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Australia blockchain

Government of Australia to Offer Blockchain Teams $6 M


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


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


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 clients gain access to the platform's payment system


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


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


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...


Investors of the TON project demand payment of compensation


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...


SEC Releases Coinbase financials in direct listing request


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


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


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...


Number of Binance Chain daily transactions bypassed Ethereum


Binance Chain surpassed Ethereum in terms of user activity. The CEO of the Binance exchange Changpeng Zhao wrote about this on Twitter and admitted that soon the number of transactions on the network would also be higher than on Ethereum. However, he added that he does not oppose ETH. It supports...

Blockfolio hack

Blockfolio service was hacked


Blockfolio, a cryptocurrency portfolio management service, has been hacked. The hackers sent messages to users, which said "the closure of the service for black people and n**** with the immediate loss of all funds." We are incredibly sorry about the offensive messages posted today.1: no...


Poolin mining pool acquired the NovaBlock hashrate


Chinese mining pool Poolin has obtained the hashrate of its competitor NovaBlock intending to expand in North America. The hashrate transfer will end on February 8th. The NovaBlock hashrate, 1.07 exaches per second (EH/s), will be combined with 12.28 EH/s Poolin. After the purchase, Poolin will...


KuCoin CEO: Insurers refunded part of losses from hacking


In September 2020, the KuCoin cryptocurrency exchange was hacked. As a result, hackers stole up to $ 285 million in cryptocurrency. According to platform CEO Johnny Liu, insurance companies took part in recovering losses incurred as a result of the attack. He emphasized that thanks to the...

Hive new mining equipment

Hive Blockchain Buys 6400 Mining Machines from Cannan


Open-source cryptocurrency mining firm HIVE purchased 6,400 BTC mining devices from venture capital firm Canaan. Using the instruments will allow Hive's full hashing power to reach 1,229 PH/s (quadrillion 'peta' hashes per second). Last year the firm brought only 3500 such machines. The first...

Banque of France CBDC test

Bank of France CBDC Pilot Transactions Exceeded €2 M


Central Bank of France published the CBDC (Central Bank Digital Currency) test results. The experiment took place on December 17. During it, the first time performed CBDC transaction had success. The bank used a private blockchain of the French fund administration platform called IZNES. Blockchain...

Biconomy raised $1.5 M

Biconomy Seed Funding Reaches $1.5 M


Blockchain empowering developer protocol Biconomy raised $1.5 M in the financial backing first stage, organized by venture house Eden Block. There were eight more contributors taking part in the phase. Blockchain-centered venture capital organization Fenbushi Capital, crypto trading market...

Wrapped BTC

WBTC and WETH Now are on Tron


California-based digital asset trust company BitGo has set WBTC in motion on the TRON system. This presents tokenized Bitcoin in the Tron environment while making the currency transfers faster and low price. WBTC joining TRON is done amid record-breaking demand on Ethereum, which resulted in...

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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