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Consensus Algorithm News Update

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Is A Completely Decentralized AI-Driven Ecosystem Possible? What Effect Would It Have On The ...

Published: 2019-07-31T11:26:15Z 

... in Switzerland plans to utilize artificial intelligence and neural networks to create an enhanced consensus algorithm unlike anything seen before.

Binance Is Adding Support for Qtum (QTUM) Staking

Published: 2019-07-31T11:15:00Z 

Qtum uses a Proof-o-of-Stake (PoS) consensus algorithm. On 16 June 2018, Binance Info gave the Qtum project a BB overall rating ("Technical ...

HashiCorp's Vault gets even more secretive with integrated storage option

Published: 2019-07-31T10:15:39Z 

It makes use of the raft consensus algorithm which can also be found in other HashiCorp tools such as Consul and Nomad. Since it's a preview feature ...


Hyperledger News Update

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Seagate enters pilot phase of blockchain HDD supply chain project

Published: 2019-07-31T06:33:45Z 

"In this case, IBM is both the customer of these drives, as well as the technology provider for the underlying Hyperledger Fabric platform," Manuel ...


Blockchain News Update

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Blockchain in logistics shows promise but local adoption continues to lag

Published: 2019-07-31T04:30:00Z 

While news of an international blockchain summit in Jakarta has brought a sense of optimism, the adoption of blockchain technology in the country's ...

Blockchain Continues to Make Headway in the Energy Industry

Published: 2019-07-31T01:32:42Z 

Recent developments in the energy sector indicate that blockchain technology is being embraced to address a range of issues including network ...

Blockchain Launches Institutional-Grade Crypto Trading Platform

Published: 2019-07-31T01:16:24Z 

Blockchain, the provider of one of the world's most widely used cryptocurrency wallets, announced the launch of its new, institutional-grade ...

The next-generation blockchain infrastructure people should know - YAO Network

Published: 2019-07-31T00:56:15Z 

The move of Facebook into the encryption field once again pushed the blockchain industry to the peak of popularity and became a hot topic in the ...

ASX's new blockchain -based CHESS system: A marathon not a sprint

Published: 2019-07-30T23:15:00Z 

The Australian Securities Exchange (ASX) is well on its way to going live with an actual industrial-scale blockchain use case, and not just a glorified ...

Ripple Announces University Blockchain Research Initiative Partnerships with Kyoto and Tokyo ...

Published: 2019-07-30T22:52:30Z 

Blockchain firm and creator of the XRP digital currency, Ripple, has announced that its University Blockchain Research Initiative (UBRI) has partnered ...

Seagate Moving Forward with Blockchain Pilot to Track Hard Drives

Published: 2019-07-30T21:43:20Z 

American tech giant Seagate has entered the pilot stage of its blockchain project designed to fight counterfeit hard disk drives (HDD), Forbes reported ...

US Awards Patent for Blockchain -Based Firearm Data Recording System

Published: 2019-07-30T21:22:30Z 

Two American inventors have won a patent for a blockchain-based recording system for ballistic data. The United States Patent and Trademark Office ...

Circle CEO Expects Legislation and Global Coordination on Blockchain , Cryptos

Published: 2019-07-30T21:00:00Z 

Jeremy Allaire, Circle chief executive officer, discusses his congressional testimony on the regulation of blockchain technology and cryptocurrencies.

Blockchain takes shot at Coinbase and other crypto exchanges: 'They kind of all look the same'

Published: 2019-07-30T20:35:21Z 

Blockchain, the company launched in 2011—not to be confused with blockchain, the technology—was one of the earliest bitcoin startups and is best ...

Ripple Partners With Kyoto University, University of Tokyo for Blockchain Research

Published: 2019-07-30T20:00:35Z 

Cryptocurrency giant Ripple has partnered with Kyoto University and the University of Tokyo as part of its University Blockchain Research Initiative ...

Some Senators Call on US to Lead in Blockchain and Crypto, Others Doubt

Published: 2019-07-30T19:47:15Z 

The United States Committee on Banking, Housing and Urban Affairs has ended the hearing on "Examining Regulatory Frameworks for Digital ...

Philippines' UnionBank Launches Stablecoin, Conducts Country's First Bank Blockchain Transaction

Published: 2019-07-30T18:56:15Z 

The Philipines' UnionBank has issued its own stablecoin, PHX, according to Filipino media outlet PhilStar Global. With the issuance, the bank also ...

Blockchain has promise but doesn't make economic sense for storage, says DocuSign CEO

Published: 2019-07-30T18:56:15Z 

Esignature company DocuSign completed its first blockchain project with its customer Visa in 2015. In the years since, very few customers have ...

The United States Defence Agency is set to adopt blockchain

Published: 2019-07-30T18:22:30Z 

The United States Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) are exploring blockchain technology. It was reported in a publication ...

Firearm Firm Wins Patent for Integrating Blockchain into 'Black Box' for Guns

Published: 2019-07-30T18:22:30Z 

Blockchain has made its way to the firearm industry with a patent issuance to Justifire, a Georgia-based gun appliance manufacturer. Described as a ...

blockchain

Published: 2019-07-30T17:32:43Z 

Affiliated Event: Blockchain Workshop (BC 2019). About. This workshop will focus on latest research developments on large-scale consensus, efficient ...

Ripple Expands University Blockchain Research Initiative Program to Japan, Supports 33 ...

Published: 2019-07-30T17:26:15Z 

Today, Ripple is announcing the University Blockchain Research Initiative (UBRI) has expanded its global presence to Japan, bringing on new ...

Blockchain (the company) launches ultrafast cryptocurrency exchange

Published: 2019-07-30T17:14:19Z 

Blockchain is credited with creating one of the first block explorers, a tool that ... The company is best known for its blockchain wallet tool, which allows ...

Blockchain .com Launches Speedy Crypto Trading Platform 'The Pit'

Published: 2019-07-30T17:02:42Z 

Popular Bitcoin block explorer website Blockchain.com is expanding into crypto trading thanks to a newly launched platform dubbed The Pit.


Permissioned Blockchains News Update

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Seagate enters pilot phase of blockchain HDD supply chain project

Published: 2019-07-31T06:33:45Z 

As previously reported, the New York Times has also revealed its plan to use Hyperledger Fabric's permissioned blockchain to verify the sources of ...

Shell and Sumitomo invest in LO3 Energy to develop blockchain -based community energy platform

Published: 2019-07-31T05:48:45Z 

However, a private, permissioned blockchain manages the definition of the energy source and the contract agreement to pay for it. This enables a ...

Mastercard-Benefit partnership to bring blockchain benefits to Middle East

Published: 2019-07-31T05:15:00Z 

It has built a permissioned blockchain network that is integrated with its global network, providing a secure tamper proof ledger, high transaction ...

Blockchain startup Belfrics is raising US$30 million to accelerate its digital asset exchanges and ...

Published: 2019-07-30T13:48:49Z 

Belfrics is a Malaysia based Blockchain startup with its global network of digital asset exchanges and permissioned Blockchain solutions.

Know Future Growth of Blockchain in Healthcare Market Report 2019: Acute Analysis of market ...

Published: 2019-07-30T12:56:15Z 

The report on the global Blockchain in Healthcare market is committed to fulfilling the requirements of the clients by giving ... Permissioned Blockchain.

Blockchain startup Belfrics Group gears for first round of funding

Published: 2019-07-30T10:41:15Z 

By deploying the Belrium Blockchain, which is a permissioned private and public hybrid Blockchain, Belfrics addresses the core Know your client ...

All You Need to Know About Blockchain and How it Will Shape Our Future

Published: 2019-07-30T09:33:45Z 

Then there are private (also called permissioned) blockchains, widely used by businesses, that provide more security and quicker transactions but are ...

3 Trending Blockchain Platforms

Published: 2019-07-30T09:00:00Z 

Type of Network: There are three types of the network a blockchain platform can have. These are public, permissioned, or private networks.

Benefit, Mastercard launch blockchain payment program

Published: 2019-07-30T06:56:15Z 

Mastercard is a leading innovator of blockchain technology, having built a permissioned blockchain network that is integrated with its global network, ...


Consensus Algorithm News Update

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Tezos Fans Can Rejoice: XTZ Is Launching on Coinbase Pro

Published: 2019-07-30T18:09:43Z 

"Tezos completed one of the largest ICOs of 2017 raising almost $232m in one day." "The consensus algorithm on Tezos is Delegated Proof of Stake ...

NOS Crosses Over To ARK's Blockchain Tech

Published: 2019-07-30T15:33:45Z 

Using a high-speed DPOS consensus algorithm similar to that of EOS, the ARK project hopes to build an entire ecosystem of interoperable ...

The Blockchains that Will Solve the Scalability Problem

Published: 2019-07-30T14:03:45Z 

Devvio is a blockchain and protocol built on its own consensus algorithm named Proof-of-Validation. Devvio promises to reach fair governance, high ...

Is Bitcoin's Consensus Algorithm Outdated? What Are the Alternatives?

Published: 2019-07-30T12:45:00Z 

This is because Bitcoin's consensus algorithm, Proof of Work, is becoming outdated. The system works well, but it is hugely inefficient in terms of ...


Proof-of-Stake News Update

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Why Cardano {ADA} serves as the benchmark for Third-Generation Blockchain networks

Published: 2019-07-31T05:15:00Z 

In case of Bitcoin and Ethereum, the "proof-of-work" mining algorithm is employed. Ouroboros is a proof-of-stake algorithm which is remarkably secure, ...

Ethereum's fourth birthday is today. Here's how it's growing

Published: 2019-07-31T03:45:00Z 

Ethereum's scaling solutions and proof of stake migration also remain ... A 10,000 TPS 51% resistant proof of work blockchain here, a handful of ...

Coinbase Pro to Enable Tezos Trading

Published: 2019-07-30T22:52:30Z 

Coinbase Pro announced the coming addition of the proof-of-stake and democratically-governed Tezos blockchain to its institutional trading platform.

Coinbase Pro to Begin Supporting Tezos Trading in August

Published: 2019-07-30T21:54:06Z 

In addition to its cryptocurrency XTZ, Tezos has a platform for crypto-ledgering, which uses smart contracts and Proof of Stake voting. As reported by ...

Dusk Network Releases Groundbreaking Private Proof Of Stake Protocol Testnet

Published: 2019-07-30T19:41:15Z 

Testnet Shin features the first-ever implementation of private Proof of Stake, made possible by the novel Segregated Byzantine Agreement (SBA) ...

Coinbase is bringing Tezos (XTZ) cryptocurrency to its pro trading platform

Published: 2019-07-30T18:11:15Z 

Tezos launched it's proof-of-stake cryptocurrency and decentralized computing platform through a $232 million ICO in July 2017. The coin currently ...

Tezos Fans Can Rejoice: XTZ Is Launching on Coinbase Pro

Published: 2019-07-30T18:09:43Z 

"The consensus algorithm on Tezos is Delegated Proof of Stake (dPoS) which will help with the governance structure of the blockchain.

$2.30 EPS Expected for Royal Bank of Canada (RY); WMS Industries Has 1.02 Sentiment

Published: 2019-07-30T17:37:30Z 

N : RBC RAISES TARGET PRICE TO $33 FROM $31; 16/03/2018 – Nvidia: Arrival of 'Proof of Stake' Could Crimp Crypto Gains, Says RBC — Barron's ...

RISE Aims to Take the B2B Blockchain Space by Storm

Published: 2019-07-30T16:52:30Z 

... which means RISE is not bound to just one consensus mechanism (such as Delegated Proof-of-Stake) but the consensus module can be swapped ...

Masternode provider GIN shuts down as utility token fails to deliver

Published: 2019-07-30T14:37:30Z 

Masternodes help to run blockchain networks, typically for proof-of-stake cryptocurrencies such as Dash and Horizen. But they involve operating and ...

Researchers Propose New Security Improvements for Proof-of-Stake (PoS) Blockchains

Published: 2019-07-30T14:26:15Z 

Another great guest post by Aubrey Hansen. Researchers at the Singapore University of Technology and Design (SUTD) have recently proposed a ...

Solana secures $20m for lightning fast platform to take on Ripple and Ethereum

Published: 2019-07-30T14:26:15Z 

Solana is a layer 1, proof-of-stake blockchain, employing a Practical byzantine-fault-tolerant-derived (pBFT) consensus mechanism, an optimization of ...

Ethereum (ETH) Mainnet Turns Four Years Old Today

Published: 2019-07-30T14:15:00Z 

Now, Ethereum is moving on to a proof-of-stake network, expecting the upgrade in early 2020. Initially, the Ethereum network was supposed to move ...

The Blockchains that Will Solve the Scalability Problem

Published: 2019-07-30T14:03:45Z 

... contract system with the use of a Proof-of-Stake (PoS) consensus model. Qtum functions on the Bitcoin core code, which itself uses UTXO principles.

Builders of "Web-Scale Blockchain" Solana Raise $20 Million in Series A

Published: 2019-07-30T13:07:30Z 

Notably, Solana will use a proof-of-stake consensus model and a Practical Byzantine Fault Tolerance (pBFT) styled consensus mechanism. On the ...

Solana Prepares to Launch World's First Web-Scale Blockchain as it Completes $20 Million Raise

Published: 2019-07-30T12:56:15Z 

Solana is a layer 1, Proof-of-Stake (PoS) blockchain with a pBFT-derived consensus mechanism and 200 nodes operating around the world, offering ...

'Decentralized Libra': Is Solana Late To The Party?

Published: 2019-07-30T12:55:05Z 

Solana is a highly-scalable Proof-of-Stake (PoS) platform that can handle more than 50,000 transactions per second, with more than 200 nodes ...

DeviantCoin (DEV) Hits Market Cap of $140259.00

Published: 2019-07-30T12:22:30Z 

Proof of Stake hashing algorithm. It was first traded on February 16th, 2018. DeviantCoin's total supply is 17,263,266 coins and its circulating supply is ...

Multicoin Capital leads $20M investment in a blockchain that timestamps transactions mathematically

Published: 2019-07-30T11:52:04Z 

Currently, Solana is running a permissionless testnet configured to support 200 nodes, which the startup said is on par with other proof-of-stake ...

MintCoin (MINT) Trading Down 4.9% Over Last 7 Days

Published: 2019-07-30T11:48:45Z 

MINT is a proof-of-stake (PoS) coin that uses the Scrypt hashing algorithm. It was first traded on February 6th, 2014. MintCoin's total supply is ...


Smart Contract News Update

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China Publishes New Rankings of 37 Crypto Projects

Published: 2019-07-31T04:18:45Z 

The latter proposes "Transaction sharding to improve transaction performance," the CCID described. "In addition, Zilliqa uses the new smart contract ...

Ethereum's fourth birthday is today. Here's how it's growing

Published: 2019-07-31T03:45:00Z 

It probably comes as little surprise that the bulk of Ethereum's on-chain ... is another highly scalable smart contract platform powered by a consensus ...

Ethereum 4th Anniversary Trajectory and The Future of ETH

Published: 2019-07-31T03:11:15Z 

Ethereum celebrated its fourth anniversary from Genesis Block on July 31, Japan time. Initially attracted attention as a smart contract platform with a ...

India- PCSchain - The underlying public chain of blockchain, which will create a new ecology of ...

Published: 2019-07-31T00:22:30Z 

PCSchain economy makes an intelligent processing of these businesses, and ... Participated in the development of NEO, ethereum smart contract and ...

WATCH: Blockchain startup Acyclic Labs enables secure, scalable smart contract solutions

Published: 2019-07-30T23:37:30Z 

Bengaluru-based blockchain startup's product Sentinel offers token-less, powerful and easy-to-use smart contract solutions to enterprises. In a video ...

Digital Matters: Evolution of blockchain funding

Published: 2019-07-30T23:37:30Z 

Within an ICO, the instigating party will establish a smart-contract (an immutable piece of code that is published publicly online) and those willing to ...

Allaire Senate Testimony: Circle is Not Like Libra

Published: 2019-07-30T19:30:00Z 

Furthermore, Circle and Coinbase launched USDC on Ethereum, which is the most popular smart contract platform, unlike Libra, whose blockchain ...

POQ No-Action Letter: DLT "Arcade Tokens" Aren't Securities

Published: 2019-07-30T19:25:13Z 

The POQ ecosystem involves two smart contracts, Quarters Smart Contract and Q2 Smart Contract, and two tokens, Quarters and Q2 Tokens.

IoT and Blockchain Market Revenue Set to Witness an Uptick during 2019 to 2024 | Key Futuristic ...

Published: 2019-07-30T19:07:30Z 

Software. IoT and Blockchain Market Segment by Applications can be divided into: – Smart Contract. – Data Security. – Data Sharing/Communication.

Tezos is coming to Coinbase Pro, XTZ surges 16.4%

Published: 2019-07-30T18:45:00Z 

Tezos (XTZ) is a proof-of-work smart contract platform with built-in features for user governance. Using these governance features, Tezos is attempting ...

ERC-1155 support is coming to the 0x protocol

Published: 2019-07-30T18:00:00Z 

... is an evolution in token standards because it offers the ability to issue mixed fungible and non-fungible tokens within a single smart contract.

Eliminating the logistics 'telephone game'

Published: 2019-07-30T16:52:30Z 

Blockchain-enabled smart contracting, Kewalram said, would preserve project supply chain integrity, "certifying that events have occurred and ...

Argent leverages smart contracts to offer 'decentralized bank accounts'

Published: 2019-07-30T16:07:30Z 

The smart contract wallet design has further advantages related to user experience. "We are more like a decentralized bank account and that was ...

Into the realm of digital scarcity

Published: 2019-07-30T15:45:00Z 

We're calling the current version of SuperRare our beta smart contracts. In the next couple of months, we're going to upgrade. Moving forward, we will ...

NOS Crosses Over To ARK's Blockchain Tech

Published: 2019-07-30T15:33:45Z 

Originally issued as a NEP-5 smart contract token, the nOS team soon ... set of smart contracts, and decided to launch their own, separate blockchain.

PayThink Crypto payments are lagging, but incumbents shouldn't get comfortable

Published: 2019-07-30T15:00:00Z 

The "smart contract" capabilities of the Ethereum protocol are one aspect of blockchain technology that have real disruption potential. Smart contracts ...

Is SVN The Only True Token Based On TRON?

Published: 2019-07-30T14:48:45Z 

If you still have doubts about the reliability of the above, the 7tron platform's smart contract is open for verification on Tronscan, which is further ...

Experts foresee high-value blockchain construction industry use cases

Published: 2019-07-30T14:24:45Z 

Blockchain, with its distributed ledger, the immutability of records, and smart contracts can bring the much-needed efficiency in the construction ...

Ethereum (ETH) Mainnet Turns Four Years Old Today

Published: 2019-07-30T14:15:00Z 

ETH remains one of the most successful platforms, outpacing competitors like NEO, QTUM, Stellar and other networks promising smart contract and ...

The Blockchains that Will Solve the Scalability Problem

Published: 2019-07-30T14:03:45Z 

Qtum is a combination of Ethereum's smart contract functionality and Bitcoin's security built on a UTXO-based smart contract system with the use of a ...


Proof-of-Work News Update

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IOTA Takes A Step Towards Decentralisation

Published: 2019-07-31T06:00:00Z 

When they perform transactions, say, through their phones, the phone will automatically perform the proof-of-work calculation to validate two previous ...

Workers Struggles: The Americas

Published: 2019-07-31T05:26:15Z 

The Quito business daily El Comercio spoke to hunger striker William ... and when workers notify the DHS, they are asked to provide proof of work.

Why Cardano {ADA} serves as the benchmark for Third-Generation Blockchain networks

Published: 2019-07-31T05:15:00Z 

In case of Bitcoin and Ethereum, the "proof-of-work" mining algorithm is employed. Ouroboros is a proof-of-stake algorithm which is remarkably secure, ...

What separates Litecoin {LTC} from the Bitcoin Core protocol which served as the bedrock for Charlie

Published: 2019-07-31T04:06:19Z 

Both networks employ a "proof-of-work" algorithm which acts as a guard when attacks are carried out. For Bitcoin mining, the SHA-256 is used [which ...

Ethereum's fourth birthday is today. Here's how it's growing

Published: 2019-07-31T03:45:00Z 

Ethereum's scaling solutions and proof of stake migration also remain ... A 10,000 TPS 51% resistant proof of work blockchain here, a handful of ...

Gavin Newsom signs law to ban condoms as evidence of sex work

Published: 2019-07-30T23:26:15Z 

Gov. Gavin Newsom signed legislation on Tuesday that prohibits condoms as evidence of prostitution when prosecuting someone for sex work crimes.

Tezos is coming to Coinbase Pro, XTZ surges 16.4%

Published: 2019-07-30T18:45:00Z 

Tezos (XTZ) is a proof-of-work smart contract platform with built-in features for user governance. Using these governance features, Tezos is attempting ...

RISE Aims to Take the B2B Blockchain Space by Storm

Published: 2019-07-30T16:52:30Z 

... out for one that implements Proof-of-Work, Proof-of-Stake, and any other consensus mechanism imaginable. This is unique in the blockchain space.

Researchers Propose New Security Improvements for Proof -of-Stake (PoS) Blockchains

Published: 2019-07-30T14:26:15Z 

Following concerns related to the high energy consumption of Bitcoin's proof-of-work (PoW) protocol, the PoW protocol was introduced in 2012 by ...

The Blockchains that Will Solve the Scalability Problem

Published: 2019-07-30T14:03:45Z 

... on providing anonymity through zero-knowledge proofs and security through a novel Delayed Proof-of-Work (dPoW) protocol. The Komodo Platform ...

Bitcoin Price: Crypto Bull Run Insight Due to FOMO and BTC Halving

Published: 2019-07-30T12:56:15Z 

Bitcoin is based on the proof-of-work (PoW) framework which requires miners maintaining the network to solve a specific cryptographic puzzle to earn ...

Aon partners with Bunker to enable digital economy companies to manage contractor business ...

Published: 2019-07-30T11:01:39Z 

The Bunker compliance platform can help our clients track the certificate of ... In the end the Bunker business model depends upon selling more ...

All You Need to Know About Blockchain and How it Will Shape Our Future

Published: 2019-07-30T09:33:45Z 

Miners bear the costs of maintaining these ledgers/databases and the rewards are distributed in the form of cryptocurrency they obtain by proof of work ...

Everything You Need to Know about Ethereum Mining

Published: 2019-07-30T08:48:45Z 

Ethereum awards its miners based on the proof of work algorithm, which is called Ethash, even though they are on the path to moving to proof of ...

Hyperion Launches Titan Map Store, a Decentralized Map Data Layer Service

Published: 2019-07-29T14:48:45Z 

In future, decentralized Uber, DiDi, Airbnb will run on Hyperion MapChain by ... Kai Law believes that the story of Proof-of-stake (POS), Proof-of-work ...