The first 5 parachains officially launch on the Polkadot network

    After months of development, the first five Polkadot Parachains launched to the Polkadot network last weekend. The feature will allow for multiple blockchain applications on the ecosystem. Some experts suggest the evolution of competing blockchain networks like Polkadot could threaten Ethereum’s spot as the leading chain for DeFi and DApps. The five parachains that went…

    The Global Distributed Cloud Storage Summit held in Abu Dhabi

    On December 15, the Global Distributed Cloud Storage Summit (DCS 2021), a prominent blockchain event with over 20,000 delegates, was officially started at the Abu Dhabi National Exhibition Centre in the United Arab Emirates. Right in the heart of the UAE, this summit is a blockchain festival drawing in the best-in-blockchain industry from around the…

    Kickstarter to go decentralized on blockchain technology

    Crowdfunding platform Kickstarter has announced the development of a “decentralized protocol,” which, in technical speak, means the company is moving its operations to blockchain technology. The crowdfunding site will make use of the Celo blockchain for this purpose. In a blog post by CEO Aziz Hasan and co-founder Perry Chen on Thursday, the crowdfunding platform…

    Cherry Network raises $2.9 million to launch its smart contract platform

    Dubai-based the Cherry Project has revealed it raised $2.9 million from leading VC firms to launch Cherry Network, a decentralized storage blockchain with smart contracts. The Cherry Project announced on December 4 the successful completion of its private token sale. The funding round raised a total of $2.9 million, securing investments from some of the…

    The Future of Money: 20 Predictions

    Will Bitcoin kill the US dollar? Will money become tokenized? How do we use cash? Jeff Wilser and Helene Braun of CoinDesk have collected the predictions of prominent crypto investors, experts, and influencers, including Sam Bankman-Fried, Beryl Li, Dovey Wan, Haseeb Qureshi, Hasu, Balaji Srinivasan, Jeff Dorman, Brett Scott, Laura Shin, and others. This article…

    What is Web3? And why are all the crypto people talking about it?

    What is Web3 and what is its connection with the crypto world, Aaron Mak describes on Slate. If you’ve been perusing cryptocurrency forums or video-game news recently—or spying everything from New York Times job listings to zany Twitter threads claiming that the traditional job interview is about to be replaced by blockchain-based “quests, adventures and…