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Hardfork

Berlin hardfork took place on the Ethereum network

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On April 15, a Berlin hard fork took place on the Ethereum mainnet at block # 12,244,000. In anticipation of the event, the price of the asset renewed its all-time high above $ 2,460, and open interest in futures reached a record $ 8.1 billion. Berlin has implemented four proposals to improve...

ConsenSys Ethereum

ConsenSys Raised $65 M in its First Funding Round

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Today Ethereum-focused software company ConsenSys announced completing its first external funding round with over $65 M. Among the participants were major firms like JP Morgan, UBS, Mastercard, Alameda Research, Protocol Labs, Maker Foundation, and others. The financial backing was held through a...

Riot blockchain deal

Riot Blockchain to Purchase Whinstone for $651 M

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The US-based BTC mining entity Riot blockchain signed a $651 M trade of the mining hosting provider firm Whinstone. As noted in the press release published on April 8, Riot has signed a paper with Whinstone to obtain all of its assets and services. For the deal, the company agreed to pay $80 M...

Coinbase NFTs music

Coinbase CEO Releases Musical NFTs Composed With DJ Davi

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Brian Armstrong, the chief executive officer of the cryptocurrency trading platform Coinbase disclosed his plans of launching an electro musical collection in the form of NFTs. He produced them with David Khanjian otherwise called DJ Davi. The entrepreneur revealed the news via a tweet on April 7. ...

Ripple discovery motion

Ripple Gets Access to SEC's Docs on Crypto Security Clarity

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According to the judge's decision announced on April 6, Ripple wins a discovery motion to access the SEC's inward papers related to crypto assets and in what case they are considered securities. The technology company together with the CEO Brad Garlinghouse and Executive Chairman Chris Larsen made...

Enjin Polkadot NFTs

Enjin Launches Polkadot-Powered Blockchain for NFTs

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Video game community and creation protocol Enjin has gathered $18.9 M to bring out an innovative blockchain on Polkadot, created for Non-Fungible Tokens. In a blog post, issued on March 31, the team presented the blockchain Efinity. Enjin boosted nearly $19 M to support the project in the...

Ripple Tranglo partnership

Ripple Becomes the Owner of a 40% Stake in Tranglo

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Blockchain solutions company Ripple, which created the token XRP announced acquiring a 40% stake in Asian cross-border transfers firm Tranglo. The goal of this cooperation is to extend RippleNet’s On-Demand Liquidity (ODL) services in Asia. Tranglo and Ripple's cooperation suggests supporting the...

Optimism launch date

Scaling Solution for Ethereum, Optimism Put Off its Launch

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Layer 2 scaling solution for Ethereum environment, Optimism informed about postponing the mainnet release no sooner than July. The rollout was expected to go live this week. According to Optimism, the launch date isn't certain as it requires the united work of the Ethereum community. Particularly,...

Australia blockchain

Government of Australia to Offer Blockchain Teams $6 M

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On March 26, the Commonwealth of Australia initiated a program named "Blockchain Pilot Grants". As stated in the document, financing aims to help organizations with overcoming issues concerning compliance with regulations. Two pilots will be financed up to $ 3M for putting forward...

Binance hires FATF employees

Binance Hires Two FATF Former Officials

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Today, March 25, crypto trading platform Binance issued a blog post informing about the employment of two previous officials of the Financial Action Task Force Rick McDonell and Josee Nadeau as its regulative and compliance specialists. The news came about two weeks later after the US federal...

Hermez network launch

Ethereum Layer 2 Solution Hermez Network Launches

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Layer 2 scaling solution for Ethereum environment, Hermez Network which offers cost-effective activities, went live on the Ethereum mainnet at 9:30 AM UTC. Now the medium gas fee for a transaction on Ethereum is about $16. Hermez's work suggests 90% savings, so the cost will be reduced to $1.5. The...

Binance

Binance clients gain access to the platform's payment system

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The administration of the largest crypto exchange Binance has officially introduced its payment system. As the RBC agency clarifies, we are talking about the Binance Pay service, which is already available to all users of the trading platform through a mobile offer. In any country in the world, it...

Brian Armstrong

Coinbase CEO turns out the richest blockchain businessman

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Brian Armstrong, CEO of cryptocurrency exchange Coinbase, turned out to be the richest entrepreneur in the blockchain industry in 2020. His fortune is estimated at $ 11.5 billion, Hurun said in a report. This team has compiled a rating of the most successful businessmen. It also included 17...

Amazon supports Ethereum Blockchain

Ethereum Is Now Reachable on Amazon-Built Blockchain

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Amazon-provided cloud computing protocol Amazon Web Services (AWS) integrated Ethereum on its Amazon Managed Blockchain system. This means applying AWS people can establish nodes and reach Ethereum's primary interface over the Amazon Blockchain. It was mentioned in the post published by the...

TON

Investors of the TON project demand payment of compensation

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Back in the spring of 2020, the founder of Telegram, Pavel Durov, announced the closure of the TON blockchain project, which was supposed to become one of the largest in the cryptocurrency industry. At the same time, the team of the messenger creators announced their readiness to return the funds...

Coinbase

SEC Releases Coinbase financials in direct listing request

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The application for registration of the offer of shares of the crypto exchange Coinbase, which was filed with the United States Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), is now available to the public. The confidential draft document was submitted to the SEC back in mid-December 2020. The...

Optimism funding

Ethereum Scaling Firm Optimism Boosts $25 M in Series A

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A startup, constructing Layer 2 scaling clue for the Ethereum ecosystem Optimism, boosted $25 M in Series A backstopping. The procession was led by a private American financing provider Andreessen Horowitz also known as a16z. The firm issued an article concerning its view of Ethereum and...

Binance Chain

Binance Chain has become more attractive to DApps developers

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Researchers from the DappRadar team have found that Binance Chain is becoming increasingly attractive to dApps developers. In this regard, the network already competes directly with Ethereum, which traditionally holds the lead among platforms used to launch applications. Decentralized Exchange...

Blockchain is an extremely popular technology nowadays. Back in 1991, Nick Szabo has described the tech but did not find a way to bring it to life. Two decades later, in 2009, mysterious Satoshi Nakamoto realized Szabo's idea, and blockchain had become the basis of the famous Bitcoin.

And what do we have today? A system that gathers all the cryptocurrencies, that is changing the banking system and brings modifications to our everyday life. P2P transactions, distributed ledgers, and many other technical features are becoming a part of financial systems. Democratic governments are implementing blockchain in more and more fields of public administration, and this is just the tip of the iceberg. And that is the reason to become aware of these innovations.

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