LiquidApps Releases Horizontal Blockchain Scaling Solution

LiquidApps has introduced a new blockchain scalability solution that can increase the decentralized processing power and capacity available to DApps developers. Blockchain development firm LiquidApps has introduced a new blockchain scalability solution for decentralized application (DApps) developers. The new service called vCPU aims to scale blockchain processing power horizontally, which provides more computing power per […]

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Electrum Bitcoin Wallet to Support Lightning Network in Next Release

Major Bitcoin wallet software Electrum will feature an in-house developed implementation of scalability solution Lightning Network in its next release. The next release of major Bitcoin (BTC) wallet software Electrum will support off-chain scalability solution Lightning Network (LN). The Electrum official Twitter account announced the upcoming LN integration in a tweet sent on Oct. 14. […]

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Alfa-Bank, Commerzbank Pilot Cross-Border Payments on R3’s Marco Polo

Alfa-Bank and Novolipetsk Steel Company, in cooperation with Commerzbank and Vesuvius GmbH, launch a Russia-Germany payment pilot via R3’s Marco Polo Network. Alfa-Bank and Novolipetsk Steel Company (NLMK), in cooperation with Commerzbank and Vesuvius GmbH, are piloting Russia-Germany cross-border payments on R3’s Marco Polo network. Powered by R3’s Marco Polo Blockchain Global Trade Network On […]

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VanEck: 4 Reasons Why Bitcoin Improves Investment Portfolio Upside

VanEck’s new research “The Investment Case for Bitcoin” argues that exposure to BTC greatly increases a portfolio’s return. Major United States investment management firm VanEck has listed four reasons why Bitcoin (BTC) improves an investment portfolio upside. On Oct. 8, VanEck released research titled “The Investment Case for Bitcoin,” aiming to determine what role the […]

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Ethereum Is No Longer a Monopoly Platform for Stablecoins

Ethereum-based stablecoins are declining as teams increasingly use other blockchains to facilitate price-stable currencies. Just a few years ago, it was hard to imagine that a stablecoin would come to represent a significant portion of the cryptocurrency industry. Market players tended to base their money-making strategies on a cryptocurrency’s volatility rather than its stability. There […]

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Coinbase Custody Announces Support for Maker Governance Voting

Coinbase Custody now allows Maker holders to participate in the project’s governance. Coinbase Custody now allows Maker (MKR) holders to participate in the project’s governance without withdrawing their funds. The announcement comes from a Coinbase blog post published on Oct. 11. By implementing the governance feature, Coinbase Custody enables MKR holders to participate in on-chain […]

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