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    200 smart contracts on Cardano… but there’s a catch

    One third-party explorer puts the number of time-locked Cardano smart contracts over 2,000. More than 200 smart contracts have been listed on the Cardano blockchain explorer following the Alonzo upgrade on Monday — but there’s a catch. As of now, the 200 smart contracts listed are in timelock and cannot be used by developers until they’re… More

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    Blockchain technology can change the world, and not just via crypto

    Blockchain offers great efficiency — and this is the main reason it will be increasingly prevalent over the next decade. Over the last three or four years, blockchain adoption has expanded tremendously, and each industry is exploring different use cases for the technology. There are multiple aspects of blockchain — from business to technical and… More

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    Solana hits record high with SOL price up over 218% in six weeks — What’s behind the rally?

    SOL price keeps rising as the U.S. securities regulator registered a Solana-centric fund for institutional investors and crypto market data network Pyth announced going live on the Solana blockchain. Solana (SOL) prices printed another milestone of nearly $85 high on Aug. 27 as traders assessed a flurry of optimistic fundamentals, including Solana’s potential foray into… More

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    Korean internet giant Kakao expands blockchain presence to Singapore

    Kakao wants to keep up with the enterprise blockchain competition in Asia as it eyes expansion to Singapore. Singapore is reportedly the next port of call for Kakao’s globalization agenda for its legacy blockchain platform Klaytn.According to a report by The Korea Herald on Monday, Kakao has established two new blockchain-based entities — the Klaytn… More

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    Microsoft wants to use Ethereum blockchain to fight piracy

    The major software developer’s new plan to combat piracy relies on the transparency of blockchain technology. Windows operating system and Office productivity suite have always been top performers on any software piracy platforms. So, it’s no wonder that Microsoft, the developer of both products, works hard to establish anti-piracy measures. In a new paper released by… More

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    Crypto and blockchain investments have already doubled 2020’s: KPMG report

    Investors now have a better understanding not only about crypto assets but also the operational and procedural side of crypto, a new report states. Crypto and blockchain investments continue to grow thanks to ever-rising investor interest, according to a new report from Big Four accounting firm KPMG.Titled “Pulse of Fintech H1 2021,” the study covers global investment… More

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    The future of DeFi is spread across multiple blockchains

    As the decentralized space is growing at lightning speed, projects need to adapt to the multichain future or risk becoming irrelevant. Long stuck in the shadows of Bitcoin (BTC), Ethereum (ETH) finally took hold of the market in 2020 during the decentralized finance summer. Designed to recreate traditional financial systems with fewer middlemen, DeFi is… More

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    Amazon seeks new exec to oversee digital currency strategy

    The new Amazon position requires a deep understanding of the digital currency and cryptocurrency ecosystems and related technologies. Tech giant Amazon is looking to dive into digital currency and blockchain development with a new major hire within its payments-focused team.Amazon’s payments acceptance and experience team is seeking a digital currency and blockchain product lead to… More

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    South China Morning Post to tokenize 118-year-old archive with NFTs

    Hong Kong landmarks like the Kowloon Walled City will be tokenized and showcased in The Sandbox Ethereum-based metaverse. Veteran Hong Kong-based newspaper South China Morning Post (SCMP) is creating a series of NFTs using a new token standard called “ARTIFACT,” designed to preserve historical assets on the blockchain.In its ARTIFACT Litepaper, SCMP presents an overview… More

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    Blockchain can help publishers improve audience trust

    By implementing timestamping and blockchain technology, media and publications can increase their readers’ assurance. Readers expect their news content to be reliable and trustworthy, yet many doubt it actually is. Readers cite issues like unchecked sources, rushing too fast to print, careless reporting and news sites being deliberately misleading as contributing to their eroding trust… More

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    $71B in crypto has reportedly passed through ‘blockchain island’ Malta since 2017

    The Financial Action Task Force, a membership body of 37 jurisdictions and two regional organizations, has flagged Malta’s initial push to attract cryptocurrency business as “problematic.” Malta’s strategy to become a global enclave for digital assets appears to be working, though lax regulatory oversight has raised concerns over money laundering and other financial crime. Roughly $71… More

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    Concordium aims to end the era of anonymity in crypto industry

    Crypto and blockchain industries need to play by the rules to realize their full potential, Concordium CEO says. The anonymity of Bitcoin (BTC) and other cryptocurrencies is a hot topic in the crypto space. While the transactions are open to track in a public blockchain, it is challenging to link a transaction with a real-life… More