Cardano Deploys Alonzo Hard Fork to Bring Smart Contract Functionality

  • The Alonzo White hard fork brings Cardano's smart contract era one step closer.
  • Full smart contract functionality is set to be enabled by the end of September, IOHK said

  • The Alonzo White hard fork brings Cardano's smart contract era one step closer.
  • Full smart contract functionality is set to be enabled by the end of September, IOHK said

Indian IT Giant Joins StaTwig on Blockchain-Based Vaccine Tracing System

  • StaTwig's VaccineLedger solution was first trialed in 2019, but will now be implemented worldwide thanks to Tech Mahindra's partnership.
  • The blockchain-based platform was designed to prevent the distribution of expired vaccines, stock depletion, and counterfeiting.

WazirX Partners With TRM Labs to Launch Crypto Compliance Platform

  • TRM Labs will provide WazirX with tools for wallet screening, transaction monitoring, and investigation.
  • The Indian exchange has seen a surge in user demand as banking restrictions on crypto companies have loosened.

Genesis Joins Pyth Network to Provide Pricing Data

  • Genesis will be providing its cryptocurrency prices to the Pyth Network on a sub-second timescale.
  • Genesis is the latest trading firm to join Pyth, following the Bermuda Stock Exchange (BSX), Virtu, LMAX, and Jump Trading Group.



LCX Launches DEX Aggregator Fire Salamander

  • Fire Salamander will offer both a Basic Swap and a Pro Swap option.
  • LCX developed a new discovery and routing algorithm to support the launch of the DEX aggregator.

Chainlink Price Feeds Go Live on Fantom Testnet

  • The integration was made possible through the Chainlink Community Grant Program awarded to block42.
  • Fantom developers will be able to test Chainlink's price data ahead of their launch on the Opera mainnet.
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Bank of Israel Using Ethereum in Digital Shekel Trial

  • Sources close to the matter revealed that the trial was carried out on Ethereum.
  • Deputy Governor Abir still remains skeptical about the release of the digital shekel in the next five years.

Brave’s New Privacy-Protecting Search Engine is Now in Beta

  • Brave Search is built on top of a completely independent index and will not track users or their searches.
  • The search engine has arrived just three months after Brave's acquisition of the open search engine Tailcat.

Broadridge Launches Blockchain-Based Platform for Repo Trades

  • The distributed ledger repo (DLR) platform utilizes Daml smart contracts and is based on the VMware Blockchain.
  • It will reduce risk and operating cost by providing a secure and auditable platform for executing repo trades.

Alpha Finance Introduces DeFi Launchpad

  • The Alpha Launchpad will incubate promising DeFi projects from the ground up.
  • The addition of new talent and projects will help the company grow the Alpha ecosystem.

Kraken Launches Parachain Auction Platform for Kusama

  • Kraken users will be able to participate in Kusama's first Parachain Auction without leaving the exchange.
  • Users will be able to support the bids of at least two projects, with more to be added in the coming days.

RenVM Integrates With Avalanche to Launch a Direct Asset Bridge

  • Support for the RenVM Bridge will bring wrapped BTC, BCH, DOGE, FIL, and other tokens to Avalanche.
  • The Ren-based assets will be added to AMMs and lending platforms on Avalanche.
Joseph Lubin, Co-Founder of Ethereum & CEO, ConsenSys, during a press conference on day one of Collision 2018 at Ernest N. Morial Convention Center in New Orleans, 1 May 2018. Diarmuid Greene/Collision via Sportsfile

ConsenSys Launches Privacy Manager For Quorum Networks

  • ConsenSys' new pricavy manager combines the best of Orion and Tessera.
  • The new solution will provide full interoperability between Hyperledger Besu and GoQuorum, clients used by Quorum networks.

CipherTrace to Track Illicit Transactions on BSC

  • CipherTrace will now be able to provide support to the more than 600 decentralised applications on the network, helping them identify high-risk transactions.
  • The blockchain analytics firm will also help BSC appease global anti-money laundering regulators.