Blockchain

TON Labs raises $6 million in an investment round led by Runa Capital.

TON Labs, the development arm behind the Free TON blockchain, raised $6 million in recent funding through an investment round led by venture capital firm Runa Capital. The funding will go toward building out a new product environment for...

Crypto and blockchain firms received $2.6 billion in investments in Q1 of 2021.

According to data from tech market intelligence platform CB Insights, over 129 blockchain and crypto companies received $2.6 billion of investments in Q1 2021. The figure is already greater than that in the previous full year, wherein blockchain firms...

The Deutsche Bundesbank tests blockchain payment system sans CBDC.

Germany's federal bank Deutsche Bundesbank has successfully tested a blockchain-based settlement interface for electronic securities. The test bridges the gap between mainstream finance and blockchain technology without relying on a central bank digital currency (CBDC). Developed in partnership with...

South Korea to issue blockchain-based digital COVID-19 vaccine passports.

According to the Reuters report, South Korea has announced to issue so-called COVID-19 vaccine passports to immunized citizens, joining other nations introducing such certificates to revive cross-border travel while keeping infection risks under control. South Korean Prime Minister Chung...

Australian government grants $6 million to innovative blockchain teams.

The Australian government has opened applications for grants up to $3 million each in funding to innovative blockchain projects targeting supply chain tracking in the minerals industry and tax tracking in the food and beverage sector. Applications are open...

Ghana’s central bank launches a regulatory sandbox prioritizing blockchain-related companies.

Ghana's central bank has launched a regulatory and innovation sandbox, focusing on projects building on blockchain technology. The sandbox is in line with the bank's pledge to drive financial inclusion through innovative digital financial services. It will be available...

Unido’s Enterprise Platform Continues Streak of Partnerships and Investments

Unido is an enterprise platform that seeks to give these important newcomers peace of mind in that regard. The platform consists of a custody service with patent-pending security algorithms and a central dashboard that integrates with other blockchain applications....

Bitcoin will eventually die when it loses popularity, says Cardano founder.

The Bitcoin massive winning rally has left no one indifferent. Over the past few weeks, it has been the favorite discussion among experts. Some think Bitcoin will go to the moon, and others believe Bitcoin will die. Charles Hoskinson,...

Vitalik Buterin releases the first hard fork plan for Ethereum 2.0.

Blockchain network Ethereum founder Vitalik Buterin released a plan for the first hard fork of the Beacon Chain (Ethereum 2.0) yesterday. The preliminary codename is HF1. The main goals of HF1 are to add light-client support and fix some...

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American investor and fund manager Bill Miller says Bitcoin is not a bubble.

Bill Miller, a well-known American investor and fund manager, said that Bitcoin is not a bubble. The American investor...