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2021-Coding-Week-recap-from-industry-experts

2021 Coding Week recap from industry experts


Monday, September 20, 2021 by

National Coding Week takes place during September 13 - September 19 and it is a great time to engage everyone into coding in a fun and easy way. According to an article from National Today, "92 percent of executives believe American workers are not as skilled as they need to be." National Coding Week is a perfect opportunity for improving your coding skills to...


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Token locking for Solana


Friday, August 27, 2021 by

Being at the forefront of the decentralized finance industry, Unicrypt has developed disruptive products that boost the security of token circulation in DeFi projects. For creating the token locking feature, it has selected Platinum Software Development Company’s engineering team. Platinum plans to transfer the EVM-compatible solidity code (kindly provided by Unic...


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Cardano price prediction for 2021


Thursday, August 26, 2021 by

The price of cryptocurrency Cardano will jump to more than $3 in the next month, predicts the CEO of one of the world’s largest independent financial advisory, asset management, and fintech organizations. Cardano price predictions for 2021 "WalletInvestor believes the next year will see ADA soar far beyond its current high. The outlet predicts a price o...


How-to-earn-crypto-and-NFTs-for-playing-your-favorite-games

How to earn crypto and NFTs for playing your favorite games


Wednesday, August 25, 2021 by

Gamers have always dreamed of earning real money by playing their favorite video games. That dream is increasingly becoming a reality with the rise of NFT play-to-earn gaming gaining significance within popular culture, even quickly conforming full-time jobs among many younger demographics who are incentivized with crypto rewards. According to Blockchain Game Report, th...


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Cross chain Narni Bridge beta launches from Umbria Network


Wednesday, August 25, 2021 by

Umbria Network has announced that Narni ‘Insta’ Bridge is in Beta and available to the public. Cross chain Narni Bridge extends functionality Users of the bridge - bridge.umbria.network can now transfer $UMBR (Umbria's governance token) between the Ethereum Mainnet and Matic Mainnet quickly, easily, and cheaply. Imminently the bridge...


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How many Bitcoin addresses are being created in 2021


Tuesday, August 24, 2021 by

The Bitcoin network continues to witness an eye-popping activity on its blockchain despite high volatility in Q2, after the asset sharply declined from its all-time high set in April 2021. Blockchain Centre reports how many Bitcoin addresses are being created in 2021 Data compiled by Blockchain Centre uncovered a stunning finding, as many as 488,206 new Bitco...


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Blockchain protocol AllianceBlock wants to be your Defi ecosystem


Tuesday, August 17, 2021 by

On a mission to build the world’s first globally compliant decentralized capital market, since its launch in late 2020, the DeFi powerhouse AllianceBlock recently announced partnerships with Chainlink, Ocean Protocol, Injective Protocol, Orion Protocol, CertiK, the London Stock Exchange Group’s Partner Platform and many more. We had a chat ...


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2021 hackathon from NEAR


Friday, August 13, 2021 by

NEAR announced the first in a series of NEAR MetaBUIDL hackathons with $1 million in prizes until the end of the year. The first MetaBUIDL Hackathon runs from Aug 27 to Sep 12. Registration is open now. Speakers and Activities at the 2021 hackathon from NEAR They think it's a great opportunity for anyone interested in solving real-world problems that coul...


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Ethereum expected to hit 5k


Monday, May 3, 2021 by

The Ethereum price is likely to hit $5,000 over the next seven days as the cryptocurrency reaches new all-time highs, predicts the CEO of deVere, Nigel Green. The bullish prediction from Nigel Green, chief executive and founder of deVere Group, comes as Ether, the token transacted on the Ethereum blockchain, and the world’s second largest cryptocurrency after B...


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Open source solution adapts apps for Huawei AppGallery


Thursday, April 15, 2021 by

Huawei has announced that its developer partner bluesource has created an open-source¹ method that adapts GMS apps for AppGallery removing the need to redevelop apps specifically for Huawei’s app store. The solution, called the Choice SDK, makes it easy for app publishers to transform their existing apps based on GMS and Firebase frameworks into HMS usable...


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Cardano set to grow after becoming fully decentralized


Wednesday, April 7, 2021 by

Cardano’s recent full decentralization will fuel its appeal and price, better positioning it to take on rivals Bitcoin and Ethereum in the booming cryptocurrency market, predicts the CEO of one of the world’s largest independent financial advisory and fintech organizations. The bold prediction from deVere Group CEO and founder Nigel Green comes as Cardano...


IOHK-will-no-longer-produce-blocks-on-Cardano-platform

IOHK will no longer produce blocks on Cardano platform


Thursday, April 1, 2021 by

IOHK successfully decentralized block production on the platform. This means that IOHK will no longer produce any blocks on Cardano, with the responsibility now fully in the hands of the blockchain’s community.  This is a significant moment in the total decentralization of Cardano, which will eventually achieve full decentralization of governance and netwo...


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XRP Ledger developer chat with GM at RippleX Monica Long


Wednesday, March 31, 2021 by

"At RippleX, our goal is to inspire and enable the growing developer community around the XRP Ledger to build the Internet of Value, where money moves as easily as information does today", says Monica Long, General Manager of RippleX. She oversees the team working to unlock and accelerate new use cases for developers building with blockchain. ...


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Atari expands partnership with Chain Games


Friday, March 26, 2021 by

Atari® announced that they will expand their existing partnership with Chain Games to integrate into the upcoming Atari Multiverse experience. As a part of this expansion, Chain Games and Atari will develop a region within the Atari Multiverse where users can experience their collaborative efforts, including brand new interactive experiences provided by both pa...


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Lisk becomes member of Cryptocurrency Open Patent Alliance


Wednesday, March 24, 2021 by

Lisk has become the latest member of the Cryptocurrency Open Patent Alliance (COPA). As the first blockchain developer-focused member of the rapidly growing alliance, Lisk will help bolster innovation within the blockchain community through the promotion of open patent collaboration. The COPA consortium, which was launched in September 2020 by global financial servic...


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NEM Group has launched Symbol


Tuesday, March 16, 2021 by

NEM Group announced the launch of Symbol, its next-generation Proof-of-Stake+ (PoS+) Public Blockchain. Boasting enterprise-grade programmability and security, Symbol from NEM brings cutting edge technical features which can be leveraged by innovative projects building fintech, healthcare and supply chain products at the heart of the new economy. With the launch co...


Bitcoin-tops-$60k-for-the-first-time

Bitcoin tops $60k for the first time


Tuesday, March 16, 2021 by

With Bitcoin hitting a record high over the weekend, topping $60k for the first time, please find the below commentary from Jesse Cohen, senior analyst at Investing.com "It’s been a blockbuster year so far for Bitcoin, whose gains have left other assets in the dust. Bitcoin has seen its price more than double already through the first three months of ...


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$10 million raised for decentralized commerce ecosystem


Thursday, March 11, 2021 by

Boson Protocol announced it has successfully closed the last round before its public sale, raising a total of $10m between all rounds. The presale round demonstrates continued support from existing investors, combined with new backers. The presale was 40x oversubscribed, showing strong interest for the project. These funding rounds enable Boson Protocol to continue d...


Getting-started-with-blockchain-smart-contracts

Getting started with blockchain smart contracts


Thursday, March 11, 2021 by

Cryptocurrency garners most of the headlines when it comes to blockchain, but the biggest impact over the long run will come from many other practical uses including banking, property records and healthcare, just to name a few. For all of the different use cases, blockchain apps have one thing in common that should be at the forefront of anything developers are working ...


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Partisia Blockchain and Insights Network unite to launch Instars


Monday, March 8, 2021 by

In the first successful integration of blockchain and Multiparty Computation (MPC) technology to power a decentralized social media platform, Partisia Blockchain, a Web 3.0 platform built for trust, transparency, and privacy, has joined forces with global market research provider Insights Network, to officially launch Instars. The unveiling of the blockchain-pow...


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Investing in Bitcoin by baby boomers and Gen X


Thursday, February 25, 2021 by

Baby boomers and Gen X are piling into Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies, affirms the CEO of one of the world’s largest independent financial advisory and fintech organizations. The observation from Nigel Green, the chief executive and founder of deVere Group comes from a global poll of clients aged over 55 found that 70% of those surveyed are already invested...


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Bitcoin reaches new highs in first part of 2021


Monday, February 15, 2021 by

The Bitcoin price nears $50,000 and will continue to reach new highs in this first quarter of 2021 – but investors should also expect volatility due to increasing regulatory scrutiny. This is the warning from Nigel Green, CEO and founder of deVere Group, one of the world’s largest independent financial advisory and fintech organizations.  It comes...


Uncollateralized-lending-launched-by-TrustToken

Uncollateralized lending launched by TrustToken


Thursday, January 28, 2021 by

TrustToken launches TrueFi, the decentralized protocol for uncollateralized lending, hitting $35 million in total value locked within 24 hours of going live. The TrueFi protocol introduces a new approach to on-chain lending, letting TRU holders vote on incoming borrowers and uncollateralized loan requests; creating new ways for TrueCurrency users to generate stable, hig...


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Ignite incubator program launched from NEM Ventures


Wednesday, January 27, 2021 by

NEM Ventures has announced the launch of the Ignite virtual incubator program, to provide mentoring and financial support for early-stage blockchain startups. Applications are now open to the first cohort of blockchain projects wishing to gain professional support in preparing for commercialization and fundraising rounds, with support from the NEM ecosystem. Ign...


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DeFi in 2021


Tuesday, January 26, 2021 by

Without a doubt, DeFi will be one of the most important drivers behind the industry in 2021. We are seeing more and more traditional financial institutions embracing the benefits of cryptocurrencies, and the blockchain and crypto worlds are highly likely to positively disrupt investment banking and capital markets in 2021. In order for the two worlds to be bridged effec...


Crypto-regulation-obstacles-in-2021

Crypto regulation obstacles in 2021


Tuesday, January 19, 2021 by

Ethereum is of course a project to watch but seems to be suffering from project fatigue with increasing numbers speaking to other chains due I suspect, to uncertainty on ETH2.0 dates and scaling timescales. Once they sort out those issues, they will undoubtedly continue to see adoption outside the DeFi spikes we have seen in Q3 2020. In 2020, we have already seen cry...


Why-blockchain-is-the-future

Why blockchain is the future


Friday, January 15, 2021 by

The fears from the pandemic have naturally placed more focus on wearables helping us monitor our health, fitness, and keeping us better connected. Companies such as Apple, Samsung, Fitbit, and others are flooding the market with health and fitness devices to help mankind to stay healthy and happier. I believe we will see even more companies entering this space and mo...


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Bitcoin should have a great year says PlasmaPay


Thursday, January 14, 2021 by

Bitcoin should have a great year thanks to the macro conditions caused by the massive government stimulus packages of 2020, but Ethereum should also be able to build on the success of 2020 as DeFi matures and develops. Bitcoin should have a great year and so will Ethereum Expect greater numbers of cross-chain solutions to launch in response to the scaling iss...


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Enterprise blockchain adoption will increase in 2021


Wednesday, January 13, 2021 by

One significant trend witnessed in 2020 was the wave of large enterprises moving to execute their business logic in Layer 2 networks and simply using Layer 1 for consensus and arbitration. This combination offers enterprises the best of both public networks — with superior, distributed trust - and private networks — with lower costs and better scalability, p...


New-prediction-says-Blockchain-will-power-web3

New prediction says Blockchain will power web3


Tuesday, January 12, 2021 by

In the coming year, companies will modify their approaches to developing technology and products. The hype of Artificial Intelligence, Microservices, and Low Code – No Code platforms have played out and companies will make adjustments to decrease complexity and increase efficiencies. Microservices Adoption to Recede in 2021 Microservices will see a decline i...


Digital-assets-space-will-revolutionize-in-2021

Digital assets space will revolutionize in 2021


Tuesday, January 12, 2021 by

Looking forward to 2021 and beyond, the digital asset space will undergo revolutionary change. I expect further hype cycles, particularly in the DeFi space. However, for the long term health of the digital assets space, there needs to be a focus on more meaningful work centered around protocol-level developments. In the next 10-15 years, the low hanging fruit will die d...


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Blockchain social network offers Trump free lifetime membership


Monday, January 11, 2021 by

On Monday, the two founders of Dream-Real.com, a new global social network built on the Blockchain, will formally offer President Donald Trump a free, lifetime membership to the international platform.  Blockchain social network offers Trump free lifetime membership Their offer is in response to Twitter and a host of other platforms banning not only the ...


Virtual-desktops-will-gain-popularity-in-2021

Virtual desktops will gain popularity in 2021


Sunday, January 10, 2021 by

Desktops-as-a-service, or virtual cloud desktops, will gain popularity in 2021. These are offerings like Amazon Workspace, Microsoft Windows Virtual Desktop, Google Chromebook. The offerings enable the entire environment of workstations to be delivered as a service — a display that connects to personal computing in the cloud. It reduces the in-house infrastructure...


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Blockchain regulations to look for in 2021


Saturday, January 9, 2021 by

Trends in the blockchain and crypto industries in 2021 are likely to be anchored around the growing demands of the decentralized finance space. Layer 2 and cross-chain solutions address current scalability issues. The UX and UI of dApps and wallets will also be improved. Even newer areas of interest like decentralized identity will likely see most of its' developmen...


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Security concerns will be front and center in 2021


Saturday, January 9, 2021 by

Security concerns, especially when it comes to cloud native applications, will be even more front and center in 2021 than they have been recently, said Linux Foundation SVP & General Manager of Training & Certification Clyde Seepersad. Recent research by The Linux Foundation and Harvard found that open source developers are not prioritizing security issu...