Factom® Protocol Launches PegNet Stablecoin System to Enable Trading and Conversion of Value Without Counterparties
Factom Protocol, the open-source developer-friendly blockchain platform, has launched PegNet, a decentralized, non-custodial, fully auditable network of tokens pegged to different currencies. The PegNet, built on the Factom Protocol, allows conversion to pegged tokens that track a wide range of currencies, and allow the user to maintain their value in a large set of currencies and assets, and make payments in any of the other pegged currencies... more
When Satoshi Nakamoto solved the Byzantine General's problem in 2008 by inventing the Proof of Work consensus mechanism, not only did the world come to know what is today collectively known as Bitcoin, it received something which triggered a profound and irreversible chain of events. Few of us knew and even fewer dared to imagine that the solution to a mathematical problem would be the key to decipher a myriad of social, economic, and political... more
Blockchain, the leading provider of cryptocurrency products and creator of the most popular cryptocurrency wallet, has partnered with the Polkadot Network to accelerate the adoption and decentralization of Polkadot tokens (“DOTs”) as it aims to solve the challenges of cross-blockchain interoperability. When the integration is complete, Blockchain’s 41M Wallets will be able to store, send, and receive DOTs, while contributing to the network’s... more
MediConnect, the developer of a framework blockchain solution to trace and manage prescription medication, is pleased to announce the appointment of Gary Nelson, an IT development expert with over 25 years of experience in the IT sector and more recently in the blockchain industry, as Head of Engineering at MediConnect.
R3, the enterprise blockchain software firm, announces plans to open its second European office in Dublin in 2020, as part of its rapid expansion plans. The office will serve as another of R3’s tech hubs and will be primarily staffed by engineering specialists who will work closely with the existing Engineering team in London.
Commerzbank and LBBW have set a new milestone in the digitalisation of commercial transactions based on blockchain technology
LBBW and Commerzbank have once again executed a trade transaction between Voith and KSB SE, via the Marco Polo trade finance network, built on R3’s distributed ledger technology (DLT) platform, Corda. This time, besides the two companies involved, logistics provider Logwin AG was incorporated into the digital process chain – directly, and in real time. This represents a milestone in the expansion of the digital trade finance ecosystem.
Following the launch of Tatum’s revolutionary Blockchain API Platform, International Financial System Ltd (“iFinancial”) have agreed to a global partnership with Tatum Limited (“Tatum” ). iFinancial is author and supplier of integrated real-time software solutions to banks and other financial institutions worldwide. The software reflects the diversity of the multi-faceted financial industry and provides a range of solutions that meet the needs... more
EZ365 to Launch World’s First Blockchain Ecosystem Combining Digital Asset Trading, iGaming and Blockchain Education
EZ365 today announced its plan to launch the world’s first blockchain-based ecosystem that combines a digital asset exchange, a cryptocurrency casino and a blockchain education portal. EZ365 is comprised of three integrated and complementary platforms:
Taking blockchain mainstream, Blockchain Live is back and will be returning to London Olympia on 25th September as a festival of blockchain education. A one-day event, packed with engaging, thought-provoking and quality content, this year Blockchain Live will be moving away from the traditional exhibition model, into a ground-breaking festival of content and collaboration.
R3, the enterprise blockchain software firm, has reaffirmed its commitment to London, doubling the size of its London Wall hub to accommodate its rapidly growing engineering team.
Blockchain Live returns to London for its third year on the 25th of September, gathering industry leaders and innovators to discuss the applications and impact of blockchain across various industries.
Mindtree, a global technology services and digital transformation company, announced that it has joined Hyperledger, an open source collaborative effort created to advance cross-industry blockchain technologies. Joining as a general member enables Mindtree to accelerate the development of its capabilities around Hyperledger and offer industry-specific blockchain solutions to prospective clients.
Amphora, a market leader in oil commodity trading and risk management (CTRM), is delighted to become an interface partner with VAKT. Chris Mudry, CEO at Amphora says: “VAKT offers the energy industry a genuine opportunity to streamline post trade processes. Such efficiency gains are long overdue in a market with increasingly tighter margins. With VAKT, we can see an industry standard quickly advancing downstream from BFOET, especially into the... more
Blockchain Launches the Fastest Crypto Exchange in the World to Level the Playing Field for Retail Investors
Blockchain, the leading provider of cryptocurrency products and creator of the world’s most popular crypto wallet, is launching The PIT, the first microsecond-latency crypto exchange. The institutional-grade platform fills the void for a reliable, fast, and liquid marketplace where all investors can trade crypto fairly. After extensive, the custom “Mercury” matching engine delivers speeds a quantum faster than any other crypto exchange.
Kinesis expands to Indonesia: gold-backed currency allows citizens to make payments and generate returns
Kinesis Money – creators of a robust blockchain-based currency the value of which is tied 1:1 to underlying physical gold and silver holdings – has achieved a major step forward in its vision to offer a superior alternative to mainstream central bank-mediated fiat monetary system.