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Lightning Network News Update

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Bitcoin in 2019: Positive BTC Performance Across the Board

Published: 2019-12-31T14:03:45Z 

On the layer 2 side of things, Lightning Network (LN) capacity grew from 515 BTC to 850 BTC. The argument for LN as Bitcoin's optimum scaling ...


Hyperledger News Update

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Wall Street Veteran Blythe Masters Appointed to Phunware Board of Directors

Published: 2019-12-31T10:18:45Z 

Former CEO of Digital Asset, CFO of J.P. Morgan's Investment Bank and Chair Emeritus of Linux Hyperledger Phunware Project Appointed as ...


Consensus Algorithm News Update

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Case of Bitcoin Cash, is Total Miner Distribution Becoming a Fairy Tale?

Published: 2019-12-31T11:48:45Z 

Bitcoin, like Ethereum, use the Proof of Work consensus algorithm for transaction verification. In an incentivized model, willing miners are rewarded ...


Hard Fork News Update

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Ethereum may retest $130.00 ahead of hardfork

Published: 2019-12-31T09:22:30Z 

The Ethereum team will activate Muir Glacial hard fork on January 1 or 2. The update is needed tp to delay the so-called difficulty bomb another 4 ...

Ethereum: Possible attack underway as Parity requests users to update client

Published: 2019-12-31T09:11:15Z 

To address this, a hard fork – Muir Glacier, was proposed by Ethereum developer James Hancock, one which would solve the issues in the Ice Age.

Ethereum Price Analysis - Development outpaces fundamental metrics

Published: 2019-12-30T11:03:45Z 

On-chain fundamentals have been mixed over the past few months, leading into the Istanbul hard fork, which is now live on mainnet. Another hard fork ...

Update to Ethereum's Muir Glacier hard fork – Only a few exchanges support the upgrade yet

Published: 2019-12-30T10:41:15Z 

The Ethereum Muir Glacier hard fork is only 2 days and a few hours away. The upgrade is expected to be activated on Thursday, January 2, 2020 at ...


Permissioned Blockchains News Update

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Regulatory curbs may slow Blockchain innovations in India

Published: 2019-12-31T02:15:00Z 

Regulatory curbs may slow Blockchain innovations in India ... The market for blockchain technology will shift to the private permissioned and hybrid ...


Proof-of-Work News Update

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Pirl (PIRL) One Day Volume Tops $5234.00

Published: 2019-12-31T02:37:30Z 

Pirl (PIRL) is a proof-of-work (PoW) coin that uses the Dagger hashing algorithm. It launched on August 25th, 2017. Pirl's total supply is 61,719,678 ...

Bitcore (BTX) One Day Trading Volume Tops $1182.00

Published: 2019-12-30T20:26:15Z 

Bitcore (CURRENCY:BTX) traded up 5.1% against the US dollar during the 24-hour period ending at 15:00 PM Eastern on December 30th. Bitcore ...

Dogecoin (DOGE) Price Down 1.8% Over Last Week

Published: 2019-12-30T19:18:45Z 

Dogecoin (CRYPTO:DOGE) is a proof-of-work (PoW) coin that uses the Scrypt hashing algorithm. It was first traded on December 6th, 2013.

Zcash 1-Day Volume Tops $147.76 Million (ZEC)

Published: 2019-12-30T19:07:30Z 

Zcash (CRYPTO:ZEC) is a proof-of-work (PoW) coin that uses the Equihash hashing algorithm. It launched on October 28th, 2016. Zcash's total supply ...


Smart Contract News Update

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Blockchain Revolution Series: Tron's Acquisition of DLive To Derive New Possibilities From Blend ...

Published: 2019-12-31T07:18:45Z 

... Ripple with MoneyGram, Binance with JEX, eToro with Delta, eToro with Firmo for smart contract businesses, iStox with Tokai, Binance with WazirX.

Pvt company not returning data of 45 lakh ex-servicemen after completing contract

Published: 2019-12-30T06:00:00Z 

The Defence Ministry has alleged that the company was given a contract for five years in 2010 to prepare the smart cards, but did not return the ...


Blockchain News Update

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Crypto to Begin New 'Vertical Era' Built on Bitcoin and Ethereum, Says Blockchain Capital's ...

Published: 2019-12-30T17:15:00Z 

Spencer Bogart, a general partner at the venture capital firm Blockchain Capital, says he's excited for 2020 to bring about a new "vertical era" that ...


Proof-of-Stake News Update

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TurtleNetwork Price Up 37.8% This Week (TN)

Published: 2019-12-31T05:48:45Z 

TurtleNetwork (TN) is a proof-of-stake (PoS) coin that uses the. Proof of Stake. hashing algorithm. It was first traded on August 4th, 2018.

Rupee (RUP) Market Capitalization Achieves $74974.00

Published: 2019-12-31T05:48:45Z 

Rupee (CRYPTO:RUP) is a proof-of-stake (PoS) coin that uses the Scrypt hashing algorithm. It was first traded on May 4th, 2017. Rupee's total supply ...

Zeitcoin (ZEIT) Reaches Market Cap of $125175.00

Published: 2019-12-31T05:26:15Z 

Proof of Stake hashing algorithm. It was first traded on February 28th, 2014. Zeitcoin's total supply is 36,971,245,946 coins. The Reddit community for ...

PRIZM Achieves Market Cap of $123.16 Million (PZM)

Published: 2019-12-31T00:00:00Z 

PRIZM (CRYPTO:PZM) is a proof-of-stake (PoS) coin that uses the SHA-256 hashing algorithm. It was first traded on April 20th, 2017. PRIZM's total ...

Zennies (ZENI) 24-Hour Volume Reaches $176.00

Published: 2019-12-30T20:48:45Z 

Zennies (CURRENCY:ZENI) traded up 103.4% against the U.S. dollar during the 1 day period ending at 15:00 PM E.T. on December 30th. In the last ...


Smart Contract News Update

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Enterprise Blockchain in 2020: Simplify, Connect, Transact

Published: 2019-12-31T01:18:45Z 

Smart contract decoupling will create a lot of buzz, as senior executives do not want to be tied to any one underlying platform, but the market remains ...

Ethereum to suffer more before it spikes to $170 – $180

Published: 2019-12-30T22:30:00Z 

Recently, the smart contract community seemed to be coming under attack by Bitcoin maximalists for various reasons. The top and oldest reason ...

Blockchain asset management protocol Melon opening new use-case hackathon

Published: 2019-12-30T17:48:45Z 

Development of new services as Melon modules; Design, (back-end/front-end design), development on smart contract level, testing; Examples: ...

Global Digital and Industrial Innovation Development Summit Forum 2020 will be held on January ...

Published: 2019-12-30T17:37:30Z 

LEBEN, a smart-contract-based collaboration platform for medical industry, technologically features "trusted data exchange" and "profound sharing ...

2019 Year in Review: Community Development

Published: 2019-12-30T16:07:30Z 

For that reason, most development occurring on smart contract platforms today is focused on advancing their respective core capabilities, and this is ...

Wall Street Veteran Blythe Masters Appointed to Phunware Board of Directors

Published: 2019-12-30T13:30:00Z 

She is the former CEO of Digital Asset - provider of the world's leading smart contract language DAML - which she led from a startup in 2015 until 2018 ...

Waves Enterprise blockchain node management improved in new update

Published: 2019-12-30T13:07:30Z 

Further, the Docker client for smart contract operation was replaced. Instead of a solution from Spotify, a native Java client is now used, which has ...

Bitcoin News End of the Year Wrap-Up

Published: 2019-12-30T11:48:45Z 

As alluded to in the BNC podcast, the blockchain/smart contract world is a parallel economy based on data-driven automation. It will run side-by-side a ...

Thanks to Better UX, This Year Dapps Will Go Mainstream

Published: 2019-12-30T11:14:30Z 

Jason Goldberg is founder of OST, which powers the ethereum application ... Smart contract wallets give users self-custody of their assets without ...

Ethereum Price Analysis - Development outpaces fundamental metrics

Published: 2019-12-30T11:03:45Z 

Ethereum (ETH) is a distributed ledger and decentralized computing platform with smart contract capabilities. The crypto asset is currently second on ...

December 30, 2019: Kucoin (KCS): Up 0.45%; 2nd Straight Up Day

Published: 2019-12-30T11:03:45Z 

In terms of wealth concentration, the richest 1,000 wallets own 99.99% of the coin's total money supply. As for the Kucoin's smart contract itself, that ...

December 30, 2019: Hydro Protocol (HOT): Down 0.05%; 2nd Straight Down Day

Published: 2019-12-30T11:03:45Z 

The underlying smart contract itself for Hydro Protocol owns 0% of the total money supply; over the past week, this amount has not changed.

December 30, 2019: 0x (ZRX): Down 2.44%

Published: 2019-12-30T11:03:45Z 

... while the overall ownership percentage of the top 1,000 richest wallets grew by 0.01% over that time period. As for the 0x's smart contract itself, that ...

December 30, 2019: Paxos Standard (PAX): Up 0.1%

Published: 2019-12-30T11:03:45Z 

The top 1,000 Paxos Standard wallets hold over 99.04% of the token's total money supply. As for the Paxos Standard's smart contract itself, that owns ...

10 top distributed apps (dApps) for blockchain

Published: 2019-12-30T10:52:30Z 

"DApps interact with smart contracts that are on the blockchain. So dApps support the user interface into the back-end smart contract that writes data to ...

Authenium and Agenia Complete the World's First Smart Contract -based Supply Chain Automation ...

Published: 2019-12-30T09:33:45Z 

Santa Clara, California & BSD City, Indonesia, December 20, 2019 – Authenium, massively scalable blockchain and smart contract platform, and ...

Amex, Accenture, Byju's and others hiring for blockchain developers. Here are the latest job openings

Published: 2019-12-30T07:18:45Z 

Smart Contract, Node.js, Hyperledger and Solidity are the top skills to build a career as a blockchain developer. Blockchain developers assist in ...

Global Blockchain in Media and Entertainment Market 2019 Feature Scenario – IBM Corporation ...

Published: 2019-12-30T06:56:26Z 

Differentiation of the market based on types of its application: Content Security, Licensing and Rights Management, Smart Contract, Pay, Digital ...

Where is personal data of 45 lakh ex-servicemen collected for ECHS smart cards? firm booked

Published: 2019-12-29T18:56:15Z 

The ministry has alleged that Score Information Technology (SITL) was given a five-year contract in 2010 for the development of smart cards for ECHS ...

Personal Data of 45 Lakh Ex-servicemen, Collected for ECHS Smart Cards, Goes Missing; Def Min ...

Published: 2019-12-29T10:41:15Z 

... of 45-lakh ex-servicemen after it completed a contract for ECHS smart cards, ... An agreement was signed between the MD ECHS and M/s Score ...


Soft Fork News Update

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Blockchain Hard forks Explained: What Are They And How Do They Work

Published: 2019-12-30T11:37:30Z 

Soft forks operate on the same premises as hard forks with a critical ... Making hard fork, results in creating a new blockchain, which consists of new ...


Blockchain News Update

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Amid Rising Adoption, Funding for Blockchain Startups Dries Up

Published: 2019-12-31T03:00:00Z 

Blockchain has become a buzzword in the startup ecosystem and multinationals alike. Numerous benefits provided by the technology has incentivized ...

Regulatory curbs may slow Blockchain innovations in India

Published: 2019-12-31T02:15:00Z 

Mumbai: India may lag US and Chinese firms in blockchain innovations in the coming year, founders and promoters of Indian blockchain startups said.

Hong Kong Blockchain Association's Tony Tong on BSV, gaming and tokenization

Published: 2019-12-31T02:03:45Z 

One respected voice from the crypto world advocating for BSV is Tony Tong of the Hong Kong Blockchain Association. He spoke exclusively to ...

Enterprise Blockchain in 2020: Simplify, Connect, Transact

Published: 2019-12-31T01:18:45Z 

By the standards of most technologies, blockchain ought to still be in its infancy. The modern computer, for example, has been around for over 80 ...

How this Blockchain startup helps individuals control and monetise their personal data, intellectual ...

Published: 2019-12-30T23:48:45Z 

ImagineBC runs a private Ethereum blockchain network within Microsoft's Azure cloud that helps individuals store and control their personal data like ...

UN Chief: UN must embrace blockchain technology

Published: 2019-12-30T22:52:30Z 

The United Nations must embrace the blockchain and distributed ledger technology, as per Secretary-General António Guterres. Guterres said:.

A Roadmap Toward Better Blockchain Education

Published: 2019-12-30T22:52:30Z 

I spent this week at Blockchain Expo in Silicon Valley, the largest blockchain conference in the world, and the one theme that kept coming up was ...

DLive Joins BitTorrent Ecosystem to Make Blockchain -Based Content Sharing Mainstream

Published: 2019-12-30T22:41:15Z 

Peer-to-peer filesharing giant BitTorrent announced on Dec. 30 that DLive, the blockchain-based live streaming platform, will be joining its ecosystem.

Blockchain Week in Review - December 2019 #2

Published: 2019-12-30T21:56:15Z 

The issuer issued the tokens to raise revenue to develop its blockchain technology, according to the SEC. The SEC contended these tokens were ...

Dash Gold Foundation to push digital currency payments, blockchain ATMs

Published: 2019-12-30T21:56:15Z 

The Dash Gold Foundation said it is developing a blockchain ATM business that can operate SKR as a joint project with banks. BDSG digital currency ...

COSO to Release Guidance on Blockchain for Businesses Aiming to Deploy Tech

Published: 2019-12-30T21:00:00Z 

The Committee of Sponsoring Organizations of the Treadway Commission (COSO) is planning to release guidance on blockchain for companies ...

Partnership to use Korean cryptocurrency for Dubai real estate

Published: 2019-12-30T18:45:00Z 

SEOUL, Dec. 30 (UPI) -- A South Korean blockchain company and a Dubai real estate firm have announced a partnership to allow buyers to use ...

Will Ethereum Updates on New Year's Cause ETH Havoc?

Published: 2019-12-30T18:33:42Z 

Mercator identified these two problems related to reliable blockchain deployment in "A Strategic Framework Checklist For Evaluating Blockchain ...

'Bitcoin, not Blockchain ' led the year, despite price hurdles

Published: 2019-12-30T18:00:00Z 

The year also saw blockchain technology being adopted by many nation-states, despite the fact that most of them shied away from cryptocurrencies.

2010-2019: Blockchain Goes Beyond Just Cryptocurrencies

Published: 2019-12-30T17:26:15Z 

Nobody knew enough about blockchain to the point where even the first Bitcoin transactions took close to 12 months to fructify. The ecosystem was ...

India Wants to Organize Blockchain Courses Next Year

Published: 2019-12-30T16:52:30Z 

India has always been a somewhat controversial region for blockchain and crypto assets. It seems things will improve, as the government will launch ...

The state of hiring in the crypto and blockchain space

Published: 2019-12-30T16:41:15Z 

While the blockchain and cryptocurrency industry has made significant progress in the past 2-3 years, we're still very much in the nascent stages.

Report: COSO, Prominent US Anti-Fraud Organization, to Issue Blockchain Guidance in 2020

Published: 2019-12-30T16:30:00Z 

"Blockchain" or "distributed ledger" technology (DLT) is a type of self-settling transaction software that may, in some cases, streamline messaging, ...

Blockchain's ready to dominate digital ID

Published: 2019-12-30T15:56:15Z 

Blockchain-based financial services are poised to take major steps forward, as an open, universal standard for digital identity and measuring ...

DLive Joins BitTorrent Ecosystem and Begins Migration to TRON Blockchain

Published: 2019-12-30T15:56:15Z 

CUPERTINO, Calif., Dec. 30, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- BitTorrent announced today that DLive, the popular blockchain-based content sharing platform, ...


Permissioned Blockchains News Update

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Under Scrutiny: How to Pass Due Diligence as a Blockchain Project – Thought Leaders

Published: 2019-12-30T21:45:00Z 

Every business is destined to undergo multiple assessments. Regulators granting licenses and permissions, potential partners, investment advisors ...

China Is Opening Doors to Blockchain — Private and Public

Published: 2019-12-30T14:15:00Z 

As a result, China might be the country with the most consortium chains and permissioned blockchains. The aforementioned blockchain explorations ...

What may we expect for blockchain and the crypto markets in 2020?

Published: 2019-12-30T10:52:30Z 

By all measures 2019 was a transformative year for the blockchain and .... Permissioned blockchains, while great for B2B uses, don't connect with ...

10 top distributed apps (dApps) for blockchain

Published: 2019-12-30T10:52:30Z 

"This function is critical, especially in permissioned blockchain use cases, so that smart contracts can automatically and reliably respond to changing ...


Proof-of-Stake News Update

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ColossusXT (COLX) One Day Volume Hits $287.00

Published: 2019-12-31T03:45:00Z 

ColossusXT (CRYPTO:COLX) is a proof-of-stake (PoS) coin that uses the X11 hashing algorithm. Its genesis date was February 8th, 2015.

VULCANO (VULC) Market Capitalization Reaches $88050.00

Published: 2019-12-31T03:22:30Z 

VULCANO (CURRENCY:VULC) traded 35.1% lower against the US dollar during the twenty-four hour period ending at 22:00 PM ET on December ...

TrumpCoin (TRUMP) 1-Day Trading Volume Hits $218.00

Published: 2019-12-31T02:26:15Z 

TrumpCoin (CRYPTO:TRUMP) is a proof-of-stake (PoS) coin that uses the Blake hashing algorithm. It launched on April 11th, 2016. TrumpCoin's total ...

Spectrecoin Tops 1-Day Volume of $1233.00 (XSPEC)

Published: 2019-12-31T02:26:15Z 

Spectrecoin (XSPEC) is a proof-of-stake (PoS) coin that uses the POS3.0 hashing algorithm. It was first traded on December 4th, 2016. Spectrecoin's ...

Shift One Day Volume Reaches $206.00 (SHIFT)

Published: 2019-12-31T02:15:00Z 

Shift (SHIFT) is a distributed proof-of-stake (dPOS) coin that uses the Dagger hashing algorithm. Its genesis date was October 12th, 2016. Shift's total ...

Moin (MOIN) Market Capitalization Hits $28372.00

Published: 2019-12-31T01:18:45Z 

Proof of Stake hashing algorithm. It was first traded on May 25th, 2015. Moin's total supply is 8,859,478 coins. The Reddit community for Moin is /r/Moin ...

TEAM (TokenStars) Price Tops $0.0174 on Exchanges (TEAM)

Published: 2019-12-31T01:06:07Z 

TEAM (TokenStars) (CRYPTO:TEAM) is a proof-of-stake (PoS) token that uses the PoS hashing algorithm. It launched on October 11th, 2016. TEAM ...

DECOIN One Day Trading Volume Tops $5371.00 (DTEP)

Published: 2019-12-31T00:45:00Z 

DECOIN (CRYPTO:DTEP) is a proof-of-stake (PoS) coin that uses the X11 hashing algorithm. Its launch date was April 1st, 2018. DECOIN's total ...

AllSafe (ASAFE) Price Hits $0.0187 on Major Exchanges

Published: 2019-12-31T00:22:30Z 

AllSafe (CRYPTO:ASAFE) is a proof-of-stake (PoS) coin that uses the Scrypt hashing algorithm. Its launch date was October 6th, 2016. AllSafe's total ...

HollyWoodCoin (HWC) Price Hits $0.0001 on Exchanges

Published: 2019-12-30T23:48:45Z 

HollyWoodCoin (CURRENCY:HWC) traded down 50.8% against the U.S. dollar during the 24-hour period ending at 18:00 PM Eastern on December ...

ADAMANT Messenger 24-Hour Volume Tops $14.00 (ADM)

Published: 2019-12-30T23:15:00Z 

ADAMANT Messenger is a distributed proof-of-stake (dPOS) coin that uses the DPoS hashing algorithm. It launched on January 1st, 2018. ADAMANT ...

Blocknet 1-Day Volume Hits $3461.00 (BLOCK)

Published: 2019-12-30T21:56:15Z 

BLOCK is a PoW/PoS coin that uses the Proof of Stake hashing algorithm. Its launch date was October 20th, 2014. Blocknet's total supply is 6,393,196 ...

Particl Market Capitalization Achieves $4.85 Million (PART)

Published: 2019-12-30T20:48:45Z 

PART is a proof-of-stake (PoS) coin that uses the PoS hashing algorithm. Its genesis date was March 21st, 2017. Particl's total supply is 9,065,480 ...

UNI COIN Price Tops $1.61 on Major Exchanges (UNI)

Published: 2019-12-30T20:26:15Z 

UNI COIN (CRYPTO:UNI) is a proof-of-stake (PoS) token that uses the Scrypt hashing algorithm. Its launch date was April 7th, 2017. UNI COIN's total ...

Swing Price Tops $0.0117 on Major Exchanges (SWING)

Published: 2019-12-30T20:26:15Z 

Swing (CURRENCY:SWING) traded 2.4% lower against the dollar during the twenty-four hour period ending at 15:00 PM ET on December 30th.

Rise Market Capitalization Hits $186948.00 (RISE)

Published: 2019-12-30T19:52:30Z 

Rise is a proof-of-stake (PoS) coin that uses the DPoS hashing algorithm. Its launch date was June 24th, 2016. Rise's total supply is 142,419,269 ...

Ark (ARK) Price Tops $0.15 on Top Exchanges

Published: 2019-12-30T19:52:30Z 

Ark (CRYPTO:ARK) is a distributed proof-of-stake (dPOS) coin that uses the DPoS hashing algorithm. Ark's total supply is 146,469,740 coins and its ...

XinFin Network Price Down 0.9% Over Last Week (XDCE)

Published: 2019-12-30T19:41:15Z 

XinFin Network (CRYPTO:XDCE) is a proof-of-stake (PoS) token that uses the SHA256 hashing algorithm. Its launch date was June 28th, 2017.

BitShares (BTS) Trading Down 8% Over Last 7 Days

Published: 2019-12-30T19:18:45Z 

BitShares is a proof-of-stake (PoS) coin that uses the SHA-512 hashing algorithm. Its launch date was November 5th, 2014. BitShares' total supply is ...

Lisk (LSK) 1-Day Volume Tops $1.14 Million

Published: 2019-12-30T19:07:30Z 

Lisk is a distributed proof-of-stake (dPOS) coin that uses the Proof of Stake hashing algorithm. Its launch date was May 24th, 2016. Lisk's total supply is ...