Gartner: Blockchain Will Transform Most Industries in 10 Years

Blockchain will be transformative for most industries within 10 years, according to information technology service management giant Gartner. Information technology service management giant Gartner foresees blockchain becoming transformative for most industries within 10 years. Gartner made its remarks in the press release accompanying its 2019 Hype Cycle for Blockchain research, published on Sept. 12. “Some […]

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Catalonia Announces a Decentralized ID System the Gov’t Won’t Control

On Saturday, Catalan president and minister of digital policies and administration announced a decentralized digital identity system dubbed IdentiCAT. The Catalan government announced IdentiCAT, a decentralized identity system. President Quim Torra and Minister of Digital Policies and Administration Jordi Puigneró announced the project on Saturday, local media outlet VilaWeb reported on Sept. 7. Notably, the […]

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Blockchain Startup DappRadar Raises $2.33M From Naspers, Blockchain.com

Lithuanian blockchain startup DappRadar raised $2.33 million in a seed round led by Naspers and Blockchain.com Ventures, a subsidiary of Blockchain.com. Lithuanian blockchain startup DappRadar, a platform for discovering and analyzing blockchain-based decentralized applications (DApps), announced it raised $2.33 million in seed funding. $2.33 million to expand services  On Sept. 5, DappRadar announced the closing […]

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Blockchain Interoperability, Explained

A guide to blockchain interoperability — one of the main hurdles in the way of mass adoption of the technology and the ways it could be overcome. Are blockchain interoperable now? The short answer is no. Not yet, at least. Cryptocurrency exchanges are still a strong medium for interoperability in the crypto space. If someone […]

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Marshall Islands Launches National Crypto With ‘Fixed Supply’

The Marshall Islands has issued a national blockchain-based currency in a bid to “finally acquire monetary independence in a way that reflects Marshallese values.” The Marshall Islands has issued a national blockchain-based currency in a bid to “finally acquire monetary independence in a way that reflects Marshallese values.” The issuance of the Marshallese sovereign (SOV) […]

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