Blockchains

Ethereum Classic Labs Announces “MESS,” an Immediate Network Security Solution for Ethereum Classic

Friday, September 18, 2020 - 2:58pm

Ethereum Classic Labs (ETC Labs) and its ETC Core Developer Team , the development and accelerator organization for the Ethereum Classic (ETC) blockchain, today announced the development of Modified Exponential Subjective Scoring (MESS) , an effective finality system to prevent 51% attacks.

Key Points: 
  • Ethereum Classic Labs (ETC Labs) and its ETC Core Developer Team , the development and accelerator organization for the Ethereum Classic (ETC) blockchain, today announced the development of Modified Exponential Subjective Scoring (MESS) , an effective finality system to prevent 51% attacks.
  • MESS will prevent 51% attacks by treating large block reorgs as suspect and making them prohibitively expensive, removing all profit motive.
  • On Proof of Work (PoW) blockchains, nodes achieve an objective network consensus by following one rule: the heaviest chain wins.
  • The ultimate goal is to fulfill the promise of blockchain to improve peoples lives using Ethereum Classic, one of the worlds major public blockchains.

SaTT Smart Advertising Token Announces Listing on Leading Crypto Exchanges, KuCoin and Uniswap

Friday, September 18, 2020 - 3:04pm

Digital advertising is a billion-dollar market and we have seen SaTTs potential to develop a new advertising solution with lower costs and more transparency.

Key Points: 
  • Digital advertising is a billion-dollar market and we have seen SaTTs potential to develop a new advertising solution with lower costs and more transparency.
  • SaTT token holders will welcome the news that besides KuCoin and UniSwap, SaTT has managed to secure an additional 5 exchanges, to be announced at a later date.
  • SaTT, which stands for Smart Advertising Transaction Token, is a utility token that enables advertisers to buy smart advertising services on its ethereum-based dApp.
  • Fast, tamper-proof, secure and cost-efficient, the SaTT smart advertising system is a perfect use case of the ethereum smart contract.

Teller Finance Announces October Launch with Liquidity Program, Token Governance and Compound Integration

Thursday, September 17, 2020 - 2:00pm

Teller Finance , a blockchain project for decentralized unsecured lending, today announced its October launch plans along with a governance token ($TLR), liquidity program and Compound integration.

Key Points: 
  • Teller Finance , a blockchain project for decentralized unsecured lending, today announced its October launch plans along with a governance token ($TLR), liquidity program and Compound integration.
  • At launch of its public alpha, Teller will enable public mining of the $TLR token via contributions to its liquidity pool.
  • Ahead of its launch, Teller Finance has sourced over $8 million worth of $DAI and $USDC in liquidity for loans via institutional partnerships, and through the DeFi Alliance's newly launched Liquidity Launchpad Program.
  • Unlike a standard erc-20 governance token, TLRs initial core functionality is to allow for ongoing, decentralized governance of the protocols credit risk features.

ICON Foundation Announces ICON 2.0, a New Blockchain Architecture Built for Cross-Chain Interoperability and DeFi Applications

Thursday, September 17, 2020 - 2:00pm

Goloop will provide an improved blockchain experience over the existing Python-based loopchain, including more speed, stability and scalability than the current architecture.

Key Points: 
  • Goloop will provide an improved blockchain experience over the existing Python-based loopchain, including more speed, stability and scalability than the current architecture.
  • At launch, the ICON Foundation will deploy all necessary smart contracts on high-profile blockchains and will also run the relayers.
  • ICON will be supporting interoperability with other public blockchains in order to support cross-chain DeFi solutions.
  • By separating the executor process from the consensus engine, ICON can handle infinite loop and instability issues of Python SCOREs.

EOS Costa Rica and EOS Argentina Team Up To Launch Evodex Zero Gas Fees and Fast Transaction Times

Thursday, September 17, 2020 - 11:00am

EOS Costa Rica , a blockchain infrastructure provider on EOSIO, and block producer EOS Argentina announced today that they have partnered to launch Evodex , a decentralized exchange (DEX) built on EOS where users vote on the pool liquidity fees and pay zero gas.

Key Points: 
  • EOS Costa Rica , a blockchain infrastructure provider on EOSIO, and block producer EOS Argentina announced today that they have partnered to launch Evodex , a decentralized exchange (DEX) built on EOS where users vote on the pool liquidity fees and pay zero gas.
  • A decentralized peer-to-peer medium of exchange is the linchpin DeFi tool, said Edgar Fernandez, co-founder of EOS Costa Rica.
  • The team behind Evodex was inspired by the Bancor and Uniswap simple-interface style, and built it with the end-user in mind.
  • EOS Argentina is a block producer company that seeks to innovate through EOSIO technology, driving solutions with a futuristic vision.

CoinGeek Live 2020 (Sept 30-Oct 2nd): More than another virtual blockchain conference

Thursday, September 17, 2020 - 11:00am

The timing of CoinGeek Live being in Q4 2020 has been fortunate, allowing the team the requisite time to introduce new luxuries and innovations in the space that others did not have access to earlier in the year.

Key Points: 
  • The timing of CoinGeek Live being in Q4 2020 has been fortunate, allowing the team the requisite time to introduce new luxuries and innovations in the space that others did not have access to earlier in the year.
  • Join us September 30 October 2 for CoinGeek Live 2020 a virtual blockchain conference broadcasting live from studios in New York and London.
  • You must be registered to enjoy the live experience, but it's free so what are you waiting for?
  • CoinGeek Live 2020 is sponsored by The Bayesian Group, Bitcoin Association, Cozen O'Connor P.C., EHR Data, NBdomain, nChain, TAAL and Omniscape.

CoinGeek Live 2020 (Sept 30-Oct 2nd): More than another virtual blockchain conference

Thursday, September 17, 2020 - 11:00am

The timing of CoinGeek Live being in Q4 2020 has been fortunate, allowing the team the requisite time to introduce new luxuries and innovations in the space that others did not have access to earlier in the year.

Key Points: 
  • The timing of CoinGeek Live being in Q4 2020 has been fortunate, allowing the team the requisite time to introduce new luxuries and innovations in the space that others did not have access to earlier in the year.
  • Join us September 30 October 2 for CoinGeek Live 2020 a virtual blockchain conference broadcasting live from studios in New York and London.
  • You must be registered to enjoy the live experience, but it's free so what are you waiting for?
  • CoinGeek Live 2020 is sponsored by The Bayesian Group, Bitcoin Association, Cozen O'Connor P.C., EHR Data, NBdomain, nChain, TAAL and Omniscape.

One Year After Open Access, Hedera Now Processes 1.5 Million Transactions Per Day, Surpassing Ethereum

Wednesday, September 16, 2020 - 4:02pm

During its first year as a publicly available distributed network, Hedera averaged approximately 750,000 transactions per day, almost the same as the Ethereum network over the past year .

Key Points: 
  • During its first year as a publicly available distributed network, Hedera averaged approximately 750,000 transactions per day, almost the same as the Ethereum network over the past year .
  • In addition, this is approximately 18x the number of transactions the Ethereum network did ( 30-40,000 transactions per day ) during its first year as a publicly available network.
  • Over the past month, the Hedera Hashgraph network processed an average of 1.5 million transactions per day , almost double that of the Ethereum network.
  • Hedera Hashgraph is a decentralized public network on which developers can build secure, fair applications with near real-time finality.

OKExChain -- Formerly OKChain -- Sees Major Upgrade, Moving It Toward Its Decentralized Vision

Wednesday, September 16, 2020 - 6:43am

In terms of the degree of decentralization, OKExChain also takes the lead among exchange-developed public chains.

Key Points: 
  • In terms of the degree of decentralization, OKExChain also takes the lead among exchange-developed public chains.
  • In order to become one of the validator nodes of OKExChain, OKEx has to compete with other participants.
  • Through OKExChain smart contracts, everyone can issue their own digital assets while building a variety of decentralized applications, such as users' own liquidity pools.
  • At its height, OKExChain generated 10,189,564 blocks with a total trading volume of 107,356,559, indicating that OKExChain is operating stably.

Dapper Labs and Circle to Transform Purchase Experience for Media & Entertainment on new Flow Blockchain

Tuesday, September 15, 2020 - 3:00pm

With today's announcement, Dapper Labs' Flow apps will add traditional payment options with broader mainstream appeal, removing friction and accelerating adoption.

Key Points: 
  • With today's announcement, Dapper Labs' Flow apps will add traditional payment options with broader mainstream appeal, removing friction and accelerating adoption.
  • "Dapper is a true pioneer in media and entertainment seizing decentralized blockchain technologies to provide consumers with experiences never before possible," said Jeremy Allaire, CEO and co-founder of Circle.
  • Dapper Labs is the creator of Flow and some of the world's most popular decentralized apps CryptoKitties and NBA Top Shot.
  • Formed in February 2018, Dapper Labs is building a fun, fair, and free world through blockchain gaming.