Tagged: software development

Chainlink to Offer Free Blockchain Developer Training for Writing Ethereum based Solidity Smart Contracts, Implementing Secure dApps

The team at Chainlink (LINK), the developers for decentralized Oracles and various other solutions for blockchain and smart contract platforms, are announcing that registration is currently open for Chainlink’s Summer 2021 Smart Contract Developer Bootcamp. The Chainlink team notes that the program is designed to… Read More

Kraken Announces Parachain Slot Auctions for Kusama, a Scalable Network of Specialized Blockchains

Digital asset firm Kraken notes that customers looking to support their “favorite” Kusama projects can now, “for the first time,” take part in Parachain Slot Auctions (or “Parachain Auctions”) directly via the Kraken platform. Kusama is described as a “scalable” network of specialized or purpose-built… Read More

Tech, Law, Finance-focused GreenSky Capital Finalizes Fourth Venture Fund, Invests in Cloud-based Software Firm

GreenSky Capital Inc. recently revealed that it has finalized its fourth affiliated venture fund, the GreenSky Accelerator Fund IV, LP. The Fund reportedly has $15 million to invest in Canada‘s early-stage tech firms. The Fund’s limited partners are “composed of a network of private Canadian… 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

Gemini Announces Sponsorships of Bitcoin Core Developers Dhruv Mehta, Jarol Rodriguez

Digital asset firm Gemini announced on June 3, 2021 that they are pleased to confirm the sponsorships of Bitcoin Core Developers Dhruv Mehta and Jarol Rodriguez. As mentioned in an update from the company, these sponsorships, made via the Gemini Opportunity Fund, will continue to… Read More

High-Performance Blockchain Solana Developers Announce Solverse Accelerator to Support Talented Software Engineers

The Solverse Accelerator aims to unite leading blockchain mentors with talented entrepreneurs in order to develop “groundbreaking” Solana projects. Solana is a “high-performance” blockchain or distributed ledger tech (DLT) platform supporting builders across the globe that are creating crypto apps that “scale today.” As mentioned… Read More

Bitcoin DeFi Protocol Sovryn Introduces Hackathon Offering $500,000 in Financial Assistance to Blockchain Developers

Sovryn, a protocol for decentralized finance (DeFi) on Bitcoin, has introduced Sovrython, which is a virtual or online conference and hackathon that is scheduled to take place from June 4 to July 18, 2021. There will be $250,000 in bounties and another $250,000 in post-hackathon… Read More

Blockchain Developer ChainSafe Receives Development Grant to Perform Native Integration of Chainlink into Cosmos SDK

ChainSafe has reportedly received a development grant to natively integrate Chainlink (LINK) into the Cosmos software development kit (SDK). As previously reported, the Chainlink Community Grant Program offers financial resources to the development teams and researchers creating a “more functional, accessible, and socially impactful” Chainlink… Read More

Shruti Appiah, Senior Product Manager at IOHK, Explains how the Cardano Project will Democratize Financial Services

Shruti Appiah, Senior Product Manager at IOHK, an organization focused on the ongoing development of Cardano (ADA) and various other initiatives, notes that when she logs into her stock trading apps to acquire exchange-traded funds (ETFs), she may face issues like the platform not being… Read More

Over $100,000 in NEO Prizes to Be Offered to Blockchain Developers Who Build on the Latest N3 Frontier DLT Platform

The developers of NEO Blockchain, one of the first enterprise-grade distributed ledger technology (DLT) platforms, recently revealed that they’ve arrived at a new frontier, called N3, the latest version and “most powerful” version of the Neo blockchain development platform. The NEO Blockchain developers explained that it… Read More

Pakistan based Branchless Banking Fintech Eaisypaisa Launches API Developer Portal

Fintech Easypaisa has launched an API developer portal in order to enable seamless third-party integrations. Pakistan’s branchless banking service provider, Easypaisa, has confirmed that its API Developer Portal is now live. It may now be used by third parties for integration, sandbox testing environments, and… Read More

High-Throughput Blockchain Telos Reveals that its TLOS Token Is Now Listed on Crypto Exchange KuCoin

Telos, one of the most active blockchains or distributed ledger tech (DLT) platforms, has revealed that its TLOS token has been listed on digital asset exchange, Kucoin. After the recent traction on decentralized or non-custodial exchanges (DEXes), such as UniSwap and PancakeSwap, the latest TLOS… Read More

Decentralized Oracle Network Chainlink Announces New Bug Bounty Program, Now Extended to Immunefi Platform

Decentralized Oracle network provider Chainlink (LINK) recently announced that its Bug Bounty Program has now been extended to the Immunefi platform, serving as a key opportunity to financially support their open-source development community while “improving the robustness of the Chainlink Network.” If you’re interested in… Read More

Chainlink Teams Up with UNICEF Innovation Fund to Support Blockchain Apps in Emerging Markets

Chainlink (LINK), a provider of decentralized Oracle networks, has teamed up with the UNICEF Innovation Fund in order to support blockchain-powered applications in emerging markets. The Chainlink Community Grant Program offers financial resources to development teams and researchers that are creating a “more functional, accessible,… Read More

Open Crypto Economic Research to be Conducted by Balancer Labs and TokenEngineering Academy

Balancer Labs has teamed up with the TokenEngineering (TE) Academy in order to launch Balancer Simulations for open “crypto-economic” research. As noted in an update dated April 29, 2021: “With the launch of Balancer V2, Balancer Labs brings programmable liquidity to a new level by… Read More

Technology Transformation, Financial Crime Prevention Firm SQA Consulting and ABC TECH Grp to Create 75 New Jobs in the UK

SQA Consulting, the business and technology transformation and financial crime prevention (AML) software firm, working cooperatively with ABC TECH Group has launched a joint venture, called SQA Consulting SEE in Bosnia and Herzegovina. The new firm aims to create 75 UK-based jobs. The organization aims… Read More

Leading UK Fintech Firms Now Working with PwC to Streamline Digital Financial Services with AI, Data Analytics

Ten of the United Kingdom’s leading Fintech companies are now working with Big Four auditing firm PwC in order to showcase how the future of banking will focus on both collaboration and innovation, along with greater personalization. After 3 years of ongoing development, the 10… Read More

François-René Rideau of Mutual Knowledge Systems Discusses how He Got Involved with the Cardano (ADA) Blockchain Project

At the end of last year, IOHK, the organization that supports open-source development including the Cardano project, announced their devnets plan to support the “longer-term strategic goal” of opening up Cardano to several different development languages – as explained in the ‘‘Island, Ocean, Pond” video…. Read More

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

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