Smart contract

The Small Exchange Introduces the First Crypto Stock Index Empowering Investors to Trade the Stocks Behind Crypto

Monday, September 27, 2021 - 2:52pm

The Small Exchange a revolutionary futures exchange offering smaller, simpler products aimed toward retail customers, today announced another first and product innovation with the launch of the Small Cryptocurrency Stock Index (SCCX)*.

Key Points: 
  • The Small Exchange a revolutionary futures exchange offering smaller, simpler products aimed toward retail customers, today announced another first and product innovation with the launch of the Small Cryptocurrency Stock Index (SCCX)*.
  • SCCX is a way for investors to participate in crypto derivatives without investing in stablecoins and the limited trading capabilities the unregistered crypto markets provide.
  • The Small Exchange continues to believe the future of trading should focus on low-cost, standard futures products that will open market opportunities for small traders.
  • About Small Exchange: Based in Chicago, the Small Exchange - backed by award-winning industry innovators and powered by a proprietary trade matching engine - is a registered Designated Contract Market (DCM) with the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC).

CherryRoad Technologies Awarded NASPO ValuePoint® Cloud Solutions Contract Agreement with the State of California

Thursday, September 23, 2021 - 8:00pm

CherryRoad markets its cloud solutions and managed services to state and local governments through NASPO ValuePoint's Master Agreement awarded by the State of Utah.

Key Points: 
  • CherryRoad markets its cloud solutions and managed services to state and local governments through NASPO ValuePoint's Master Agreement awarded by the State of Utah.
  • The State of California is the seventeenth state government to contract with CherryRoad to address its unique cloud-solution needs.
  • Cloud solutions provided by CherryRoad include Infrastructure-as-a-Service (IaaS), Platform-as-a-Service (PaaS) and Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) which were developed specifically for state and local governments.
  • NASPO, NASPO ValuePoint, and Lead State Modelare registered trademarks of the National Association of State Procurement Officials.

FSD Pharma Announces Closing of Lucid Psycheceuticals Acquisition

Tuesday, September 21, 2021 - 2:47pm

FSD Pharma Inc. (NASDAQ: HUGE) (CSE: HUGE) (FRA: 0K9) (FSD Pharma or the Company), a life sciences holding company dedicated to building a portfolio of assets and biotech solutions, is pleased to announce the completion of the previously announced acquisition of 100% of the issued and outstanding shares of Lucid Psycheceuticals Inc. (Lucid), a Canadian-based specialty psychedelic pharmaceutical company focused on the development of therapies to treat critical neurodegenerative diseases, for approximately CAD$11.3 million (US$8.9 million) in FSD Pharma stock (the Transaction).

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  • FSD Pharma Inc. (NASDAQ: HUGE) (CSE: HUGE) (FRA: 0K9) (FSD Pharma or the Company), a life sciences holding company dedicated to building a portfolio of assets and biotech solutions, is pleased to announce the completion of the previously announced acquisition of 100% of the issued and outstanding shares of Lucid Psycheceuticals Inc. (Lucid), a Canadian-based specialty psychedelic pharmaceutical company focused on the development of therapies to treat critical neurodegenerative diseases, for approximately CAD$11.3 million (US$8.9 million) in FSD Pharma stock (the Transaction).
  • The acquisition of Lucid represents a positive and exciting step in pursuit of our strategic objectives at FSD Pharma, as we advance a diversified pipeline of novel, patent-protected drug candidates.
  • Congratulations to Lucid and FSD Pharma on taking this important step to accelerate potential treatment options for patients with multiple sclerosis based on technology developed at UHN.
  • FSD Pharma is a life sciences holding company dedicated to building a portfolio of diversified therapeutic assets and innovative healthcare and biotech services.

Bermuda Stock Exchange Begins Publishing MIAX Pearl Equities Market Data to the Pyth Network

Tuesday, September 21, 2021 - 1:00pm

MIAX Pearl Equities market data is among the first U.S. equities exchange market data provided to the Pyth Network and was first published to the Pyth Network on September 13, 2021.

Key Points: 
  • MIAX Pearl Equities market data is among the first U.S. equities exchange market data provided to the Pyth Network and was first published to the Pyth Network on September 13, 2021.
  • "BSX is delighted to begin publishing MIAX Pearl Equities market data to the Pyth Network and anticipates we will quickly expand the breadth of data we are publishing to the network," said Thomas P. Gallagher, Chairman of BSX and Chairman & CEO of MIAX.
  • The addition of MIAX Pearl Equities market data represents a critical inflection point for the Pyth Network as the availability of high fidelity market data from U.S. equities exchanges is unprecedented in DeFi."
  • MIAX's parent holding company, Miami International Holdings, Inc., owns Miami International Securities Exchange, LLC (MIAX), MIAX PEARL, LLC (MIAX Pearl), MIAX Emerald, LLC (MIAX Emerald), the Minneapolis Grain Exchange, LLC (MGEX), and the Bermuda Stock Exchange (BSX).

Tokenized selected by Aequantium LLC to tokenise equity and debt instruments using the BSV blockchain

Monday, September 20, 2021 - 11:00pm

In addition, Aequantium will leverage the Tokenized system for the on-chain verification of token transactions, as well as to provide access to fund data for both participants and regulators.

Key Points: 
  • In addition, Aequantium will leverage the Tokenized system for the on-chain verification of token transactions, as well as to provide access to fund data for both participants and regulators.
  • The Tokenized protocol leverages the BSV blockchain for its service offerings.
  • Its flagship product, the Tokenized smart contracting platform, enables smart contracts and tokenized instruments stored on the BSV blockchain to be drafted, reviewed, executed, traded and managed in a no-code and user-friendly way.
  • The fund was established to trade futures and options on blockchain assets available for trading on traditional commodity exchanges.

Tokenized selected by Aequantium LLC to tokenise equity and debt instruments using the BSV blockchain

Monday, September 20, 2021 - 11:00pm

In addition, Aequantium will leverage the Tokenized system for the on-chain verification of token transactions, as well as to provide access to fund data for both participants and regulators.

Key Points: 
  • In addition, Aequantium will leverage the Tokenized system for the on-chain verification of token transactions, as well as to provide access to fund data for both participants and regulators.
  • The Tokenized protocol leverages the BSV blockchain for its service offerings.
  • Its flagship product, the Tokenized smart contracting platform, enables smart contracts and tokenized instruments stored on the BSV blockchain to be drafted, reviewed, executed, traded and managed in a no-code and user-friendly way.
  • The fund was established to trade futures and options on blockchain assets available for trading on traditional commodity exchanges.

Binance Smart Chain (BSC) launches mentor committee to support aspiring blockchain projects

Monday, September 20, 2021 - 2:00pm

"Nascent projects deserve support in terms of funding and mentoring to grow and scale.

Key Points: 
  • "Nascent projects deserve support in terms of funding and mentoring to grow and scale.
  • Binance Smart Chain is a sovereign smart contract blockchain delivering Ethereum Virtual Machine (EVM) compatible programmability.
  • Designed to run in parallel with Binance Chain, Binance Smart Chain retains the former's fast execution times and low transaction fees while adding Smart Contracts functionality to support compatible dApps.
  • For more information on Binance Smart Chain, please visit https://www.binance.org

Binance Smart Chain (BSC) launches mentor committee to support aspiring blockchain projects

Monday, September 20, 2021 - 2:00pm

"Nascent projects deserve support in terms of funding and mentoring to grow and scale.

Key Points: 
  • "Nascent projects deserve support in terms of funding and mentoring to grow and scale.
  • Binance Smart Chain is a sovereign smart contract blockchain delivering Ethereum Virtual Machine (EVM) compatible programmability.
  • Designed to run in parallel with Binance Chain, Binance Smart Chain retains the former's fast execution times and low transaction fees while adding Smart Contracts functionality to support compatible dApps.
  • For more information on Binance Smart Chain, please visit https://www.binance.org

Kenorland Minerals Options South Uchi Project to Barrick Gold Corporation

Monday, September 20, 2021 - 1:25pm

As part of its exploration expenditures, Barrick will reimburse the Company for its sunk costs in relation to the Project and its costs incurred in exercising an underlying option that comprises part of the Project.

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  • As part of its exploration expenditures, Barrick will reimburse the Company for its sunk costs in relation to the Project and its costs incurred in exercising an underlying option that comprises part of the Project.
  • Following the earning of a 70% interest, Barrick and Kenorland will form a joint venture in respect of the Project.
  • The Frotet Project is held under joint venture with Sumitomo Metal Mining Canada Ltd. (SMMCL), the Chicobi Project is optioned to SMMCL, and the Chebistuan Project is optioned to Newmont Corporation.
  • The Company also owns 100% of the advanced stage Tanacross porphyry Cu-Au project as well as an option to earn up to 70% from Newmont Corporation on the Healy Project, both located in Alaska, USA.

Hedera Solidity Smart Contracts Bringing Highest-Speed Programmability to Tokenization

Thursday, September 16, 2021 - 3:01pm

These innovations enable new use cases that have been too slow and expensive to function well on existing smart contract-based platforms.

Key Points: 
  • These innovations enable new use cases that have been too slow and expensive to function well on existing smart contract-based platforms.
  • "Smart contract-driven applications today are powering an ecosystem of users, capital, and applications, driving trillions of dollars in economic activity.
  • "With these enhancements, we are enabling the large and growing ecosystem of hundreds of thousands of Solidity and Vyper developers to make EVM contracts extremely fast and highly scalable."
  • Smart contracts only have to be called as-needed, not during ordinary transfers, thereby taking advantage of the native speed of HTS and offering the most flexible way to achieve programmability.