Infrastructure

QANplatform Integrates Chainlink Oracles To Interact With Off-Chain Data

  • This integration solves a serious issue, known as the “oracle problem”, because there is a lack of blockchain platforms that can interact with external data.
  • Another valuable addition that comes with the integration is the inclusion of decentralized security.

Alibaba Subsidiaries Provide Blockchain-Powered Solutions to Ease Coronavirus Panic

  • Business and local governments are working together to reduce the coronavirus epidemic with Alibaba playing the main role.
  • Many employees are encouraged to work from home as there is a risk that the epidemic may spread again after March 17.

Baidu Launches Economical Blockchain Hosting Solution

  • The hosting's pricing model is based on the computing resources and storage used.
  • XuperChain, the blockchain protocol behind the hosting solution, has proven to be stable even at heavy work load, with 353 transactions per second registered until now.

EY Announce New ZKP Blockchain Technology for Ethereum

  • The new technology will vastly reduce costs as it will allow up to 20 transfers in a single transaction.
  • According to Paul Brody this iteration of the technology is a serious milestone in the migration from public to private blockchains.

Infosys to Power Government, Supply Chain, Insurance with Blockchain

  • The three new tools that will power these domains are all distributed blockchain applications.
  • All of them aim to provide a seamless environment for creating inter-organizational operability within existing enterprise system.

Alchemy Setting Up The Stage For Mainstream Blockchain Adoption

  • The company raised $15 million in a Series A funding led by prominent institutional and angel investors.
  • The platform is already serving more than a million users weekly in 200 countries around the world.

Tata’s IT Arm Launches New Blockchain App Development Kit

  • The new Quartz DevKit can purportedly make building blockchain apps 40% faster.
  • It comes with pre-built templates and a built-in tool to scrutinize developers' smart contracts, which keeps the code in "best in class" standards.

Blockchain in Space: International Space Station to Test Hardware Wallet

  • A mutual collaboration between SpaceChain and Nanoracks makes the operation possible.
  • The hardware wallet will be tested on board the station by receipting, authorizing, and retransmissioning multisig blockchain transactions.

ILCoin Announce 5GB Blocks, Launch of RIFT Protocol

  • The new RIFT protocol also supports a little over 23 million transactions per block, considering 3-minute block generation time.
  • The protocol rethinks the networking structure and introduces a second level of 'mini-blocks'.

EMU Advancing the “Blockchain + 5G” Concept

  • As blockchain and 5G technologies evolve, an intertwine between the two seems more and more inevitable.
  • EMU is a 5G blockchain-based development platform advocating the "blockchain+5G" concept, looking to complement the weaknesses of one with the strengths of the other.