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Charles Hoskinson detailed on the cryptocurrency focused chip that IOHK is designing at its blockchain laboratory in the University of Wyoming. Hoskinson believes that the creation of such a chip would result in several path breaking use cases, including cash like experience while dealing with cryptocurrency. The idea came up when IOHK, the firm tasked   Read more...

in5, UAE headquartered firm fostering startups, is aiding the creation of blockchain powered approaches to minimize the spread of Covid-19 in the country and in turn flatten the curve. As per media reports, Liber Health, backed by in5, has created a platform, with blockchain as the underlying technology, to assist in the identification of coronavirus   Read more...

Blockchain.com, which offers cryptocurrency wallet in addition to blockchain data, intends to back the ruble (RUB), Russia’s national currency. Even though some big exchanges like Binance have started supporting the Russian ruble, the government of Russia is yet to pass a law endorsing crypto in the country. Two days before, Blockchain.com revealed its future roadmap   Read more...

IOHK, the firm behind the creation of Cardano (ADA) blockchain, is joining W3C (World Wide Web Consortium) and Hyperledger Project. Charles Hoskison, Cardano founder and CEO and co-founder of IOHK, affirmed that the company will become a member of the aforementioned organizations. Hoskinson trusts that IOHK will gain from the knowledge shared with them. He   Read more...

Blockchain focused firm Algorand has collaborated with Attestiv, a blockchain powered immutable media validation platform to end fraud in the insurance sector. Both firms will use their expertise to build a single platform for validating digital media for number of players in the insurance sector, including customers, carriers, repair vendors and most importantly insurers. Document   Read more...

Popular Canadian e-commerce company Shopify has entered into a partnership with CoinPayments, a firm facilitating crypto payments, to add another channel for vendors to accept cryptocurrencies. CoinPayments CEO Jason Butcher opined that “Shopify is a natural fit” for the company, adding: “As they look to bring new features to their merchant base and CoinPayments works   Read more...

Deribit and CME, main players in the Bitcoin (BTC) options market, have given only a 9% probability for BTC to rally to its historical high of $20,000 by the end of this year. Historically, Bitcoin has exhibited steady uptrend for six to eight months, after the completion of a halving event. Considering that, option market   Read more...

Uphold, a digital payment processing platform, has entered into collaboration with Coil, which offers alternative ways of monetizing online content. Under the partnership, content creators who use Coil will be able to choose Uphold as their wallet provider in order to receive payments in more than 50 currencies. Robin O’Connell, Chief Revenue Officer (CRO) at   Read more...

Digycode, a France based cryptocurrency startup, has started supporting Tezos (XTZ) buying via its prepaid vouchers and gift cards. The development is an outcome of collaboration between Digycode and the research and development group from Nomadic Labs, which play a main role in sustaining Tezos’ main code. Christopher Villegas, Digycode’s co-founder, explained Tezos as “one   Read more...