Category: Blockchain News

Binance Successfully Concluded Its Mainnet ’Galileo’ Upgrade

Binance has reported the successful completion of scheduled Binance Chain Mainnet ‘Galileo’ hardfork upgrade that took place at block height 20,300,000. The Binance Chain Mainnet has completed the upliftment of its testnet services right after the commemoration of its second anniversary. The number one cryptocurrency exchange by volume has recently […]

Switch.ag Announces SwitchDex, the Simplest Way to Trade on a Decentralized Exchange

One of the biggest hurdles faced by entry-level cryptocurrency traders is the complexity of navigating on exchanges. As exchanges attempt to offer more and more options, greater services and advanced features, the average trader can be overwhelmed with confusing interfaces. The SwitchDex platform, one of the easiest ways to exchange […]

Wall Street-Backed Blockchain Consortium R3 on Its IPO Consideration

Blockchain consortium startup R3 is said to be considering an Initial Public Offerings (IPO). Sources familiar with the report reveals that R3 is in talks with an adviser over a potential public listing. A blockchain-software firm R3 which works with over 200 giant companies such as Wells Fargo & Co, […]

Samsung Joins Forces with Telcos and Banks for a Blockchain Consortium in South Korea

Samsung Electronics together with South Korean banks and telcos formed a consortium to create a new blockchain network. South Korean tech giants, including Samsung Electronics, telecommunication companies and banks have joined their forces to work on the projects powered by blockchain. The main goal of the consortium is to create […]

Spam Attack? Bitcoin Average Block Size Suddenly Spikes to Over 3MB

Blockchain validation platform VeriBlock produced almost 25% of on-chain Bitcoin (BTC) transactions in 24 hours July 14, the company confirmed on social media. VeriBlock, which uses its own ‘Proof-of-Proof’ protocol to validate blockchains using Bitcoin’s computing power, launched its mainnet implementation in March.  The service allows miners to compete for […]

AMA with CZ Binance: Plans for Binance Futures, Smart Contracts and Visa Card

At Binance’s 2nd anniversary’s AMA, Changpeng Zhao spoke about the extension of their 25% trading fee discount and the team’s commitment of BNB allocations to the token burn. Also, he announced testing of Binance Futures and providing Binance Visa card. Because it is Binance’s 2nd anniversary its CEO Changpeng Zhao […]

Fidelity, Amazon and Deloitte Supporting New Blockchain Accelerator

Fidelity, Deloitte, Amazon, and 20 other firms are backing a new blockchain accelerator program that is set up by IDEO CoLab Ventures, a venture arm from design firm IDEO. A subsidiary of design firm IDEO, IDEO CoLab, announced a partnership with 20 blue chip and crypto companies in order to […]

Fidelity Digital Assets Hiring New Blockchain Professionals

Judging by recent news, Fidelity Digital Assets, the company which just recently announced that they are adding Bitcoin to their asset managing services, now is seeking for 10 new blockchain experts. Fidelity, which is a major asset manager in the world, specifically created Fidelity Digital Assets branch which specializes in […]

‘Every FAANG Company Will Have Crypto Project Within the Next 2 Years,’ Say Winklevoss Twins

Popular crypto bulls and co-founders of Gemini Exchange, the Winklevoss Twins, have predicted that in two years, all the FAANG companies will follow Facebook’s footsteps and launch their individual cryptocurrency ventures. During a recent interview, billionaire brothers and crypto bulls, Tyler and Cameron Winklevoss, have forecasted that sometime in the […]

Support for TRON and Bitcoin Blockchains Added on Opera’s Crypto Wallet

Photo: Opera Blog On July 10, Opera browser launched exciting, innovative features incorporated into Crypto Wallet in the beta version of Opera browser on Android (version 53 beta). The new feature is accompanied by support for TRON and Bitcoin blockchains, an initiative which helps to make Web 3 more mainstream. […]