying are now live on the Fantom Layer 1 Blockchain. As mentioned in the update, the Fantom layer… Read More

ICON Foundation Introduces 50,000 ICX Token or Over $1 Million Smart Contract Auditing Fund for Blockchain Platforms

The ICON Foundation has confirmed that blockchain-enabled platform ICON, one of the largest DLT initiatives in South Korea, has introduced a dedicated audit fund. The initiative has been launched in order to support the secure development for ICON’s evolving ecosystem. The ICON Foundation noted that… Read More

130 Blockchain or DLT focused Fintech Startups are Now Operating in Switzerland: Report

Switzerland is currently home to around 130 startups that are actively applying blockchain or distributed ledger tech (DLT) to improve processes in the finance sector, according to new data from Swisscom. The majority of these firms (48%) offer services related to banking infrastructure, with many… Read More

Binance to Offer $60,000 in Prizes to Virtual Hackathon Participants for Creating Open-Source Software on Binance Smart Chain

Leading digital asset exchange Binance has announced the launch of a Hackathon, called The Future Is Now. According to Binance, this event will be a 3-week long virtual hackathon that will be hosted by Binance X and Gitcoin, which serves a place for blockchain developers… Read More

Chainlink (LINK), a Decentralized Oracle Network Developer, Awards Grant to EU based Vulcan Link, a Web 3.0 Consultancy

Decentralized Oracle network developer Chainlink (LINK) has announced that Vulcan Link received a grant to integrate Chainlink on the SKALE Network, which is a “fully” decentralized Ethereum compatible Layer-2 (proof-of-stake) PoS network that claims to offer all benefits of decentralization and speed alongside the security… Read More

Blockchain and Smart Contract Developer Waves Confirms Odyssey Hackathon was Held Online this Year, Shares Other End of Year Updates

Vladimir Zhuravlev, a Gravity Tech and Waves Association developer, notes that for several years, the Odyssey hackathon (held in the Netherlands) had offered opportunities for software engineers to collaborate on various projects. Zhuravlev revealed that this year, Odyssey was hosted online for the very time… Read More

Fintech Plaid to Focus on Making it Easier to Develop Financial Products, Launches Apprenticeship Program

Pritee Tembhekar and Joe Christiani from Fintech firm Plaid have noted that the intersection between financial services and technology may be “complex and difficult to navigate.” Before Plaid developed its first API, the company’s founders were just software developers attempting to create a Fintech app,… Read More

Cardano (ADA) Joins Bitcoin (BTC) and Ethereum (ETH) by Integrating into Wolfram Computational Intelligence Engine

IOHK (Input Output Hong Kong) has teamed up with Wolfram in order to power Cardano (ADA), a major platform for building decentralized applications (dApps). Cardano has notably joined Bitcoin (BTC) and Ethereum (ETH) by integrating into Wolfram’s leading technology and knowledge base, Wolfram Alpha. However,… Read More

Tesla Stock Could be Available on Waves Enterprise Blockchain in 2021, According to Founder Sasha Ivanov’s End of Year Update

Sasha Ivanov, the Founder at Waves platform, which focuses on open blockchain protocols and offers a development toolset for Web 3.0 apps and decentralized solutions, acknowledges that  2020 has been quite a challenging year. However, there’s at least one “good thing” that has taken place… Read More

US based Digital Asset Exchanges OKCoin and Coinbase Continue to Support Bitcoin Core Development

Digital asset exchange OKCoin recently took a look back at its initiative to support independent Bitcoin Core developers. The crypto trading platform’s developers confirmed that it has now been about a year since they introduced their Open-Source Developer Grant program, an initiative launched to support… Read More

Omar Arab: EVP of Corporate Business at VeriTran Explains how Low-Code Platforms Help Deploy Seamless Fintech Applications

We recently connected with Omar Arab, EVP of Corporate Business at VeriTran, a leading low-code platform provider for enterprises. Arab talked about how low-code solutions make it easier for everyone, including non-programmers, to create applications for a wide variety of use cases – including banking… Read More

Enterprise Blockchain Platform NEM Concludes Testnet Phase in Final Upgrade Before “Feature Complete” Mainnet Launch

NEM Group, which supports the development of Symbol from NEM, a “trusted” and “secure” enterprise blockchain that streamlines business processes, has confirmed the launch of its final testnet update on Symbol, an enterprise-grade blockchain solution that’s expected to go live in early 2021. As mentioned… Read More

Ethereum Platform Improvements like Better Blockchain Developer Experience, Sufficient Scalability will Help ETH Maintain Dominance: Report

Researchers at Coinbase recently looked at Ethereum (ETH) competitors (often referred to as Ethereum “killers”) and several other new blockchain or distributed ledger technology (DLT) platforms. Ryan Yi and Justin Mart from Coinbase Ventures analyzed the current landscape of DLT-powered smart contract platforms and emerging… Read More

CertiK Completes Smart Contract Code Security Audit for KardiaChain, a Hybrid DLT Solution for Governments and Enterprises

CertiK, a U.S.-based end-to-end cybersecurity solutions provider, has revealed that KardiaChain’s hybrid solution for enterprises and government agencies has been audited with CertiK. As noted by the CertiK team, KardiaChain is a public blockchain or distributed ledger technology (DLT) platform developed to handle enterprise and… Read More

Binance and Pantera Capital backed Injective Protocol, a Digital Assets Derivatives Exchange for DeFi, Launches New Software Solution

The developers of Injective Protocol, a “fully” decentralized layer-2 digital assets derivatives exchange protocol powering cross-chain trading and (decentralized finance) DeFi, has released a new software version: Injective Solstice V2. As reported earlier this year, Injective Protocol had acquired $2.6 million in capital through a… Read More

Decentralized Digital Asset Exchange Aggregator 1inch to Support Gitcoin Grants Round 8 Hackathon

1inch, a decentralized cryptocurrency exchange aggregator that recently secured $12 million via an investment round, has announced that it’s sponsoring the Gitcoin Grants Round 8 Hackathon. The 1inch team notes that they’re looking forward to supporting developers who are working on innovative (decentralized finance) DeFi… Read More

NEO, a Blockhain Platform Offering Digitized Payments, IDs, and Assets, Now Supports Over 100 Decentralized Applications

NEO, which describes itself as a “rapidly growing and developing” blockchain ecosystem that aims to serve as the foundation for the next generation of the Internet (or Web 3.0), currently has a market cap of over $1.2 billion with each NEO token trading at over… Read More

Digital Asset Exchange Kraken to Donate $150,000 to Brink, an R&D Center for Bitcoin Developers

US-based crypto exchange Kraken has reportedly agreed to donate $150,000 to Brink, which is a research and development (R&D) center that’s focused on educating the “next generation” of Bitcoin developers. Established by Chaincode Labs developer John Newbery and Bitcoin Optech contributor Mike Schmidt, Brink aims… Read More

Michael Rennie: Product Manager at Mendix Explains How Low-Code Addresses Developer Talent Shortage, Delivers on Desired Business Outcomes

We recently connected with Michael Rennie, a U.K.-based product manager for Mendix, a Siemens business and the global leader in enterprise low-code. Mendix pioneered the low-code product category 15 years ago. The low-code approach addresses the coder crunch, the growing demand for software applications, and… 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

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