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

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

BankDhofar, RippleNet Launch Mobile Banking Payments From Oman to India

  • BankDhofar will use RippleNet to connect with IndusInd Bank in India.
  • Customers will be able to send up to $2,600 instantly to deposit accounts in India.

Chainalysis Launches Business Data Offering

  • This is Chainalysis's first product offering aimed at helping crypto businesses drive user growth.
  • The company will also offer expert services from its data scientists alongside the new new dataset.