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Ethereum Dapps to Appear on Solana Through Neon EVM
  • Neon Labs’ Ethereum Virtual Machine (EVM) solution will be launched on 12 December, giving Ethereum-based dapps access to Solana’s scalability and liquidity.
  • Neon EVM adopts the developer tools and compute layer present on Ethereum, making it easier for developers looking to expand to Solana.
November 7, 2022, 5:21 PM
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Elrond to Focus on Metaverse Development, Rebrands as MultiversX
  • Blockchain developer Elrond is switching its focus to the metaverse, and in order to reflect that has now rebranded itself as MultiversX.
  • The company has also introduced three new metaverse products, which include a metaverse portal, digital assets holder, and a deployable blockchain module.
November 4, 2022, 4:25 PM
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Singapore Completes First DeFi Pilot Using Polygon and Aave
  • The Monetary Authority of Singapore successfully completed a cross-currency transaction using DeFi technology as part of its Project Guardian initiative.
  • Singapore’s DBS Bank, Japan’s SBI Digital, and J.P. Morgan all participated in the trials that were conducted on the Polygon blockchain.
November 2, 2022, 2:58 PM
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Google Cloud Launches Blockchain Node-Hosting Service
  • The “Blockchain Node Engine” was designed to be a fully managed service that would help Web3 developers build and deploy new products for the blockchain.
  • It features a number of security features, such as Google’s Cloud Armor that helps prevent DDos attacks from slowing down a network.
October 27, 2022, 4:58 PM
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Sep 23, 2022
Cardano’s Vasil Upgrade Deployed After Months of Delays
  • The long awaited Vasil upgrade had finally been activated, enabling increased network capacity, higher throughput, and lower transaction costs on Cardano.
  • The upgrade gas also made significant improvements to the Plutus smart contract language, though its full capabilities will be unlocked on 27 September.

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Sep 15, 2022
The Merge is Finalized, Ethereum Switches to Proof-of-Stake
  • Ethereum’s PoS upgrade, also known as the Merge, was executed at 06:44 AM UTC on 15 September, combining the existing blockchain with the parallel Beacon Chain.
  • The move has reduced Ethereum’s energy consumption by more than 99%, which is equal to 0.2% of the global electricity consumption.
Oct 31, 2020
Verizon Launches PoC Blockchain Titled “Full Transparency”
  • The company stated that bringing transparency to publicly-released information is vital for the trustworthiness of any company.
  • The project’s blockchain ledger is said to track and contextualise all new announcements published by Verizon.
Aug 27, 2020
NASA Introduces Blockchain-Based Communications Solution
  • The solution will be particularly helpful in allowing quadcopter swarms to stay nimble in inhospitable environments.
  • Blockchain algorithms will be specifically designed “lightweight and tailored” to route around potential communication disruptions.
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