Tagged: open source

Bruce Pon: CEO at BigChainDB Explains how Ocean Protocol Allows Developers to Build Marketplaces for Sharing Data

  We recently connected with Bruce Pon, Founder of Ocean Protocol (OCEAN), which allows software engineers to build marketplaces and other apps to privately and securely publish, exchange, and consume data. Pon is also the CEO at BigChainDB, which is an organization that allows app… Read More

Verizon Wireless Introduces Blockchain based Verification System for Verifying Information in News Releases

Verizon Wireless (NYSE:VZ), an American telecommunications firm that offers wireless products and services to 119 million+ subscribers, confirmed that it has launched Full Transparency by Verizon, a blockchain-powered, open-source newsroom product “designed to raise the bar for corporate accountability.” According to a release, the initiative… Read More

Bitcoin (BTC) Protocol Is Challenging to Maintain Due to Shortage of Qualified Source Code Testers, OKCoin Reveals

Marco Falke, a Bitcoin Core maintainer, is the recipient of OKCoin’s Independent Developer Grant. According to the crypto exchange, Falke has become one of the most prolific contributors to the ongoing development of the Bitcoin (BTC) protocol. Currently, Bitcoin (BTC) has a market cap of… Read More

NEASQC, a Quantum Computing Project, Aims to Create Financial Use Cases with a “Practical” Quantum Advantage

The NExt ApplicationS of Quantum Computing (NEASQC) initiative aims to bring together a multidisciplinary consortium of academic and tech industry professionals focused on quantum computing, high-performance computing, artificial intelligence (AI), energy management, and various other sectors. As mentioned in a release: “NEASQC aims to demonstrate… Read More

DeFi Protocol Aave Claims Journey Towards “Decentralization” Continues with Protocol Governance Process Live on Mainnet

The team at Aave, an open-source and non-custodial decentralized finance (DeFi) protocol for earning interest on digital asset deposits while also being able to borrow assets, recently noted that their journey towards “decentralization” continues with the introduction of Aave Governance on mainnet (the production-ready or… Read More

Binance Alum Fetch.ai, a Blockchain focused AI Firm, to Support Application Developers with Autonomous Economic Agent Registry

AI and machine learning network Fetch.ai has unveiled an outcome of its developer engagement project, which aims to make it easier to develop applications and related services on top of the Fetch.ai network. The Fetch.ai team noted that they’ve built what they call an “Autonomous… Read More

Ocean Protocol Founder Explains that Ocean Market, a Data Marketplace, Supports Automatic Determination of Price Using Balancer powered AMM

Trent McConaghy, Founder at Ocean Protocol, which allows software engineers to build marketplaces and other apps to privately and securely publish, exchange, and consume data, explains that the Ocean Protocol aims to “equalize the opportunity to access and monetize data.” According to McConaghy, data marketplaces… Read More

Ocean Protocol Team Introduces Program for Web 3.0 Startups that Will “Unlock” AI and Innovative Data Management Apps

The team at Ocean Protocol, which allows software engineers to build marketplaces and other apps to privately and securely publish, exchange, and consume data, have introduced an initiative, called Ocean Shipyard, which is an early-stage program for Web 3.0 focused startups and projects that aim… Read More

DAML Smart Contract Programming Language to be Integrated with China’s Blockchain Service Network

Red Date Technology and Digital Asset (the company) have reportedly entered an agreement that involves integrating DAML smart contract tech with China’s Blockchain Services Network (BSN). DAML, which is a blockchain “agnostic” smart contract programming language created by the company Digital Asset, will serve as… Read More

Cryptocurrency Open Patent Alliance Launched by Blockstream, Square Crypto to Support Bitcoin (BTC) Development

Blockstream, a company focused on developing various products to support Bitcoin (BTC) adoption, claims that the flagship cryptocurrency is “under threat” from a body of patents being collected by firms operating inside and outside of the digital asset sector. Blockstream argues that if some of… Read More

Ethereum Blockchain focused Developer ConsenSys Is Also Addressing Fintech related Issues, Industry Exec Explains

Lex Sokolin, the Global Fintech Co-Head and CMO at ConsenSys, confirms that the organization recently acquired Quorum from J.P. Morgan. Quorum is a platform that serves as a private, enterprise version of Ethereum (ETH). As covered, ConsenSys has also received an investment from J.P. Morgan…. Read More

Researchers from Protocol Labs Explain how the Drand or Distributed Randomness Project can Help with Cybersecurity, Election Audits

David Dias, research engineer at Protocol Labs and the drand project lead, along with Nicolas Gailly, research scientist at Protocol Labs and the original author of drand, recently explained how they’re developing randomness solutions that are able to generate random numbers. This is important because… Read More

Open Source Embedded Banking Platform Moov Financial Raises $5.5 Million Through Seed Funding Round Led By Bain Capital Ventures

Moov Financial, a U.S.-based open-source embedded banking platform, announced on Tuesday it raised $5.5 million through its Seed funding round, which was led by Bain Capital Venture with participation from Canapi Ventures, Commerce Ventures, Gradient Ventures, RRE Ventures, Uncorrelated Ventures, and 27 influential angel investors… Read More

Kyber Network Introduces “Katalyst” Protocol Update to Better Meet Liquidity Requirements of Decentralized Finance Ecosystem

Kyber Network, a protocol that aggregates on-chain liquidity (on blockchains) and facilitates “decentralized” token trading, has introduced the Katalyst protocol update to better fulfill the liquidity requirements of the decentralized blockchain ecosystem. As mentioned in a release shared with CI: “Katalyst [aims to] harmonize Kyber’s… Read More

Ethereum Compatible SKALE Network Developers to Launch Permissionless, Open-Source Mainnet on June 30, 2020

Jack O’Holleran, CEO and co-founder at SKALE Labs, a company that’s developing solutions to improve blockchain consensus mechanisms, noted that the SKALE Network will go live on June 30, 2020. The SKALE Network is an Ethereum-compatible, permissionless, open-source, “elastic” blockchain network. O’Holleran said that SKALE’s… Read More

Accenture and Fujitsu Announce Launch of HyperLedger Cactus, an Open-Source Blockchain Integration Framework

  Michael Klein, the Blockchain and Multiparty Systems Architecture Lead at Accenture and Hart Montgomery from Fujitsu Laboratories announced on May 13, 2020, the launch of an open-source blockchain integration framework. The distributed ledger technology (DLT) framework has been developed with the help of Fortune 500… Read More

BitMEX’s Parent Company HDR Global Announces New Bitcoin (BTC) Developer Grant

HDR Global Trading Ltd, the parent company of leading cryptocurrency derivatives exchange, BitMEX, has introduced a developer grant program that will complement its previous efforts and contributions that support software architects working on open-source protocols. HDR Global has previously awarded a “no strings attached” $100,000… Read More

Fintech Open Source Foundation Joins Linux Foundation

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The Linux Foundation, a nonprofit organization enabling mass innovation through open collaboration, announced on Friday that Fintech Open Source Foundation (FINOS), a nonprofit whose mission is to accelerate the adoption of open-source software, standards and best practices in financial services, has become an official Linux Foundation organization…. Read More

Linux Foundation Welcomes 43 New Members to Increase Open Source Commitment

 The Linux Foundation, the nonprofit organization enabling mass innovation through open source, announced on Thursday the addition of 38 Silver members and five Associate members. Linux Foundation reported that the members help support the development of shared open source technology, while accelerating their own innovation… Read More

Luxoft Update: Forms Partnership With R3 & Now Set to Lead Integration of Identity Management Applications on Corda

Luxoft Holding, Inc (NYSE: LXFT), a global IT service provider, announced on Tuesday it has formed a partnership with blockchain software firm, R3. The company also reported it will leading the integration of identity management applications on Corda, which is R3’s open source blockchain platform…. Read More

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