Tag: networks & protocols

Oct 20 2020

Public Corda blockchain network gets its first digital currency, XDC

Oct 20 2020 Published at CryptoNinjas under tags  corda networks & protocols

XDC, the first Corda Network digital currency has been launched today by Cordite Society Ltd, a co-operative society registered in the UK, who have leveraged the existing UK legal structure for mutual societies to operate a digital currency, providing the first onshore legal structure for decentralized finance. XDC, is an exchange token, released onto the Public Corda network, a publicly-available internet of Corda...

Hedera Hashgraph chooses first Asia-based asset custody provider

Hedera Hashgraph, an enterprise-grade distributed ledger platform, has partnered with digital asset custody provider, Onchain Custodian, to enhance the security of the project's native digital currency, HBAR. Headquartered in Singapore, Onchain is the first and only custodian in Asia currently...

Oct 15 2020

Centre Consortium announces Stellar as an official blockchain for USDC

Oct 15 2020 Published at CryptoNinjas under tags  networks & protocols

The Centre Consortium, co-founded by Circle and Coinbase, announced that Stellar is now an official blockchain for USD Coin (USDC). USDC is expected to be available on Stellar in Q1 2021. Stellar is the third blockchain with native support for USDC. Support for USDC on Stellar comes as both have reported steady and significant growth. USDC has experienced more than 500 percent growth...

Zilliqa unveils staking on its mainnet; introduction of ZIL token governance

Oct 15 2020 Published at CryptoNinjas under tags  featured networks & protocols zilliqa

Zilliqa, the high-performance, high-security blockchain platform, has now announced the launch of non-custodial staking services on its mainnet. Enabled through Zillion, a non-custodial staking platform, users will benefit from a staking service distinguished for its simplicity and security....

Oct 14 2020

NEAR mainnet transitions to Phase 2; becomes permissionless and decentralized

Oct 14 2020 Published at CryptoNinjas under tags  featured networks & protocols

The NEAR project has reached its most significant milestone since inception by completing the transition to a fully permissionless, decentralized and community-governed network. The platform is now unrestricted and open for developers to deploy apps and users to create accounts and transfer tokens in a fully permissionless manner. “When the Genesis Block occurred in April, NEAR set a goal that developers can actually...

Oct 01 2020

SKALE’s ‘Phase 2’ mainnet now live with over $78M in TVL

SKALE Network, the Ethereum as a service platform built to help Ethereum Dapps scale, today announced that Phase 2 of its decentralized mainnet is live with over $78 million in Total Value Locked (TVL). A global cohort of roughly 4,000 people and entities from 90 different countries are securing 130 SKALE Network...

Sep 30 2020

SingularityNET to port a portion of its AI network to Cardano blockchain

SingularityNET, a full-stack AI solution powered by a decentralized protocol, and blockchain research and development company IOHK, today announced that they are planning to port a significant portion of the SingularityNET decentralized protocol and platform from Ethereum to...

Blockchain cloud computing network DFINITY unveils governance and tokenomics

Sep 30 2020 Published at CryptoNinjas under tags  dfinity networks & protocols

The DFINITY Foundation, a not-for-profit organization based in Zurich, Switzerland overseeing the development of the DFINITY cloud computing network, today unveiled the Network Nervous System (NNS), an open algorithmic governance system that controls the Internet Computer and acts as its brain. This milestone, called the Sodium network, reveals the novel algorithmic governance and the token economics needed to build DeFi and dapps, open...

Sep 29 2020

Decentralized storage network Filecoin enters Mainnet Ignition phase

Sep 29 2020 Published at CryptoNinjas under tags  filecoin networks & protocols

Filecoin, a decentralized storage network, has now entered its penultimate phase of development. The Mainnet Ignition phase affords network participants — including miners, clients, custodians, applications, and network services - time to initialize, learn, set up their systems, and optimize their...

Sep 24 2020

Storj helps NEM, IoDLT improve sync times for MongoDB by 15x

Storj Labs today announced an integration with NEM to accelerate sync times for the NEM Symbol platform, improving the performance of connecting new nodes to the network, and analyzing blockchain data. The solution—which was built by NEM partner IoDLT—leverages the native MongoDB integration that...

Sep 21 2020

Australian agriculture supply chain platform launches on Hedera Hashgraph

Entrust, Australia’s first full-service agricultural supply chain platform, has announced today it will operate on Hedera Hashgraph, the enterprise-grade distributed ledger. Entrust was launched on Sunday by South Australian Premier Steven Marshall. It has an initial focus on...

Sep 17 2020

ICON’s 2.0 blockchain is built for cross-chain interoperability and DeFi apps

Sep 17 2020 Published at CryptoNinjas under tags  icon networks & protocols

ICON, the South Korean based blockchain network, today announced the roadmap for its powerful next-generation blockchain software architecture, which is initially being dubbed ICON 2.0, which represents a sweeping upgrade to the current ICON platform. Unlike most new platform overhauls, ICON...

Sep 16 2020

IOHK launches $250K fund to foster new Cardano applications

Sep 16 2020 Published at CryptoNinjas under tags  iohk networks & protocols

IOHK, the blockchain research and development company, today announced the first funding round of the Cardano blockchain’s decentralized governance component, ‘Project Catalyst’. A $250K funding round, Catalyst is designed to encourage developers and entrepreneurs to build on top of the Cardano...

Hedera now processes 1.5M transactions per day, surpassing Ethereum

Hedera Hashgraph, an enterprise-grade distributed ledger platform, announced significant milestones achieved during the first year since Open Access of the network on September 16th, 2019. Applications Driving Meaningful Transaction Volume Hedera saw...

Avalanche blockchain platform from Ava Labs launches on Sep 21

Sep 16 2020 Published at CryptoNinjas under tags  ava labs avalanche networks & protocols

Avalanche is launching its fully-featured mainnet, a highly-scalable, open- source platform for decentralized finance (DeFi) applications and enterprise blockchain deployments in one, interoperable ecosystem, next Monday, September 21. Avalanche is the first smart contracts platform that confirms transactions in under one second, supports the entirety of the...

Sep 15 2020

NEM commences first phase of migration to its next-gen Symbol blockchain

Sep 15 2020 Published at CryptoNinjas under tags  nem networks & protocols

NEM Group today announced that it has begun the opt-in process to Symbol, its next-generation enterprise-grade blockchain solution. Opt-in represents the first step of the migration process from NEM NIS1, NEM’s original blockchain offering, to the Symbol public chain, a new enterprise-grade...

Conflux Network integrates with South Korean blockchain ICON

Conflux Network, a state-endorsed public, permissionless blockchain project out of China, today has announced a strategic technical partnership of its cross-chain protocol with ICON Foundation, the catalyst of the largest blockchain network in South Korea powering numerous decentralized applications...

Sep 10 2020

Ethereum Classic Labs joins forces with Storj Labs

Running an Ethereum Classic node requires downloading and syncing an entire copy of the blockchain. One of the most demanding requirements to support a copy of the blockchain is storage, and scaling that storage since the blockchain is a continuously growing database. Syncing a new mainnet node can take a few hours, days, or weeks (depending on your setup of course). In the...

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