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Devs ditching old ‘Ethereum killers’ for DeFi, NFTs and newer chains: Report

Software engineers and developers are slowly switching their attention from layer-one blockchains once dubbed ‘Ethereum killers’ to the ever-increasing number of new decentralized finance protocols.A February Blockchain Development Trends report by venture capital firm Outlier Ventures suggests that developers are switching their focus away from Ethereum rivals.The findings confirm that

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Proof-of-Stake Chains Team Up to Prove DeFi Is Bigger Than Ethereum

Liquidity mining is coming to proof-of-stake (PoS) blockchains. Anchor, the new decentralized finance (DeFi) platform from Terra, Cosmos, Web3 Foundation and Solana, is being designed to launch with a governance-token reward. Version 1 is going live in October, according to a Terra co-founder. Anchor is a two-pronged platform for PoS token holders.

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China’s Blockchain Infrastructure to Extend Global Reach With Six Public Chains

China's state-backed Blockchain-based Service Network (BSN) has integrated with six public chains including Tezos, NEO, Nervos, EOS, IRISnet and Ethereum.Developers on these six blockchains will be able to build dapps and run nodes using data storage and bandwidth from BSN’s overseas data centers starting Aug 10.This is part of China's

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LibertyX Allows Bitcoin Purchase at 20,000 Retail Stores and Pharmacy Chains Across the U.S.

LibertyX, America’s pioneer Bitcoin (BTC) ATM installer has launched the “Bitcoin on Every Block” initiative which aims to make it possible for U.S. residents to buy Bitcoin (BTC) with cash at 20,000 retail stores and pharmacy chains in the country, including 7-Eleven, CVS Pharmacy, and Rite Aid, according to a

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BMW’s Blockchain Solution for Supply Chains to Roll Out in 2020

World-famous car manufacturer BMW Group plans to roll out its blockchain supply chain solution to 10 suppliers this year.Dubbed “PartChain,” the platform has already been successfully tested by BMW in 2019, an official announcement on March 31 revealed. In its early version, PartChain is designed to ensure traceability and immediate

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University College London Centre for Blockchain Technologies Releases New Report on Supply Chains

The University College (UCL) London Centre for Blockchain Technologies (CBT), with the support of the UK Retail Blockchain Consortium (RBC), has released a market report looking at the adoption of Distributed Ledger Technology (DLT) in physical supply chains.  Get a copy of the report here. “Despite the increasing opportunity for digitisation and

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‘One Network, Many Chains’ – The Case for Blockchain Interoperability

The man who wrote Mastering Bitcoin, Andreas Antonopoulos, is anything but a bitcoin maximalist.At the Blockstack Summit in San Francisco in October, he spoke about a subject that's already proving to be one of the most-watched topics going into 2020: inter-blockchain communication (IBC)."I find it astounding after all this time

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