• Market Cap: $266b

  • Aug 14, 2020

The blockchain is a decentralized system with a distributed open ledger that is publicly accessible, and its copy is stored on millions of computer systems. Blockchain became popular with the inception of cryptocurrencies like Bitcoin. However, it is important to note that blockchain's utility is not limited to cryptocurrency. Discover such systems in this news section.

Jay Z & Will Smith Backed Blockchain Dev Startup, Alchemy, Launches Public Full Suite Toolkit

Alchemy, a widely used Ethereum dApp building toolkit, launches its public suite allowing all developers on Ethereum to build dApps using the platform.

PBoC Bank Adds The Capital of China's Sichuan Province To Its Fintech Initiative

People's Bank of China (PBoC) has added a new city to its official list for fintech supervision pilots

South Asia Gateway Terminals, First Private Srilankan Terminal Joins Blockchain Platform TradeLens

South Asia Gateway Terminals(SAGT) has become the first private Sri Lankan container terminal to join hands with a blockchain trade platform TradeLens, which is run jointly by IBM and Maersk.

US DoE Awards $1M Grant to Firm Studying Potential Blockchain Use Cases in Energy Sector

The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) has awarded more than $1 million in grant for InfoBeyond Technology LLC, a blockchain-focused software company.

Digital Asset’s Series C Funding Round Draw Investments from VM Ware and Samsung

The creators of DAML, an open-source smart contract language, Digital Assets announced that its Series C funding round.

Binance.US Partners With Sovos To Automate Tax Reporting For Crypto Traders

Binance crypto exchange’s American venture - Binance.US - has partnered with global tax software leader Sovos. The partnership would see Sovos help Binance.US with its 1099 crypto tax information reporting needs by automating the...

Bluzelle Discovers Critical Bug in the Cosmos' Tendermint Consensus; A Fix Implemented

Bluzelle, a blockchain firm offering decentralized database services for Web3, has discovered a bug in the Tendermint consensus. This is the algorithm used by the Cosmos protocol to run its interchain ecosystem. Though not a Cosmo...

Dfinity Opens Up Its Decentralized ‘Internet Computer’ to Third-Party Developers

The long-awaited Dfinity’s ‘Internet Computer’ platform has been released and is now open to third-party developers.

China's Blockchain Services Network (BSN) Officially Launches Globally

Blockchain Service Network’s (BSN), a blockchain interoperability network comprising of Ethereum, Hpyerledger, and EOS, has been launched globally.

Keep Network Partners with Bison Trails for Non-Custodial Staking Services for tBTC

The DeFi project is particularly interesting as it facilitates the staking of BTC through an ERC-20 representation dubbed ‘tBTC'. Developed by Thesis, a blockchain venture studio, Keep leverages the underlying smart contracts to r...