Fidelity Digital Assets May Support Ethereum Custody Services in 2020, If There Is Demand

December 24, 2019
Fidelity Digital Assets has been around for the majority of this year, providing a way for institutional investors to get involved with Bitcoin. Now, it looks like the company is examining customer demand, potentially preparing to support Ethereum as the firm enters its second year in the crypto-sphere. President Tom Jessop of Fidelity Digital Assets

Ethereum is still the “Unshakable” Leader of the Smart Contract Platform Industry – Report

December 24, 2019
Ethereum leads with 72% followed by EOS, Cardano, and Tron Market in need for “new hotspots” as the smart contract platform sector declines Staking “not conducive to the healthy and stable development of the industry. Ethereum is still leading the smart contract platforms, accounting for 72% of market share despite the market capitalization of these

Web3 Foundation’s Polkadot Ecosystem Looks To Implement Kadena’s Pact Smart Contacts

November 21, 2019
The Web3 Foundation, known for the creation of its Polkadot protocol, is currently studying how to integrate the Pact smart contract programming language created by a startup called Kadena to it. Right now, the two organizations have started a partnership to find solutions for this integration together. Pact was originally created as a way to

Bithumb Chain is Releasing a New ‘Exchange-as-a-Service’ to Allow Users to Create DeFi Apps

November 14, 2019
Bithumb’s new blockchain platform, Bithumb Chain, is launching a new exchange-as-a-service platform that enables users to create their own decentralized exchanges and develop DeFi applications. Bithumb, a prominent South Korean crypto exchange, has recently announced its new “exchange-as-a-service” platform, which is powered by the company’s own blockchain tech, Bithumb Chain. The product was announced this

AEternity Blockchain Platform Releases its Final Hardfork Software Lima, Looks to Rival Ethereum

November 12, 2019
Æternity’s core development team shares details of its Lima blockchain hard fork software changes as the blockchain platform looks to compete with Ethereum by improving its network naming system, governance and virtual machines. Æternity, an open-source blockchain platform for building a decentralized application has announced the final version of its hard fork software LIMA. The

Binance.US Now Lets Users Buy Cryptocurrency With Debit Cards

November 7, 2019
Customers of the United States-based branch of major crypto exchange Binance, Binance.US, can now purchase cryptocurrencies using their debit cards. In a blog post on Nov. 1, Binance.US announced that the exchange will now offer its customers the possibility to purchase cryptocurrencies with a debit card, joining existing U.S. dollar on-ramp and off-ramps, including the

ConsenSys Unveils Ethereum-Based Satellite Tracker

October 29, 2019
Blockchain software technology company ConsenSys has unveiled Trusat, a satellite tracking application based on the Ethereum (ETH) network. According to the firm’s tweet posted on Oct. 22, Trusat aims to tackle the problem of space debris that could damage Earth’s space infrastructure. Tackling space debris with blockchain The initiative hopes that its app’s users will

UK real estate firm accepts bitcoin for sale of 150-year-old church

October 18, 2019
A 150-year-old English church is being sold for $1.5 million with the vendor accepting payment in Bitcoin (BTC). Vendor is willing to receive payment in Bitcoin According to a listing on Rightmove, a major British online real estate portal and property website, a vendor put an 18th-century church converted into a seven-bedroom character property up

Cryptocurrency wallets MyCrypto and Ambo add multiple new features

October 17, 2019
Cryptocurrency wallet MyCrypto and its recent acquisition Ambo have both announced major updates of their software — with MyCrypto adding a multi-account management system. A major overhaul According to a news release shared with Cointelegraph on Oct. 10, MyCrypto’s software has seen a major overhaul with a new user interface and a new homepage, dashboard, screen

tZERO to launch security token market

October 17, 2019
Boston Security Token Exchange (BSTX), a platform jointly owned by BOX Digital Markets and Overstock’s blockchain arm tZERO, has filed an application with the United States Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) to approve the launch of a market for publicly traded registered security tokens. In the rule change proposal released by the SEC on Oct.