Zcash Rolls Out New Software Client to Bolster Network Health June 17, 2019

Nonprofit organization The Zcash Foundation has partnered with blockchain company Parity Technologies to release a new, open source software client for the cryptocurrency Zcash, according to a press release on June 17. The new software client, Zebra, purportedly exists to provide redundancy in the case of its first client — Zcashd — failing. Zcash hopes […]

P2P Bitcoin Exchange HodlHodl Launches Lightning Network Support June 5, 2019

Non-custodial peer-to-peer (P2P) bitcoin (BTC) exchange HodlHodl announced Lightning Network support in a Medium article published on June 5. The announcement claims that now “everyone is able to buy bitcoins and receive them directly into their Lightning wallet & sell bitcoins directly from their Lightning wallet.” The post also notes that the platform has previously […]

Blockstream Releases Upgrade of Its Bitcoin Lightning Network Implementation March 2, 2019

Blockchain development company Blockstream has released a new version of its Bitcoin (BTC) scalability software, c-lightning, a post on the company’s blog reveals on March 1. C-lightning is an implementation of the off-chain Bitcoin scalability solution, the Lightning Network (LN), that is written in the C programming language. Per the announcement, this latest version, c-lightning […]

Major Canadian Exchange Coinsquare Acquires Zero-Fee Payment Network StellarX February 15, 2019

Major Canadian crypto exchange Coinsquare has acquired StellarX, a Stellar (XLM)-based zero-fee decentralized payment network, according to a press release published on Feb. 14. According to the announcement, Bermuda-based StellarX will be a fully owned subsidiary of Coinsquare and will seek regulatory approval to operate and expand its service under Coinsquare’s compliance. The new acquisition […]

Insurance Giant Aetna Partners With IBM on Blockchain Network for Healthcare Industry January 25, 2019

United States-based health insurance giant Aetna has partnered with IBM to create a blockchain network tailored to the healthcare industry, Reuters reported Jan. 24. Estimated to serve over 39 million clients globally, Aetna has reportedly issued a joint statement with IBM clarifying that the blockchain system will be designed to streamline insurance claims processing and […]

PR: BodyOne Blockchain Ecological Network Energizes the Fitness Industry August 4, 2018

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The Bitcoin Cash Network Processed 687,000 Transactions on August 1st August 3, 2018

News Over the last day, BCH proponents have been celebrating the ‘Bitcoin Cash Independence Day’ which marks the anniversary of the August 1 blockchain split that took place a year ago. During festivities, the BCH community sent a ton of transactions over the course of the day and on August 1, 2018, the Bitcoin Cash […]

Chinese Social Network Tianya is Launching a Native Cryptocurrency July 28, 2018

The Tianya Community in China, a social network of 130 million users that seeks to create the country’s most influential platform for content and knowledge creation, has announced a blockchain based initiative to rebuild its ecosystem. The new ecosystem will launch on Aug. 8 and will make use of a blockchain based token, TYT, according […]

Major Chinese Social Network Tianya to Launch Native Cryptocurrency Token July 26, 2018

One of China’s top twenty-five websites, social network Tianya Club, announced it was releasing an internal blockchain-based token July 25. In a blog post, Tianya said its 90 bln Tianyan Tokens (TYT) would function as a kind of rewards system and run in parallel to its existing Tianya Diamond token, which is not cryptographic.  Provided […]

S. Korea’s Top Telephone Company Reveals Its Own Blockchain Network July 24, 2018

State-owned KT Corporation, South Korea’s largest telephone company, has announced the launch of its blockchain-powered commercial network. The firm has built a blockchain layer on top of its existing nationwide network in order to make it “more secure and transparent,” according to an article by The Korea Herald published Tuesday, July 24. The news outlet […]

Nervos Network Blockchain Startup Secures $28 Mln From Sequoia China, Polychain Capital July 18, 2018

Nervos Network, a Chinese blockchain startup founded by a former researcher and developer of the Ethereum Foundation, has announced today July 18, that it has raised $28 million to develop its enterprise blockchain solutions. According to a statement shared with Cointelegraph, Nervos has secured investment from a number of blockchain-related enterprises, including crypto hedge fund […]