Archived Posts

Enjin, blockchain powered game focused company, revealed the launch of their plugin “EnjinCraft” for Minecraft, a well-known video game. As per the media release by Enjin, the blockchain plugin will permit players to trade, embed and utilize blockchain gaming products via the servers. By adopting blockchain technology, the firm intends to make it simpler to   Read more...

Google search related to Bitcoin (BTC) is on a decline, signaling that halving no longer leads interest towards the numero uno crypto in terms of market capitalization. Notably, Bitcoin continues to trade in a range of 8750 to 9750 for the past two weeks. For the past few weeks, Bitcoin related searches reached levels that   Read more...

China Merchants Port, largest port operator in the country, has entered into an agreement with e-commerce behemoth Alibaba Group and its subsidiary Ant Financial. According to the agreement a blockchain powered platform will be developed, focusing on several use cases. The platform will permit buyers, logistic firms, sellers, customs, banks and tax officials to carry   Read more...

Hungary based academics, including Ferenc Béres, carried out extensive research on the Ethereum blockchain to discover the manner in which transactions conducted on it can be easily de-anonymized. The study, which is yet to be reviewed by peers, concentrated on multiple Ethereum-centric features that totally make the network simpler to monitor than competitors such as   Read more...

The blockchain-powered digital payment venture, Electroneum, will be rolling out an in-app electricity top-up facility in four African nations, namely Mali, Gambia, Senegal and Nigeria. The electricity top-up feature facilitates users of ETN app to top-up their electricity meters straight away from the app, with payment in ETN tokens. The ETN mobile app earlier included   Read more...

Torus, top cryptocurrency management platform, has rolled out its non-custodial crucial management solution DirectAuth-facilitating simple log-in processes for web3 applications. DirectAuth is developed over the Torus Wallet, which paves way for one-click logins for decentralized applications (DApps). The inclusion of DirectAuth permits consistent logged-in process and simplify dealings. DirectAuth uses multi-party computation (MPC) for generation   Read more...

Russia’s central bank (The Bank of Russia) is supposedly creating a digital mortgage platform using a locally built blockchain named Masterchain. As per Olga Skorobogatova, first deputy governor of the central bank, Masterchain has begun to back digital mortgages, which forms a base for the forthcoming platform. The financial institution has already tabled the plan   Read more...

Sber bank, Russia’s largest bank, has requested tenders to supply 4,917 ATMs with an in-built graphic card having the ability to support blockchain powered operations. Experts believe that such blockchain powered graphics card is can be used only for mining purposes. Sberbank, Russia’s oldest and largest bank, commands around 44% of total personal deposits in   Read more...

The Bank of Lithuania (BoL) has completed the research stage of its blockchain related venture, LBChain. In the next stage, the institution will setup a sandbox that brings together tech and regulatory framework for the technology. The platforms utilized for the study include Hyperledger Fabric and Corda, which were built by IBM Polska SP. Z.o.o   Read more...