Month: April 2020

Props Project, a decentralized network of apps including Dating.com, is migrating from a private blockchain to Algrorand (AGLO). Props’ network of independent apps uses Props Token as a reward mechanism. Currently it has over three million users across various apps. The company developed PropsChain, a private fork of Ethereum that currently handles 50,000 transactions an
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Blockchain scalability solution, Matic, launched a privacy-focused coronavirus tracking mobile application. According to an April 29 announcement, the new app — dubbed Tracy — leverages the Matic network for contact tracing and quarantine management. The solution also uses decentralized data storage solution, MóiBit, to store sensitive data. Per the announcement, Tracy is the first blockchain-based
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[embedded content] Siam Commercial Bank (SCB) is on a mission to change the lives of their over 16 million customers. Thailand’s oldest bank has partnered with Ripple to help bring the company into the digital age and create SCB Easy—a mobile application that runs on Ripple to deliver instant, low-cost cross-border payments.  Today, SCB unveiled
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The Bitcoin (BTC) price increased from $7,700 to $9,500 overnight, increasing by 23%, according to Coinmarketcap, in less than 24 hours.  The three main factors that catalyzed Bitcoin’s recent rally are record-high spot exchange volume, a breakout above historical resistance levels, and a noticeable rise in institutional demand. Spot exchanges drove Bitcoin to $9,500, not
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OkEx Pool, the staking arm of the OkEx conglomerate, announced that it has joined an Ethereum 2.0 testnet as a Proof-of-Stake validator. As revealed by its April 29 blog entry, OkEx is now validating blocks in the Ethereum 2.0 Topaz testnet, launched by Prysmatic Labs. Alysa Xu, the chief strategy officer for OkEx, said that
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New analysis of the top 10,000 Ether wallet addresses certainly paints a very bullish picture for Ethereum as it moves towards Proof-of-Stake consensus. However, it also suggests that some highly questionable practices are being employed by certain major cryptocurrency exchanges and Ether (ETH) whale accounts. The Poloniex/Tron axis According to the report’s author, Adam Cochran,
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