Like the buzz of a particularly pernicious insect, a seemingly un-swattable question has dogged Ethereum over the last few days: How to easily and independently verify the monetary supply of its native coin ETH?Read more
California has proposed a law that wants to track its citizens’ COVID-19 status by using blockchain tech.
The idea is that citizens would flash their COVID-19 results—most likely on their phone—to be able to enter certain places.
The IOTA network is preparing to launch the first phase of Chrysalis, also known as IOTA 1.5, on its mainnet sometime next week.Read more
The Compound protocol is set to introduce Open Price Feed — a decentralized oracle whose crypto market prices will allow the project’s lending system to function.
The Open Price Feed is currently being tested on a variety of networks.
Facebook has a Venmo-like mobile payments service in Facebook Pay, WhatsApp Pay in-app payments, and also an upcoming cryptocurrency wallet in Novi that will work with the Libra cryptocurrency project that it is backing.Read more
HempCoin (THC), one of the first 30 cryptocurrencies ever created, has been relisted by cryptocurrency exchange Bittrex. Before being delisted in 2019, HempCoin was a top-100 token on CoinMarketCap, trading over $10 million a day.Read more
Bitcoin (BTC) mining activity doesn’t seem to be reacting to the recent price rally that took the asset from approximately $9,000 in early July to almost $12,000 at time of publication.Read more
An advisor to Russian Railways, the country’s national rail operator, praised the rise of blockchain technology and hinted that it could be implemented as part of the country’s rail network.Read more
Israeli blockchain startup Orbs has published an open letter to French President, Emmanuel Macron. This letter promotes the use of blockchain technology to manage foreign aid following the tragic explosion in Beirut on August 4.Read more
Iden3, a company that manages self-sovereign identities on public blockchains, today launched Hermez, a zk-rollup that aims to provide a new method of scaling Ethereum transactions.Read more