Tag: product release & updates

Oct 23 2020

PayPal Announces Cryptocurrency Support

On the 21st of October, PayPal announced the release of a new service which will allow users to engage with cryptocurrency. PayPal, in an official statement, says users will be able to hold, buy, and sell cryptocurrency directly from their account. PayPal also plans...

Oct 21 2020

Gnosis Safe Released on xDAI Chain

Gnosis Safe Multisig, one of the most secure ways to manage crypto funds announced its availability on xDai Chain on October 20. According to the Twitter announcement, Gnosis Safe will support safe, secure transactions, and asset management for both individuals as well as teams. The Gnosis Safe interface has been made compatible with xDai because Gnosis plans to leverage it as a Layer...

Zcoin (XZC) Next-generation Privacy Protocol Testnet Live!

Zcoin, the privacy-focused cryptocurrency announced the testnet launch of its next-generation privacy protocol Lelantus on October 20. According to Ruben Yap, Project Steward Zcoin, Lelantus pushes the boundaries of privacy. It employs technology that supports very high practical anonymity and helps make transactions untraceable with a single click. At the core, Zcoin Lelantus allows users to destroy any amounts of coins and partially...

Oct 20 2020

Bancor V2.1 Live on Ethereum Mainnet

Popular decentralized platform Bancor has recently announced the launch of its v2.1 upgrade on the Ethereum mainnet. The Bancor v2.1 upgrade also passed the community vote on October 19, 2020. Now liquidity pools (LPs) can easily stake their tokens with "single-sided AMM." Stakers will also enjoy earnings with zero possibility of impermanent loss. Simply put, Bancor v2.1 provides two main features, namely:...

Oct 19 2020

VIDT Datalink NFTs Live on Binance Smart Chain

In a bid to build trust among transacting partners in the blockchain and crypto sphere, popular blockchain-based data validation platform VIDT has recently launched its NFTs on Binance Smart Chain. With fraud and other forms of manipulation a major issue in the blockchain and crypto ecosystem, the importance of trust cannot be over-emphasized. This is where VIDT Datalink Validation Service comes in. The...

Oct 17 2020

Ripple Unveils ‘Line of Credit’ Offering

Top payment protocol and exchange network Ripple has announced the launch of its lending product - "Line of Credit." This product would provide clients access to capital on demand and perform cross-border payments using XRP. Ripple made the announcement via an official...

Filecoin (FIL) Supported by Coinbase Custody, Other Exchanges

Oct 17 2020 Published at Altcoin Buzz under tags  coinbase custody fil filecoin gemini huobi

Coinbase Custody has announced the addition of the Filecoin token (FIL) to its list of digital assets available for users. Coinbase Custody, the custodial service entity of Coinbase, disclosed the addition of Filecoin (FIL) via an official blog post. The company noted it is enabling support for the new...

Oct 16 2020

Finally! Filecoin Mainnet Goes Live

Filecoin, think it as the Dropbox of blockchain announced its mainnet launch on October 15. The investors who participated in the $257m Filecoin ICO three years back are now sitting at the edge of their chairs to see how it performs. According to the official announcement, the mainnet went live at the block height of 148,888. So far, the network is stable but...

Binance’s Kava Supports Bitcoin Yield Farming

Oct 16 2020 Published at Altcoin Buzz under tags  bitcoin defi hard harvest kava

Kava. the DeFi platform that extends DeFi capabilities and benefits to assets that otherwise cannot access DeFi, has launched its first app, Harvest. The app is the world's first decentralized cross-chain money market and is built on the Kava blockchain. Using Harvest, the holders of BTC, XRP, BNB, BUSD, USDX, and KAVA can stake their assets to create a lending pool for...

Coingecko Candy Reward Program, Other Upgrades

Coingecko, identified as one of the foremost crypto data aggregator platforms, has made several changes to its platform. The changes in Coingecko is channeled at improving user experience and better service delivery. Interestingly, details of the upgrades were compiled by crypto enthusiast and Twitter user Jin. ITT a quick summary of...

Oct 15 2020

Crypto.com Quick Staking Rate Intervention

Crypto.com, one of the leaders in the crypto space focused on accelerating the adoption of cryptocurrency, touched a massive milestone today. According to the official announcement, the Crypto.com App has reached over five million users. Within the last three months, the app engaged two million new users. However, the excitement was dampened due to the new staking rate issue. On October 13, Crypto.com...

Brave Becomes Top-Rated Browser on Google Play Store

The Brave browser is now the top-rated browser in the Google Play Store. The Brave browser, which is centered on privacy, has risen higher than other browsers and has become the top-rated browser listed on the Google Play Store. Even Google's own Chrome is not up to the level of Brave, as the...

Oct 14 2020

Zilliqa Staking Platform Live!

Zilliqa, the sharding based high-performance blockchain announced the launch of Zillion, a non-custodial staking platform. According to the press release shared with Altcoin Buzz, Zillion is one of the first staking service built on a sharded blockchain. Along with a sleeker and simpler staking platform, Zilliqa also introduced gZIL, the new governance token. With its recently launched decentralized exchange ZilSwap, the users can...

Crypto.com DeFi Wallet Added to WalletConnect

Crypto.com, the provider of cryptocurrency trading services and debit cards aims to accelerate the transition to cryptocurrency. With the addition of its DeFi Wallet to WalletConnect, Crypto.com has moved one step closer to its mission. This integration makes Crypto.com DeFi Wallet interactive and inter- operable with DApps on desktop. Effectively, it can really make the user experience friction-less and can save users a lot...

Oct 13 2020

Bancor (BNT) to Introduce Protected Pools in DeFi

Bancor, the on-chain liquidity protocol has proposed a promising solution to the lingering issue of impermanent loss in DeFi protocols. According to the official proposal, Bancor v2.1 will facilitate liquidity protection and single-sided exposure. With these two key features, Bancor promises to offer something unique to build a sustainable and profitable protocol. Impermanent loss is often explained as a difference between holding a...

Oct 12 2020

IBM, VIDT Datalink Integrate Corona Safety Indicator Sensors

IBM, VIDT Datalink, and other project partners are excited to announce the use of a Corona Safety Indicator sensor which will help to identify poorly ventilated spaces where Covid-19 can thrive. These sensors will be integrated into their much-anticipated Internet of Environments project roll-out. This indicator, manufactured by Factory Lab, will greatly help in the battle against Covid-19 by measuring the air quality...

Staking on the Adex Network

Decentralized finance (DeFi) has attracted the attention of crypto enthusiasts worldwide. AdEx, not to be left behind, has released details of how to stake its ADX native token on its platform. The DeFi ecosystem has grown to astonishing heights this year alone. DeFi is currently estimated to currently hold...

Uniswap Monthly Volume Surpasses Coinbase, Highlighting DeFi Strength

In September, Uniswap monthly volume rose to $15.3 billion, outstepping Coinbase. This is, however, a sign that DeFi has gathered strength and will continue to thrive in the market. According to reports, the Uniswap decentralized exchange processed up to $15.371 billion in volume for the month...

Oct 11 2020

XSGD Stablecoin Launched by Xfers

Popular payment institution Xfers has announced the launch of XSGD, the first Travel Rule compliant stablecoin. XSGD is backed 1:1 with the Singapore dollar (SGD). The issuing institution, Xfers, in an official blog post, disclosed that the launch stands as an important milestone towards achieving a trusted financial system in Southeast Asia. A system that that is open and accessible to all. According...

Recent News on Safe Haven (SHA)

Safe Haven (SHA), known for building fintech solutions on blockchain, has been working tirelessly on new projects. This work has been done in both collaboration with others and as a solo effort. This report shall look at the recent news, projects, and partnerships by Safe Haven (SHA). Safe Haven launches Inheriti community edition Inheriti represents the first digital inheritance solution that is fully...

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