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Nervos Raises US$28M Series A from Polychain, Sequoia for Enterprise dApps Blockchain Platform

4 weeks ago kakp2 Comments Off on Nervos Raises US$28M Series A from Polychain, Sequoia for Enterprise dApps Blockchain Platform
Image: Nervos co-founders Jan Xie, chief architect; Kevin Wang; Daniel Lv; and Terry Tai (behind the camera) Chinese blockchain startup Nervos has raised US$28 million in a Series A funding round from Polychain Capital, Sequoia China, and others, to develop a hybrid blockchain network for enterprises decentralized applications (dApps). The new capital will be used Read More

FPT and Factom Announce Global Partnership

4 months ago 7ring Comments Off on FPT and Factom Announce Global Partnership
FPT Software, one of the largest Vietnamese IT companies, and Factom, a Texas-based blockchain-as-a-service company, have announced a strategic partnership.  Blockchain-as-a-service (BaaS) refers to any product that utilizes distributed ledger technology for a specific use case, such as storing data.  FPT Software hopes to integrate blockchain technology to enhance their Digital and Product Engineering.   Read More

Theta Labs Raises US$12M in Pre-Sale for Blockchain-Powered Video Streaming Network

8 months ago adcity Comments Off on Theta Labs Raises US$12M in Pre-Sale for Blockchain-Powered Video Streaming Network
Theta Labs, a subsidiary of esport live streaming platform SLIVER.tv, has raised US$12 million in its token pre-sale to build a decentralized, blockchain-powered video streaming network. Led by Danhua Capital, additional strategic partners for the pre-sale include Silicon Valley venture capital funds DCM, Sierra Ventures, and VR Fund, Chinese institutional funds Heuristic Capital, ZP Capital, Read More

Bitcoin’s Lightning Network Version 1 RC is Here, Mainnet Beta Implementations On The Way

8 months ago adcity Comments Off on Bitcoin’s Lightning Network Version 1 RC is Here, Mainnet Beta Implementations On The Way
According to a post from three Lightning Network development teams on Medium, a release candidate for version 1.0 of the Lightning Network protocol has been completed, which includes compatibility between three different implementations of this layer-two scaling solution for Bitcoin. Multiple teams working on the Lightning Network first started to work towards the standardization of Read More

Malaysia Financial Regulator Unveils Blockchain Pilot Project

9 months ago adcity Comments Off on Malaysia Financial Regulator Unveils Blockchain Pilot Project
Image credit: SC Chairman Tan Sri Ranjit Ajit Singh giving his opening address at the SCxSC2017 Digital Finance Conference, @SecComMY, Twitter The Securities Commission (SC) Malaysia is exploring the use of distributed ledger technology for the over-the-counter (OTC) market. The pilot project, run through SC’s Alliance for Fintech (aFINity) program, aims to examine how blockchain Read More

Decentralized Ethereum-Based AirBnB Records 300 Listings Within Its First Month

9 months ago adcity Comments Off on Decentralized Ethereum-Based AirBnB Records 300 Listings Within Its First Month
CryptoCribs, a decentralized Ethereum-based application which enables users to book spaces, rooms, and houses using cryptocurrencies including bitcoin and Ethereum, has already added 300 listings within its first month of operating. Peer-to-peer networks such as Uber and AirBnB have disrupted their respective industries over the past three years by allowing users or consumers to directly Read More

Vitalik Buterin: Early Versions of Ethereum Were Supposed to Launch on Bitcoin

9 months ago adcity Comments Off on Vitalik Buterin: Early Versions of Ethereum Were Supposed to Launch on Bitcoin
Earlier this week, Ethereum co-founder Vitalik Buterin revealed that early versions of Ethereum were set to be launched on top of the Bitcoin protocol. In the early days of bitcoin, the function OP_RETURN was used by several major blockchain networks including Counterparty, which was the 20th largest cryptocurrency in the market at its peak. The Read More