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December 01, 10:30 am
|Blockchain Experts Meet With Colombian President to Discuss Technology's...|
Samson Mow, CEO of JAN3, and other blockchain experts, met with Colombian President Gustavo Petro to discuss the possible uses blockchain and bitcoin tech could have to help modernize the management of certain institutions of the Colombian state.
Colombian President Gustavo Petro Discusses Blockchain and Bitcoin Implementation
Gustavo Petro, president of Colombia, announced on November 29 that he had met with several blockchain and bitcoin experts to discuss applying this tech to improve the management of several institutions and projects in the country.
The meeting, which saw the presence of JAN3 CEO Samson Mow, JAN3 Marketing Director Raul Velasquez, JAN3 CMO Edwin Rivas, RSK Labs co-founder Diego Gutierrez, Bingx International Operations Consultant Cristian Quintero, and Tropykus co-founder Mauricio Tovar, included the discussion of three main topics.
The first one had to do with modernizing the billing processes of the health system in Colombia, which he suggested could be monitored in real-time using blockchain tech instead of relying on manual procedures that still use ink and paper records.
Also, Petro hinted at utilizing blockchain tech to manage land registries and issue land ownership titles. Gabriel Angulo, IT VP of the National Agrarian Bank, was also present t...
November 29, 2:42 pm
|Republic Sets Launch Date for Investment Security Token on INX via Avala...|
Republic is gearing up to list its profit-sharing digital asset, the Republic Note, on INX’s US-regulated trading platform. The listing, which will be done via the Avalanche blockchain, aims to make private market investments more accessible to and tradable among investors around the world.
Republic Note is a real-world asset-backed digital s...
November 29, 7:00 am
|Tron Blockchain Founder Justin Sun Rejects Reports Linking His Protocol ...|
Tron blockchain founder Justin Sun has rejected suggestions that his protocol is increasingly being used by terrorist organizations. Sun said Tron's top priority remains maintaining decentralization as well as making sure users' assets remain safe. A new report suggests that between July 2021 and October 2023, Israel's National Bureau for Counter-T...
November 26, 1:50 pm
|Could the Blockchain Disrupt Big Data in the E-commerce Industry?|
The e-commerce industry is a powerhouse in today's marketplace, using technology to meet the changing demands of consumers seamlessly. At its core, the success of e-commerce is intricately tied to the harnessing of vast data sets, a phenomenon commonly known as Big Data.
In today's ever-changing environment, Big Data is crucial, guiding businesses ...
November 20, 8:30 pm
|Dfinity Foundation and Singularitynet Partner to Transform Decentralized...|
The Dfinity Foundation and Singularitynet have announced an initiative to merge the Internet Computer blockchain with Singularitynet's marketplace. This collaboration aims to transform the accessibility and transparency of decentralized large language models. By integrating these advanced technologies, the initiative is aiming to redefine the lands...
November 20, 8:15 pm
|What 600 Startup Applications Tell About Blockchain & AI in 2024|
This is an opinion post written for CryptoPotato by Ken Timsit, Head of Cronos Labs
2023 is the year of artificial intelligence, and there’s no better time than now to take a deeper dive into the different types and use cases of AI — especially for startups and projects working at the intersection of AI and blockchain.
To carry the mome...
November 20, 6:30 am
|Latam Insights: Argentina's Massa Proposes Blockchain Oversight, Drex Wi...|
Welcome to Latam Insights, a compendium of Latin America's most relevant crypto and economic news during the last week. In this issue: Argentine presidential candidate Sergio Massa has proposed to use blockchain for state oversight, the Brazilian securities regulator president stated (CBDC) drex might 'kill' lesser cryptocurrencies, and Okx announc...
November 19, 5:15 pm
|Unstoppable Domains and ENS Clash Over Blockchain Domain Patents|
Unstoppable Domains is currently facing criticism for allegedly appropriating the open-source advancements of the Ethereum Name Service (ENS) through the filing of a patent named 'Resolving Blockchain Domain Names' in January this year.
In an open letter, Nick Johnson, the lead developer of ENS, expressed significant concerns about Unstoppable Doma...
November 18, 6:30 am
|Argentina's Presidential Candidate Sergio Massa Suggests Using Blockchai...|
Presidential candidate and Economy Minister Sergio Massa has proposed to develop a system to allow citizens to control and monitor state finance using blockchain tech in Argentina. At a recent presidential campaign rally, he declared that Argentines 'should be able to control state accounts with their mobile phones,' interacting with the national b...
November 18, 1:00 am
|Bullish Sentiment Surrounds AVAX Price As Republic Adopts Avalanche Bloc...|
Tech firm Republic has recently announced its mission to democratize private market investing, with the selection of Avalanche as the platform for launching its profit-sharing digital asset, the Republic Note (R/Note).
The R/Note is a revenue-sharing digital security that is backed by Republic's private equity portfolio, which includes over 750 as...
November 17, 7:46 am
|Bullish or Bearish for Incoming Bitcoin 2024 Halving Year: We Asked Bina...|
CryptoPotato attended Binance Blockchain Week held in Istanbul last week and took the chance to ask numerous attendees, executives, and speakers about the current status of the cryptocurrency sector and expectations about a potential Bitcoin bull run next year.
In the following lines, we will outline the general sentiment among some of the attendee...
November 15, 9:42 pm
|Quantoz Payments Secures License to Issue EURD on Algorand Blockchain|
Quantoz Payments, a subsidiary of Dutch blockchain firm Quantoz, has secured a license as an electronic money institution (EMI) under the oversight of the Dutch Central Bank.
The authorization empowers Quantoz Payments to issue its inaugural regulated and programmable euro legal tender, EURD, on the Algorand network.
Launching EURD on the Algorand ...
November 15, 4:42 am
|The Future of AI-Agents is Decentralized: Delysium and Microsoft Partner...|
[PRESS RELEASE - San Francisco, USA, November 15th, 2023]
Onboarding new users into the world of blockchain and AI can be a daunting task filled with complexity. From wrapped tokens to private keys, the learning curve is steep. This creates barriers to adoption for regular internet users who want to explore the possibilities of decentralized techno...
November 09, 12:30 pm
|Kenyan Blockchain Association Told to Help Draft Regulation Bill, 'Demys...|
The Blockchain Association of Kenya has been asked to help create the country's first draft bill on crypto asset regulation. The National Assembly’s Departmental Committee on Finance and National Planning also asked the association to undertake 'robust public education on cryptocurrency trade to demystify it.'Kenya's Initial Draft Crypto Bill...
November 09, 8:07 am
|Preserving Paradise: Fundecor's Alliance with Blockchain Jungle Saves 62...|
[PRESS RELEASE - San José, Costa Rica, November 9th, 2023]
In a remarkable move to safeguard biodiversity, FUNDECOR has partnered with Blockchain Jungle and Biota Nexus, resulting in the protection of 62,500 square meters of Costa Rica’s pristine ecosystems. This strategic alliance has been a groundbreaking achievement in the realm of ...
November 08, 9:50 pm
|World Blockchain Summit: Common Wealth's Mission Attracts Key Investment...|
[PRESS RELEASE - Dubai, United Arab Emirates, November 8th, 2023]
Day 2 of the 26th global World Blockchain Summit in Dubai witnessed a game-changing announcement as Cypher Capital and Master Ventures revealed their strategic investments in Common Wealth.
In a major development on the 2nd day of the 26th global edition of the World Blockchain Summi...
November 08, 11:13 am
|Bitget Academy and UCL Join Forces to Train Future Blockchain Leaders|
[PRESS RELEASE - Victoria, Seychelles, November 8th, 2023]
Bitget, a leading cryptocurrency exchange and web3 company, has formed an educational partnership with the University College London’s (“UCL”) Blockchain Society and FinTech Society. The partnership will give students an in-depth understanding of blockchain technology and ...
November 08, 7:48 am
|Gala's GALA-powered L1, GalaChain, Comes to Binance Blockchain Week Ista...|
[PRESS RELEASE - Istanbul, Turkey, November 8th, 2023]
Gala Games is thrilled to announce that it will be participating in the upcoming Binance Blockchain Week in Istanbul, a premier gathering for blockchain and cryptocurrency enthusiasts, developers, and entrepreneurs. At the event, Gala Games will introduce a unique experience for all attendees &...
November 08, 7:34 am
|Binance Announces Web3 Wallet at Binance Blockchain Week 2023 in Istanbu...|
The world's largest cryptocurrency exchange - Binance - announced the launch of its Web3 wallet to allow millions of users to 'explore and experience' the sector 'without the risk of losing seed phrases or struggling with complicated onboarding processes.'
The product is a self-custody wallet built within the platform's application.
The company ma...
November 06, 5:53 am
|Azteco's Bitcoin Voucher Giveaway: How Blockchain Jungle Attendees Will ...|
[PRESS RELEASE - San José, Costa Rica, November 5th, 2023]In an unprecedented move, Azteco pledges to distribute thousands of dollars in Bitcoin vouchers, spotlighting the ease and accessibility of their innovative voucher system.
As excitement builds for the upcoming Blockchain Jungle 2023 conference, Azteco, the world's leading provider of...
November 04, 4:33 pm
|Cardano Summit 2023: Merging AI And Blockchain, Funding, And Day 2 Recap|
In the financial center of Dubai, the Cardano Summit 2023 will gather some of the most prominent projects in the crypto space. During the three-day event, speakers, founders, and the community will voice views on the growing sector and the future of the network and blockchain technology as Cardano enters a critical stage in its development.
November 02, 7:34 pm
|The Open Network (TON) Proves it is the World's Fastest and Most Scalabl...|
[PRESS RELEASE - Zug, Switzerland, November 2nd, 2023]
Verified and confirmed by Certik, TON blockchain hit a record of 104,715 transactions per second (TPS) during a public, live-streamed stress test.
The Open Network Foundation (TON Foundation) has today announced that, during a successful live-streamed stress test, the TON blockchain has proven ...
November 02, 8:40 am
|Wave Goodbye to the Bear Market, Prepare for the Bull Run at 'Blockchain...|
[PRESS RELEASE - Bangkok, Thailand, November 2nd, 2023]
In an era where “blockchain” is a highly searched and discussed term while the current cryptocurrency market is experiencing volatility and prices of digital assets are fluctuating. Nonetheless, there are still many investors and experts who believe that the crypto market is just g...
November 01, 5:30 am
|Blockchain Governance — A Look at the Top 5 DAO Treasuries in 2023|
Over seven years ago, on April 30, 2016, the first decentralized autonomous organization (DAO) emerged, marking a significant shift in the digital world. However, just three months later, a cyberattack brought it down, leading to its unfortunate collapse. Today, the landscape has transformed dramatically, with numerous DAOs thriving, and 179 treasu...
October 31, 6:30 am
|Blockchain Technology Can Guarantee to Consumers 'That Their Diamonds Ha...|
According to the president of Botswana, blockchain is one of the innovative solutions that the global diamond industry can use to ensure 'blood diamonds' are excluded from formal markets. Using blockchain not only assures consumers but also enables them 'to make informed choices and encourages responsible practices throughout the supply chain.'Mini...
October 25, 10:41 am
|TON Foundation and Mantle Network Form Strategic Alliance, Advancing EVM...|
[PRESS RELEASE - Zug, Switzerland, October 25th, 2023]
Today, The Open Network Foundation (TON Foundation) has announced a strategic alliance with Mantle Network, a leading Ethereum Virtual Machine (EVM) Layer 2 solutions provider. This agreement positions Mantle Network as a principal ally to TON Foundation towards more interoperable EVM-compatibl...
October 25, 9:10 am
|dYdX's Transition to Standalone Blockchain Commences with v4 Open-Source...|
Prominent decentralized crypto derivatives exchange dYdX has unveiled the open-source code for its upcoming version 4. The new dYdX Chain - based on the Cosmos SDK and Tendermint Proof-of-stake consensus protocol - is expected to offer transactions of up to 2,000 per second.
This is essentially the initial phase of the v4 upgrade, as the DEX s...
October 24, 3:58 pm
|Blockchain E-Ticketing Platform UTIX Announces Major Exchange Listing on...|
[PRESS RELEASE - Birkirkara, Malta, October 24th, 2023]
UTIX, the blockchain-based e-ticketing platform that provides event organizers across the globe with the ability to sell online tickets, has announced its native $UTIX cryptocurrency reward token will be available to buy and sell on the BitMart exchange from October 31.
The UTIX platform is a ...
October 23, 10:39 pm
|Blockchain Detective ZachXBT's Account Subpoenaed for an 'Unclear Reason...|
Cryptocurrency investigator ZachXBT has revealed on social media that his X account and a few others received a subpoena from a court requesting additional information for unspecified reasons. On October 21, he shared two screenshots regarding the request.
The first depicted the court's request for specific information that X was mandated to provid...
October 23, 2:09 pm
|Blockchain Dev Calls for Radical Changes to Counter Critical Lightning N...|
Renowned blockchain developer Antoine Riard has issued an urgent plea for updates to Bitcoin's source code.
Antoine Riard's research paper delves into the critical vulnerabilities within the Lightning Network, shedding light on a particular category of transaction-relay jamming attacks known as 'replacement cycling.'
Replacement Cycling Attacks on ...
October 23, 2:00 pm
|Bitmain to Support Aleo's PoW Blockchain With Latest Antminer Release|
Crypto mining rig manufacturer Bitmain plans to release a new Antminer supporting the proof-of-work (PoW) blockchain network Aleo. The announcement comes after Bitmain's recent launches of filecoin and kaspa machines and the company's latest series of bitcoin miners.Aleo's L1 Blockchain to Get Bitmain Mining Support
According to a recent Bitmain po...
October 22, 11:30 am
|Centralized Mining Pools 'Antithetical to the Ideals That Gave Rise to B...|
The apparent centralization in both proof-of-work and proof-of-stake protocols is 'tragic because it’s antithetical to the cypherpunk ideals' that birthed the the bitcoin and blockchain movement, Tomer Afek, the CEO at the crypto platform Spacemesh, has argued. To back this assertion, Afek told Bitcoin.com News that only two Bitcoin mining po...
October 21, 7:10 pm
|Blockchain Company LBRY Shuts Down After Legal Battle With SEC|
LBRY Inc., a cryptocurrency platform, announced its closure due to a court failure against the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The SEC charged LBRY with making an unregistered securities offering by selling its native LBC tokens.
The fallout from this legal fight has prompted worries about unequal access to justice and regulatory overreac...
October 21, 5:30 pm
|Blockchain Publishing Company LBRY Announces Shutdown Following Court Ju...|
Facing a judgment from the federal government and encumbered with significant debts, LBRY Inc., the blockchain-based publishing company, has signaled its intent to terminate operations. This announcement, shared via a blog post hosted on Odysee, arrives in the aftermath of a contentious legal battle with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission ...
October 19, 5:00 am
|xDay 2023 Day 1: How MultiversX Is Bridging The Metaverse, AI, And Block...|
In the next three days, our team at NewsBTC will cover xDay 2023, an event organized by MultiversX in the Palace of Parliament, Romania. Formerly known as Elrond, the project rebranded in 2022 and focused on the Metaverse, one of the hottest trends in crypto.
Following The Trend, What To Look For At xDay 2023? In addition to rebranding, the proj...
October 18, 1:35 pm
|Paris Blockchain Week 2024 to Host Cutting-Edge Web3 Innovation|
[PRESS RELEASE - Paris, France, October 18th, 2023]
Paris Blockchain Week, the leading blockchain and Web3 event organiser, announced how the 5th edition (8-12 April 2024) at the Carrousel du Louvre in Paris, France, is shaping up.
Signifying the growth of the blockchain and Web3 industry, Paris Blockchain Week 2024 will be a three-day event focusi...
October 17, 6:48 am
|Empowering Innovation: DNERO Protocol Launches in El Salvador, Pioneerin...|
[PRESS RELEASE - San Salvador, El Salvador, October 16th, 2023]
DNERO Technologies S.A. de C.V. Transforms El Salvador into a Blockchain and Crypto Innovation Hub
DNERO Technologies S.A. de C.V., a pioneering force in the blockchain and crypto space headquartered in El Salvador, is set to launch its game-changing DNERO Protocol on October 23, 2023....
October 16, 10:31 am
|Blockchain Work Innovator HUMAN Protocol Launches Web3 Event – New...|
[PRESS RELEASE - Lisbon, Portugal, October 11th, 2023]
Startup pitch competition to win $15000 grant
Web3 speakers present current business plans and new global economics
A new event is launching on the fringe of Web Summit in Lisbon this year highlighting the future of work on the blockchain. HUMAN Protocol, the decentralised, automated solution t...
October 16, 5:30 am
|Agnostic Nature of Blockchain Technology 'Makes It the Ideal Foundation ...|
Although the travel industry is said to be in great need of digital innovation, according to Pablo Castillo, the CTO of the blockchain-based travel firm Chain4travel, 'aviation is the most obvious sector to innovate with blockchain.' To support this assertion, Castillo, a former group CIO of Hotelplan Group, pointed to the aviation sector's outdate...
October 14, 5:30 pm
|Blockchain Gaming Holds Strong in Q3, Amid Evolving Crypto Landscape|
The blockchain gaming sector maintained its influential position in the third quarter of 2023 despite some decreases in momentum, according to Dappradar's recent report. Although metrics such as unique active wallets and transactions dropped slightly, the report advises against viewing this as a sign of decreasing interest. Rather, it shows a chang...
October 13, 10:00 am
|Supercharging Blockchain Solana and Bitcoin Spark Combine Forces|
At the forefront of blockchain technology, Solana and Bitcoin Spark supercharge decentralized networks with pioneering platforms, each bringing unique strengths to the table.
The potential of these dynamic systems can transform the blockchain ecosystem into an era of efficiency, accessibility, and scalable possibilities.
From Solana's lightning-fas...
October 12, 6:22 am
|The Open Network (TON) to Attempt World Record for the Fastest Blockchai...|
[PRESS RELEASE - Zug, Switzerland, October 11th, 2023]
Today, The Open Network Foundation (TON Foundation) announces their upcoming attempt to officially be named the world’s fastest blockchain. The public network performance test, which is scheduled for October 31, 2023, at 15:00 UTC, will demonstrate the reliability, scalability, and speed ...
October 11, 10:48 pm
|JPMorgan Debuts Blockchain Collateral Transaction on TCN|
JPMorgan has announced a significant milestone, revealing that it successfully conducted its inaugural live blockchain-based collateral settlement transaction involving BlackRock and Barclays. This transaction utilized JPMorgan's Ethereum-based Onyx blockchain and the bank's Tokenized Collateral Network (TCN).
BlackRock employed this system to toke...
October 11, 9:00 pm
|Telegram And TON Foundation Collaborate With Alibaba Cloud In Quest For ...|
Telegram's partner, the Open Network (TON) Foundation, in partnership with Alibaba Cloud, has announced plans to set up 256 servers for a performance testing event scheduled for October 31, 2023.
Per the announcement, the objective of this event is to officially establish the TON blockchain as the world's fastest blockchain to earn accre...
October 07, 6:30 am
|What Is ADA? A Brief History of the Proof-of-Stake Blockchain Network Ca...|
On October 6, 2023, the cryptocurrency Cardano, known by its ticker ADA, is ranked as the eighth-largest in market capitalization, valued at just over $9 billion, or 0.817% of the $1.08 trillion cryptocurrency market. As the digital currency landscape evolves, ADA has emerged as a key contender. This article delves into Cardano's origins, its nativ...
October 05, 5:00 pm
|Binance Blockchain Week Announces Impressive Speaker Lineup for November...|
Istanbul, Turkey – October 5, 2023 – The global blockchain ecosystem behind the largest cryptocurrency exchange by trading volume, Binance, today announced the first wave of speakers for its annual flagship conference Binance Blockchain Week in Istanbul from November 8 to 9, 2023.
Rachel Conlan, Chief Marketing Officer at Binance, share...
October 04, 11:00 am
|Digitalbits Blockchain Evolves into XDB CHAIN: A Game-Changing Rebrandin...|
[PRESS RELEASE - London, UK, October 4th, 2023]
Digitalbits Foundation, the lead organization of the Digitalbits blockchain in its path to provide full transparency and decentralization, is proud to unveil to the community a broad transformative rebranding initiative.
As of today, Digitalbits blockchain officially becomes XDB CHAIN, marking a bold ...
October 02, 1:10 pm
|Fuse Network welcomes Liquify as new blockchain infrastructure partner|
Today, Fuse Network, an enterprise-grade, use-case agnostic, decentralized EVM-compatible public blockchain, announced Liquify as its newest remote procedure call (RPC) provider and ecosystem partner. Liquify will provide public RPC services – both free and private.
RPC nodes help process requests from decentralized applications (dApps). They...
October 02, 11:30 am
|Latam Insights: Brazil Launches Nationwide Blockchain ID Program, Venezu...|
Welcome to Latam Insights, a compendium of Latin America's most relevant crypto and economic news during the last week. In this issue: Brazil launches a blockchain-based ID card, the Venezuelan cryptocurrency watchdog Sunacrip extends its restructuring period, and Buenos Aires launches a 'self-sovereign' blockchain ID program.
Brazil Launches Nati...
September 30, 7:30 am
|Hashgraph Association in Blockchain Adoption Drive Partnership With Tuni...|
The Hashgraph Association and Dar Blockchain recently said they will be working 'to nurture projects, facilitate growth, and profoundly shape the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) technology landscape.' The two entities said they hope to achieve the set objectives via meetups, hackathons, and university groups.Shaping the MENA Region Technology L...