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Ethereum core team has postponed the testnet activation of the Istanbul hard fork to the first week of October, as per Hudson Jameson, community manager of the Etherum Foundation. In a developers’ call, Jameson stated that the testnet launch of the hardfork is planned for October. Jameson further elaborated on the reason for choosing a   Read more...

Ledger, the French hardware wallet manufacturer, revealed that Ledger Live, the crypto management software, is compatible with Ethereum (ETH) ERC-20 tokens. While revealing the info through a blog post, Ledger stated that the version 1.14.0 of Ledger Live software supports more than 1,250 Ethereum-based ERC-20 tokens. The software update for Ledger Live was published for   Read more...

Stripe, an online payment processor, is launching lending service under the new business name Stripe Capital. The lending service is offered to internet firms in the US. Notably, as per blog post, funds are released a day after the approval of the loan. The media release the benefits offered by the facility: “Stripe Capital’s full   Read more...

US based financial service provider Moody’s has stated that blockchain technology will likely get standardized by 2021. Furthermore, the organization has forecast that the standards will be firmly established by the blockchain sector by 2021 and will be beneficial for “future securitisations using the technology.” Moody’s asserts that this could save costs and time, encourage   Read more...

Casa, a firm focused on Bitcoin (BTC) technology, has stated that its Sats mobile Bitcoin wallet app is now being offered for both iOS and Android gadgets. Casa, though an official blog post, stated that the mobile wallet is now offered for download. Additionally, Casa has pointed out that the recent version of the app   Read more...

Binance Charity, the philanthropic division of leading cryptocurrency exchange Binance, has started a movement to aid victims of Hurricane Dorian. In this regard, Binance Charity has started receiving crypto donations that will be utilized to offer food and other assistance to hurricane victims via domestic organizations in damaged regions. Binance, on its campaign website, states   Read more...

Sinochem Energy Technology, subsidiary of Chinese oil and chemical enterprise Sinochem Group, is currently in discussions with Royal Dutch Shell and Australian financial services provider Macquarie Group to jointly build a blockchain based crude oil platform. The intended blockchain powered platform is supposedly named Gateway, with an investment of 100 million yuan (roughly $14 million).   Read more...

New York headquartered international market research firm SIS International Research has established blockchain unit called SIS Blockchain. After two years of offering advisory services to clients on blockchain applications in several industries including finance, real estate and supply chain, SIS Research setup a separate blockchain consulting group. Michael Stanat, vice-president of global operations at SIS   Read more...

Waves, an open source blockchain platform, and The Abyss, a blockchain powered game distribution platform, are jointly introducing a digital goods and in-game items market place built using blockchain technology. The Abyss disclosed its partnership with the Waves Platform, intended at the development of a blockchain based marketplace of tradable goods and in-game items. The   Read more...